The Emus have played Phase 1 of their four nations event winning their opening game against China but going down to the USA and Lithuania. The team played their first three matches in the city of Sanming and now face a 12 hour travel day to Guangzhou before the first match of Phase 2 against the USA on Tuesday night.
The Australian Sports Commission has today released revised funding allocations to sports for 2013/14 under the Winning Edge 2012-2022 high performance strategy.
The playoff heat has just intensified on Australian Boomers star Andrew Bogut, with his Golden State Warriors team suffering a double-blow in Game One of their first round NBA Western Conference showdown against the Denver Nuggets.
Australian Boomers star Andrew Bogut returned to action for the final game of the NBA regular season, helping the Golden State Warriors secure the sixth seeding in the Western Conference – and a first round play-off meeting with the Denver Nuggets.
More than 280 of Australia’s best junior basketballers will descend on Brisbane this weekend for the 2013 National Under 18 Australian Junior Championships – tipping off at NAB Stadium in Auchenflower on Saturday 20 April 2013.
Belinda Snell and her CCC Polkowice team have taken a stranglehold of the PLKK Polish League Finals, with the Jayco Opals star leading her table-topping team to a 2-0 advantage in their best-of-five season decider against Erin Phillips’ Wisla Can-Pak.
The Under 19 Australian Men’s national team - the Emus - leave for a four nation event in China today where they will take on the Chinese National team, Lithuanian youth team and a U.S.A selected team as part of preparations for the 2013 FIBA U19’s World Championship in July.
The Australian Rollers will take on their fiercest rivals Canada in a replay of the London 2012 Paralympic Gold Medal game when the Kitakyushu 50th Anniversary Commemorative International Wheelchair Basketball Tournament takes place in November in Japan.
Basketball Australia has today opened up recruitment for Head Coach of Australia’s medal-winning Women’s National Wheelchair Team, the Gliders – putting a full-time role on the table for the first time ever.