Monthly Archives: July 2010

Gliders get past Great Britain at Worlds

The Gliders have upset host Great Britain, 48-40, at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Birmingham, England overnight.

U16 Champs: The Champions are crowned

The titles have been decided after the final day of the Australian U16 Championships in Logan.

U17 Men will play for 5th at Worlds

The Australian U17 Men's team will play off for fifth place at the 2010 FIBA U7 World Championship after getting past China, 68-66, overnight in Hamburg, Germany.

U16 Champs: Finals Today!

The Medal playoffs have arrived at the Australian U16 Championship in Logan.

Brave U17 Men tumble out of medal contention

The Australian U17 Men's team will play off for 5th-8th place at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men after being knocked out in their sudden-death Quarte Final by a formidable United States team, 105-70, overnight in Hamburg, Germany.

Rollers topple Turkey at Worlds

The Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, overpowered Turkey, 66-54, in the second game of their IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship campaign in Birmingham, England overnight.

2009 Junior Basketball Award winners announced

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the 2009 award recipients of the 18th Basketball Australia Junior Basketball Awards.

Basketball Australia discourages use of caffeine

In light of the recent discussions in the media regarding the use of caffeine supplements by athletes, Basketball Australia wishes to reiterate that it discourages the use of caffeine in basketball.

Rollers prevail over France in Worlds opener

The Australian Men's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Rollers, survived a tough game from France to win their opening match, 75-63, at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Birmingham, England overnight.

U16 Champs: Day 6 Wrap

As the U16 Championships move into the Classification Finals on Friday read a wrap up of where the teams are placed after the Preliminary Rounds.

Gliders rout Mexico in Worlds opener

The Australian Women's Wheelchair Basketball team, the Gliders, have cruised to victory in their opening game at the 2010 IWBF World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Birmingham, England tonight.

Wheelchair Basketball World Champs tip off Tonight!

Australia's Men's and Women's Wheelchair basketball teams, the Rollers and Gliders, tip off their World Championship campaigns tonight in Birmingham, England.

Gems return from France with two trophies

The Gems completed the double by winning the Troyes tournament on the weekend, to go with their win in the Reze tournament last week.

U17 Men to face might of USA

After ousting European Champion Spain in a come-from-behind buzzer beater win overnight, the Australian U17 Men's team surges into the Quarter Finals at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men in Germany where tomorrow they will face basketball superpower United States for a berth in the medal rounds.

U16 Champs: Day 5 Wrap

With the end of the Pool games in sight many of the team's semi-finals aspirations went on the line throughout Day 5.

U17 Men through to World Quarter Finals

The Australian U17 Men's team has secured its place in the Quarter Finals at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men after a last gasp jump shot from forward Owen Odigie stole the win over European Champion Spain this morning in Hamburg, Germany.

FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament coaches named

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching staff selected to lead the Australian teams at the 2010 FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament.

U16s Champs: Day 5 Live

Here's the latest from the U16s National Championships in Logan, Queensland.