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GEMS COMPLETE FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH BRONZE MEDAL

The Australian Gems have completed the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships by winning the bronze medal, exacting their revenge on Korea with a 75-58 victory.

GEMS TO PLAY OFF FOR FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPS BRONZE FOLLOWING LOSS TO JAPAN

A three-point barrage from Japan has sunk the Australian Gems who fell 77-90 in the Semi-Finals of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.

GEMS BOOK PLACE IN 2019 FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP WITH VICTORY OVER NZ

The Australian Gems have bounced back from a surprising loss at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships, defeating New Zealand 82-66 in the Semi-Final qualifier to officially book their place at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

GEMS STUMBLE IN FINAL GROUP STAGE GAME AGAINST KOREA

The Australian Gems have been handed a one-point loss by Korea, falling 62-63 in their final group stage game of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.

GEMS CLAIM SECOND STRAIGHT VICTORY AT FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems have fought off a determined Chinese Taipei team, 106-66, to clinch their second straight win of the group stage at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.

GEMS POWER TO PERFECT START AT FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems have dominated their opening game of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships group stage, defeating Indonesia 96-28.

GEMS BEGIN QUEST TO QUALIFY FOR 2019 UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have arrived in Bengaluru, India for the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships as they seek one of the four qualifying spots for the Under-19 World Cup next year.

SCHEDULE FINALISED FOR GEMS' UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Less than two weeks out from the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships, the schedule for the Australian Gems has been finalised.

GEMS ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems team has been announced for the FIBA Under-18 Asia Championships to be held in Bengaluru, India from October 28-November 3.

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.

GEMS CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the squad for the Australian Gems second camp as preparations continue for the 2018 FIBA Under-18 women’s Asian Championships.

GEMS NAME SQUAD FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Under-19 women’s squad to attend the first preparation camp of 2018 at the BA Centre of Excellence from May 12-14.

EMUS AND GEMS COACHES NAMED FOR 2018 ASIA CUP CAMPAIGN

Darren Perry and Dee Butler, two former NBL and WNBL point guards with more than 500 games experience between them, will take the helm as head coaches of the Australian Under-19 men and women for the 2018 Asia Cup campaign.

SIXTH-PLACED FINISH FOR GEMS AT FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have finished their Under-19 World Cup with another tough loss, falling by two points to France, 45-47, to finish sixth overall.

GEMS BOUNCE BACK TO DEFEAT CHINA IN FIBA U19 WORLD CUP CLASSIFICATION GAME

The Australian Gems have put the disappointment of a Quarter-Final loss behind them to defeat China 70-64 in the 5-8 classification game of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

GALLANT GEMS FALL AGONISINGLY SHORT OF FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP SEMI'S

A stirring comeback in the fourth quarter from the Australian Gems has seen them fall just short of Russia, 65-67, in the Quarter-Final of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

QUARTER-FINALS AWAIT GEMS AFTER GUTSY WIN OVER LATVIA AT FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

In a game that went down to the wire, the Australian Gems have prevailed 61-56 over Latvia to book their place in the FIBA Under-19 World Cup Quarter-Finals.

GEMS BEAT HUNGARY TO FINISH SECOND IN POOL AHEAD OF FIBA U19 WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16

Making it two wins in a row at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, the Australian Gems have defeated Hungary 75-51 and will head into the Round of 16 in Group D's second place.