SAO PAULO - SEPTEMBER 21: Lauren Jackson #15 of Australia waves to the crowd after their victory during a game between Brazil and Australia during the 2006 FIBA World Championship For Women at Constancio Vaz Guimaraes Arena, Ibirapuera on September 21, 2006, Sao Paulo, Brazil. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

LAUREN JACKSON RETIRES FROM OPALS AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

At a press conference earlier today, Lauren Jackson announced that she has retired from the Jayco Australian Opals and international competition.

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PAUL GORISS SIGNS AS UC CAPITALS WNBL COACH

Basketball Australia is delighted at the news of Paul Goriss signing as head coach of the University of Canberra Capitals in the WNBL.

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AUSSIES HALFWAY THROUGH GROUP STAGE AT ALBERT SCHWEITZER TOURNAMENT

Having played three of their five group games at the 2016 Albert Schweitzer Tournament, Australia are 1-2 and sit in third place in Group A.

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GRAN CANARIA INTO EUROCUP SEMI FINALS

Brad Newley and Herbalife Gran Canaria have advanced to the EuroCup Semi-Finals for the second consecutive year as they look to atone for their 2015 Finals loss.

Stanford's Alanna Smith, right, waits for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against George Washington, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Stanford, Calif. The freshman from Australia is the first international recruit for the Cardinal women's basketball team, even after all of those talented squads in recent decades playing for Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

MARCH MADNESS HEADS INTO SWEET SIXTEEN ROUND

The 2016 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division 1 Basketball Tournament has entered the Sweet Sixteen round with three Australians left in contention for the Championship.

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AUSTRALIA DEPARTS FOR ALBERT SCHWEITZER TOURNAMENT

Basketball Australia has named the team that will represent Australia at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament (AST) from March 26-April 1 in Mannheim, Germany.

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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA NAMES JAYCO OPALS CAMP SQUAD

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a squad to head into the first training camp from March 29-April 3 including six players who have been deemed potentially injured or unavailable.

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HIGH PERFORMANCE COACH CONFERENCE

Basketball Australia is proud to bring a two-day High Performance Coaches Conference in Canberra from 3-4 May, 2016.

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TWELVE AUSSIE WOMEN READY FOR THE BIG DANCE

The 2016 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament will begin on Saturday March 19 Australia time with twelve Australian representatives.

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2016 Australian Schools Championships to be hosted in Melbourne

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Schools Championships (ASC’s) will be held in Melbourne for the next three years.

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AUSSIES TO COMPETE IN MARCH MADNESS

The 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament will begin on Friday March 18 with three teams featuring Australian basketballers.

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DRAWS ANNOUNCED FOR RIO 2016

At the official draw in Switzerland conducted by FIBA early Saturday morning AEDT, the shape of the tournament became clear as the men's and women's pools were selected.

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RENEE NARCIS AWARDED WOMEN LEADERS IN SPORT GRANT

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce that Renee Narcis, Australian Junior Championships Manager, has received a Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) grant.

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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA NAMES BOOMERS RIO SQUAD

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce 26 players have been named to the Australia Boomers Rio squad.

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CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE COLLEGE UPDATE

Catch up on how our Centre of Excellence athletes are faring at colleges around the USA.

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OLYMPIC AND WORLD CHAMPS APPOINTMENTS FOR AUSTRALIAN REFEREES

Several Australian technical officials have been honoured with selections by FIBA to attend the 2016 Olympic Games, the final Olympic qualification in Manila and the U17 World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain.

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BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA NAMES JAYCO OPALS SQUAD

The Jayco Australian Opals have named a 27 player squad from which up to a maximum of 20 will participate in four selection camps from March-July.

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