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More wins for the Aussies on Day 2 of the World Challenge

The Australian Rollers and Gliders both had good wins on day two of the World Challenge.

Rollers, Gliders open World Challenge with wins

Australia has started its campaign at the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge with a pair of wins.

Rollers & Gliders World Challenge starts tomorrow

The 2012 Rollers and Gliders World Challenge featuring the Australian men’s and women’s Paralympic wheelchair basketball teams tips-off in Sydney tomorrow (Wednesday 18 July) and Gliders’ captain Bridie Keane says the international tournament could be critical in helping the Australian women beat the powerful German team in London.

LIVESTATS LINKS: Rollers and Gliders

Below are links to Livestats for all of the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge games.

Rollers & Gliders World Challenge perfect prep for Paralympics

Rollers star Bill Latham says the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge next week will be the perfect preparation for London.

Bill Latham Rollers Q&A

Heading into his first Paralympic Games, wheelchair basketball star Bill Latham talks to Julia Felts about the focus and determination the Australian Rollers have to win Gold in London and the competition ahead of them in the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge in Sydney next week.

Rollers head coach Ben Ettridge talks to Radio RPH

After the Australian Paralympic basketball teams were named last week, head coach of the Australian Rollers Ben Ettridge spoke to Peter Greco from Radio RPH about team's goals ahead of London.

Gliders and Rollers Paralympic Teams announced

The Australian wheelchair basketball teams for the Paralympic Games have been announced.

Rollers, Gliders gear up for World Challenge

The Rollers and Gliders will host some of the world's best wheelchair basketball teams in Sydney in July.

Roller Hawks claim back-to-back NWBL titles

The Wollongong Roller Hawks are set to create their own dynasty after breaking the Perth Wheelcats stranglehold on the National Wheelchair Basketball League, claiming the 2012 Championship in front of an adoring home crowd 79-59. After winning NWBL championships from

Hawks out to defend NWBL title this weekend

Everyone will be sitting on the edge of their seat as the top four wheelchair basketball teams in Australia take the court at the NWBL Finals from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 June at Shellharbour City Stadium, Croome Rd, Albion

Emerging Rollers claim gold with win over Iraq

Once again Adam Deans came out firing and scored the first eight points of the game with him easily able to break the key, receiving some great passes from his team-mates. The first quarter went basket for basket as each

Rollers overcome Oman in game three of tournament

The rising Australian Rollers defeated Oman convincingly in the third game of the tournament to seal victory 86-23.

Young Aussies Roll United Arab Emirates in 2nd game

Adam Deans came out firing and scored the first 13 points of the game for the Aussies, as the emerging Rollers group went on to record a big win against the United Arab Emirates.

Rollers off to solid start in Belgium Easter tourney

The Rollers enjoyed a solid start to the 9th Easter Wheelchair Basketball Tournament in Belgium, defeating Italy and South Africa before Canada spoiled the party.

Crispin & Knowles named Wheelchair Int. Players of the Year

Australian Wheelchair basketball stars Cobi Crispin and Tristan Knowles have been awarded the Women’s and Men’s International Player of the Year Award at the Basketball Australia iiNet MVP Awards dinner from the Palladium at Crown on Monday night.

Rollers meet with BA Chair & Sports Minister in Canberra

Basketball Australia Chairman, the Hon. Kristina Keneally was in Canberra last week meeting with a number of key figures in the sport’s national programs.