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Werribee Basketball to host 2021 Australian Under-18 Championships & Kevin Coombs Cup

Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce Werribee Basketball has secured the hosting rights of the 2021 Australian U18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup.

Opals Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament Squad Announced

Basketball Australia have announced the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad of 19 for their Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament, held from November 10 to 18. The Tournament will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and represents the new qualification system. Pre-Olympic qualification

Australian Spinners U-23 Junior Men's Squad for Shellharbour training camp ready to compete

The Australian Spinners U23 Junior Men's wheelchair basketball squad is ready to take part in the Training Camp in Shellharbour and SLAM Down Under Festival, to be held in Wollongong, October 11-13.

Under-14 Club Champs: Gold medal games in place after thrilling day five in Ballarat

It was all about the semi-finals on day five of the Under-14 National Club Championships in Ballarat.

Refreshed Jenna O'Hea ready for packed 2019-20 calendar

Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals captain, Jenna O’Hea is heading into a jam-packed period of domestic and national team campaigns feeling “refreshed”, after overcoming some nagging off-season injuries - most notably bone bruising in her foot

2019 under-14 club championship draws released

The schedule for the 2019 Australian Under-14 Club Championships has been released, with 24 clubs set to square off in both the boys and girls sections. The championships are to be held in Ballarat, from September 30-October 5.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA’S DAVID REID JOINS FIBA WORLD CENTRAL BOARD

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that Deputy Chairman David Reid has been appointed as one of 13 members elected to the FIBA World Central Board.

PTP BECOMES AN OFFICIAL SUPPLIER OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA

PTP has officially joined Basketball Australia’s family of partners after signing on as an official supplier in a multiyear deal.

BOOMERS MAKE HISTORY BY BEATING USA AT MARVEL STADIUM IN GAME 2

THE Boomers ended the United States' 78-game winning streak with a stirring, 98-94, victory in front of 52,092 pumped-up spectators at Marvel Stadium.

BOOMERS & USA DO BATTLE IN FRONT OF RECORD CROWD AT MARVEL

THE biggest crowd to ever watch a basketball game in Australia witnessed the Boomers and Team USA do battle in Melbourne last night, with the tourists flexing their muscle in a 102-86 victory.

SIGNET ANNOUNCED AS NEW MAJOR PARTNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS

Basketball Australia is proud to announce Signet, Australia’s leading packaging and warehouse supplies provider, as a new major partner of the Australian Boomers.

U-17s TAKE CARE OF NEW ZEALAND AT OCEANIA CHAMPS

Australia has closed out the group phase of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships with wins against New Zealand in New Caledonia. Both teams finished on top of Group A in their respective divisions and will play their semi-final games on Friday.

U-17 OCEANIA CHAMPS DAY 2 REVIEW

The Crocs and the Sapphires continued their dominance in the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championship in New Caledonia, with both teams defeating determined Samoan squads.

U-17 OCEANIA CHAMPS DAY 1 WRAP-UP

Both the Sapphires and the Crocs began their FIBA U17 Oceania Championship campaigns in style. In tropical New Calendonia, both teams overran their plucky Guamese opponents and put the rest of the tournament on notice.

BOOMERS EXPLODE IN SECOND-HALF TO SECURE VICTORY AGAINST CANADA

The Boomers used a 51-point second-half to defeat Canada in their second game of FIBA World Cup preparations.

BOOMERS FALL TO CANADA IN TOUGH FIRST OUTING IN PERTH

The Boomers succumbed to Canada 90-70 in what was an impressive performance by the visitors, holding Australia to 6-34 shooting from beyond the arc.

VALE TED POWELL, WNBL CO-FOUNDER

TED Powell, the West Adelaide Bearcats' stalwart whose vision led to the formation of the Women's National Basketball League, died yesterday, aged 75.

CHEMIST WAREHOUSE OPALS ANNOUNCE FIBA ASIA CUP SQUAD

After camps on the Gold Coast in April and in Phoenix, Arizona in July, the latest iteration of the Chemist Warehouse Opals squad for the FIBA Asia Cup has been announced.