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COE FAREWELLS 2020 GRADUATES

Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) is proud to celebrate six 2020 program graduates.

DID YOU MISS OUR COLLEGE PATHWAYS WEBINAR?

On Thursday, 20 August 2020, Basketball Australia Pathways CEO Darren Smith, in conjunction with Basketball Victoria's High Performance Head Coach Ash Arnott, hosted a free Webinar to update and provide options to players, parents and guardians regarding collegiate pathways for 2020 and future classes.

LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE APPOINTS MELISSA KING AS CEO

Melissa King has been appointed as CEO of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC), with the event to be hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia from 22 September to 1 October 2022.

One Year to Tokyo Paralympics!

Mark the date in your diary, the Road to Tokyo is only one year away!

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE WELCOMES NEW SCHOLARSHIP ATHLETES

Basketball Australia is proud to announce on behalf of the organisation’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent athletes to join the CoE program.

Ballarat to Host 2022 Aus Champs

Basketball Australia are pleased to announce that the 2022 Australian Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup will be hosted by Basketball Ballarat at the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre from Sunday 10 April – Sunday 17 April 2022.

LIZ CAMBAGE RETURNS TO CHEMIST WAREHOUSE WNBL

Australian basketball superstar Liz Cambage will return to the Chemist Warehouse WNBL after signing with Southside Flyers for the 2020-21 season.

BOOK LAUNCHED TO RAISE AWARENESS OF BODY IMAGE ISSUES

Basketball Australia is proud to announce its support of an important initiative by the Pretty Foundation, a leading non for profit organisation focused on the prevention of negative body image issues on two to six-year-old girls.

CoE Graduate Inks First NBL Contract

The National Basketball League’s Brisbane Bullets have scored the signature of Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) graduate, Tamuri Wigness on a two-year deal.

BOARD NAMED FOR FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

Basketball Australia has announced the ten Directors of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022, which will be Chaired by David Reid and hosted by Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

Basketball Australia Statement on Athlete Health amidst Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak

Basketball Australia (BA) has been facilitating training court and gym access at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) for Melbourne based Opals and Boomers players and additionally our Paralympic athletes Gliders and Rollers.

Basketball Australia Statement on Wheelchair Basketball Athlete Eligibility Rulings

The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) has classified two Australian athletes as ineligible to play in IWBF competitions following results from the first phase of ongoing assessments for athlete eligibility, adhering to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Classification Code.

CoE Women to receive scholarships

Basketball Australia would like to announce on behalf of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) the most recent group of athletes to receive scholarships for 2020 and 2021.

Basketball Australia Statement on the 2020 Wheelchair Basketball League Seasons

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the Wheelchair National League Clubs, has determined the National Wheelchair Leagues will not proceed in 2020.

Update On Australian Junior Championships

Basketball Australia, in consultation with the State and Territory Associations, has determined the Australian Under-18 Championships, Under-16 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup will not proceed for 2020.

Basketball Australia’s 2020 Senior National Women’s Squad

Just a year out from the Tokyo Olympics, Basketball Australia has announced the Australian 2020 Senior National Women’s Chemist Warehouse Opals Squad.

#WEBALLTOGETHER Program to Support Community During COVID-19

Basketball Australia has rolled out the next phase of initiatives under its #WeBallTogether program.

The 2021 Tokyo Paralympics Rollers Squad Announced

Basketball Australia has announced the Australian Rollers squad for the 2021 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.