Women's 3x3 Olympic Qualifiers
Matches start in Austria on Wednesday, and we're already off to a bad start
Australia's 3x3 women’s basketball team missed their flight to Europe for their Olympic qualifying tournament after Basketball Australia failed to secure them travel exemptions to leave the country.
The five-player squad was due to fly to Austria for its FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament from Melbourne Airport on Saturday at 11pm, but the players arrived to find they didn’t have the exemptions needed to leave the country.
'Administrative error’ leaves Olympic hopefuls stranded at the airport