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UniSport Australia announces new national basketball tournament

UniSport Australia is excited to re-launch the University Basketball League (UBL) in what will be a first for university sport in Australia.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S OLYMPIC SQUAD HEAD INTO CAMP

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

MAYOR CHAGAI AND THE SAVANNAH PRIDE

Born in South Sudan before fleeing the civil war as a six-year-old, Mayor Chagai discovered basketball while growing up in a Kenyan refugee 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.

Four Positions Vacant – Director of the Board

Basketball Australia Director of the Board Nominations

Lauren Jackson Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Finalist

Australian great Lauren Jackson has been named among the 14 finalists up for election to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2021.

ONE MONTH TO GO UNTIL TIP OFF

The countdown has begun until the commencement of the 2021 Australian Under 18 Junior Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup being staged by Wyndham Basketball Association at Eagle Stadium in Werribee, Victoria from April 10 – 17.

Women, sport and leadership in Australia

For International Women’s Day, BA CEO Jerril Rechter AM has co-authored a thought-provoking article about what needs to occur to increase the number of women in leadership roles.

KYLIE DUGGAN ON COACHING AND SUPPORTING THE YOUNGER GENERATIONS

Best known for playing hoops with the Tracy Village Jets in Darwin, Kylie Duggan’s playing career spans 30 years.

SHARON ARNOLD ON HER REMARKABLE OFFICIATING CAREER

Sharon Arnold is a trail blazer in every sense when it comes to the world of basketball officiating.

MACKAY TO HOST UNDER 20 AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Mackay will host the Under 20 Australian Junior and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships in both 2021 and 2022, as part of a two-year agreement between Basketball Australia (BA), Tourism and Events Queensland and Mackay Regional Council.

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.

Young Boomers send exciting glimpse into future

A youthful yet highly talented Australian Boomers claimed victory over the New Zealand Tall Blacks in a 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier.

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.

MEET THE 2020 AUSSIE HOOPER OF THE YEAR, HARLON

The Basketball Australia (BA) Aussie Hoops program is a gateway for young ballers to learn and develop their fundamental basketball skills, get active and above all, have fun in a safe and inclusive environment.

Kenyon ready to make his mark for Boomers in Asia

The Australian men's basketball team will have a youthful feel about them during Saturday's FIBA Asia Cup qualifier but Matt Kenyon says the talented group are ready for this unique opportunity.