Monthly Archives: July 2013

WNBL signs multi-year deal with Peak

The Women’s National Basketball League has secured another major sponsor ahead of the 2013/14 season, taking on Peak as the League’s Official Licensed Teamwear partner for the next three years.

Opals hit the ground running ahead of FIBA Oceania Championships

The Jayco Australian Opals have hit the ground running in preparation for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championships, finishing their second training camp under newly appointed Head Coach Brendan Joyce.

Emus finish fourth after overtime heartbreak

The Australian Emus quest for a bronze medal was derailed this morning in heart-breaking fashion, going down in overtime of their 2013 Under 19 FIBA World Championship match against Lithuania, 106-100.

Aussies blitz World Uni Games opener

The Emerging Boomers have carried their Stankovic Cup form into the World University Games, demolishing the Czech Republic 85-57 in their opening game on Sunday.

Emus fall agonisingly close to Serbia, meet Lithuania for Bronze

A bronze medal is up for grabs tonight, when the Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team faces off with Lithuania for third and fourth place at the 2013 U19 FIBA World Championship in Prague.

Emus claim historic victory, face Serbia in semi finals

The Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team will meet Serbia in the Semi Finals of the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships after a stunning Quarter Final victory over the heavily fancied Spain overnight, 87-76.

Junior stars descend on Wayville for 2013 Australian U16 Junior Championships

More than 280 of Australia’s junior basketball stars will come together in Adelaide this weekend for the 2013 Australian Under 16 Championships – tipping off in Wayville at 8:30am today.

Opal Tolo named Australian Flag Bearer at 2013 World University Games

Australian Opals star Marianna Tolo has been named the official flag bearer to lead the Australian team at the opening ceremony of the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia.

Emus through to Quarter Finals with big win over Russia

The Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team has set up a Quarter Final clash with Spain on Friday night AEST, after overcoming Russia early this morning, with a dominant 78-61 victory in their final classification round game.

Emus fall to USA, play Russia to stay alive

The Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team has a date with Russia tonight to keep their 2013 U19 World Championship alive, after they went down to the USA over night in their Classification match-up, succumbing 94-51.

Emerging Boomers win Stankovic Cup

Australia’s best young basketballers have won the Stankovic Cup in Lanzhou, China, completing a 5-0 whitewash of the tournament with a 76-61 win over Nigeria on Tuesday.

Emus fall to China, now face USA in quarter finals

After a dominant start, the Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team have succumbed to a fast-finishing China in their Classification Round match at the 2013 U19 World Championship, going down 88-79 overnight, setting up a quarter final showdown with the USA tomorrow morning.

Emerging Boomers dispatch Germany

The was no second-half lapse this time as Australia dispatched Germany 79-64 on Sunday to take their record to 4-0 at the Stankovic Cup in Lanzhou, China.