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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

Opals: Screen honoured

Opals: Screen honoured When you’re standing on the top step of a dais at a world championship, you might be forgiven for thinking there’s nowhere left to go but down. But for Novocastrian Jenni Screen, the dish of life keeps

Three Aussie refs reach top

Three Aussie refs reach top FIBA, the governing body of world basketball, has announced its selection of officials for junior world championship competition in 2007 - and three Australians have made the grade. Victoria’s Raoul Kirsten, Sydney-based Brad Giersch and

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, FIBA.com reports. The FIBA Hall of Fame is a

Basketball scoops Awards

Basketball Australia would like to extend its heartiest and most sincere congratulations to Jan Stirling, Sally Duncan and the world champion defencejobs Opals team for receiving Australian Sport Awards last night at a star-studded black tie event held at the Crown