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Pearls set to take on the World

The Australian Pearls basketball team depart for Portugal today, to compete in the 6th INAS-FID World Championships.

Australian Pearls Team For World Championships Named

Head Coach of the Australian Pearls, Larry Davidson, has selected a young team for the sixth INAS-FID World Basketball Championships to be played in Portugal in November 2010.

Australian players honoured at Basketball Victoria Awards

A number of Australian representatives were honoured at the 2009 Basketball Victoria Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday night.

Longstanding Pearl Kim Larkin retires

Not many athletes have a record of representing their country at every available International event for sixteen years.

ID athletes re-included in Paralympics

The Australian Pearls and Boomerangs, our men's and women's national basketball teams for athletes with an intellectual disability, will possibly compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Global Games: Pearls claim silver medal

The Australian Pearls have claimed the Silver medal at the Global Games after succumbing to Mexico 69-36 in the Gold medal decider overnight in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Global Games Blog: Pearls poised for Gold medal clash

The Pearls blog from the Global Games in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Global Games: Aussie Pearls into Gold game, Boomerangs finish fifth

The Australian Pearls have advanced to the Gold Medal Game at the 2009 Global Games after defeating Japan 54-30 in Liberec, Czech Republic yesterday.

Pearls and Boomerangs go 2-1 at Global Games

The Australian Pearls have extended their win-loss record to 2-1 at the Global Games after a commanding win over Brazil, 77-47.

Global Games Blog: The Pearls take their second W at the Games

The Pearls blog at the Global Games in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Pearl's Kim Larkin honoured at Global Games

Three games and days into competition at the 2009 INAS-FID Global Games, Blackburn local Kim Larkin's dedication and loyalty to basketball and her Pearls' teammates was honored tonight at a ceremony at the Athlete's Village in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Global Games: Pearls and Boomerangs drop openers

The Australian Pearls have dropped their first fixture at the Global Games, falling to Mexico 64-60 in Liberec, Czech Republic overnight.

Pearls and Boomerangs depart for Liberec

The 2009 INAS-FID Global Games start on Tuesday.

Audio: Pearls Captain Perry gears up for Global Games

Kim Perry chatted with Peter Greco on 1197am RPH Adelaide about the Pearls upcoming campaign at the 2009 Global Games in July.

Kim Perry to captain the Australian Pearls

Basketball Australia can announce that Kim Perry (NSW) has been named the Captain of the Australian Pearls for the 2009 Global Games.

Pearls to shine at Global Games

The Pearls team to compete at the 2009 INAS-FID Global Games has been announced.

Aussie Pearls fall to Russia at World Cup

The Pearls may have lost to Russia but they won the silver medal at the inaugural INAS-FID World Cup.