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The team at the tournament only won one game vs. Ireland and at the tournament only won one game vs. However, the England national basketball team did qualify for EuroBasketsurprisingly winning the game against the elite team of Greece. Formation in [ edit ] After London won the right to host the Summer Olympicsthe organisers wanted competitive teams at every sport, including basketball. FIBA had stated that Great Britain must prove their competitiveness prior to being granted the spot in the Olympic tournament that would normally be reserved for the host nation.
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They finished top of their group and qualified for back to back EuroBasket tournaments for their first time. On 13 MarchFiba voted 17—3 in favour of Great Britain receiving their host nation spot at the Olympic games with one condition, they have until 30 June to decide on whether to merge the three nations that make up the team or disband after the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
At EuroBasket Great Britain recorded their first EuroBasket win en route to a 2—3 record, good enough for 13th in the first 24 team EuroBasket tournament. In the group stage, they lost to RussiaBrazilSpain and Australia. The British team would be eliminated in the group stage but was somewhat of a surprise only falling to defending and eventual runners up Spain by 1, and Brazil by 5, they also led Australia by 10 at halftime before fading late.
In the final group game they faced Chinaboth teams already unable to progress to the knockout stage. This temporary reallocation of funds is subject to final approval with Sport England.
Team GB basketball teams face extinction as funding is £, short of required budget
Basketball England will also continue to manage all visa applications for migrant players and staff, liaising with the Home Office to maintain best practice, and provide eligibility checks with other federations across the globe. Oversight in Safeguarding, anti-doping, research and insight will also continue as a shared service where required.
This is a significant amount for a relatively small volunteer membership organisation. The BBL have agreed to continue their support of the BBF, including assistance with their communications and marketing as well as event sales and management.
The Home Nations, BBF and the BBL will work closely together over the coming weeks to agree plans to make the best use of resources within Basketball to ensure the future sustainability of all teams in international competition. To assist with this, a recent meeting has taken place with the Sports Minister and the All Parliamentary Party Group for Basketball, and our analysis was well received.
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A compelling case for the sport to get more support was put forward, helping to build on the assistance and resources current provided from Sport England and Sport Scotland. Those in attendance were encouraged by the positive response at the meeting and all parties will be working more closely with Government and MPs to help generate more support for basketball going forward. All involved in this current agreement are delighted to announce that an approach to a solution has been found for Basketball cannot and will not disappear from the international stage and young people can continue to aspire to play for Great Britain.
All parties will continue to utilise their considerable expertise collectively to help deliver the national team programmes.
This will make the delivery of those programmes more affordable whilst still giving players and staff the best experience possible. The parties involved will be doing the best they can with what they have at their disposal. It is with great pleasure that we will continue to work together considering the success that was achieved during