Monthly Archives: July 2018

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE 24-MAN SQUAD FOR UPCOMING FIBA WC QUALIFIERS

Mitch Creek and young guns Josh Green and Jock Landale are among the 24-man squad named for the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STATEMENT

Basketball Australia will not appeal the sanctions handed down by FIBA’s Disciplinary Panel following the Australian Boomers’ game against the Philippines on 3 July.

Sapphires claim Bronze with stunning come-back win over Hungary

The Australian Sapphires have stormed home to claim Bronze with a 26-14 last quarter to defeat Hungary 57-51.

Sapphires fall to France, will play for Bronze

The Australian Sapphires’ hopes of winning back-to-back gold medals at the U-17 World Championships has ended at the hands of the French on Saturday night.

Sapphires advance to Semi-Finals with win over Italy

The Australian Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after defeating Italy 64-46 in the Quarter Finals on Friday night.

Emus squad named for U18 Asian Championships

The U18 Emus squad has been announced today with the Under-18 Asia Championships now only weeks away.

Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence announces new Scholarship Holders

The Centre of Excellence is excited to announce a new crop of players that will receive scholarships for the second half of the 2018 school year.

2019 AUSTRALIAN UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE HOSTED IN CANBERRA

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that the Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships will be hosted next year from February 13-17 in Canberra.

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals complete successful 4 Nations Tournament

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals completed the 4 Nations Tournament in China, having won five out of six games.

SAPPHIRES INTO QUARTER FINALS WITH BIG WIN OVER NEW ZEALAND

The Australian Sapphires have defeated New Zealand 77-37 overnight to advance to the quarter finals of the U-17 World Championships.

SAPPHIRES TOP GROUP D WITH VICTORY OVER CANADA

The Australian Sapphires have completed the group phase undefeated with a 64-48 win over FIBA America’s Runners up Canada.

BENDIGO AND MELBOURNE SET TO HOST BOOMERS FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Basketball Australia and TEG Live, in partnership with the Victorian Government through Visit Victoria, are delighted to announce the Australian Men’s National Team, the Boomers, will play the next round of 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers in Bendigo and Melbourne later this year.

SAPPHIRES REMAIN UNDEFEATED WITH SCRAPPY WIN OVER LATVIA

The under-17 Sapphires have won their second game of the group phase with a 60-41 win over Latvia. In a game where both sides shot very poorly from the field, it was Australia’s defence that opened the gap between the two teams.

SAPPHIRES OPEN WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN WITH COMMANDING WIN OVER ANGOLA

The Australian under-17 Sapphires began their World Cup campaign with a clinical 81-43 victory over FIBA Africa runners-up Angola.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STATEMENT

Basketball Australia has received the Notice of Decision by the FIBA Disciplinary Panel in relation to the incident in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Asian Qualification game between the Australian Men’s National Team (the Boomers) and the Philippines Men’s National Team.

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SAPPHIRES READY TO DEFEND GOLD MEDAL AT 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Sapphires have landed in Belarus ahead of their 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup campaign where they will go in as defending Champions after winning their first ever gold medal at the tournament two years ago.

2018 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 8

Vic Metro have completed the double at the 2018 Under-16 Championships with the boys winning back-to-back titles while the girls earned their 16th Championship in the past 18 years.

Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

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