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EMUS DISMANTLE THAILAND IN ASIA CUP OPENER

The Emus have begun their Under-18 Asia Championships in style with an ominous 75-point win over host nation Thailand.

Sapphires claim Bronze with stunning come-back win over Hungary

The Australian Sapphires have stormed home to claim Bronze with a 26-14 last quarter to defeat Hungary 57-51.

Sapphires fall to France, will play for Bronze

The Australian Sapphires’ hopes of winning back-to-back gold medals at the U-17 World Championships has ended at the hands of the French on Saturday night.

Sapphires advance to Semi-Finals with win over Italy

The Australian Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after defeating Italy 64-46 in the Quarter Finals on Friday night.

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals complete successful 4 Nations Tournament

The Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals completed the 4 Nations Tournament in China, having won five out of six games.

SAPPHIRES INTO QUARTER FINALS WITH BIG WIN OVER NEW ZEALAND

The Australian Sapphires have defeated New Zealand 77-37 overnight to advance to the quarter finals of the U-17 World Championships.

SAPPHIRES TOP GROUP D WITH VICTORY OVER CANADA

The Australian Sapphires have completed the group phase undefeated with a 64-48 win over FIBA America’s Runners up Canada.

SAPPHIRES REMAIN UNDEFEATED WITH SCRAPPY WIN OVER LATVIA

The under-17 Sapphires have won their second game of the group phase with a 60-41 win over Latvia. In a game where both sides shot very poorly from the field, it was Australia’s defence that opened the gap between the two teams.

SAPPHIRES OPEN WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN WITH COMMANDING WIN OVER ANGOLA

The Australian under-17 Sapphires began their World Cup campaign with a clinical 81-43 victory over FIBA Africa runners-up Angola.

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SAPPHIRES READY TO DEFEND GOLD MEDAL AT 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Sapphires have landed in Belarus ahead of their 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup campaign where they will go in as defending Champions after winning their first ever gold medal at the tournament two years ago.

Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

CROCS FINISH SIXTH AT FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP WITH LOSS TO TURKEY

The Australian Crocs have fallen in their final game of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup, losing 77-81 to Turkey to finish in sixth place.

CROCS BOUNCE BACK TO DEFEAT CROATIA IN PENULTIMATE GAME OF FIBA U17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Crocs have put the disappointment of a Quarter-Final loss behind them, defeating Croatia 71-54 in their penultimate game of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

CROCS FALL TO CANADA IN FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINAL

The Australian Crocs have fought out another thrilling contest at the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup, eventually coming up short against Canada to fall 70-74 in the Quarter-Final.

CROCS ENTER ROUND OF 16 IN GROUP A'S SECOND SPOT AT FIBA U17 WORLD CUP

Making a habit of thrilling finishes, the Australian Crocs have experienced their third straight game with a two-point margin at the FIBA Under-17 World Cup, beating Puerto Rico 68-66 to advance to the Round of 16 in second place in Group A.

CROCS FOLLOW NAIL-BITING WIN WITH HEARTBREAKING LOSS AT 2018 FIBA U17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Crocs have followed a nail-biting two-point victory over Dominican Republic in their opening game of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup with a heartbreaking loss by the same margin to Turkey in their second game of the group stage.

CROCS WIN NAIL-BITER TO START FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

Defeating the Dominican Republic 73-71, the Australian Crocs have gotten off to a nail-biting but successful start at the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

CROCS READY FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP TO GET UNDERWAY

Getting underway this weekend, the Australian Crocs are ready to begin their 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup campaign.