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HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS SQUAD INVITED TO FIBA ASIA CUP CAMP

A 20-man Australian Helloworld Travel Boomers squad are heading into camp next month on the Gold Coast in preparation for the FIBA Asia Cup to be held in Lebanon from August 8-20.

SPINNERS EARN QUARTER-FINAL SPOT WITH WIN OVER ITALY AT U23 WORLDS

In overtime, the Australian Spinners have defeated Italy 60-53 to book a place in the Under-23 World Championship Quarter-Finals with one game remaining in the group stage.

TWO IN A ROW FOR SPINNERS AT U23 WORLD CHAMPS

In a defensive grind, the Australian Spinners have claimed their second straight victory for the U23 World Championships, defeating Brazil 43-27.

SPINNERS DEFEAT HOST NATION FOR FIRST WIN OF U23 WORLD CHAMPS

A second straight nail-biter for the Australian Spinners at the Under-23 World Championships has resulted in success with a four-point victory against host nation, Canada.

GLIDERS WIN SECOND STRAIGHT BRONZE MEDAL TO COMPLETE EUROPEAN TOUR

The Australian Gliders have finished with a victory at the Continental Clash, defeating Japan to secure the bronze medal and complete their European tour.

SPINNERS RUE SLOW START IN OPENING GAME OF U23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Spinners have dropped their opening game of the Under-23 World Championships but a promising second half will give them confidence heading into the remaining games of the group stage.

GLIDERS HEADED INTO CONTINENTAL CLASH SEMI-FINALS

The Australian Gliders have completed the group stage of the 2017 Continental Clash with a 2-1 record and will now head into a Semi-Final clash against Germany for a chance to play off for gold.

PRINCE HARRY LAUNCHES THE 2018 INVICTUS GAMES IN SYDNEY

Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, has officially launched the countdown to the fourth Invictus Games at a celebration to mark 500 days to go until the opening ceremony of Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

AUSTRALIAN GEMS NAME FINAL TEAM FOR FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

Following a final selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the Australian Gems have named their team of 12 to compete for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup from July 22-30.

TOWNSVILLE COMPLETE 3X3 CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT

Representing Australia at the 3x3 Challenger in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Townsville have been unable to advance to the World Tour but still received valuable ranking points in an important tournament for Australia's future in 3x3 basketball.

GLIDERS CLAIM BRONZE AT WORLD SUPER CUP

The Australian Gliders have enjoyed a strong tournament in Germany, claiming the bronze medal at the World Super Cup in their first leg of a two-tournament trip.

HELLOWORLD TRAVEL UNDER-16 CHAMPS DRAW RELEASED

Preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Helloworld Travel Australian Under-16 Championships with the draw for the tournament now available.

WA METRO AIMING TO REPEAT 2016 SUCCESS IN FRONT OF HOME CROWD

Breaking a 12-year drought with a medal-winning performance at last year’s Helloworld Travel Under-16 Championships, WA Metro are looking to get on the podium again in front of a home crowd when the tournament hits Stirling.

UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The 20 players who will contest the 2017 FIBA Oceania men’s and women’s Under-17 Championships in Hagatna, Guam from July 9-16 have been named.

FIBA ASIA CUP DRAW PLACES HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS IN GROUP D

With just over two months until the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, the draw has been announced, placing the Helloworld Travel Australian Boomers into Group D.

GLIDERS HEADED OVERSEAS FOR TWO INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

The Australian Gliders will continue their preparation for the AOZ qualifiers later this year with two international tournaments in Germany and England from June 2-9.

2017 WOMEN’S WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES TEAM ANNOUNCED

The 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) will be hosted in Chinese Taipei from August 19-30 with the Australian Emerging Opals team finalised for the tournament.

UNDER-23 SPINNERS NAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have named their team for the 2017 IWBF World Championships which will be held in Toronto, Canada from June 8-16.

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