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EMERGING BOOMERS TEAM NAMED FOR 2017 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

With the 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) two months away, the 12-man team for the Emerging Boomers has been announced.

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AUSTRALIA FALL AGONISINGLY SHORT OF 3X3 WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS

Australia have completed the pool stage of the 3x3 World Cup but fallen just short of a Quarter-Final berth after a defeat of Japan was followed by an overtime loss to the Netherlands.

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AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ALL STARS CONFIRMED FOR WORLD BASKETBALL CHALLENGE

The Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars has announced its selection of a 10- player roster, for the 2017 World Indigenous Basketball Challenge (WIBC) that will be taking place in Canada from August 9-12.

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AUSTRALIA SPLIT OPENING DAY OF FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP

On the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup, Australia have split their two games with a victory over China following a loss to Ukraine.

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UNDER-23 SPINNERS WIN FOURTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE MEDAL

Coming from a double-digit deficit at half-time, the Australian Spinners have defeated Japan 71-66 to claim the bronze medal at the 2017 IWBF Under-23 World Championships.

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SPINNERS TO FACE JAPAN FOR U23 WORLDS BRONZE MEDAL AFTER LOSS TO TURKEY

A gallant effort in the fourth quarter has come too late for the Australian Spinners, falling to Turkey 52-60 in the Under-23 World Championships Semi-Final to set up a bronze medal playoff against Japan.

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SPINNERS BOOK U23 WORLDS SEMI-FINAL BERTH WITH VICTORY OVER GERMANY

A stirring second half from the Australian Spinners has seen them advance to the Semi-Finals with a 69-66 victory against Germany at the Under-23 World Championships.

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SPINNERS FALL TO TURKEY BUT WILL FACE GERMANY IN U23 WORLDS QF

Against undefeated and pool leaders in Turkey, the Australian Spinners have shown they can match it with the best in the competition at the 2017 Under-23 World Championships, just falling short in a 53-60 battle.

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HELLOWORLD TRAVEL BOOMERS SQUAD INVITED TO FIBA ASIA CUP CAMP

A 20-man Australian Helloworld Travel Boomers squad are heading into camp next month on the Gold Coast in preparation for the FIBA Asia Cup to be held in Lebanon from August 8-20.

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SPINNERS EARN QUARTER-FINAL SPOT WITH WIN OVER ITALY AT U23 WORLDS

In overtime, the Australian Spinners have defeated Italy 60-53 to book a place in the Under-23 World Championship Quarter-Finals with one game remaining in the group stage.

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TWO IN A ROW FOR SPINNERS AT U23 WORLD CHAMPS

In a defensive grind, the Australian Spinners have claimed their second straight victory for the U23 World Championships, defeating Brazil 43-27.

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SPINNERS DEFEAT HOST NATION FOR FIRST WIN OF U23 WORLD CHAMPS

A second straight nail-biter for the Australian Spinners at the Under-23 World Championships has resulted in success with a four-point victory against host nation, Canada.

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GLIDERS WIN SECOND STRAIGHT BRONZE MEDAL TO COMPLETE EUROPEAN TOUR

The Australian Gliders have finished with a victory at the Continental Clash, defeating Japan to secure the bronze medal and complete their European tour.

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SPINNERS RUE SLOW START IN OPENING GAME OF U23 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Spinners have dropped their opening game of the Under-23 World Championships but a promising second half will give them confidence heading into the remaining games of the group stage.

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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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