Fiji Time: 12:45 AM on Tuesday 3 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Australia in wheelchair b'ball final

Aap
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

INCHEON, South Korea - Australia's men's wheelchair basketballers have scored a miracle comeback win over Turkey to advance to the final of the world championships.

In their semi-final in the South Korean city of Incheon on Sunday, the Rollers were a massive 20 points behind at halftime but stormed home to snatch victory 63-58.

The triumph sets up a gold medal match against the United States as Australia aim to defend their 2010 crown and exact revenge on the team that inflicted their only defeat at this tournament.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Leap of faith
  2. Face for a book
  3. Father of taxi debate
  4. Villagers threaten crime committee
  5. Looking at the big picture in 7s rugby
  6. Delayed salaries
  7. Gas use worry chief
  8. $10 fine for breach
  9. Executive points out culprits
  10. Plans to retain medical specialists in future

Top Stories this Week

  1. Porn search: Fiji in top ten Friday (27 Feb)
  2. The last goodbye Tuesday (24 Feb)
  3. Dead in early morning plunge Friday (27 Feb)
  4. Wife's sorrow Wednesday (25 Feb)
  5. Bonus pay Tuesday (24 Feb)
  6. Body find shocks duo Thursday (26 Feb)
  7. 3 walk free Thursday (26 Feb)
  8. A mother's anguish Wednesday (25 Feb)
  9. Humongous sized lemon Thursday (26 Feb)
  10. Qiliho: RFMF's role is defined Wednesday (25 Feb)