Lauren Jackson's first major career move after retiring from basketball is motivated by an intent to improve the lot of women in sport.The decision of the international star and iconic Australian athlete to take key backroom posts in a Women's National Basketball League side saved from extinction is about influencing at tables of power rather than on court.
Jon Tuxworth The Women's National Basketball League and Basketball Australia is "hopeful and confident" Adelaide Lightning and Melbourne Boomers will be saved from extinction, sparing the league the embarrassment of a six-team competition.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners have set their sights on winning more games against SEABL eastern conference rivals after they split their Tasmanian road double on the weekend.
Peter Mitchell Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has compared Australian teenager Ben Simmons to NBA greats Magic Johnson and LeBron James.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Gunners have kept within striking distance of the SEABL east division's top four.
Samantha Lane A consortium bid to save the Melbourne Boomers is set to be rejected this week over a request that Basketball Australia and Basketball Victoria contribute financially to a private takeover plan.
Samantha Lane Australia's most successful women's basketball team is at risk of going under, with the nation's top female league at a flashpoint.
Fleta Page Capitals coach hints at more big names alongside new key recruits.
Greg Baum This has been a good spell for two of sport's axiomatic non-winners, good guys and losers.
Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals have begun their rebuild by snaring two key signings for next season.
BREAKING: A 48 year old man has died as a result of his injuries after a firearms incident ...
A 22-year-old man was caught travelling almost double the speed limit in West Launceston on Sunday.
The University of Tasmania's dinner at Albert Hall feature in this week's Social Networks.
A large crowd gathered in Launceston to see the Tornadoes take on Canberra.
Check out our photos from the Riverside Aquatic annual gala dinner