The 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup on ESPN

The 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup on ESPN

Fans will see every minute of the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup action LIVE across ESPN and ESPN2, as the Australian Opals take on the world in front of their home fans in Sydney,

From the opening day on Thursday September 22 to the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup Final on Saturday October 1 – ESPN will provide wall-to-wall World Cup action.

ESPN will showcase every game of the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup live on Foxtel, Kayo Sports and Fetch TV.

In a further boost for basketball fans across the country, matches will also be LIVE and FREE on ESPN via Kayo Freebies which does not require a subscription.

Kayo Freebies can be accessed by downloading the Kayo Sports app or visiting www.kayosports.com.au/freebies.

To unlock the action, fans simply create an account the same way they would for free-to-air streaming apps. Kayo Freebies is free to access, with no credit card details required.

ESPN will also cover all the tournament news with World Cup Live airing every game day from inside the Sydney Superdome.

The daily wrap-around show will include guests from across the basketball world as well as news, interviews and discussion.

The 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup begins on Thursday September 22 with six games across ESPN and ESPN2, headlined by crunch pool stage matches involving the United States and Australia.

Defending champions the United States commence their world championship defence against Belgium at 11.30am AEST, live on ESPN.

The USA claimed their 10th FIBA World Championship at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, defeating Australia in the final.

The Australian Opals will be in action in the blockbuster clash of day one, as they start their campaign against France, live at 8.30pm AEST on ESPN.

The Opals will be looking to capitalize on home court advantage and go a step further than their runner up performance in 2018.

Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson has made an inspiring return to suit up once again for the Opals on home soil.

The Opals last tasted World Championship success in 2006, where Jackson topped the scoring charts.

Australia have finished in the final three at the last two FIBA World Cups and will hope to lift the trophy once again in Sydney.

ESPN is also bringing a stellar cast of basketball legends to complement the on-court action, with some of the biggest names in basketball joining the coverage courtside.

The Quarter Final stage of the tournament will begin on Thursday September 29, where all four Quarter Finals will be live on ESPN.

Friday September 30 will see both FIBA Women’s World Cup Semi Finals broadcast live, before the 3rd place game and 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup Final LIVE on Saturday October 1.

2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup on ESPN-

Thursday September 22

10.30am AEST, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Puerto Rico, ESPN2
11.30am AEST, USA vs Belgium, ESPN
1pm AEST, Canada vs Serbia, ESPN2
2pm AEST, Japan vs Nigeria, ESPN
4pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
5.30pm AEST, Korea vs China, ESPN
7.30pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Australia vs France, ESPN

Friday September 23

10.30am AEST, USA vs Puerto Rico, ESPN
12.30pm AEST, Serbia vs Japan, ESPN
1.30pm AEST, Belgium vs Korea, ESPN2
2.30pm AEST, China vs Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN
4.30pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
6pm AEST, France vs Canada, ESPN
8pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Nigeria vs Australia, ESPN

Saturday September 24

2.30pm AEST, USA vs China, ESPN
6pm AEST, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Korea, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Puerto Rico vs Belgium, ESPN

Sunday September 25

2.30pm AEST, Nigeria vs France, ESPN
4.30pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
6pm AEST, Australia vs Serbia, ESPN
8pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Japan vs Canada, ESPN

Monday September 26

11.30am AEST, Belgium vs Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN2
1.30pm AEST, Serbia vs Nigeria, ESPN2
2pm AEST, Korea vs USA, ESPN
4pm AEST, France vs Japan, ESPN2
5.30pm AEST, China vs Puerto Rico, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Canada vs Australia, ESPN

Tuesday September 27

11.30am AEST, Puerto Rico vs Korea, ESPN2
1.30pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
1.30pm AEST, China vs Belgium, ESPN2
2pm AEST, USA vs Bosnia-Herzegovina, ESPN
4pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
4pm AEST, Nigeria vs Canada, ESPN2
5.30pm AEST, Serbia vs France, ESPN
7.30pm AEST, World Cup Live, ESPN
8.30pm AEST, Australia vs Japan, ESPN

ESPN and ESPN2 are available on Foxtel, Kayo Sports,