Monthly Archives: July 2009

Rollers World Challenge Preview

As reigning Paralympic Champions the Rollers will be the team to beat at the Rollers World Challenge that tips off tomorrow at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.

Rollers Beijing Gold Medal rematch

The Rollers, Australia's reigning Paralympic men's wheelchair basketball champions, will open the Rollers World Challenge international tournament at Sydney Olympic Park on Wed 29 July with a rematch against the Canadian team they defeated to win the gold medal in Beijing.

VIDEO: Australia's got talent

Boomers head coach Brett Brown believes Australia has never been in a better position in terms of talent, as he told Fox Sports.

Gliders not at home in Canada

The Australian Gliders tonight were out-muscled by the Beijing Paralympic Silver Medallists, Germany in their first game of the Ottawa 4 Nations Invitational Tournament, falling 64-38, at Algonquin College this morning.

Follow the Boomers on Twitter

The Boomers have touched down in beautiful Buenos Aires - follow them on tour with Twitter.

Gems pounce on Lithuania

The Gems continued their unbeaten run at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women after trouncing Lithuania 69-53 in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday night.

Rollers: Colin Smith looks forward to his Rollers debut

Rollers debutante Colin Smith spoke to RPH Adelaide's Peter Greco on Saturday as he prepares for the Rollers World Challenge.

Register now for the World Masters Games

Just five days remain to register for the biggest sporting event in the world for over 30s...

Catching up with Bogues, Nelly and Wortho

Three heavyweights of the Australian men's basketball program attended Boomers camp in Sydney last week and found the time to chat with us for your listening pleasure.

VIDEO: Take a look inside the Boomers' Sydney camp the team gears up for its South American tour and the FIBA Oceania Championship against New Zealand on August 23

Boomers team selected for tour of South America

Five athletes will make their Boomers debut on the six game tour after Basketball Australia selected its side on Sunday afternoon.

Gems top group at Worlds

Australia's Under-19 Women's team, the Gems, have finished at the top of their group after the Preliminary Rounds of the FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women by routing Korea 99-41 in Bangkok, Thailand tonight.

Cambage: We want to win the Gold and I don't see why we can't

Gems giant Liz Cambage spoke with after her monster 38 point performance at the Under-19 World Championship yesterday.

Gems finish off France at Worlds

Australia's Under-19 Women's team has extended its win-loss record to 2-0 at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women after overcoming France 66-57 in Bangkok, Thailand this afternoon.

SEABL streamed live tonight

On the weekend of the 24th of July, basketball fans around the world can join SEABL and Court Live in a historic first for SEABL basketball. Starting at 7.30pm on the 24th, Court Live will Live Stream a SEABL game.

Gems extinguish Argentina in Worlds opener

Australia's Under-19 Women's team are off to a winning start at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women after accounting for Argentina 75-51 in their opening game of the tournament in Bangkok, Thailand this afternoon.