Monthly Archives: April 2017

COACHING STAFF FOR UNDER-17 NATIONAL TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching staff for the national Under-17 men’s and women’s teams who will compete in the new FIBA Asia Championship to qualify for the 2019 World Championships.

FOX SPORTS AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA ENTER NEW PARTNERSHIP TO BROADCAST WNBL

FOX Sports and Basketball Australia today confirmed a new three-year partnership which will put women’s basketball back on national television.

AUSTRALIAN UNDER-19 GEMS SQUAD NAMED AHEAD OF 2017 FIBA WORLD CHAMPS

A squad of 19 athletes will head into camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) from May 11-14 as the Australian Under-19 Gems prepare for the 2017 FIBA World Championships in July.

THREE STATES TO HOST COACHING CLINICS OVER COMING WEEKS

One of international basketball’s leading basketball minds Kevin Eastman will headline a series of basketball coaching clinics across three states in the coming weeks.

ROLLERS TOUR BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS UNDER NEW COACH CRAIG FRIDAY

In their first international tours since the Rio Paralympics and under new coach Craig Friday, the Australian Rollers completed friendly series’ in the Netherlands and Belgium at the Parantee Paralympics Championship Tournament.

AUSTRALIAN OPALS HEAD COACH ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sandy Brondello as the coach of the Australian Opals with the signing marking the start of the four-year road to the Tokyo Olympics.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 8

Game reports and final standings from Day 8 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup held in Townsville, Queensland.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 7

Results and top performers from Day 7 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 6

Results and top performers from Day 6 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

NBA AUSSIE CONTINGENT SET FOR PLAYOFFS

One of the most represented international countries in the NBA this season, Australia will have five players competing in the 2016/17 playoffs across three teams.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 5

Results and top performers from Day 5 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

HELLOWORLD U18 AND KEVIN COOMBS CUP GRAND FINALS MOVED TO TOWNSVILLE STADIUM

Due to increasing crowd support in Townsville, Queensland for the Helloworld Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup, the Grand Finals on Saturday, April 15 have been moved to a larger stadium.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 4

Results and top performers from Day 4 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 3

Results and top performers from Day 3 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 2

Results and top performers from Day 2 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

2017 HELLOWORLD U18'S & KEVIN COOMBS CUP RECAP- DAY 1

Results and top performers from Day 1 of the Helloworld U18's Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being held in Townsville, Queensland.

HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

Ahead of the National World University Games (WUG) in Taiwan from August 19-30, the head coaches for both the women and men have been announced.

PRESENTERS ADDED TO IMPRESSIVE LINE-UP FOR 2017 COACHES CONFERENCE

Two highly respected presenters will attend Basketball Australia's 2017 Coaches Conference from May 2-3 with Rob Beveridge and Donna O’Connor added to the line-up.

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