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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.

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PRINCE HARRY LAUNCHES THE 2018 INVICTUS GAMES IN SYDNEY

Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, has officially launched the countdown to the fourth Invictus Games at a celebration to mark 500 days to go until the opening ceremony of Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

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AUSTRALIAN GEMS NAME FINAL TEAM FOR FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

Following a final selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the Australian Gems have named their team of 12 to compete for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup from July 22-30.

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TOWNSVILLE COMPLETE 3X3 CHALLENGER TOURNAMENT

Representing Australia at the 3x3 Challenger in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Townsville have been unable to advance to the World Tour but still received valuable ranking points in an important tournament for Australia's future in 3x3 basketball.

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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.

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HELLOWORLD TRAVEL UNDER-16 CHAMPS DRAW RELEASED

Preparations are in full swing for the 2017 Helloworld Travel Australian Under-16 Championships with the draw for the tournament now available.

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WA METRO AIMING TO REPEAT 2016 SUCCESS IN FRONT OF HOME CROWD

Breaking a 12-year drought with a medal-winning performance at last year’s Helloworld Travel Under-16 Championships, WA Metro are looking to get on the podium again in front of a home crowd when the tournament hits Stirling.

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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.

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FIBA ASIA CUP DRAW PLACES HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS IN GROUP D

With just over two months until the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, the draw has been announced, placing the Helloworld Travel Australian Boomers into Group D.

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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.

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2017 WOMEN’S WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES TEAM ANNOUNCED

The 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) will be hosted in Chinese Taipei from August 19-30 with the Australian Emerging Opals team finalised for the tournament.

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UNDER-23 SPINNERS NAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

The Australian Under-23 Spinners have named their team for the 2017 IWBF World Championships which will be held in Toronto, Canada from June 8-16.

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BASKETBALL TASMANIA RECEIVE BOOST TO PROVIDE SCHOOL CLINICS

The Speaker of the House and Liberal Member for Denison, Elise Archer has officially announced a new $250,000 funding agreement with Basketball Tasmania for the South-East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) clubs to provide clinics to schools throughout the state.

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TIM WHEALING AND BILL MILDENHALL NAMED NRDP COORDINATORS

Tim Whealing and Bill Mildenhall have been named the National Referee Development Program (NRDP) Coordinators to support the connection between national and state bodies.

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2017 FIBA OCEANIA U17 CHAMPIONSHIP HEAD COACHES ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching panels that will lead teams at the 2017 FIBA Oceania Under-17 Championships to be held in Hagatna, Guam July 9-16.

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OPALS SELECTION CAMP SQUAD NAMED AHEAD OF FIBA WOMEN’S ASIA CUP

Preparations have begun ahead of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup with an Australian Opals squad headed to Phoenix, Arizona for a selection camp from June 25-July 3.

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OPALS DRAWN INTO GROUP B FOR 2017 FIBA WOMEN'S ASIA CUP

The path to the Women's World Cup has begun with the Australian Opals being drawn into Group B of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup, held in Bangalore, India from July 23-29.

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FIBA 3X3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WOMEN’S TEAMS SELECTED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the open and Under-18 women’s teams that will compete next month at the FIBA 3x3 World Championships and Under-18 World Championships respectively.

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