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EMUS SECURE FIRST WIN AT U19 WORLD CUP AGAINST LATVIA

The Australian Emus defeated Latvia 81-52 to secure their first win at the Under-19 FIBA World Cup, as eleven different Emus hit the scoreboard.

GALLANT EMUS FALL TO CANADA IN OPENING FIBA U19 WORLD CUP GAME

A dominant third quarter was not enough to secure a win for Australia on the opening day of the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, falling to Canada 76-81.

EMUS READY TO TAKE ON THE GLOBE AT FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

Find out all you need to know about the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, held in Greece from June 29 - July 7 as the Australian Emus chase their third medal at the tournament.

AUSTRALIAN UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW- POOL B BOYS

Take a look at Pool B for the boys competition and how it all might play out at the 2019 Australian Under-16 Championships, being held in Darwin, Northern Territory between July 6-13.

Australian Pearls name team for 2019 INAS Global Games

Basketball Australia and Sport Inclusion Australia have announced the ten players selected to represent the Australian Pearls at the 2019 INAS Global Games held in Brisbane from October 12-19.

AUSTRALIAN UNDER-16 CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW- POOL A BOYS

Preview the fortunes of Pool A for the boys competition at the 2019 Australian Under-16 Championships, being held in Darwin, Northern Territory between July 6-13.

AUSSIE HOOPS TO INTRODUCE SIZE 4 BASKETBALL

Basketball Australia today announced its Aussie Hoops program will introduce a size 4 Spalding basketball as part of their participation pack for all new registrations.

EMUS SWEEP THEIR WAY THROUGH FIBA U19 WORLD CUP WARM-UP SERIES

The Australian Emus have navigated a confidence-boosting warm-up series in Latvia ahead of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, winning all three games against the hosts, Lithuania and Russia.

TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR FIBA UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following the weekend’s selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence, the men’s and women’s teams for the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships have been selected.

GLIDERS NAME SQUAD TO HOST USA IN INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY TOURNAMENT

The Australian Gliders have named their squad to host the USA women’s wheelchair basketball team over a six-game international series at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence from June 26 – July 5.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ROUND 11 RECAP

The Centre of Excellence women have split their double-header in Round 11 of the 2019 NBL1 season while the men were unable to get on the winners list against the Melbourne Tigers and Ringwood Hawks.

PARALYMPICS AUSTRALIA HOSTING CLASSIFICATION DAYS

Paralympics Australia (in conjunction with Basketball Australia), are hosting regional classification days in Victoria, appropriate for athletes that are competing or wish to compete in school sport or club competition.

DISAPPOINTMENT FOR AUSTRALIA WITH 4TH PLACE FINISH AT 3X3 WORLD CUP

The Australian women have had a disappointing finish to an otherwise impressive tournament, having to settle for fourth place at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.

SAVE THE DATE FOR 2019 COACHES CONFERENCE IN BALLARAT

Basketball Ballarat will be the host for the fourth annual Basketball Australia Coaches Conference when it is held on October 4 and 5 this year.

AUSSIE WOMEN BOOK SEMI-FINAL AT 2019 FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

The Australian women have put together an exceptional defensive performance to defeat Russia 19-13 in the Quarter-Finals of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.

QUARTER-FINALS AWAIT AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AT 2019 FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

Australia's incredible winning steak in international competition came to an end but the women have still advanced to the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup finals after splitting their games on Day 4.

2019 FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP COMES TO AN END FOR AUSSIE MEN

The Australian men have finished the group stage of the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup with a 2-2 record after splitting their games on Day 3 but their results were unfortunately not good enough to book a spot in the finals.

Aussies Complete Double on Day Two of 3x3 World Cup

The FIBA 3x3 World Cup continued overnight as the Australian women began their tournament on Day Two of action in Amsterdam.