Monthly Archives: May 2017

UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The 20 players who will contest the 2017 FIBA Oceania men’s and women’s Under-17 Championships in Hagatna, Guam from July 9-16 have been named.

FIBA ASIA CUP DRAW PLACES HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS IN GROUP D

With just over two months until the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, the draw has been announced, placing the Helloworld Travel Australian Boomers into Group D.

GLIDERS HEADED OVERSEAS FOR TWO INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

The Australian Gliders will continue their preparation for the AOZ qualifiers later this year with two international tournaments in Germany and England from June 2-9.

2017 WOMEN’S WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES TEAM ANNOUNCED

The 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) will be hosted in Chinese Taipei from August 19-30 with the Australian Emerging Opals team finalised for the tournament.

UNDER-23 SPINNERS NAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have named their team for the 2017 IWBF World Championships which will be held in Toronto, Canada from June 8-16.

BASKETBALL TASMANIA RECEIVE BOOST TO PROVIDE SCHOOL CLINICS

The Speaker of the House and Liberal Member for Denison, Elise Archer has officially announced a new $250,000 funding agreement with Basketball Tasmania for the South-East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) clubs to provide clinics to schools throughout the state.

TIM WHEALING AND BILL MILDENHALL NAMED NRDP COORDINATORS

Tim Whealing and Bill Mildenhall have been named the National Referee Development Program (NRDP) Coordinators to support the connection between national and state bodies.

2017 FIBA OCEANIA U17 CHAMPIONSHIP HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching panels that will lead teams at the 2017 FIBA Oceania Under-17 Championships to be held in Hagatna, Guam July 9-16.

OPALS SELECTION CAMP SQUAD NAMED AHEAD OF FIBA WOMEN’S ASIA CUP

Preparations have begun ahead of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup with an Australian Opals squad headed to Phoenix, Arizona for a selection camp from June 25-July 3.

OPALS DRAWN INTO GROUP B FOR 2017 FIBA WOMEN'S ASIA CUP

The path to the Women's World Cup has begun with the Australian Opals being drawn into Group B of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup, held in Bangalore, India from July 23-29.

FIBA 3X3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WOMEN’S TEAMS SELECTED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the open and Under-18 women’s teams that will compete next month at the FIBA 3x3 World Championships and Under-18 World Championships respectively.

JOHN REARDEN APPOINTED NATIONAL FEDERATION REFEREE INSTRUCTOR

Strengthening the pathway of Australian referees through to the international stage, John Rearden has been appointed Basketball Australia’s National Federation Referee Instructor.

AUSTRALIAN UNDER-19 GEMS SQUAD TRIMMED AHEAD OF SELECTION CAMP

As preparations continue for the 2017 FIBA World Championships from July 22-30, the Australian Under-19 Gems squad has been cut to 15.

AUSTRALIANS REPRESENTED IN FIBA REFEREE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2017

Several Australian referees have been rewarded with inclusions in upcoming FIBA international tournaments this year.

2017 WNBA SEASON TIPS OFF

Catch up on which Aussies will be vying for the 2017 WNBA Championship with the season tipping off over the weekend.

EXCITING TIMES AHEAD FOR HELLOWORLD BOOMERS

Following the release of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers over the weekend, a FIBA media launch has shone further light on the exciting times ahead for the Helloworld Australian Boomers.

AUSTRALIA SELECTED IN GROUP B FOR FIBA WORLD CUP ASIAN QUALIFIERS

The draw for the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers has been held in Guangzhou, China with the Helloworld Australian Boomers selected into Group B.

ASSISTANT COACHES NAMED TO JOIN SANDY BRONDELLO WITH THE AUSTRALIAN OPALS

Following last fortnight’s announcement of Sandy Brondello’s appointment to the head coaching role of the Australian Opals, Paul Goriss and Cheryl Chambers have been named as the Opals’ assistant coaches.

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