After more than a year of qualifiers, the Australian Boomers officially booked their place at the 2019 FIBA World Cup with a 29-point victory over Iran.
The AIS have launched a public vote to determine the ABC Sport Personality of the Year and Best Sporting Moment of the past 12 months, with several Olympic stars earning their way into the mix.
Over the weekend, Australia added multiple medals and an international title to its 2018 collection with tennis, skateboarding, softball and basketball in the mix while canoe/kayak and rowing honoured their best and brightest.
The Australian Gems have bounced back from a surprising loss at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships, defeating New Zealand 82-66 in the Semi-Final qualifier to officially book their place at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.
It was wins all around for Australian sport over the weekend, with swimming, hockey, cycling, basketball, football and rugby each kicking goals in their respective fields.
Australia has finished its Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics campaign with four gold medals, eight silver and another four bronze to go with personal bests and invaluable experience on the biggest stage for young elite athletes.
Australia’s 3x3 basketball team capped off their remarkable underdog campaign winning bronze at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics.
After a commanding 16-6 win against Ukraine, Australia’s Youth Olympic 3x3 basketballers will now advance to the semi-finals, where they will face France.
Australia added two silver medals to its Youth Olympics tally on Day 9, with Joshua Cowley finishing second in the long jump and Jaylah Hancock-Cameron second in the 1500m/cross country combined.