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30 Year Reunion of the AIS Basketball Program

Join in a celebration of the AIS Basketball Program at the 30 Year Reunion on Saturday 11 June 2011 at the Pier Hotel, Port Melbourne.

Dandenong to host 2011 Basketball Managers Convention and Trade Show

If you're a basketball manager or a basketball venue manager, be sure to check out the Basketball Managers Convention and Trade Show, April 19 and 20 at Dandenong Basketball Stadium, Victoria.

Basketball Victoria CEO Wayne Bird named President of Ausrapid

Basketball Victoria CEO Wayne Bird has been named President of Ausrapid after Marie Little OAM announced her retirement at the organisation’s 25th Annual General Meeting in Melbourne recently.

Lorraine Landon honoured with Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia

Basketball Australia’s Lorraine Landon has been awarded with the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) during the Australia Day Honours Awards for service to basketball through a series of managerial and administrative roles.

BA seeks Rights and Commercial Partnerships Manager

An exciting employment opportunity exists within the Basketball Australia organisation, in the capacity of Rights and Commercial Partnerships Manager.

TBN: Online Registrations and Payment System Webinars

This season saw the launch of the new SportingPulse TBN online player registration and payments solution PayMySport, with great success and positive feedback from both sports and players.

Aussie Hoops Workshops this week

Aussie Hoops has continued to grow across Australia over the past year. Following that growth, two Aussie Hoops Workshops will be conducted this week, to build on the successful base of the program.

Vale Don Pollock

Basketball Australia wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the late Don Pollock.

Bob visits Al and makes history

FIBA President Bob Elphinston is currently in Australia visiting FIBA Hall of Famer Al Ramsay at the FIBA Oceania headquarters in Coffs Harbour, the first time a FIBA President has travelled to the Continental Federation.

Change to Shot Clock rulings for U14 Championships

Basketball Australia has made a rule change for both the Boys and Girls 2009 Australian U14 Club Championships regarding the shot clock.

BMV Convention ends big week for Everyone's Game

Over 200 participants and trade show exhibitors from all over Australia attended the Basketball Managers Victoria Convention and Trade show at the Kilsyth Sports Centre last week.

Vale Hugh McMenamin

Basketball Australia would like to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of SEABL Chairman Hugh McMenamin, who passed away on Tuesday. McMenamin, 61, was a giant in basketball circles whose passion for and commitment to basketball will

Vale Peter Frame

Basketball Australia is today mourning the loss of one of the greatest contributors to our sport in this country, Peter Frame, who passed away after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday. Frame contributed to basketball in Western Australia as a

'Icon of sport' remembered

Basketball Australia would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Dave Andrews who passed away on Tuesday morning. As well as being team manger of the 2007 ABA championship winning Cairns Marlins, ‘D.A.’ worked tirelessly

NWBL names 2007 life members

The National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) is pleased to announce that the following persons were elected as NWBL Life Members on Thursday, April 12 during the Annual Council Meeting. Troy Andrew               Adelaide Thunder Ross Dewell                 NSW David Gould                Adelaide Thunder

Vale Bevan Aitken

Vale Bevan Aitken It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of Bevan Aitken at 12 noon today, ending his extended battle with cancer.  Originally from Townsville but spending his last years in Sydney, Bevan began officiating in 1969

Radford joins, membership up

Mark Radford has been appointed Community Basketball Development Officer for Basketball Tasmania, just days after the announcement that BT membership jumped a massive 13.9 per cent in the last calendar year. A two-time South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) Coach

FIBA Hall of Fame opens

FIBA Hall of Fame opens The inauguration of the FIBA Hall of Fame, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the foundation of FIBA, has taken place this morning in Alcobendas, Spain, reports. The FIBA Hall of Fame is a