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[VIDEO] Rollers & Gliders wrap Day 2 of Championship

The Gliders dropped their second game of the tournament after what had been a promising start to their Asia Oceania Championship campaign, losing narrowly 59-56 to Japan, before the Australian men’s team, the Rollers, thumped Chinese Taipei 88-37 before going

Gliders tip-off London qualification campaign in style

The Australian Gliders women’s wheelchair basketball team has tipped off its Asia Oceania Championship campaign, and its bid to qualify for the London 2012 Paralympic Games, in a blistering fashion, defeating China 68-49 in their first clash of the tournament.

Rollers and Gliders depart for Asia Oceania Champs

The Australian Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams, the Rollers and Gliders, have departed for Goyang Korea today, in their bid to qualify for the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Rollers & Gliders name teams ahead of London Qualifers

The Australian Rollers and Gliders teams that will do battle at the official London Paralympic qualifying tournament next month, the Asia Oceania Zone Championship, have been selected, with a number of big names of the sport preparing to do battle to ensure Australia’s passage to next year’s Games.

Aussie fans challenged for the 2012 Paralympic Games

Lord Sebastian Coe has extended Australian fans a personal invitation to next year’s Paralympic Games in London,urging them to “bring the amazing atmosphere and passion that you bring to all sporting events.”

VIC Dandenong Rangers claim WNWBL title

The VIC Dandenong Rangers claimed the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League championship in Sydney on Sunday, with a thrilling 62-59 victory against the Sydney Uni Flames.

WNWBL Finals action this weekend

The 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League finals are set to take place at the Northern Suburbs Basketball Centre in Sydney this weekend, with Semi-Finals beginning on Friday night before the season concludes with the Grand Final on Sunday.

Wollongong Roller Hawks claim 2011 NWBL Title

The finals of the 2011 Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball League was held over the weekend at the Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre in Brisbane, Queensland.

Men's Nat. Wheelchair League this wkend in Logan

The 2011 National Wheelchair Basketball League is coming to a heated finals event next weekend with 4 teams playing off for the NWBL Championship Title. The NWBL Finals will be held at Logan Metro Indoor Sports Centre in Brisbane from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th September.

Gliders split game three and four in Four Nation Tournament

The Australian Gliders lost the first of their two games today in Hamburg to the host nation Germany by six points, 49-55.

Gliders open four nation tournament strongly

The Australian Gliders opened their first game of the 4 Nations Tournament in Hamburg with a resounding win over France.

Gliders defeat Germany 2-0 in Friendly Games

The Australian women’s wheelchair basketball team, the Gliders, have recorded back-to-back victories against Germany at the Friendly Games series in Hannover, Germany, over the weekend.

Frank Ponta inducted into Aust. Paralympic Hall of Fame

Frank Ponta, the man widely considered the father figure of the Australian wheelchair basketball program has been inducted into the Australian Paralympic Hall of Fame.

WNWBL Round 4 Wrap-up

Round 4 of the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League took place over the weekend with 10 action packed games played at the Sydney University in Sydney.

WNWBL Round 3 Wrap Up

Round 3 of the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League took place over the weekend with 10 action packed games played at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.

WNWBL Round 3 action this weekend

Round 3 of the 2011 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League shifts to the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane this weekend, with the match between Queensland’s Minecraft Comets and the To Be Active Western Stars on Friday night, the first of 10 games to be played this weekend.

Australia take Silver at U25 Wheelchair World Champs

The Australian U25 Women’s Wheelchair basketball team has taken out the Silver Medal at the 2011 U25 Women’s Wheelchair World Championship, unable to overcome the USA in their Gold Medal match-up this morning.

Aus meet USA in U25 Wheelchair World Champs final

The Australian U25 Women’s Wheelchair basketball team has won through to the Gold Medal match of the 2011 U25 Women’s Wheelchair World Championship, after accounting for the host-nation Canada in their semi final this morning.