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AUSTRALIA COMPLETES DOUBLE WITH TWO GOLD MEDALS AT FIBA U15 OCEANIA CHAMPS

The Australian boys and girls have finished the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships in style, each taking home gold medals with victories over New Zealand.

AUS GIRLS QUALIFY FOR 2019 U16 ASIAN CHAMPS, BOYS SUFFER HEARTBREAKER VS. NZ

Completing their group stage undefeated, the Australian girls have booked a spot in the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships gold medal game as well as earning their place at the Under-16 Asian Championships next year while the Aussie boys suffered a heartbreaking loss to New Zealand.

AUSTRALIAN BOYS AND GIRLS STAY UNDEFEATED AT FIBA U15 OCEANIA CHAMPS

The Australian boys have navigated a double-header in the span of five hours and the Aussie girls got the better of New Zealand as they both remain undefeated at the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships.

AUSSIES START FIBA UNDER-15 OCEANIA IN STYLE AGAINST SAMOA

The Australian girls and boys teams have each claimed victories over Samoa to begin their FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships campaign in style.

UNDER-15 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS SET TO TIP OFF

The final tournament of the calendar year will be held in Papua New Guinea from December 4-8 as Australia competes in the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships.

HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED FOR UNDER-15 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announced Tracy York and Justin Schueller have been appointed as the head coaches for the women's and men's 2018 FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships respectively, the first steps towards the Under-17 World Cups.

Sapphires claim Bronze with stunning come-back win over Hungary

The Australian Sapphires have stormed home to claim Bronze with a 26-14 last quarter to defeat Hungary 57-51.

Sapphires fall to France, will play for Bronze

The Australian Sapphires’ hopes of winning back-to-back gold medals at the U-17 World Championships has ended at the hands of the French on Saturday night.

Sapphires advance to Semi-Finals with win over Italy

The Australian Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after defeating Italy 64-46 in the Quarter Finals on Friday night.

SAPPHIRES INTO QUARTER FINALS WITH BIG WIN OVER NEW ZEALAND

The Australian Sapphires have defeated New Zealand 77-37 overnight to advance to the quarter finals of the U-17 World Championships.

SAPPHIRES TOP GROUP D WITH VICTORY OVER CANADA

The Australian Sapphires have completed the group phase undefeated with a 64-48 win over FIBA America’s Runners up Canada.

SAPPHIRES REMAIN UNDEFEATED WITH SCRAPPY WIN OVER LATVIA

The under-17 Sapphires have won their second game of the group phase with a 60-41 win over Latvia. In a game where both sides shot very poorly from the field, it was Australia’s defence that opened the gap between the two teams.

SAPPHIRES OPEN WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN WITH COMMANDING WIN OVER ANGOLA

The Australian under-17 Sapphires began their World Cup campaign with a clinical 81-43 victory over FIBA Africa runners-up Angola.

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SAPPHIRES READY TO DEFEND GOLD MEDAL AT 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Sapphires have landed in Belarus ahead of their 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup campaign where they will go in as defending Champions after winning their first ever gold medal at the tournament two years ago.

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.

SAPPHIRES NAME TEAM TO DEFEND FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP GOLD MEDAL

The team to defend the Australian Sapphires' gold medal from 2016 has been named ahead of the FIBA Under-17 World Cup to be held in Minsk, Belarus from July 21-29.

SAPPHIRES SQUAD NARROWED FOR FINAL SELECTION CAMP AHEAD OF U17 WORLD CUP

Following their first camp at the Centre of Excellence, the Australian Sapphires' squad has been narrowed to 16 and will head back into a final selection camp from June 1-4 before naming their team for the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES NAME SQUADS AHEAD OF FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have named squads for their respective camps as they continue their preparations for the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.