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Women’s 3x3 squad for Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Basketball Australia (BA) has today announced the seven athletes still vying for selection in the final Australian Women’s 3x3 Basketball team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifying Tournament set to take place in Graz, Austria from May 26 – 30.

Vale George Dancis

Basketball Australia is saddened to have learned of the passing of former Australian Men’s National team representative and Hall of Famer, George Dancis.

TEN TO REPRESENT AUSTRALIA AT 2021 FIBA UNDER-15 SKILLS CHALLENGE

Basketball Australia (BA) is delighted to announce the ten athletes from the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory who have been selected to represent Australia in the 2021 FIBA Under-15 Skills Challenge.

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN BASKETBALL EXTEND PARTNERSHIP

Basketball Australia (BA) has agreed to extend its partnership agreement with Japan Basketball Association (JBA).

SA Metro Women and WA Metro Men Crowned Australian U18 Champions

SA Metro Women and WA Metro Men have been crowned 2021 Australian Under-18 Champions following wins in their respective Gold Medal matches played at Eagle Stadium in Werribee on Saturday.

Basketball Australia congratulates Shyla Heal

Basketball Australia (BA) would like to congratulate Australian basketballer Shyla Heal on being drafted to the Chicago Sky in the 2021 WNBA Draft.

Event and Fixture Information

Event information for the 2021 Australian Under-18 Junior Championships.

FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2022 APPOINT CRITTLE AND LANDON

The FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 Local Organising Committee has announced Anthea Crittle and Lorraine Landon as its final executive team appointments as it approaches the Sydney-hosted event from September 22 to 1 October 2022.

WNBA Draft: Mangakahia ready to graduate to the professional ranks

With the WNBA Draft just days away, Chemist Warehouse Opals squad member Tiana Mangakahia feels an odd sense of calm.

Tom Maher Headlines FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2021

One of Australia’s most revered and successful coaches of all-time, Tom Maher was announced amongst 12 basketball icons selected for the FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

Adaptation and teamwork, the lessons of the pandemic

Just one week into the 2020 Waratah League, women’s head coach at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE), Kristen Veal recalls a challenging few days as the first impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic hit Australian shores.

2021 AUSTRALIAN UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE STREAMED LIVE

Basketball Australia (BA) is delighted to announce that all games of the 2021 Australian Under-18 Championships will be streamed live and free across Australia thanks to Foxtel and Kayo Freebies.

IMPORTANT UPDATE – 2021 KEVIN COOMBS CUP

Basketball Australia would like to provide the following update in regard to the upcoming 2021 Australian Under-18 Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup scheduled to be held from April 10 – 17 in Werribee, Victoria.

CoE return to action after COVID impacted year

Head coach of the men’s basketball program at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra, Adam Caporn has experienced a year unlike any other in his career as a player and coach.

CAROLYN CAMPBELL APPOINTED BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA INTERIM CEO

The Board of Basketball Australia (BA) has confirmed the appointment of Carolyn Campbell as interim CEO of BA effective immediately.

CEO announces departure from Basketball Australia

The Board of Basketball Australia (BA) announced today that CEO Jerril Rechter AM has resigned and will be leaving the organisation on 1 April 2021.

SEVEN AUSTRALIANS SELECTED TO OFFICIATE AT TOKYO 2020

Basketball Australia is delighted to confirm that seven Australian officials have been selected by FIBA/IWBF to officiate the basketball events at either the Tokyo 2020 Olympic or Paralympic Games.