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SAPPHIRES NAME TEAM TO DEFEND FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP GOLD MEDAL

The team to defend the Australian Sapphires' gold medal from 2016 has been named ahead of the FIBA Under-17 World Cup to be held in Minsk, Belarus from July 21-29.

SAPPHIRES SQUAD NARROWED FOR FINAL SELECTION CAMP AHEAD OF U17 WORLD CUP

Following their first camp at the Centre of Excellence, the Australian Sapphires' squad has been narrowed to 16 and will head back into a final selection camp from June 1-4 before naming their team for the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES NAME SQUADS AHEAD OF FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have named squads for their respective camps as they continue their preparations for the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

FIXTURE RELEASED FOR FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Sapphires can now begin their preparations for the FIBA Under-17 World Cup with the fixture released for the tournament which runs from July 21-29 in Belarus.

SAPPHIRES STAY UNBEATEN AHEAD OF U16 ASIA CHAMPS GOLD MEDAL GAME

The Sapphires will play off for the gold medal tomorrow after another complete performance at the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championships, defeating China 86-46.

SAPPHIRES QUALIFY FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-17 WORLD CUP

The Australian Sapphires have booked a spot at the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup following a Quarter-Final victory over Hong Kong, 123-29.

SAPPHIRES SHINE WITH VICTORY OVER CHINESE TAIPEI AT U16 ASIA CHAMPS

The Australian Sapphires have secured a second straight win at the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championships, defeating Chinese Taipei 88-60.

SAPPHIRES DEFEAT OLD FOE NZ AT NEW FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPS

The Australian Sapphires have gotten their quest to qualify for the 2018 Under-17 Worlds off to the perfect start with a 61-43 victory over New Zealand in the first game of their Under-16 Asia Championships.

SAPPHIRES PREPARED FOR 2017 FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Under FIBA's new qualification process, the Australian Sapphires have arrived in India ahead of the FIBA Under-16 Asia Championships where they will be aiming to qualify for the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.

AUSTRALIAN CROCS AND SAPPHIRES NAMED FOR 2017 FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following a selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the Crocs and Sapphires teams have been selected to represent Australia at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR SELECTION CAMP AHEAD OF 2017 FIBA UNDER-16 ASIA CUP

As international basketball moves into a new qualification era for FIBA World Championships, Basketball Australia has named the athletes to attend the selection camp for the Australian Crocs and Sapphires ahead of the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asia Cup.

U17 OCEANIA GOLD MEDALS FOR AUSTRALIAN CROCS AND SAPPHIRES

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have finished the Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, defeating New Zealand in their respective Grand Finals to claim the gold medals.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES TO FACE NZ IN U17 OCEANIA GRAND FINALS

With victories over Guam in the Under-17 Oceania Championship, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Grand Final where they will face New Zealand for the gold medal tomorrow.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPS SEMI-FINALS

Finishing the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after each defeating Samoa this afternoon.

TWO ON THE TROT FOR CROCS AND SAPPHIRES AT FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have claimed consecutive wins at the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships, all but assuring themselves top spot heading into the Semi-Finals with one group stage game to come.

AUSSIES SUCCEED ON OPENING DAY OF FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have taken care of business on the first day of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships, each claiming 100+ point wins in their respective group stage games.

UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The 20 players who will contest the 2017 FIBA Oceania men’s and women’s Under-17 Championships in Hagatna, Guam from July 9-16 have been named.

COACHING STAFF FOR UNDER-17 NATIONAL TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching staff for the national Under-17 men’s and women’s teams who will compete in the new FIBA Asia Championship to qualify for the 2019 World Championships.

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