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Australia Shines at INAS Global Games

The INAS Global Games concluded in Brisbane on the weekend with brilliant results achieved by the Pearls and Boomerangs.

Australian Boomerangs and Pearls arrive in Queensland for INAS Global Games

With the opening of the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane just days away, the Australian Boomerangs and Pearls have arrived in Queensland to tip-off preparations.

Australian Pearls name team for 2019 INAS Global Games

Basketball Australia and Sport Inclusion Australia have announced the ten players selected to represent the Australian Pearls at the 2019 INAS Global Games held in Brisbane from October 12-19.

Pearls Selection Camp at AIS

Four months out until the fifth INAS Global Games kicks off in Brisbane, Australia, the Australian Pearls are about to hold their final training camp for the squad of players who will vie for selection to represent Australia at the games.


Basketball Australia is thrilled to announce the head coaches of the Australian Pearls and Boomerangs, the national teams for female and male athletes with an intellectual impairment, as they prepare to lead the teams at the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane from October 9-20.


The Australian Boomerangs and Pearls have completed a successful tournament at the 2017 INAS World Basketball Championships for players with an intellectual disability, with all three teams coming home with medals.


Basketball Australia have announced the ten players selected to represent the Australian Pearls at the 2017 INAS Basketball World Championships in Loano, Italy this November.

Gold medallists headline Pearls squad to contest World Championships in Turkey

The Australian Pearls team to contest the 2013 INAS World Basketball Championships has today been named, headlined by a host of stars who have led the team to two consecutive gold medals.

Basketball family in Queen's Birthday honours list

Two members of the basketball family have received the Medal Of The Order Of Australia.

Pearls clinch Gold at the Global Games

The Australian Pearls have sealed gold at the 2011 Global Games in Italy overnight, defeating Japan 65-42.

Boomerangs and Pearls chase medals at Global Games

The Boomerangs today played their most critical game of the Global Games thus far in a semi-final showdown with Brazil, the winner of this game to advance to the Gold Medal game against the winner of the Portugal/Venezuela game.

Pearls and Boomerangs progress at Global Games

The Australian Pearls remain undefeated in the Global Games being played in Liguria, Italy after three days of competition.

Pearls and Boomerangs head to INAS Global Games

The Australian men’s and women’s basketball teams for athletes with an intellectual disability, the Boomerangs and the Pearls left for Liguria, Italy recently ahead of the 3rd INAS Global Games.

Australian Pearls team for Global Games named

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the women’s team for the 3rd INAS-FID Global Games. The Australian Pearls, currently ranked no. 1 in the world and current World Champions will compete in their 3rd Global Games in Italy in September.

All Abilities Association Tournament

Basketball Victoria in conjunction with Eltham Wildcats Basketball Club would like to invite your Association to the first All Abilities Tournament for 2011.

The Australian Pearls basketball team clinches gold at the World Championships

The Australian Pearls completed a clean sweep at the 6th INAS-FID World Basketball Championships at the weekend with a powerful exhibition of quality basketball.

Pearls continue fine form

The Australian Pearls basketball team have continued to show their dominance, defeating Brazil 73-28

Australian Pearls get World Championship campaign off to a flying start

The Australian Pearls have kicked their tournament off to a scintillating start, with two emphatic victories in the first two rounds.