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Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

GLIDERS COMPLETE FINAL WARM-UP BEFORE 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have completed their final warm-up series against the USA and Netherlands ahead of the 2018 IWBF World Championships which are less than two months away.

GLIDERS SET FOR REDEMPTION AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Currently finalising their preparations in the USA at a three-nation tournament, the Australian Gliders have selected their team for the 2018 IWBF World Championships to be held in Hamburg, Germany between August 16-26.

FINAL TOUR UNDERWAY FOR GLIDERS PRIOR TO 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders have landed in Colorado Springs for their final pre-World Championship tour with a six-game series scheduled against the Netherlands and the USA.

YOUNG AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS COMPLETE SERIES AGAINST JAPAN

A different looking Australian Gliders team, with several key play-makers absent, has completed a five-game series against Japan to give coach David Gould a greater understanding of his team's depth ahead of the IWBF World Championships.

GLIDERS TOUR JAPAN AS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PREPARATIONS CONTINUE

After a full week of international competition in Canberra a fortnight ago against Germany, the Australian Gliders have headed to Tokyo for a week-long training camp and five-game series against Japan as part of the Mitsubishi World Challenge Cup 2018.

GLIDERS COMPLETE WARM-UP SERIES VS. GERMANY AHEAD OF WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian Gliders have completed their international contests against Germany as both teams utilised a six-game series to warm-up for the 2018 IWBF World Championships in August.

GERMANY TAKES 2-1 LEAD HALFWAY THROUGH INTL. SERIES AGAINST GLIDERS

The Australian Gliders are locked in a competitive friendly international series against Germany at Basketball Australia's Centre of Excellence with the visitors taking a 2-1 lead with three games remaining.

GLIDERS TO HOST GERMANY IN INTERNATIONAL SERIES AT CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence will host an exciting week of wheelchair basketball from May 18-25 with the German women’s national team set to play a six-game series against the Australian Gliders in preparation for the 2018 IWBF World Championships later this year.

OSAKA CUP BRONZE MEDAL FOR GLIDERS

The Australian Gliders have won the bronze medal at the Osaka Cup, defeating host nation Japan for the second time in three days.

GLIDERS DROP TWO GAMES HEADING INTO OSAKA CUP BRONZE MEDAL PLAYOFF

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.

GLIDERS SUCCEED IN OPENING GAME OF 2018 OSAKA CUP

Taking care of host nation Japan, the Australian Gliders are off to the perfect start at the 2018 Osaka Cup with a 74-55 victory.

GLIDERS TO UTILISE OSAKA CUP AS PREPARATION FOR 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

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.

GLIDERS CLAIM SILVER AND ROLLERS MOVE TO GOLD MEDAL GAME AT AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have finished with a silver medal at the AOZ Qualifiers while the Rollers have the chance to go one better in their final game after a Semi-Final victory.

GLIDERS AND ROLLERS SECURE SPOTS AT 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gliders and Rollers have completed a perfect day at the AOZ Qualifiers, advancing to next year's IWBF World Championships with victories over Japan and Hong Kong respectively.

GLIDERS HEAD INTO AOZ QUALIFIER SEMI-FINALS WITH 2-1 RECORD

The Australian Gliders have defeated Iran 108-8 to finish their group stage with a 2-1 record, heading into tomorrow's all-important Semi-Final at the AOZ Qualifiers.

GLIDERS AND ROLLERS CRUISE ON SECOND DAY OF AOZ QUALIFIERS

The Australian Gliders have bounced back from an opening day loss to defeat Japan 75-59 while the Rollers have won their second straight game to head into the Quarter-Finals undefeated at the 2017 IWBF AOZ Qualifiers.

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.

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