Monthly Archives: February 2018

LIBERALS ANNOUNCE $10M TOWARDS INDOOR SPORTS CENTRE IN HOBART

A new, next-generation, indoor multi-sports facility will be built in Glenorchy to meet the growing demand and encourage even more Tasmanians to play sport.

THREE NBL LEGENDS TO BE INDUCTED INTO AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

Recognising the outstanding contribution to the NBL and the sport of basketball in Australia, three players will be inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday 27 February at Crown Palladium at the 2018 NBL Gala Dinner.

BOOMERS DEFEAT CHINESE TAIPEI TO ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND OF FIBA WC QUALIFIERS

Backing up from their win over Chinese Taipei in the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, Australia once again took care of their opponents, 88-68, to officially qualify for the second round later this year.

BOOMERS REMAIN PERFECT IN FIBA WC QUALIFIERS COURTESY OF GLIDDON'S HOT STREAK

The Australian Boomers have moved clear on top of Group B in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers after defeating the Philippines 84-68 in front of 6,504 raucous Australian and especially Filipino fans.

OSAKA CUP BRONZE MEDAL FOR GLIDERS

The Australian Gliders have won the bronze medal at the Osaka Cup, defeating host nation Japan for the second time in three days.

GLIDERS DROP TWO GAMES HEADING INTO OSAKA CUP BRONZE MEDAL PLAYOFF

The Australian Gliders have dropped consecutive games on a tough day at the 2018 Osaka Cup to set up a bronze medal playoff against host nation Japan tomorrow.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR SECOND WINDOW OF FIBA WC QUALIFIERS IN MELBOURNE

The 12 athletes who will represent the Australian Boomers in the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Melbourne have been named as they prepare to host the Philippines and Chinese Taipei on February 22 and 25 respectively.

GLIDERS SUCCEED IN OPENING GAME OF 2018 OSAKA CUP

Taking care of host nation Japan, the Australian Gliders are off to the perfect start at the 2018 Osaka Cup with a 74-55 victory.

GLIDERS TO UTILISE OSAKA CUP AS PREPARATION FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders will get together for their first tournament of 2018 at the Osaka Cup this week as they continue to build towards the IWBF World Championships in August.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 6

Results and top performers from Day 6 of the 2018 Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Gosford, New South Wales.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 5

Results and top performers from Day 5 of the 2018 Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Gosford, New South Wales.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 4

Results and top performers from Day 4 of the 2018 Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Gosford, New South Wales.

NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES SIMONS AND REES SHINING FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Both Samantha Simons and Darcy Rees have represented Australia on the international stage but there is still something special about pulling on the red and blue of South Australia and competing in Australian Championships.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 3

Results and top performers from Day 3 of the 2018 Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Gosford, New South Wales.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA TO STAY HYDRATED WITH AQUALYTE

Basketball Australia today announced a new partnership with premium hydration solution brand Aqualyte which will see the Australian national teams including the Boomers, Opals, Rollers and Gliders supplied with Aqualyte’s range of products.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 2

Results and top performers from Day 2 of the 2018 Australian U20 and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Gosford, New South Wales.

WROBEL AIMING TO MAINTAIN LEVEL OF SUCCESS AT U20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS

2018 got off to the perfect start for Mark Wrobel as he helped the Townsville Fire claim the WNBL Championship and he is now aiming to carry that success into the Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships as head coach of the Queensland Under-20 women.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 1

The Under-20 men's division tipped off last night with four games preceding this morning's Opening Ceremony before the Under-20 women and Ivor Burge men and women get underway today.

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