Monthly Archives: June 2018

JAPAN UPSETS BOOMERS TO END FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER WINNING STREAK

The Australian Boomers have been upset by Japan in the first game of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers third window, falling 78-79 for their first loss since the 2016 Rio Olympics.

CROCS READY FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP TO GET UNDERWAY

Getting underway this weekend, the Australian Crocs are ready to begin their 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup campaign.

SPORTSLINK INTERNATIONAL UNITES WITH BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AS OFFICIAL TOUR PARTNER

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with SportsLink International as the Official Tour Partner of Basketball Australia and Provider of Official Basketball Australia Tours.

GLIDERS SET FOR REDEMPTION AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Currently finalising their preparations in the USA at a three-nation tournament, the Australian Gliders have selected their team for the 2018 IWBF World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany between August 16-26.

AUSTRALIAN ROLLERS SELECT TEAM FOR 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Attempting to create history this year with a third consecutive gold medal, the Australian Rollers have selected their team for the 2018 IWBF World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany from August 14-27.

GEMS CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the squad for the Australian Gems second camp as preparations continue for the 2018 FIBA Under-18 women’s Asian Championships.

BOOMERS ADD NBA PEDIGREE AHEAD OF FIBA WC QUALIFIERS THIRD WINDOW

Two NBA stars will join the Australian Boomers for the third window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers with Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker coming into the team to face Japan and the Philippines.

FINAL TOUR UNDERWAY FOR GLIDERS PRIOR TO 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders have landed in Colorado Springs for their final pre-World Championship tour with a six-game series scheduled against the Netherlands and the USA.

DRMIC BROUGHT INTO BOOMERS TEAM AHEAD OF FIBA WC QUALIFIERS THIRD WINDOW

The Australian Boomers have made a late change to their team for the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers against Japan and the Philippines with Anthony Drmic joining the side to replace Jesse Wagstaff.

2018 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Registrations are now open for the 2018 Australian School Championships which will be held from December 2-7 in South East Melbourne.

BASKETBALL ICONS INCLUDED IN 2018 QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

For their significant service to basketball, icons involved in the sport around Australia have been acknowledged in the 2018 Queen's Birthday honours.

NEW LOOK OPALS TO TOUR CHINA IN FOUR-NATION TOURNAMENT

A new-look Australian Opals team will head to China for a four-nation tournament between July 11-22 as they ramp up their preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup.

YOUNG AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS COMPLETE SERIES AGAINST JAPAN

A different looking Australian Gliders team, with several key play-makers absent, has completed a five-game series against Japan to give coach David Gould a greater understanding of his team's depth ahead of the IWBF World Championships.

SECOND PLACED FINISH FOR ROLLERS AT WORLD CHALLENGE CUP

The Australian Rollers have finished second at the 2018 World Challenge Cup, a tournament in Japan that continued their work towards the IWBF World Championships this August.

EMUS SQUAD HEADING INTO CAMP AHEAD OF 2018 FIBA ASIA UNDER-18 CHAMPS

The Australian Emus have named their squad of 15 to head into camp next month as they prepare for the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships in Bangkok, Thailand from August 5-11.

ROLLERS COMPLETE PRACTICE GAMES AHEAD OF WORLD CHALLENGE CUP

In the lead-up to the start of the World Challenge Cup in Tokyo which will see the Australian Rollers go up against Japan, Canada and Germany, the team has enjoyed two practice games as well as some community events with local youngsters.

GLIDERS TOUR JAPAN AS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREPARATIONS CONTINUE

After a full week of international competition in Canberra a fortnight ago against Germany, the Australian Gliders have headed to Tokyo for a week-long training camp and five-game series against Japan as part of the Mitsubishi World Challenge Cup 2018.

2018 UNDER-16 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS DRAW RELEASED

For the first time ever, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, will host the 2018 Under-16 Australian Championships with the tournament running from July 6-13.

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