Blog Archives

Statement on WNBL/ABC Partnership

Basketball Australia today confirmed that as a result of the Federal Government cuts to ABC funding, the 2014/15 Wattle Valley WNBL season would be the last shown on ABC TV live around Australia.

Ettridge Earns NSWIS Coach of the Year Honours

Australian Rollers Head Coach Ben Ettridge has been named the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) Coach of the Year, capping off one of the most successful periods in the history of the Senior Men’s Wheelchair Program.

Tom Kyle Headlines “Get Involved” Wheelchair Clinic

Australian Gliders Head Coach, Tom Kyle, will headline the upcoming “Get Involved” Wheelchair Basketball Clinic in conjunction with the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC).

Golden Rollers Return To Tournament Action

After their IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship gold medal triumph in July, the Australian Rollers return to action this week at the Kitakyushu Champions Cup in Japan.

Airbnb Australian Emus Team Named

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce the Airbnb Australian Emus team to compete at the 2014 FIBA Oceania Under 19 Championships.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR JAN 2015 AUST DEVELOPMENT CAMP

54 of the nation’s most talented young players will come together at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra in January for the 2015 BA Australian Development Camp.

2014 WNWBL FINALS TO BE LIVE STREAMED

In a coup for wheelchair basketball fans, the 2014 Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League Finals Series will be streamed LIVE through BA.TV on YouTube for the first time in the league’s history.

ABC TO CONTINUE UNRIVALLED COVERAGE OF WNBL IN 2014/15

The Wattle Valley Women’s National Basketball League and the ABC will continue one of the longest free-to-air broadcast partnerships in Australian sport, with the ABC set to continue its unrivalled coverage of women’s basketball into the 2014/15 WNBL season.

Jayco Opals captain Penny Taylor named in All-Star Five

Jayco Australian Opals captain Penny Taylor has capped off a brilliant return to international basketball – named in the All-Star Five for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

Gutsy Jayco Opals into Bronze Medal clash against Turkey

The Jayco Australian Opals will face host nation Turkey in the Bronze Medal Game of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women after going down to the USA in their Semi Final 82-70 this morning.

Defensive dominance inspires Opals to Semi Finals

The Jayco Australian Opals are headed for the Semi Finals after a brilliant defensive performance to defeat Canada 63-52 in their Quarter Final at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

Jayco Gems set for FIBA Oceania U19 C'ships

The 2015 FIBA Under 19 World Championship for Women comes into sharp focus for the Jayco Australian Gems, following the announcement of the team to take on the region’s best at the 2014 FIBA Oceania Under 19 Championships.

Clinical Jayco Opals advance to Quarter Finals

The Jayco Australian Opals have advanced to the Quarter Finals in emphatic fashion, crushing Belarus 87-45 to finish top of Group C at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

Game Day Preview: Enterprising Belarus present familiar test

Watch the Jayco Opals take on Belarus LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 11:25PM AEST tonight, Tuesday 30 September.

Airbnb Emus begin camp ahead of FIBA Oceania C'ships

The start of the campaign for the 2015 FIBA Under 19 Men’s World Championships begins now, with the Airbnb Australian Emus descending on Canberra for the opening camp at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence.

DOMINANT JAYCO OPALS MAKE IT BACK-TO-BACK WINS IN TURKEY

The Jayco Australian Opals are sitting at the top of Group C after an 87-54 demolition of Korea to make it back-to-back wins to start the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey overnight.

Game Day Preview: Great start, but plenty to work on against Korea

Watch the Jayco Opals take on Korea LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on ABC2 at 9:10PM AEST tonight, Sunday 28 September.

JAYCO OPALS START FIBA WORLD C'SHIPS WITH WIN OVER CUBA

The Jayco Australian Opals have recorded a convincing 90-57 win over Cuba to tip-off their 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey in winning fashion.