Blog Archives

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.

THE ROAD TO FIBA WORLD CUP SELECTION FOR AUSTRALIAN OFFICIALS

The number two ranked Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals are assured entry into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Sydney as the host nation.

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.

QUEENSLAND SET TO HOST 2020 CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL SEASON

Basketball Australia today announced that through an innovative partnership with the Queensland Government, the 2020 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season will be contested entirely in a North Queensland hub later this year.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES NEW SCHOLARSHIP RECRUITS

Basketball Australia (BA) is pleased to announce on behalf of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent athletes selected to join the CoE and NBA Global Academy (NBA GA).

CLUB PRIDE SHINES BRIGHT WITH WILLETTON

Willetton Basketball Association in Western Australia have been involved for many years with the Australian Under-14 Club Championships, an event that the club describes as a challenging yet invaluable elite basketball experience for young players.

HOW BASKETBALL PLAYED A LEADING ROLE IN SYDNEY 2000

As today, October 1, marks the final day of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Basketball Australia has spoken with members of the basketball community who contributed to the outstanding delivery of the Games.

HEARING-IMPAIRED OFFICIALS INSPIRING OUR COMMUNITY

This week, September 19 – September 25, is National Week of Deaf People for 2020 and Basketball Australia have been celebrating those in the Australian basketball community who have impaired hearing and make a significant contribution to the sport.

Casey to host 2022 Australian U14 Championships

Basketball Australia (BA) has announced today that the 2022 Australian Under-14 Club Championships will be held at Casey Stadium in the City of Casey in Melbourne, Victoria from Monday 26 September – Saturday 1 October 2022.

Women’s World Cup Sydney – Two Years To Go

Today, Tuesday 22 September 2020 marks two years until the world’s best female basketballers, representing 12 countries, take to court in Sydney for the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

EXPLORING THE LEGACY OF THE 1994 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Today marks two years until the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, the world’s largest international women’s basketball competition, returns to Sydney on 22 September 2022 for the first time since 1994.

A BOOMING SUCCESS IN THE U14-CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Under-14 Club Championships, a highly regarded fun and elite basketball event held annually as a part of Basketball Australia’s Australian Junior Championships tournaments, had this year’s instalment scheduled to be contested in late September.

2020 AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

Basketball Australia is disappointed to announce that the 2020 Australian School Championships set to be contested in Melbourne will not proceed as scheduled in December.

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.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE INDUCTS NEW 2020 SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

Basketball Australia is proud to announce on behalf of the governing body’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent athletes to join the CoE and NBA Global Academy (NBA GA) programs at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra.

AUSTRALIAN ROLLERS TO HOST EXHIBITION GAME IN DARWIN

Australian and Darwin-based wheelchair basketball superstars Clarence McCarthy-Grogan and Tom O’Neill-Thorne are hosting an exhibition match to showcase their sport and the Darwin Basketball Association (DBA).

Open Letter to Women and Girls of the Basketball Community

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

COE FAREWELLS 2020 GRADUATES

Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) is proud to celebrate six 2020 program graduates.