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.
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.
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.
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 is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Jackson AO as the new Head of Women in Basketball.
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.
Bringing their 2018 IWBF World Championships to a close, the Australian Gliders have defeated Brazil 55-53 to finish the tournament in ninth place.
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.
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.
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.
Netherlands have proven too strong for the Australian Gliders, prevailing 65-32, in the Aussies' second game of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.
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.