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MIXED RESULTS FOR ROLLERS AND GLIDERS ON OPENING DAY OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders will rue a slow start against China while the Rollers dealt with Iraq easily on the opening day of competition at the 2017 IWBF AOZ Qualifiers.

ROLLERS AND GLIDERS BEGIN 2017 AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Rollers and Gliders have arrived in Beijing ahead of the AOZ Qualifiers as they aim to progress through to the 2018 IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 IWBF AOZ QUALIFERS

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Gliders team to compete at the 2017 IWBF Qualifiers tournament in Beijing, China from October 21-29.

PEAK SPORT TO FIT OUT BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce a new four year apparel partnership with global sportswear brand PEAK Sport.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS HEADED TO FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT UNDER NEW COACH DAVID GOULD

12 Australian Gliders have been selected for the Osaka Cup in early February, a friendly tournament that will serve as David Gould’s first international competition as head coach.

DAVID GOULD NAMED AS AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS COACH

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team will have a new head coach starting immediately with the announcement of David Gould taking over from departed head coach Tom Kyle.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS WIN BRONZE MEDAL AT 2016 OSAKA CUP

A relatively inexperienced Australian Gliders team has finished in third place at the 2016 Osaka Cup, defeating Japan in the bronze-medal playoff game.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS FALL IN OPENING GAME OF OSAKA CUP

In their first game of the Osaka Cup in Japan, the Australian Gliders were left to rue a slow start as Germany defeated them 59-36.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS NAMED FOR 2016 OSAKA CUP

Departing on February 8, the Australian Gliders will head to Japan for the Osaka Cup from February 9-14, a tournament intended to be an opportunity for new players to announce themselves within the Gliders squad.

Heartbreak and Elation for Gliders and Rollers at AOZ qualifying tournament

There has been a mixed result at the AOZ Qualifying tournament ahead of the 2016 Paralympics with the Australian Rollers winning the gold medal in the men's competition while the Australian Gliders just missed out on a spot in next year's Paralympics with a heartbreaking loss to China.

Rollers and Gliders a win away from 2016 Paralympic qualificiation

At the AOZ qualifying tournament, the Australian Rollers have advanced to the Semi-Final after defeating Thailand while the Gliders have set up a final clash against China with a spot in the 2016 Paralympics on the line.

Rollers Smash Philippines and Gliders take care of Japan at AOZ qualifying tournament

The Australian Rollers are one win away from sweeping their pool games while the Australian Gliders are back on track with a second victory over Japan in the quest to qualify for the 2016 Paralympics.

Rollers Remain Undefeated while Gliders Fall Short Against China

The Australian Rollers have won their third consecutive game but the Australian Gliders lost to China at the AOZ qualifying tournament as both teams fight for a spot in the 2016 Paralympics.

Rollers and Gliders off to perfect starts at AOZ Qualifying Tournament

The Australian men's and women's wheelchair teams have both begun their Asia Oceania Zone (AOZ) Paralympic qualifying tournament in style, defeating Chinese Taipei and Japan respectively on the opening day of competition.

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