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GEMS FALL TO USA IN FIBA U-19 WORLD CUP OPENER

It was a challenging FIBA World Cup opener for the Gems at the Thai-Japanese Stadium in Bangkok. The USA's size and athleticism proved too much for Australia to overcome as the Gems fell 79-56.

GEMS READY TO TAKE ON WORLD AT FIBA U-19 WORLD CUP

Find out all you need to know ahead of the Gems’ FIBA Under-19 World Cup campaign in Bangkok, Thailand, July 20-28.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA UNVEILS NEW VISUAL IDENTITY WITH BRAND REFRESH

Basketball Australia has today unveiled new corporate branding to create a refreshed visual identity for the national sporting body.

CANADA ANNOUNCE THE 29 PLAYERS INVITED TO FIBA WC TRAINING CAMP

Featuring 17 NBA players, Canada Basketball today announced the squad from which the team will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup as well as the Boomers vs. Canada Basketball games in Perth at RAC Arena on August 16 and 17.

COE NAME THREE NEW SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS TO WOMEN’S PROGRAM

Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence women’s program have welcomed three new scholarship holders with Emily Sewell (Victoria), Shaniece Swain (Queensland) and Lauren Wise (Tasmania) joining the 2019 class.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ROUND 14 RECAP

The 2019 NBL1 season has come to a close for Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence with the women's team finishing on a high note with three straight wins while the men also found success on the last weekend of the year.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 8

All the results and final placings from Day 8 of the 2019 Under-16 Junior Championships, hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 7

Results and top performers from Day 7 of the 2019 Under-16 Australian Championships being hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

EMERGING BOOMERS CLAIM BRONZE WITH EMPHATIC WIN OVER ISRAEL

The Emerging Boomers claimed the Bronze medal at the World University Games in Italy after a dominant 86-69 victory over Israel, whom they lost to by 28 points earlier in the tournament.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 6

Results and top performers from Day 6 of the 2019 Under-16 Australian Championships being hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

EMERGING OPALS SHINE WITH BACK-TO-BACK WORLD UNI GAMES GOLD MEDALS

The Emerging Opals have completed an outstanding World University Games campaign, finishing undefeated to claim back-to-back gold medals with an 80-72 victory over the USA in the final.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 5

Results and top performers from Day 5 of the 2019 Under-16 Australian Championships being hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED PERFORMANCE LEADERS TO PRESENT AT 2019 COACHES CONFERENCE

Some of the most respected development coaches and performance leaders in Australian and beyond will be guest presenters when Ballarat host the fourth annual Basketball Australia Coaches Conference October 2 and 3.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 4

Results and top performers from Day 4 of the 2019 Under-16 Australian Championships being hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

Emerging Boomers to battle for bronze at 2019 World Uni Games

The Emerging Boomers will battle for the 2019 World University Games bronze medal after suffering an 80-82 heartbreaker to Ukraine in the Semi-Final.

2019 UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS RECAP- DAY 3

Results and top performers from Day 3 of the 2019 Under-16 Australian Championships being hosted by Darwin Basketball Association in the Northern Territory.

LAURETTA CLAUS TO REVIEW GAMES FOR STATISTICIANS PANEL AT 2019 FIBA WORLD CUP

In addition to the Australian Boomers and referees Scott Beker and James Boyer, Australia will be further represented at the 2019 FIBA World Cup by Lauretta Claus who will be a part of the panel that reviews games during the tournament.

DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR EMERGING OPALS AND BOOMERS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals will battle for their second straight gold medal at the 2019 World University Games while the Emerging Boomers have advanced to the Semi-Finals after both teams enjoyed a successful night in Naples, Italy.