Sharks v Giants, one of the biggest rivalries in British Basketball is now back in business after many many years. Giants got 1st blood at the game in Manchester but now we are in Sheffield.

This Sunday, the Sheffield Sharks will entertain the new look Manchester Giants in Sheffield for the 1st time, and to say I am looking forward to this game is putting it mildly. Photo Russell Hart Photography.

British Basketball today received the news from UK Sport that it would receive no funding as part of its Project Rio awards.

There was a trio of home wins on Friday night in the BBL Championship, for the Newcastle Eagles, One Health Sharks Sheffield and Manchester Giants.

Mike Shaft is back. Back to front BBC’s Commonwealth Games radio station BBC 2002 97.7FM... on air from Monday, March 4th 2002 onwards. Popular presenter Mike Shaft is back in town as the rise n’shine man on the the BBC’s dedicated Commonwealth Games radio station.

Back in the day the UK Radio industry had a weekly publication called the Radio Magazine. The issue for the week 6th - 12th July 2005 carried an interview with Mike Shaft, then Assistant Editor of BBC GMR/Radio Manchester. I am delighted to reprint that interview here in full. The photos are a new addition.

The three games on Friday night provided some thrilling finishes in the BBL Championship as both the London Lions and Manchester Giants secured come-from-behind victories, while the One Health Sharks Sheffield enjoyed a slightly more comfortable victory in their contest.

The Foxy Sharks, one of the UK's Top Pro-Dance Team, are the Official dancers of the Sheffield Sharks Basketball team in the British Basketball League (BBL)...

Friday night saw the Newcastle Eagles progress to the BBL Cup final, to defend their title, and the Jelson Homes DMU Leicester Riders take a commanding lead in the first leg of their semi-final.

This Saturday the 29th of December 2012 Manchester is going to party as some of the UKs top DJs get together with Light Of The World to Rock Da House in the centre of the City. This is the GIG you won't want to miss. Soul/Funk/Jazz and more Old & New. Are you ready? You better believe it!