Cambage faces ban as Tokyo probe nears end

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An probe into the incidental that led to Liz Cambage withdrawing from the Tokyo Games is nearing completion, with the WNBA prima acceptable to beforehand a proceeding to sermon her behaviour during a pre-Olympic accumulation lucifer against Nigeria.

Cambage admitted she was progressive successful a heated clash successful the lukewarm up crippled against the African nation, getting into a carnal altercation and exchanging words with the opposition.

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In precocious July, Basketball Australia confirmed the governing body's integrity portion was investigating Cambage for what it described arsenic a "breach of the integrity model and codification of conduct".

The probe included extended interviews with Australian and Nigerian players arsenic portion of a report, with Basketball Australia giving each parties a last accidental to person their say.

Elizabeth Cambage during the Women's Gold Medal Game astatine the Commonwealth Games (Getty)

Cambage volition look via Zoom and if she's recovered blameworthy she faces a suspension from the nationalist squad and the WNBL competition.

Citing intelligence wellness issues, including panic attacks, Cambage withdrew from the Opals' Tokyo Olympic run soon aft the incidental came to light. In her lack the Opals got thumped successful the 4th finals by Team USA, 79-55.

After leaving the team, Cambage confirmed connected societal media determination had been a carnal and verbal altercation but said determination were galore rumours doing the rounds that were inaccurate.

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"Yeah, things got heated successful the Nigeria game. There was a carnal altercation and determination were words exchanged, but I'm proceeding things that aren't existent astatine all," Cambage said.

"Everything that happened and everything that was said is connected film. I cognize what happened."

She besides denied she broke squad protocols and near the Opals' Las Vegas bubble. Basketball Australia's proceeding volition not screen those claims.

The Australian is presently playing successful the WNBA playoffs for the Las Vegas Aces, who are level astatine 2-all successful their semi-final bid against the Phoenix Mercury.

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