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Basketball England & BBL Display United Front Following Meeting

February 11, 2015

Basketball England and the BBL are displaying a united front after their recent public war of words over the National Governing Body’s announcement they will be reviewing the professional league operating license. Following a meeting on Monday between the boards of each organisation, the BBL and Basketball England pushed out the following press release saying […]

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Bball UK Stand By Investment Claims After Validity Called Into Question

February 5, 2015

Bball UK have stood by their claims of a £35million investment pot after a Daily Express article questioned its validity on Thursday. The Daily Express, who named New-York based Global Emerging Markets as the private equity firm behind the money, claim a well placed source questions the validity of the investment firm. “They say the […]

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Basketball England Reveal Professional License Review Panel

February 5, 2015

Basketball England directors Jeff Jones and Mark Clark, along with independent members Lord Wasserman, Jane Aldred and Martin Henlan will make up the panel that will oversee the professional license review being carried out by Basketball England, it was announced today. The board of Basketball England took the decision to amend the terms of reference […]

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Ameesh Manek Believes Investment Plan to Be a Game Changer – Full Q&A

February 4, 2015

Ameesh Manek, one of the men attempting to oversee a potential £36 million investment into basketball in the UK, believes their plan will be a “game changing” solution for the sport across the country. Manek, one of the directors of Bball UK, has put together a plan that has raised a potential £36 million investment […]

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Basketball England With Potential £36million Private Investment on Table

February 3, 2015

Basketball in the UK has a potential £36-40million initial investment on the table from venture capitalists to help grow the sport and make it a commercially viable product, Hoopsfix can reveal. The investment, which is led by an American fund who think the UK is one of the last major emerging basketball markets in the […]

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Basketball England Respond to BBL License Review Controversy

February 2, 2015

Basketball England have responded over the recent BBL license review controversy, stating they are not putting the license up for tender “at this moment in time”, but merely appointing a review committee to drive decisions moving forward about the professional league’s operating license. There has been mass confusion since the governing body announced they will […]

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Basketball England Remain on Restricted Funding As Participation Figures Drop

January 30, 2015

Sport England has announced Basketball England will remain on restricted funding until at least March following the publication of the Active People Survey (APS) results that show a decline in participation. The news will be a blow to the governing body, who were hoping to join tennis, table tennis and fencing, as sports originally put […]

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Chris Tubbs Creates Basketball Series ‘Out of Doors’ Project

September 25, 2014

Chris Tubbs is exhibiting his Basketball Series ‘Out of Doors’ having travelled the world to take rare shots of hoops over the last ten years. The London-based photographer began the project when he came across a forgotten sports facility in Cuba and has since gone on to take over 300 images from 35+ different countries. […]

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Michael Jordan Goes Around the World and Makes 11 Consecutive Shots

August 6, 2014

51-year-old Michael Jordan rolled back the years at his training camp after making 11 shots in a row in front of a large group of inspired youngsters. Check out the video below as MJ goes around the world.

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England Basketball to Upgrade Offices with Move to EIS

August 1, 2014

England Basketball are relocating their offices to the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EIS Sheffield) after agreeing a long term deal with SIV, a sporting facility charity in Sheffield. It is the latest move under CEO Huw Morgan, who is understood to have been putting the national governing body through a major reshuffle over the […]

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