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UNDER-16 AJC'S RECAP- DAY 1

Results and top performers from Day 1 of the Australian U16's Junior Championships being held in Kilsyth, Victoria.

AUSTRALIAN SAPPHIRES WIN HISTORIC GOLD MEDAL AT U17 WORLD CHAMPS

The Jayco Australian Sapphires are gold medallists at the Under-17 FIBA World Championships after defeating Italy 62-38 in the final to finish the tournament undefeated.

AUS HAND USA FIRST EVER LOSS AT U17 WORLD CHAMPS TO BOOK SPOT IN GRAND FINAL

The Jayco Australian Sapphires have handed the USA their first ever loss in the history of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, winning 73-60 to book a spot in the gold medal game early Sunday morning.

GET TO KNOW THE PAC-12 ALL STARS

Ahead of the Australian Rollers and Boomers Farewell Series at Hisense Arena on Tuesday July 12 and Thursday July 14, find out all you need to know about the Pac-12 Conference and the Boomers’ direct opponents.

AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEADING INTO CAMP AHEAD OF RIO

The Australian Boomers have arrived in Melbourne to begin their training camp from Tuesday July 5-Thursday July 14 with the aim to select the final team ahead of Rio.

AUSTRALIAN MEN FALL TO CANADA IN CLASSIFICATION GAME OF U17 WORLD CHAMPS

For the second time in the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Australia have been unable to get past Canada, falling 96-58 in the classification rounds of the tournament.

AUSTRALIAN MEN'S U17 WORLD CHAMPS DREAM ENDS AT HANDS OF HOSTS

Sheer dominance on the glass has not been enough for Australia to prevail in a 63-74 loss to Spain in the Quarter-Finals of the Under-17 World Championships.

SAPPHIRES DEFEAT CZECH REPUBLIC IN U17 WORLD CHAMPS QUARTER-FINAL

The Australian Sapphires are through to the Semi-Finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, using a dominant second half to defeat the Czech Republic 83-53.

JAYCO AUSTRALIAN OPALS HEADED INTO FOURTH AND FINAL CAMP BEFORE AUGUST

The Jayco Australian Opals have finalised plans for their fourth and final camp on the Gold Coast from Thursday July 5-Monday July 11, at the culmination of which the team for August will be announced.

EMERGING BOOMERS COMPLETE NANNING LEG OF CHINA TOUR WITH THIRD STRAIGHT WIN

The Emerging Boomers have finished the first leg of their tour of China with a third consecutive victory, defeating Cameroon 87-60.

STUNNING COMEBACK BOOKS AUS SPOT IN QUARTER-FINALS OF U17 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian men have punched their ticket to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina 75-72 following a stunning 28-20 final term.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 AUS SCHOOL CHAMPS

Registrations are now open for the 2016 Australian School Championships which will be run from December 4-9 in Melbourne.

EMERGING BOOMERS WIN FIRST TWO GAMES OF CHINA TOUR

The Emerging Boomers have started their tour of China very well, recording victories against Serbia and the Liaoning Leopards in their first two games.

FIRST WIN FOR AUSSIE MEN AT FIBA U17 WORLD CHAMPS

Australia have finished the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships with a maiden victory, defeating Finland 77-62.

AUSSIE MEN DROP SECOND GAME OF FIBA U17 WORLD CHAMPS

Australia have fallen 90-72 in a physical contest against China, dropping a second consecutive game at the FIBA Under-17 World Championships.

SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO QUARTER-FINALS OF U17 WORLD CHAMPS

Defeating France 55-48 for a third consecutive win in the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Australia will now skip the Round of 16 and advance directly to the Quarter-Finals.

TWO AUSSIES TAKEN IN THE TOP TEN AT THE 2016 NBA DRAFT

Ben Simmons has become the second Australian to be selected at number one in the NBA Draft following Andrew Bogut’s selection in 2005 while Thon Maker’s selection ensured two Australians were taken in the top ten for the first time ever.

SAPPHIRES STIFLE CHINA FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WIN AT U17 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Sapphires have cruised to their second consecutive victory at the FIBA U17 World Championships, defeating China 66-41.

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