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About Basketball

Basketball was first included in the Commonwealth Games at the 2006 Games in Melbourne, Australia. It makes a return to the Commonwealth Games program for 2018. The governing body for Basketball in Australia is Basketball Australia.

Latest Basketball News

  • Back-to-back Boomers

    The Australian Boomers have completed their whitewash of the GC2018 basketball tournament to claim the gold medal over Canada in crushing fashion, 87-47.

  • Opals deliver golden send-off

    Australia has overcome the sensational ejection of star player Liz Cambage to deliver Opal legend Belinda Snell a gold medal in her final game of international competition.

  • Boomers zero in on gold

    The Australian Boomers have won through to the GC2018 basketball gold medal match and in the process ended the fairy tale run of basketball minnow Scotland.

  • Opals Win Golden Chance

    The Australian Opals have booked their ticket to the GC2018 basketball gold medal match with a flurry of opening-term scoring and stifling pressure defence.