Commonwealth Games Australia has today announced both the Men’s (Boomers) and Women’s (Opals) Australian Basketball Teams for next month’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
In consultation with its Constituent Association Members, Basketball Australia has introduced a new Courtsiding Policy as part of its National Integrity Framework.
The official logo for the 2018 Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup has been revealed with the tournament to be hosted in Geelong, Victoria, from April 21-28.
A new, next-generation, indoor multi-sports facility will be built in Glenorchy to meet the growing demand and encourage even more Tasmanians to play sport.
Recognising the outstanding contribution to the NBL and the sport of basketball in Australia, three players will be inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday 27 February at Crown Palladium at the 2018 NBL Gala Dinner.
Backing up from their win over Chinese Taipei in the first window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, Australia once again took care of their opponents, 88-68, to officially qualify for the second round later this year.
The Australian Boomers have moved clear on top of Group B in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers after defeating the Philippines 84-68 in front of 6,504 raucous Australian and especially Filipino fans.
The Australian Gliders have dropped consecutive games on a tough day at the 2018 Osaka Cup to set up a bronze medal playoff against host nation Japan tomorrow.
The 12 athletes who will represent the Australian Boomers in the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Melbourne have been named as they prepare to host the Philippines and Chinese Taipei on February 22 and 25 respectively.
The Australian Gliders will get together for their first tournament of 2018 at the Osaka Cup this week as they continue to build towards the IWBF World Championships in August.
Both Samantha Simons and Darcy Rees have represented Australia on the international stage but there is still something special about pulling on the red and blue of South Australia and competing in Australian Championships.