AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS WIN BRONZE MEDAL AT 2016 OSAKA CUP

A relatively inexperienced Australian Gliders team has finished in third place at the 2016 Osaka Cup, defeating Japan in the bronze-medal playoff game.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 1

Read a recap of Day 1 from the 2016 Under-20's and Ivor Burge Championships in Ipswich, Queensland.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS FALL IN OPENING GAME OF OSAKA CUP

In their first game of the Osaka Cup in Japan, the Australian Gliders were left to rue a slow start as Germany defeated them 59-36.

SUCCESSFUL CARL JUNGEBRAND TOUR FOR AUS AND NZ REFEREES

Carl Jungebrand, the FIBA Head of Refereeing, has conducted another successful series of clinics across Australia and New Zealand, instructing officials on refereeing philosophies, mechanics and techniques.

CAMBAGE LEADS SHANGHAI INTO WCBA SEMI-FINALS

Shanghai Dahua, led by Liz Cambage, has advanced to the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) Semi-Finals after an emphatic 2-0 series win in the Quarter-Finals against Bayi.

U20'S AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS TO KICK OFF THIS WEEKEND

The 42nd Australian Championships for Under-20’s will be held in Ipswich, Queensland next week alongside the Ivor Burge Championships for athletes with an intellectual disability.

AUSSIE ATHLETE TO PLAY IN NBA ALL-STAR SPECIAL OLYMPICS UNIFIED SPORTS GAME

Special Olympics Australia athlete Eliza Mills will take the court alongside past and present NBA legends, WNBA players and other Special Olympics champions when she competes in Canada at the Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game.

Goriss appointed to assist coaching SEQ Stars

Paul Goriss has been appointed to assist SEQ Stars team for the remainder of the season

SEQ Stars to play out the rest of the season

The WNBL club, South East Queensland (SEQ) Stars will continue to play for the remainder of the season.

ROLLERS FEBRUARY CAMP FOR LOW POINTERS

The Australian men’s wheelchair team, the Rollers, has headed to Perth for a four-day camp starting today, with 17 lower point classification athletes (1.0 to 3.0) in attendance.

WNBL Club SEQ Stars placed into liquidation

The WNBL Club, South East Queensland Stars (SEQ) has been placed into liquidation.

Vote for Boomer Matthew Dellavedova as Australian Sport Personality of the Year.

Matthew Dellavedova has been named in a shortlist for the 2016 AIS Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs) by the Australian Institute of Sport and you can vote for the Australian Boomer to win the award.

VICINITY CENTRES AUSSIE HOOPS LAUNCH GRANTS PROGRAM

Supported by the Australian Sports Commission through Sporting Schools, Basketball Australia is pleased to launch a grants program for clubs and associations delivering Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops, to enhance their programs and relationships with local schools.

VALE SID TAYLOR

Basketball Australia regrets the sad passing of Sid Taylor, a dedicated patron of basketball for over 50 years and a Basketball Australia Hall of Fame member.

AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS NAMED FOR 2016 OSAKA CUP

Departing on February 8, the Australian Gliders will head to Japan for the Osaka Cup from February 9-14, a tournament intended to be an opportunity for new players to announce themselves within the Gliders squad.

BASKETBALL WITHOUT BORDERS NBA EVENT

Four Australians, including Centre of Excellence product Harry Froling and Australian Emu William McDowell-White, will attend a Basketball Without Borders camp during the NBA All-Star weekend from February 12-14.

JANUARY ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT CAMP CONCLUDES

Basketball Australia’s Athlete Development Camp for January 2016 wraps up today, following a five-day intensive clinic for 44 athletes.

CARL JUNGEBRAND RETURNING FOR A SECOND CAMP IN AUSTRALIA

Carl Jungebrand, the FIBA Head of Refereeing, will return to Australia and extend his visit to New Zealand for a series of training workshops in January and February.

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