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GLIDERS COMPLETE 2018 WORLD CHAMPS ON A HIGH WITH VICTORY OVER BRAZIL

Bringing their 2018 IWBF World Championships to a close, the Australian Gliders have defeated Brazil 55-53 to finish the tournament in ninth place.

GLIDERS BOUNCE BACK WITH WIN OVER ALGERIA AT IWBF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have quickly put the disappointment of their last loss behind them, easily taking care of Algeria 90-25 in the classification games of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HOPES COME TO AN END WITH LOSS TO SPAIN

The Australian Gliders have fallen short of Spain, 43-48, in their final game of the 2018 IWBF World Championship group stage to end their hopes of reaching the finals.

GREAT BRITAIN PROVE TOO STRONG FOR AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS

An impressive shooting performance from Great Britain has seen them hand the Gliders their third loss in a row at the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship coming away with a 25 point victory, 63-38.

GLIDERS GO DOWN TO CANADA IN AN OVERTIME THRILLER

The Australian Gliders were unable to hold off a hot-shooting Canadian side, going down 84-72 in an overtime thriller.

GLIDERS FALL TO NETHERLANDS IN SECOND GAME OF 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Netherlands have proven too strong for the Australian Gliders, prevailing 65-32, in the Aussies' second game of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS COMPLETE COMEBACK TO WIN FIRST GAME OF 2018 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have recovered from a slow start to claim a 61-44 victory against Brazil in their first game of the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS SEEK REDEMPTION AND ROLLERS AIM FOR THREE-PEAT AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPS

With the 2018 IWBF World Championships beginning Friday night, get all the info you need ahead of the Australian Gliders and Rollers campaigns as both teams strive for gold.

GLIDERS, ROLLERS COMPLETE WARM-UP SERIES AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders and Rollers have put the finishing touches on their preparations for the 2018 IWBF World Championships, completing their warm-up series' in Germany before the official tournament begins later this week.

Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

GLIDERS COMPLETE FINAL WARM-UP BEFORE 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have completed their final warm-up series against the USA and Netherlands ahead of the 2018 IWBF World Championships which are less than two months away.

GLIDERS SET FOR REDEMPTION AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Currently finalising their preparations in the USA at a three-nation tournament, the Australian Gliders have selected their team for the 2018 IWBF World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany between August 16-26.

FINAL TOUR UNDERWAY FOR GLIDERS PRIOR TO 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders have landed in Colorado Springs for their final pre-World Championship tour with a six-game series scheduled against the Netherlands and the USA.

YOUNG AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS COMPLETE SERIES AGAINST JAPAN

A different looking Australian Gliders team, with several key play-makers absent, has completed a five-game series against Japan to give coach David Gould a greater understanding of his team's depth ahead of the IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS TOUR JAPAN AS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREPARATIONS CONTINUE

After a full week of international competition in Canberra a fortnight ago against Germany, the Australian Gliders have headed to Tokyo for a week-long training camp and five-game series against Japan as part of the Mitsubishi World Challenge Cup 2018.

GLIDERS COMPLETE WARM-UP SERIES VS. GERMANY AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have completed their international contests against Germany as both teams utilised a six-game series to warm-up for the 2018 IWBF World Championships in August.

GERMANY TAKES 2-1 LEAD HALFWAY THROUGH INTL. SERIES AGAINST GLIDERS

The Australian Gliders are locked in a competitive friendly international series against Germany at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence with the visitors taking a 2-1 lead with three games remaining.

GLIDERS TO HOST GERMANY IN INTERNATIONAL SERIES AT CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence will host an exciting week of wheelchair basketball from May 18-25 with the German women’s national team set to play a six-game series against the Australian Gliders in preparation for the 2018 IWBF World Championships later this year.