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GOLD MEDAL GAME BECKONS FOR OPALS AT FIBA ASIA CUP

Maintaining their unbeaten run at their first ever FIBA Asia Women's Cup, the Australian Opals are through to the gold medal game after beating South Korea for the second time, 81-64.

OPALS QUALIFY FOR 2018 WORLD CUP WITH QUARTER-FINAL WIN AT FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Opals have had a successful day at the FIBA Asia Women's Cup, defeating North Korea in the Quarter-Final 81-48 to advance to the Semi-Finals as well as qualify for next year's FIBA 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.

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HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS OPEN

Basketball Australia will once again hold the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2017.

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.

OPALS ADVANCE TO FIBA ASIA CUP QUARTER-FINALS UNBEATEN

A three-point barrage from the Australian Opals has seen them advance to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup undefeated, beating Japan 83-74.

OPALS ACCOUNT FOR PHILIPPINES TO STAY UNBEATEN AT FIBA ASIA CUP

The Australian Opals have utilised a significant height and size advantage to defeat the Philippines in their second game of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup, winning 107-65.

BOOMERS SELECT 12 TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT 2017 FIBA ASIA CUP

Signalling the exciting start of a new era in FIBA tournaments and qualification processes, a 12-man team for the Australian Boomers has been selected for the FIBA Asia Cup next month.

GEMS CRUSH MEXICO TO GET ON WINNERS LIST AT FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

Putting the previous night's disappointment behind them, the Australian Gems have proven they are a force to be reckoned with at the Under-19 World Cup, defeating Mexico 109-34.

OPALS OFF TO WINNING START AT FIBA ASIA WOMEN'S CUP

The Australian Opals have had a strong start to their first foray in the FIBA Asia Women's Cup, defeating Korea 78-54 in the opening game of the group stage.

GEMS STUMBLE IN OPENING GAME OF FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have dropped their opening game of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup against an impressive defensive display from Japan.

MANSFIELD TO REALISE LIFELONG DREAM AT FIBA WOMEN'S ASIA CUP

Rising through the ranks of Australian basketball, Lauren Mansfield will realise a life-long dream when she pulls on the Opals jersey at the FIBA Asia Cup this weekend.

GEMS READY TO HIT THE FLOOR AT FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

All is in readiness for the start of the FIBA Women's Under-19 World Cup with the Australian Under-19 Gems set to take on Japan in their first game on Saturday night Australian time.

OPALS LAND IN BANGALORE AHEAD OF FIBA ASIA CUP THIS WEEKEND

The Australian Opals have arrived safely in Bangalore, India and are now preparing for the FIBA Women's Asia Cup with their first game scheduled for Sunday afternoon Australian time.

KELSEY GRIFFIN RIGHT AT HOME WITH THE AUSTRALIAN OPALS

Kelsey Griffin will be one of three members of the Australian Opals to debut when they hit the court in India for the 2017 FIBA Women's Asia Cup.

INCOMING ATHLETES TO CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AND NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY

Basketball Australia is excited to announce the latest group of incoming athletes across both the BA Centre of Excellence (CoE) and NBA Global Academy.

SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE IMPROVED ACCESS TO BASKETBALL EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Basketball Australia has launched an online store for teachers to purchase official basketball equipment and resources for their Sporting Schools programs, linked with its successful Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops introductory program.

HELLOWORLD TRAVEL U16'S RECAP- DAY 8

Game reports and final standings from Day 8 of the Australian Helloworld Travel Under-16's Junior Championships being held in Perth, Western Australia.

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