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CEO announces departure from Basketball Australia

The Board of Basketball Australia (BA) announced today that CEO Jerril Rechter AM has resigned and will be leaving the organisation on 1 April 2021.

SEVEN AUSTRALIANS SELECTED TO OFFICIATE AT TOKYO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to confirm that seven Australian officials have been selected by FIBA/IWBF to officiate the basketball events at either the Tokyo 2020 Olympic or Paralympic Games.

BA COMMIT TO ADDRESSING RACIAL EQUALITY FOLLOWING INDEPENDENT REVIEW

Basketball Australia (BA) has committed to action on Racial Equality within the sport’s governing body, following an independent review of the organisation by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Coach Caporn previews Boomers Asia Cup Qualifier

Saturday night in Cairns provides a glimpse into the future for the Australian Boomers with an eye on the Paris Olympics, but by no means does that mean winning isn’t the goal against the New Zealand Tall Blacks.

Australian and World Basketball Figures Congratulate Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut retires from professional basketball. Coaches, players and administrators from around the world send tributes.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP REPRESENTATION FOR AUSTRALIAN REFEREES

In part two of our look at the pathway to FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 selection for Australia’s technical officials, we examine what it takes to referee at the highest level of international competition.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND SELECTION PANEL REVEALED FOR BOOMERS HEAD COACH ROLE

Basketball Australia (BA) has today confirmed the process and the selection panel who will be tasked with appointing a new head coach for the Australian senior men’s national team.

BRETT BROWN STEPS DOWN AS BOOMERS COACH FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

Brett Brown has informed Basketball Australia that he will no longer be able to perform his duties as Australian Boomers head coach for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

2022 AUSTRALIAN U16 CHAMPIONSHIPS HEADING TO PERTH

Basketball Australia (BA) has announced today that the 2022 Australian Under-16 Championships will return to Warwick Stadium in the City of Joondalup in Perth, Western Australia from Sunday, 3 July – Sunday, 10 July 2022.

Open Letter to Women and Girls of the Basketball Community

Today, Monday 7 September, marks the start of Women’s Health Week throughout Australia.

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE APPOINTS MELISSA KING AS CEO

Melissa King has been appointed as CEO of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC), with the event to be hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia from 22 September to 1 October 2022.

BOARD NAMED FOR FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

Basketball Australia has announced the ten Directors of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, which will be Chaired by David Reid and hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

Update On Australian Junior Championships

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the State and Territory Associations, has determined the Australian Under-18 Championships, Under-16 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup will not proceed for 2020.

Online Resource to help Community Basketball bounce back

The Basketball Network creates a digital method to assist Community Basketball's return to the sport.

Austria to host FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in May 2021

The Australian 3x3 women's team will get to continue their journey to Tokyo after FIBA announced the dates and location of the 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

COVID-19 Update On 2020 Australian Under-14 Club Championships

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the State and Territory Associations, has determined the 2020 Australian Under-14 Club Championships, scheduled from 28 September to 3 October, will not go ahead this year.