Blog Archives

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

Catch up on how our Centre of Excellence athletes are faring at colleges around the USA.

Basketball Australia 2016 Calendar

In a year including an Olympic and Paralympic campaign, Basketball Australia will be busy throughout at local, state, national and international level.

2016 CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE INDUCTIONS FOR MEN

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce that eleven male athletes have been offered and have accepted scholarships to the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence for the 2016 calendar year.

Update to Rio Test Event Squad

The Jayco Australian Opals are bound for Rio next week but unfortunately Tess Madgen will be unable to join the team as she has been declared not medically fit to participate in the test event.

Commonwealth Games NextGEN funding to support future Boomers and Opals

Basketball Australia is pleased to once again acknowledge the tremendous support from the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) through the “NextGEN” AusComGames Squad program.

Boomer David Andersen Selected to Play in French All-Star Game

Playing in his second season for ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne in the French Pro A League, Australian Boomer David Andersen has been named to take part in the All-Star Game on December 30.

AUSSIE ROLLER NICK TAYLOR CALLS TIME

Nick Taylor, a member of the Australian men’s wheelchair team, the Aussie Rollers, has announced his retirement after making the decision to spend more time with his young family.

JAYCO OPALS NAME SQUAD FOR RIO TEST EVENT

The Jayco Australian Opals are bound for Rio in January, with a 12 strong squad named for the upcoming test event tipping off on 15 January 2016.

MELBOURNE TIGERS TO JOIN SEABL IN 2016

Basketball Australia and the Melbourne Basketball Association are delighted to announce that the Melbourne Tigers Senior Men’s team will be competing in the South East Australia Basketball League (SEABL) competition in 2016.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

Catch up on how our Centre of Excellence athletes are faring at colleges around the USA.

2015 AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS DAY 4 RECAP

Recap Day 4 of the 2015 Australian School Championships with Grand Final day upon us.

2015 AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS DAY 3 RECAP

The matchups for the playoff rounds have now been set after another competitive day of basketball at the 2015 Australian School Championships in Canberra.

2015 AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS DAY 2 RECAP

With Day 2 completed and the teams gearing up for an important Day 3, we are beginning to get a clearer picture of the teams to watch out for across the tournament.

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE 2015 MEN'S GRADUATION

The Centre of Excellence graduation ceremony for 2015 was held last week, thanking and congratulating the entire squad with particular reference to the five athletes whose journey through the CoE has come to an end.

Annual General Meetings Season

With all the state associations and local associations currently in Annual General Meeting (AGM) season, the Basketball Australia Executives are visiting as many meetings as possible.

BOOMERS AND OPALS AROUND THE WORLD

Get up to date with where our Australian Boomers and Opals are, all around the world.

Jan Stirling joins Basketball Australia

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Stirling to the role of General Manager High Performance.

Vicinity Centres named as Prinicipal Partner of Aussie Hoops

Basketball Australia is proud to announce Vicinity Centres as the new principal partner of ‘Aussie Hoops’ - the official junior development program of Basketball Australia.