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2017 COACHES CONFERENCE

Basketball Australia will again bring coaches together from throughout the country for the second annual National Coaches Conference, to be held at the BA Centre of Excellence in Canberra on May 2 and 3, 2017.

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AUSSIES ADVANCING TO ROUND OF 16 OF DIVISION 1 NCAA TOURNAMENT

Over a third of the Australians that qualified for the men's and women's NCAA Division 1 tournaments have survived through to the Sweet Sixteen which begin this Friday.

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HELLOWORLD BOOMERS COACH ANNOUNCED FOR ROAD TO TOYKO

Basketball Australia is excited to announce that Andrej Lemanis has been appointed as the Australian Helloworld Boomers Head Coach as the four-year cycle towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins.

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RECORD NUMBER OF AUSSIES SET TO COMPETE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT

A record number of Australians, 23, will represent 16 schools in the men's and women's NCAA Division 1 tournaments beginning on Friday.

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Basketball Australia and 2XU Renew Compression Partnership

Basketball Australia today announced a further three-year agreement with the world’s leading high performance compression brand, 2XU.

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WNBL GAME 1 GRAND FINAL REPORT

Brydens Sydney University Flames have taken a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three 2016/17 Grand Final series, edging out a gallant Jayco Dandenong Rangers side at home on Saturday night.

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RYAN BROEKHOFF EUROCUP SEMI-FINALS BOUND

In his second season with Russian club Lokomotiv Kuban, Ryan Broekhoff is headed to the EuroCup Semi-Finals.

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2016/17 WNBL ALL-STAR FIVE

Four teams are represented in the 2016/17 WNBL All-Star Five with Perth Lynx’s Sami Whitcomb, JCU Townsville Fire’s Suzy Batkovic and Marianna Tolo of the University of Canberra Capitals joining two players from the Brydens Sydney University Flames in Leilani Mitchell and Asia Taylor.

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HELP SHAPE THE 2018 GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Don’t just watch from the sidelines, apply to volunteer and play a part in the largest sporting event in Australia this decade when the Gold Coast hosts the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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2017 COE SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND NBA GLOBAL ACADEMY ATHLETES ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Centre of Excellence (CoE) scholarship holders and the first of the NBA Global Academy athletes for the 2017 calendar year.

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LAUNCH OF BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA REFEREE WEBSITE

In conjunction with the Australian Sports Commission and State Sporting Organisations, Basketball Australia has implemented a referee educational framework that provides very clear learning for beginner referees right up to senior domestic referees.

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NEW SUPPORT FOR SPIRIT TO STRENGTHEN BENDIGO BASKETBALL

The Bendigo Bank Spirit is to move under the Bendigo Stadium banner in a strategy designed to bring all Bendigo’s basketball organisations under one roof.

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2017 HELLOWORLD UNDER-20 AND IVOR BURGE CHAMPS RECAP- DAY 2

Results and top performers from Day 2 of the Australian Helloworld U20's and Ivor Burge Championships being held in Bendigo, Victoria.

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AUSTRALIAN GLIDERS CLAIM SILVER AT 2017 OSAKA CUP

The Australian Gliders have started the road to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics with a silver medal at the Osaka Cup, their first international tournament under new coach David Gould.

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WNBL PLAYERS TO ENGAGE WITH SCHOOLS THROUGH COACHING GRANTS

Basketball Australia is excited to announce that with the support of the Australian Sports Commission, funding for coach education will be provided to WNBL players which will give them the opportunity to become accredited coaches under Basketball Australia’s National Coaching Accreditation Scheme and endorsed to deliver Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops programs through Sporting Schools.

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TALBOT AND WHITCOMB TO FULFILL WNBA DREAM

Australian Opal Steph Talbot and WNBL star Sami Whitcomb were today announced as the latest WNBA signings, joining Phoenix Mercury and Seattle Storm respectively.

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NEW CHAIR AND DEPUTY CHAIR FOR BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA

The directors of Basketball Australia this week elected Edward (Ned) Coten to the position of Chair of the Board of BA Limited (BA). David Reid was elected as Deputy Chair.

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GEMS DRAWN IN GROUP D FOR FIBA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Held from July 22-30 in Italy, the fixture for the Under-19 World Championships has been drawn by FIBA with the Australian Gems selected in Group D.

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