Blog Archives
Photograph taken by Lynda Spicer

Teisha Shadwell – Living the Green and Gold Dream

Teisha Shadwell began her basketball career like many others, following in the footsteps of her older siblings. She worked her way from domestic under 8’s to representative under 14’s playing in the top team for her club and even taking home the gold at the National Championships.

Basketball Australia supports Australian Government COVIDSafe App

Basketball Australia and the Chemist Warehouse WNBL support the Australian Government’s COVIDSafe app.

Shawn Russell – Defying all odds

Shawn Russell, known as ‘The Huss’, began playing wheelchair basketball in 2003 and now at the age of 32 says he has never looked back. Since first touching a basketball, Russell has gone onto become a squad member for the Australian Rollers Wheelchair basketball team and a Paralympic athlete, representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Games.

COVID-19 - Updates to Aussie Hoops Program

Update from Basketball Australia regarding the Term 3 Aussie Hoops Program.

COVID-19 - Updates to U16 Championships

Basketball Australia has determined that the Under 16 Australian Junior Championships, scheduled to be held in July, will no longer be proceeding.

CoE New Scholarship Athlete Announcement

CoE Women | Congratulations to Alana Goodchild (BNSW) our newest Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence scholarship athlete.

Paralympic Update – A message from our CEO

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and in our sport of Basketball we have been working with all areas of the sport across Australia to ensure we are making decisions that protect the health and safety of the community, our participants and athletes. 

SYDNEY TO HOST FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022

The World’s largest International women’s basketball competition is coming to Sydney Olympic Park.

SYDNEY KINGS OWNERS TSE, PURCHASE BRYDENS SYDNEY UNI FLAMES WNBL FRANCHISE

Basketball Australia and The Sydney Kings are proud to announce that the Club’s ownership group, Total Sport and Entertainment (TSE), have acquired full ownership of the WNBL’s sole New South Wales franchise, the Brydens Sydney Uni Flames.

OLYMPIC UPDATE - MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

We are experiencing unprecedented times globally and in our sport of Basketball we have been working with all areas of the sport across Australia to ensure we are making decisions that protect the health and safety of the community, our participants and athletes. 

MEDIA STATEMENT REGARDING WNBL FREE AGENCY PERIOD

The Chemist Warehouse WNBL and the Australian Basketball Players Association have agreed to postpone the commencement of the Free Agency period due to the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Team and Small Group Training – COVID-19 Update

Basketball Australia statement regarding team and small group training in the wake of COVID-19.

Walking Basketball – COVID-19 Program Update

Basketball Australia statement regarding the Walking Basketball Program in the wake of COVID-19.

3X3 Community Hustle – COVID-19 Program Update

Basketball Australia statement regarding the 3X3 Community Hustle in the wake of COVID-19.

Aussie Hoops – COVID-19 Program Update

Basketball Australia statement regarding the Aussie Hoops Program in the wake of COVID-19.

Wheelchair Basketball Leagues – COVID-19 Update

Basketball Australia statement regarding the Wheelchair Basketball Leagues in the wake of COVID-19.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STATEMENT REGARDING AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Basketball Australia statement regarding the Australian Junior Championships scheduled for April.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA STATEMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

BA STATEMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES