Monthly Archives: July 2009

Canada steal Gold playoff spot from Japan

Canada will meet Australia in the Gold Medal Game after overcoming Japan 63-59 in the final Preliminary Round game at the Rollers World Challenge at Sydney Olympic Park tonight.

Rollers into Gold game at World Challenge

The cricketers couldn't get it done but the Australian Rollers showed the Mother Country who's boss with their 69-55 triumph over Great Britain at the Rollers World Challenge at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre tonight.

Cambage shines but Gems' dream ends

Australia' U19 Women' team, the Gems, had their medal hopes ended in heartbreaking fashion at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women in Bangkok, Thailand today.

Opals team selected to face China

Basketball Australia has selected the athletes that will represent the Opals in a three game series against China in August.

Boomers fightback falls short in Argentina

A slow start derailed any hope that Australia’s men’s basketball team might topple Athens gold medallists Argentina in Bahia Blanca today.

Gliders sneak past Netherlands

The Australia's Women's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Gliders, had a solid 55-51 victory against the much improved, Netherlands in Ottawa, Canada overnight.

Canadian comeback squashes Great Britain

Canada’s men’s wheelchair basketball team descended upon Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre today with the intent of making up for their 29 point loss to the AUstralians yesterday. They did just that with an impressive 63-50 victory over Great Britain at the Rollers World Challenge.

Rollers rout Japan at World Challenge

Australia's Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, put on an exhibition to smash Japan 83-41 at the Rollers World Challenge at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre today.

VIDEO: Boomers in Argentina

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Different rules, same game

New wheelchair basketball convert Marc Howard shares his thoughts on Australia's opening night clash with archrivals Canada at the Rollers World Challenge.

Great Britain hold off feisty Japanese

Great Britain has opened the Rollers World Challenge with a tough win over Japan.

Cambage lifts Gems over Brazil

Elizabeth Cambage bagged 20 points to lead Australia’s U19 Women’s team, the Gems, into the Quarter Finals, downing Brazil 72-51 at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women in Bangkok, Thailand tonight.

Rollers crush Canada in World Challenge opener + VIDEO

Australia's Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, have opened the Rollers World Challenge with a 66-37 trouncing of Paralympic rivals Canada at Sydney Olympic Park tonight.

Gliders cruise past host nation Canada at 4 Nations tourney

The Australian Gliders defeated host country Canada 55-37 in a tremendous turnaround for the Aussies after a significant defeat at the hands of Germany the previous evening at a four nations tournament in Ottawa overnight.

Gems glide past Czech Republic

The Gems have put the rest of the competition on notice at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women after a resounding 92-65 victory over European powerhouse the Czech Republic in Bangkok, Thailand tonight.

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