Monthly Archives: January 2017

GEMS DRAWN IN GROUP D FOR FIBA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Held from July 22-30 in Italy, the fixture for the Under-19 World Championships has been drawn by FIBA with the Australian Gems selected in Group D.

TEAM LISTS ANNOUNCED FOR HELLOWORLD U20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS

The build-up towards the 2017 Helloworld Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships continues to grow with the release of the team lists for all four competitions.

JANUARY 2016 ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT CAMP ANOTHER SUCCESS

Over 50 athletes have completed a successful and educational week at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence in the latest installment of the Athlete Development Camp (ADC).

U23 SPINNERS QUALIFY FOR 2017 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have won the AOZ Qualifying bronze medal with a 73-49 defeat of Thailand, earning a spot in the U23 World Championships later this year.

2017 HELLOWORLD UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS DRAW RELEASED

With just over a fortnight until the Helloworld Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships tip off, the draws have been announced for all four men's and women's competitions.

U23 SPINNERS TO BATTLE FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPOT TODAY

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have fought out another close battle with Iran, falling just short in a 59-64 loss in the Semi-Final of the AOZ Qualifiers.

SEMI-FINALS AWAIT SPINNERS AT 2017 AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have capped off the group stage of the AOZ Qualifiers with a 68-28 defeat of China to secure third place ahead of today's Semi-Finals.

SPINNERS GET BACK ON TRACK WITH WIN OVER THAILAND ON DAY 3 OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have bounced back from two Day 2 losses at the AOZ qualifiers with a solid performance against Thailand, winning 67-53.

SPINNERS DROP DOUBLE HEADER ON DAY 2 OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Spinners have stumbled in their quest to advance to the U23 World Championships later this year, dropping consecutive games to Iran and Japan on Day 2 of the AOZ Qualifiers.

SPINNERS START 2017 AOZ QUALIFIERS WITH WIN OVER INDIA

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have tipped off the AOZ qualifiers positively, defeating India 86-25, in their first game of the group stage.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS HEADED TO FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT UNDER NEW COACH DAVID GOULD

12 Australian Gliders have been selected for the Osaka Cup in early February, a friendly tournament that will serve as David Gould’s first international competition as head coach.

U23 SPINNERS SCHEDULE FOR AOZ QUALIFIERS

Find the full schedule for the Australian Under-23 Spinners IWBF AOZ Qualifying Tournament from Monday, January 23- Saturday, January 28.

AUSTRALIAN UNDER-23 SPINNERS SET FOR AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Under-23 Spinners wheelchair basketball team are headed to Bangkok, Thailand for the IWBF AOZ Qualifying Tournament from Monday, January 23- Saturday, January 28 with three teams to advance to the World Championships in Canada this June.

PENNY TAYLOR RETURNS HOME TO DANDENONG FOR 25 YEAR CELEBRATION

Recently retired WNBL and Australian Opal legend, Penny Taylor, has returned to the place she considers home as the Jayco Dandenong Rangers celebrate 25 years in the WNBL this weekend.

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CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

25 of our past Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence athletes are currently competing in colleges around the USA. Catch up on their progress around halfway through the 2016/17 season.

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR U17 ASST. AND HEAD COACHES

Basketball Australia is seeking expressions of interest for our Men’s and Women’s Under-17 national teams.

AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE HELLOWORLD BOOMERS SQUAD MEMBERS

Catch up on how our helloworld Australian Boomers squad members are faring in their respective leagues around the world.

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