Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jayco Opals beat Angola and seal Sheffield tournament

The Jayco Australian Opals have defeated Angola in a dominant display overnight, running away with a big 70-46 win to claim the Sheffield International Invitational Tournament with a 3-0 record in the UK.

Jayco Opals back up and beat Great Britain

The Jayco Opals have backed up after a tough win over France yesterday to run away with a big 24-point win over the Tom Maher-led Great Britain this morning, sealing the convincing win, 87-63.

Jayco Opals beat France in Sheffield Invitational

The Jayco Australian Opals have beaten France in the first game of the Standard Life Invitational Challenge in Sheffield, and their first match-up after arriving in Europe, taking the win 69-59.

Rollers & Gliders World Challenge perfect prep for Paralympics

Rollers star Bill Latham says the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge next week will be the perfect preparation for London.

Bill Latham Rollers Q&A

Heading into his first Paralympic Games, wheelchair basketball star Bill Latham talks to Julia Felts about the focus and determination the Australian Rollers have to win Gold in London and the competition ahead of them in the Rollers and Gliders World Challenge in Sydney next week.

We chat with Boomers star David Andersen

He's made it at the NBA level, he's dominated the European level, and now he's back home with the Boomers and looking to create history at the Olympic level. We catch up with Australian basketball superstar, David Andersen.

Jayco Opals & Boomers Pre-London Schedule

The Jayco Australian Opals women’s national basketball team will commence the final stage of their preparation for London when they play their first European tour match tomorrow night, Friday 13 July against France in the United Kingdom.

Exclusive: Matt Nielsen Q&A

The captain of the Australian Boomers, Matt Nielsen, opens up about playing in Europe, being the team's leader and the Olympic Games in an exclusive Q&A.

Rollers head coach Ben Ettridge talks to Radio RPH

After the Australian Paralympic basketball teams were named last week, head coach of the Australian Rollers Ben Ettridge spoke to Peter Greco from Radio RPH about team's goals ahead of London.

2013 AJC dates & venues announced

All the dates and venues for the 2013 Australian Junior Championships have been revealed.

Australians finish second in Stankovic Cup

An Australian team has finished second to host nation China in nthe Stankovic Cup.

Boomers London draw confirmed

Russia has joined the Boomers in the Group B draw for London.

Australians in Final of Stankovic Cup

An Australian Men's Team will battle China tonight in the Final of the 2012 Stankovic Continental Cup.

U17 Men take home silver at World Champs + VIDEO

The Australian Under 17 Men’s Basketball team has won silver at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship in Kaunas, Lithuania, falling to the USA in the gold medal game this morning, the Americans running away in the end with a 95-62 win.

Australia loses to Tunisia at Stankovic Cup + VIDEO

An Australian men’s team has lost to the Tunisian men’s nation team, 62-60, at the Stankovic Continental Cup.

U17 Men's team on verge of great achievement says Brown

Head coach of the Australian Boomers Brett Brown says that the Australian Under-17 Men’s basketball team has already achieved something very special, as they prepare to do battle for World Championship gold tonight. He adds however that they have a wonderful opportunity to achieve something that few Australian basketball teams at any age group have achieved throughout history.

[VIDEO] Aussie U17 men to play US for gold at worlds

The Australian U17 men's team will play the US for gold at the world championships.

Australians fall to hosts in Stankovic Cup

An Australian men’s team has been defeated by the Chinese national team in their second game at the Stankovic Continental Cup in China, 67-44.