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Gliders lose to Japan in heartbreaking fashion

TOKYO - Sunday proved to be the Gliders best performance in their tour of Japan, though it ended in devastating fashion, as a clutch shot from the hosts with four seconds left sunk the Australians, 59-58.

Tough third quarter hurts Gliders in loss to Japan

TOKYO - In what was a tight contest for three of the four quarters, it was the third that spelled doom for the Gliders in their 62-48 loss to Japan on Saturday.

Gliders lose game two in Tokyo

Tokyo - The Australian Gliders put in a solid performance through three quarters, before a dominant fourth from Japan saw a final score of 56-38.

ROLLERS & GLIDERS TEAMS SELECTED FOR MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CUP

The Australian Gliders and Rollers teams have been selected ahead of the Mitsubishi Electric World Challenge Cup tournament to be held in Tokyo, Japan from August 29th to 1st September.

GLIDERS COMPLETE INTERNATIONAL SERIES VS. USA

The Australian Gliders have completed a six-game international series against the USA at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence while also taking part in the country's first 3x3 international wheelchair basketball tournament.

GLIDERS HIT MIDWAY POINT OF USA INTERNATIONAL SERIES

The Australian Gliders are midway through their six-game international series against the USA national team who they are hosting at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence.

GLIDERS NAME SQUAD TO HOST USA IN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY TOURNAMENT

The Australian Gliders have named their squad to host the USA women’s wheelchair basketball team over a six-game international series at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence from June 26 – July 5.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA WELCOME LAUREN JACKSON AND TAL KARP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Jackson AO as the new Head of Women in Basketball.

DEVILS ARRIVE IN THAILAND FOR AOZ DEVELOPMENT CAMP

Five members of the Australian Under-25 Devils and two coaches will attend a development camp in Thailand, designed to assist female athletes from all nations in the early stages of their careers.

NEW LOOK GLIDERS COMPLETE 2019 OSAKA CUP

As they begin a rebuilding phase ahead of the 2020 Paralympics, a new-look Australian Gliders outfit has completed the 2019 Osaka Cup in Japan.

NEW LOOK GLIDERS TEAM HEADS TO OSAKA CUP IN JAPAN

The Australian Gliders have left Australia to once again take part in the Osaka Cup tournament from February 15-17 in Japan.

GLIDERS COMPLETE 2018 WORLD CHAMPS ON A HIGH WITH VICTORY OVER BRAZIL

Bringing their 2018 IWBF World Championships to a close, the Australian Gliders have defeated Brazil 55-53 to finish the tournament in ninth place.

GLIDERS BOUNCE BACK WITH WIN OVER ALGERIA AT IWBF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have quickly put the disappointment of their last loss behind them, easily taking care of Algeria 90-25 in the classification games of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HOPES COME TO AN END WITH LOSS TO SPAIN

The Australian Gliders have fallen short of Spain, 43-48, in their final game of the 2018 IWBF World Championship group stage to end their hopes of reaching the finals.

GREAT BRITAIN PROVE TOO STRONG FOR AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS

An impressive shooting performance from Great Britain has seen them hand the Gliders their third loss in a row at the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship coming away with a 25 point victory, 63-38.

GLIDERS GO DOWN TO CANADA IN AN OVERTIME THRILLER

The Australian Gliders were unable to hold off a hot-shooting Canadian side, going down 84-72 in an overtime thriller.

GLIDERS FALL TO NETHERLANDS IN SECOND GAME OF 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Netherlands have proven too strong for the Australian Gliders, prevailing 65-32, in the Aussies' second game of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS COMPLETE COMEBACK TO WIN FIRST GAME OF 2018 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have recovered from a slow start to claim a 61-44 victory against Brazil in their first game of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.