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Kristina Keneally named Chair of BA Board

In a huge coup for the sport of Basketball, it has been confirmed that former New South Wales Premier, the Hon. Kristina Keneally MP, has been appointed by a unanimous vote to the Board of Basketball Australia (BA) as that body’s new Chair.

NSWIS Men’s Team commences Chinese Tournament

The NSW Institute of sport men’s team has arrived in China ahead of a nine-game tour which will see them compete with four teams from four other nations.

Philippines end tour with a win in Sydney

The Philippines wrapped up their Australian tour with a 93-81 win over the Sydney Comets at Alexandria Basketball Stadium on Sunday.

Australia SEABL Select Team clinch Qatar series + VIDEO

In Game Two on Wednesday evening it was again Australia's SEABL Select team who recorded a comfortable 77-61 victory in Doha to clinch a 2-0 series result.

Australia SEABL Select Team win Game 1 + VIDEO

Australia's SEABL Select Team has shown no mercy in their first game in Doha against Qatar overnight,

CAPTAIN'S BLOG from Qatar + VIDEOS

Co-Captain Cannan gives us a run down of the tour so far !!!!

Cannan & Rigby get Co-Captains nod

Ash Cannan and Cam Rigby have been voted by their team mates to co-captain the Australian SEABL-Select Team in the upcoming two game series against Qatar.

SEABL's All-Stars set for Qatar

After two days of slogging out in the tryouts, a physically spent Ash Cannan could scarcely believe it when he was told he would be suiting up for Australia against Qatar.

SEABL-select team travelling to Qatar

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the athletes selected to play in a two-game 'friendly' series against the Qatar National Team in February.

School Sports Australia: USA tour wrap

The School Sport Australia tour of the USA wrapped up on Sunday as the men's team fell in the final of the Mt Zion Tournament.

Basketball the Winner

Since the demise of the Brisbane Bullets, basketball sadly has taken a back seat to the other major sports. That was until Sunday night when over 800 people packed into the Rowland Cowan Stadium at the Clem Jones Youth Centre to watch the newest sporting teams in town the Brisbane Spartans and the Brisbane Lady Spartans.

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.

Jackson feels right at home in familiar territory

For basketball superstar Lauren Jackson it only seems like yesterday she was suiting up for the Albury-Wodonga Lady Bandits' maiden appearance in the SEABL, writes Steve Smith in The Border Mail.

Corey Davie reaches 300 SEABL games

Hobart Chargers forward Corey Davie joins the SEABL 300 game club this Saturday night, when his beloved Chargers play Ballarat Miners at the Minerdome.

BA to oversee ABA

BA to oversee ABA The Australian Basketball Association (ABA) is to be integrated into the operations of Basketball Australia (BA), it was decided over the weekend. The concept was unanimously approved by the ABA Leagues at a special council meeting

Whittle joins QABL Cyclones

Whittle joins QABL Cyclones World Champion defencejobs Opal Jenny Whittle has signed with the Rockhampton Hog’s Breath Cafe Cyclones for the 2007 Queensland Australian Basketball League (QABL) season. Whittle, 33, joins the club after spending the summer with Hungarian club