Monthly Archives: August 2009

Opals set to topple China: VIDEO PREVIEW

Australia's women's basketball team plans to send a red hot Poto up the Chinese...

WNWBL: Round 4 tips off Friday

The final round of the regular season of the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League finishes off this weekend with eight matches at Knox Basketball Stadium.

Roller Mizens reaches 100 games

Two -time Paralympian Grant Mizens reaches a significant milestone today with his 100th game for the Australian Rollers.

Baby Boomers rally to down Uruguay + VIDEO

A second half surge has lifted Australia's men's basketball team to a euphoric seven point victory over Uruguay at the Super 4 tournament in Rosario, Argentina, 101-94.

Taylor never forgets where it all started

At just 28 years of age, she is an international superstar athlete and her resume is hard to fathom, yet despite all the accomplishments and fame, Opal Penny Taylor has remained grounded and has never forgot where it all started - competing for the Belgrave South Red Devils (BSRD) in the Knox Basketball Junior Domestic Competition.

Gliders match Paralympic effort for Bronze in Canada

The Australian Gliders ousted host nation Canada to win Bronze at a four nations tournament in Ottowa on Saturday.

Cambage a World All-Star

The Gems came in fifth place but they still finished with a win at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women when Elizabeth Cambage was named into the All-Star Five early Monday morning.

Gems claim top five finish at Worlds

Australia's U19 Women's team, the Gems, have won fifth place at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women, overwhelming Russia 78-38 in a one-sided affair in Bangkok, Thailand today.

Brazil bumps Boomers in tight one + VIDEO

Would you call it a foul? The referees didn't...

Rollers claim Gold at World Challenge

It was the Beijing Paralympics all over again as the Australian Rollers downed Canada to take the Gold, 77-48 at the Rollers World Challenge at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre tonight.

Random thoughts from Day 4

The Rollers World Challenge has been run and won and Marc Howard takes a courtside look at some of the great memories from Day 4.

Brits take third

Great Britain have comfortably downed Japan to take third place at the Rollers World Challenge.

Gliders to playoff for Bronze medal

The Australia's Women's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Gliders, tonight had a disappointing 49-40 loss to Netherlands in the semi-final game of the four nations tournament in Ottawa, Canada.

Gems back on track, into fifth place playoff

Australia's U19 Women's team, the Gems, will play off for fifth place at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship for Women after a 71-53 thumping of France in Bangkok, Thailand today.