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Australian Rollers and Gliders teams named for IWBF

The Australian Rollers and Australian Gliders men’s and women’s national wheelchair basketball teams have been named ahead of November’s 2013 IWBF Asia/Oceania Championships in Thailand.

Brilliant Spinners claim U23 Bronze Medal

The Australian Spinners Under 23 Men’s wheelchair basketball team have claimed the bronze medal, defeating Great Britain 54-52 in a thrilling contest at the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s World Championships in Adana, Turkey overnight.

Spinners to face Great Britain for U23 Bronze

The Australian Spinners will face Great Britain for the bronze medal at the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championship after a tough semi-final loss to Sweden overnight.

Spinners upset Iran, qualify for Semi Final

The Australian Spinners are semi-final bound after upsetting Iran 66-61 to reach the final four of the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship in Turkey last night.

Spinners book quarter final clash with Iran

The Australian Spinners enter the quarter final stage of the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Turkey on a high after defeating Japan 57-42 overnight.

Spinners lose to Turkey

The Australian Spinners have suffered their second defeat of the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships, going down to host nation Turkey 64-52 overnight.

Spinners defeat Italy

The Australian Spinners have recorded back-to-back victories, trouncing Italy 80-41 at the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Turkey.

Australian Spinners in Turkey: Days Three To Five

The Australian Spinners Under 23 men’s wheelchair basketball team are in Adana, Turkey for the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s World Championships. Get all the latest from inside the team with the daily team diary written by the players.

Spinners bounce back to crush Venezuela

The Australian Spinners have rebounded from their narrow loss to Sweden to crush Venezuela 93-32 at the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships in Adana, Turkey last night.

Australian Spinners in Turkey: Day Two

The Australian Spinners Under 23 men’s wheelchair basketball team are in Adana, Turkey for the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s World Championships. Get all the latest from inside the team with the daily team diary written by the players.

Australian Spinners in Turkey: Day One

The Australian Spinners Under 23 men’s wheelchair basketball team are in Adana, Turkey for the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s World Championships. Get all the latest from inside the team with the daily team diary written by the players.

Spinners arrive in Turkey ahead of U23 World C'ships

The Australian Spinners Under 23 men’s wheelchair basketball team have arrived in Turkey ahead of the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s World Championships beginning on late Saturday night (AEST) against Sweden.

Spinners team named for IWBF U23 World C'ships

The Australian Spinners men’s Under 23 wheelchair basketball team has been named today ahead of the 2013 IWBF Under 23 World Championships in Turkey next month.

Rollers and Spinners converge on Canberra

The Australian Rollers men’s national wheelchair basketball team and the Australian Spinners Under 23 men’s wheelchair basketball team converge on Canberra from tomorrow ahead of a busy schedule of international competition.

Basketball Australia extends Alanic International deal to wheelchair teams

Basketball Australia and Alanic International have extended their new multi-year compression partnership to service the men’s and women’s national wheelchair basketball teams – the Rollers and Gliders – as well as the Under 23 men’s and Under 25 women’s national wheelchair teams.

Paralympian Brad Ness gets new medals

Four-time Paralympian and wheelchair basketball great Brad Ness today received new medals from the International Paralympic Committee after his own medals were stolen from his house in Rome earlier this year.

Aussies through to U23 Wheelchair Basketball World C'ship

Australia has secured its place at the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championship, reaching the final of the IWBF Asia-Oceania Qualifier Tournament in Thailand.

Road to IWBF U23 World C'ships begins in Bangkok

The journey towards the 2013 IWBF Under 23 Wheelchair World Championship begins for the Australian U23 team today in Thailand, with the IWBF Under 23 Asia-Oceania Qualification Tournament.