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EMERGING OPALS GOLDEN GIRLS AT 2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

For the second time in the Emerging Opals' World University Games history, they have claimed the gold medal after a stunning run through the finals which culminated with an 85-76 victory over Japan in the last game of the tournament.

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA BOARD

Ahead of the Basketball Australia AGM, scheduled for Saturday October 28, 2017, the director terms of Ned Coten, Andrew Gaze and David Reid will expire and these positions will become open for nomination and election.

PERFORMANCE COACHING WORKSHOP TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

Basketball Australia is set to conduct a series of high performance coach development clinics and activities as part of the “Performance Coaching Workshops” initiative.

ATHLETE COMMISSION ESTABLISHED BY AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

The Australian Paralympic Committee has facilitated the establishment of an Athlete Commission in recognition of the clear advantages to be gained from continuous and meaningful engagement with Australia’s Paralympians.

ESTONIA NO MATCH FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

A powerful offensive display from the Emerging Boomers has seen them defeat Estonia 105-83 in their first classification game of the World University Games.

GOLD MEDAL BECKONS FOR EMERGING OPALS AT 2017 WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have continued their dream run at the 2017 World University Games, defeating host nation Chinese Taipei 79-74 in a nail-biter to advance to the gold medal game on Monday night.

EMERGING OPALS BOUNCE USA AND EMERGING BOOMERS END POOL STAGE ON A HIGH

The Emerging Opals have pulled off a stunning defeat of the USA at the World Uni Games to advance to the Semi-Finals while the Emerging Boomers finished their pool stage on a high with a win over Mozambique.

REGISTRATIONS FOR 2017 SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS NOW OPEN

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Australian School Championships (ASC's) which will be held from December 3-8 in South East Melbourne.

EMERGING BOOMERS BOUNCE BACK WITH WIN OVER RUSSIA AT WORLD UNI GAMES

Bouncing back from a loss the previous night, the Emerging Boomers have evened their win/loss record at 2-2 with a resounding 89-71 victory over Russia at the 2017 World University Games.

GOSFORD CITY BASKETBALL TO HOST 2018 U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce Gosford City Basketball will host the Australian Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships next year from February 7-11.

EMERGING OPALS AND BOOMERS FALL ON DAY 4 OF WORLD UNI GAMES

On a disappointing fourth day of the World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers have lost their games with the women suffering a nail-biting defeat to Russia while the men could not overcome a slow start against Israel.

DRAW RELEASED FOR UNDER-14 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following the release of the list of teams for the Australian Under-14 Club Championships, the draw has been announced as we countdown to the start of the tournament.

TWO IN A ROW FOR EMERGING OPALS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

In what was arguably the toughest group coming into the tournament, the Emerging Opals have raced to the top of Pool D with a clinical 69-47 victory over Argentina.

DOUBLE VICTORIES FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS AT WORLD UNI GAMES

The Emerging Opals have started their World University Games on the right foot with a victory over Lithuania while the Emerging Boomers have responded to an opening loss with their own win against Lithuania.

BOOMERS CROWNED KINGS OF ASIA IN FIRST FIBA ASIA CUP CAMPAIGN

Another complete team performance from the Australian Boomers has seen them claim the FIBA Asia Cup with a 79-56 victory over Iran, finishing their first foray into the tournament unbeaten with six consecutive wins.

EMERGING BOOMERS FALL NARROWLY IN OPENING CLASH OF WORLD UNI GAMES

In their debut at the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Boomers have succumbed to Ukraine in a close loss, 76-80.

BOOMERS WIN TRANS-TASMAN CLASH TO ADVANCE TO FIBA ASIA CUP FINAL

The Australian Boomers have utilised a blistering start to carry them to a 106-79 victory over New Zealand in the FIBA Asia Cup Semi-Final and in the process, advance to tomorrow's gold medal game.

2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGINS THIS WEEKEND FOR EMERGING BOOMERS AND OPALS

With both Australian teams having landed in Taipei ahead of the 2017 World University Games, the Emerging Opals and Boomers are now putting the finishing touches on their preparation before the tournament begins.

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