Three Directors appointed at the 75th Basketball England AGM held in Rugby on 16 October 2016 Steve Bucknall and John Wells were appointed and Nicky Shaw re-elected
Going through some of the old designs of mikeshaft.com I came across this story which was published on 9 November 2007. Sadly one of the other news stories, in fact the leading story, was of the very serious accident suffered by Brian Dux of the Guildford Heat.
12 years ago Manchester hosted the 17th Commonwealth Games. Now as Glasgow 2014 invites the world to the party, BBC Radio Manchester used today the 28/07/2014 to celebrate the Games being in Glasgow and to look back at the joy that was spread back in Manchester 2002.
Last Monday evening saw a wonderful Netball encounter between Manchester Thunder and Hertfordshire Mavericks in front of the SKY Sports cameras. It was a truly wonderful event with the Mavericks having the best of it early in the game but with Manchester coming good when it mattered. The fans were loud and the atmosphere...ELECTRIC.
This Yorkshire Jets' team list is as per the game on 30 January 2015 which was played at the EIS Sheffield. The opponents were Loughborough Lightning. The Jets would run out winners by a scoreline of 70 - 44.
Ian Whittell, who covered London 2012 for the Times Newspapers, gives us his take on Great Britain's exploits in the 2012 Olympic Basketball Tournament.
In the wheelchair basketball, Simon Munn top-scored with 16 for Great Britain in a game that could have gone either way. The joint-team leader, who will this summer compete in his sixth Paralympic Games, led ably from the front, but ultimately USA, inspired by top-scorer Jason Nelms with 17 points, were simply too good.