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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA TO STAY HYDRATED WITH AQUALYTE

Basketball Australia today announced a new partnership with premium hydration solution brand Aqualyte which will see the Australian national teams including the Boomers, Opals, Rollers and Gliders supplied with Aqualyte’s range of products.

2018 UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM LISTS REVEALED

With the 2018 Under-20 and Ivor Burge Championships tipping off in Gosford, New South Wales tomorrow, the team lists for all four competitions have been announced.

TICKETS ON SALE FOR BOOMERS SECOND WINDOW OF FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Fresh from a series of impressive victories in the first window of FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifiers, the Boomers will square off against the Philippines on February 22, followed by Chinese Taipei on February 25 with both games to be played in Melbourne.

MITCHELL AND BROEKHOFF ADVANCE TO EUROCUP QUARTER-FINALS

Leilani Mitchell and Ryan Broekhoff's EuroCup success has continued with both Aussies advancing to the Quarter-Finals of the women's and men's competitions.

KERRY RUPP TO FEATURE AT 2018 COACHES CONFERENCE

Respected United States collegiate coach Kerry Rupp is the first of the keynote presenters announced for the 2018 Basketball Australia (BA) Coaches Conference, to be held at the BA Centre of Excellence May 7 and 8.

POOLS DECIDED FOR 2018 IWBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Preparations are in full swing for the 2018 IWBF World Championships which will be held in Hamburg, Germany from August 16-26 with the announcement of the pools for the men's and women's tournaments.

COE CLAIM SECOND STRAIGHT TITLE AT CANBERRA CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

The Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) men have defended their Championship at the Tradies Canberra Classic over the weekend, starting 2018 in style with an undefeated tournament.

SEVERAL BASKETBALL ICONS NAMED IN 2018 AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

Basketball dignitaries have featured in the 2018 Australia Day Honours with Michele Timms earning a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) while four other icons were honoured with Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM).

NBL AND BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA LAUNCH 3X3 HUSTLE

Basketball Australia and the National Basketball League (NBL) have joined forces to bring 3x3 basketball to all Australians with the unveiling of the 3x3 Hustle.

BOOMERS ANNOUNCE SQUAD FOR SECOND WINDOW OF FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Australian Boomers have announced their 24-man squad for the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers which will be held on February 22 against the Philippines and February 25 against Chinese Taipei in Melbourne.

JANUARY 2018 ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT CAMP LAUNCHES TODAY

The four-day Basketball Australia Athlete Development Camp (ADC), held from January 22-25, launches today with 40 male and female athletes, 17 coaches as well as the Emerging Rollers in attendance.

MITCHELL ADVANCES TO ROUND OF 8 AND BROEKHOFF CONTINUES TO FIRE IN EUROCUP

Coming to the business end of the 2018 EuroCup finals, Australian representatives Leilani Mitchell, Ryan Broekhoff and Ben Madgen are still alive and striving for success for their three respective teams.

MCNAMEE JOINS BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA MAJOR DRIVE

Former Australian Open CEO Paul McNamee has joined Basketball Australia in a key role to drive commercial growth as the sport prepares for a major upswing.

NEW PARTNERSHIP SEES SPALDING AS THE OFFICIAL GAME BALL OF BASKETBALL NEW SOUTH WALES

Basketball New South Wales and Spalding are today pleased to announce the first-time partnership between the two organisations.

2017/18 AUSSIES IN DIVISION 1 COLLEGE UPDATE- WOMEN

Around halfway through the 2017/18 season, catch up on how our Aussie women that have recorded minutes this season are faring in Division 1 colleges around the USA.

2017/18 AUSSIES IN DIVISION 1 COLLEGE UPDATE- MEN

At the start of the New Year, catch up on how our dozens of Aussie men that have recorded minutes this season are faring in Division 1 colleges around the USA.

AUSSIES AIMING FOR EUROCUP SUCCESS IN 2018

As the 2017/18 EuroCup finals head towards their conclusion, three Aussies across the men's and women's tournaments are still in contention for the Championship.

2017 IN REVIEW

Another successful year on the national and international stage for Basketball Australia saw our teams claim nine gold, four silver and six bronze medals while qualification through the Asian region for FIBA tournaments began.

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