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Aussie U23 Wheelies on a roll at Worlds

Australia's Under-23 Wheelies team got up for another win at the World Champs in Paris overnight.

Aussie U23 Wheelies succumb to Spain at Worlds

Australia's Under-23 Wheelchair Basketball team suffered a tough loss to Spain, 75-45, in the Aussies' second game at the Wheelchair Basketball Junior World Championships in Paris, France overnight.

Australian U23 Wheelies bounce Brazil in Worlds opener

Australia's Under-23 Wheelchair team has opened their World Championship campaign with a confidence-building 74-41 over Brazil in Paris overnight.

Hornets on top of the ladder in the WNWBL

The Goudkamp Gladiators stole the show in Round 3 of the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League by securing their first win of the season, an upset over the Perth Western Stars on the weekend.

The WNWBL Round 3 in Sydney this weekend

Round 3 of the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League tips off on Saturday afternoon at the Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Hornets sneak on top of WNWBL ladder after Round 2

The Hills Hornets managed to reverse the results of Round 1 and defeat the Perth Western Stars and claim the top spot on the ladder after Round 2 on the weekend.

Wheelcats in form for NWBL repeat

Reigning champions the Perth Wheelcats dominated the opening round of the National Wheelchair Basketball League with two wins from two games on the weekend.

Men's Wheelchair Basketball League tips off Saturday

The National Wheelchair Basketball League season tips off this weekend with games on Saturday and Sunday.

Inspiration drives Shawn Russell to world titles

Australian Under 23 Wheelchair Basketball representative Shawn Russell recalls how he was inspired to try the sport for the first time.

Audio: U23 Wheelies Coach Mark Walker on RPH Adelaide

Head Coach of the Under-23 Wheelchair Basketball team Mark Walker talks to Peter Greco from RPH Adelaide about the players and the team’s chances at the World Championships in Paris in July.

Australian U23 Wheelchair Basketball team named

Basketball Australia (BA) can announce the athletes selected to represent Australia at the 2009 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Under-23 World Championship in Paris in July.

Western Stars light up in WNWBL opening round

The Perth Western Stars did not disappoint the local crowd as they overwhelmed the competition to be undefeated in the opening round of the 2009 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League in Perth on the weekend.

Rollers Coach Ben Ettridge talks Paralympic World Cup

Rollers Head Coach Ben Ettridge chats with Peter Greco on 1197am RPH Adelaide as the Paralympic Gold Medallists prepare for the VISA Paralympic World Cup in Manchester from May 20-25.

New partnership in Australian basketball

In an exciting development, Wheelchair Sports Australia (WSA) and Basketball Australia (BA) will officially partner up to coordinate the 2009 Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) writes Wheelchair Sports Australia.

Unlikely Brumbies hero gets Nick fired up

ACT Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone is probably not the person you'd expect an aspiring Aussie wheelchair basketballer to call his hero writes John-Paul Moloney for The Canberra Times.

Round 2 WNWBL results

Round two of the 2008 Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League (WNWBL) was held in Perth over the weekend and threw up some interesting results. The league is a crucial cog in the Gliders preperations for Beijing come September with many