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Australia Women drawn with Egypt, Italy and the USA at U19 World Cup

FIBA held the draw to determine preliminary round groups for the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup for Women, with Australia drawn into Group A, alongside Egypt, Italy and the USA.

Australia Men drawn with Mali, Turkey and the USA at U19 World Cup

FIBA held the draw to determine preliminary round groups for the 2021 FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cup for Men, with Australia drawn into Group D, alongside Mali, Turkey and the USA.

Women’s 3x3 squad for Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Basketball Australia (BA) has today announced the seven athletes still vying for selection in the final Australian Women’s 3x3 Basketball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournament set to take place in Graz, Austria from May 26 – 30.

Opals Olympic Camp a Success

Basketball Australia’s women’s Olympic head coach Sandy Brondello and captain Jenna O’Hea have declared last week’s Opals Olympic training camp on the Gold Coast in Queensland a success.

Opals draw on gold medal advice to be ready for Tokyo

Four Olympic gold medallists from multiple sports have joined the Australian senior women’s basketball squad in camp on the Gold Coast this week, as the Opals aim for a return to the podium at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and a shot at gold.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S OLYMPIC SQUAD HEAD INTO CAMP

Chemist Warehouse Opals to meet up on the Gold Coast for week-long camp.

COACH BIWER SAYS ALL EYES ARE ON TOKYO

Tokyo 2020 and the dream of representing Australia is at the centre of thoughts for the Australian 3x3 Women’s squad this week, during a four-day training camp ahead of May’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

FIBA confirm teams to contest 2021 U19 World Cups

Australia now knows who they will join at the FIBA Under 19 Basketball World Cups to be contested later this year, with FIBA confirming the participating nations.

2021 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S 3X3 SQUAD PREPARE FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS

Basketball Australia (BA) has today announced the 2021 Australian Women’s 3x3 Basketball Squad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournament set to take place in Graz, Austria from May 26 – 30.

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 U19 Squads named for 2021 FIBA World Cup Camp

Preparations commence for the 2021 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cups with a preliminary camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence from February 27 – March 2.

AUSTRALIAN MEN’S BASKETBALL OLYMPIC SQUAD REVEALED

Coaching Appointments confirmed for Tokyo Olympic Squad.

Tokyo Olympic Basketball Draw set for February 2

On January 29, 2021 FIBA announced that the Draw Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Basketball Tournaments, for both women and men, will take place on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.

CRAIG FRIDAY APPOINTED DUAL HEAD COACH AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS AND ROLLERS

Basketball Australia has appointed Craig Friday as the head coach of both Australia’s senior men’s and women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams for 2021.

MATTHEW NIELSEN APPOINTED AS AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD ASSISTANT COACH

One of Australian basketball’s most respected former players, Matthew Nielsen will join the Boomers Tokyo Olympic campaign after being appointed to the role of Australian senior men’s national team head assistant coach to support newly appointed mentor, coach Brian Goorjian.

2020 Opals Squad head into Camp this January

The current 2020 Australian Women’s Senior National squad will participate in a week-long training camp on the Gold Coast in early January 2021.

Australian and World Basketball Figures Congratulate Andrew Bogut

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