The Jayco Australian Sapphires are gold medallists at the Under-17 FIBA World Championships after defeating Italy 62-38 in the final to finish the tournament undefeated.
The Jayco Australian Sapphires have handed the USA their first ever loss in the history of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, winning 73-60 to book a spot in the gold medal game early Sunday morning.
For the second time in the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Australia have been unable to get past Canada, falling 96-58 in the classification rounds of the tournament.
Sheer dominance on the glass has not been enough for Australia to prevail in a 63-74 loss to Spain in the Quarter-Finals of the Under-17 World Championships.
The Australian Sapphires are through to the Semi-Finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, using a dominant second half to defeat the Czech Republic 83-53.
The Jayco Australian Opals have finalised plans for their fourth and final camp on the Gold Coast from Thursday July 5-Monday July 11, at the culmination of which the team for August will be announced.
The Emerging Boomers have finished the first leg of their tour of China with a third consecutive victory, defeating Cameroon 87-60.
The Australian men have punched their ticket to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina 75-72 following a stunning 28-20 final term.
The Emerging Boomers have started their tour of China very well, recording victories against Serbia and the Liaoning Leopards in their first two games.
Australia have fallen 90-72 in a physical contest against China, dropping a second consecutive game at the FIBA Under-17 World Championships.
Defeating France 55-48 for a third consecutive win in the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Australia will now skip the Round of 16 and advance directly to the Quarter-Finals.
Ben Simmons has become the second Australian to be selected at number one in the NBA Draft following Andrew Bogut’s selection in 2005 while Thon Maker’s selection ensured two Australians were taken in the top ten for the first time ever.
The Australian Sapphires have cruised to their second consecutive victory at the FIBA U17 World Championships, defeating China 66-41.