Adam Bailey

BWB Clubs invited to host Paralympic Legacy Open Events to coincide with Tokyo Paralympic Games

Wheelchair Basketball clubs across the UK are being invited to host Open Events this summer during what promises to be an exciting summer for the sport as the GB Wheelchair Basketball teams compete at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.  The Paralympic legacy events, which are being organised through British Wheelchair Basketball’s Inspire a Generation programme, are…

Dynamic duo appointed as co-Head Coaches at Cardiff Met Archers

Cardiff Metropolitan University has today announced the coaching team for their Wheelchair Basketball High Performance programme. Rosie Williams and Tom Guntrip will join forces as co-Head Coaches to lead the programme, which includes the inaugural Women’s Premier League team, the first of its kind for women’s wheelchair basketball in the world. In collaboration with British…

British Wheelchair Basketball to move to Stage 4 of Return to Play Matrix on 19 July

British Wheelchair Basketball will move to Stage 4 of the sport’s Return to Play Matrix on Monday (19 July), permitting wheelchair basketball competitions to return along with recommendations for clubs and participants as they continue their return to play.  The move to Stage 4 includes amendments to the Matrix for clubs and participants, with recommendations…

Wheelchair Basketball coaches announced for 2021 School Games National Finals

British Wheelchair Basketball has today announced the coaches who will lead the 10 Wheelchair Basketball teams with the support of appointed Team Managers at the 2021 School Games National Finals.  Taking place in Loughborough from 2-5 September 2021, the School Games National Finals will be the first multi-sport event for young athletes following the lifting…

Paralympic Games schedule confirmed as countdown to Tokyo 2020 continues

Excitement is continuing to build ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with less than 50 days to go until the Opening Ceremony on 24 August.  With the 24 athletes selected to represent ParalympicsGB now announced, the much-anticipated game schedule the teams will face in Tokyo has also been released, including the all-important tip-off times…

Wheelchair Basketball GB squads announced for Tokyo Paralympic Games

Today the ParalympicsGB named the 24 athletes who will represent Great Britain in Wheelchair Basketball at Tokyo 2020, for both the men and women’s teams. The team announcement saw both squads come together to celebrate the selection announcement at Loughborough University, where the teams have been preparing for the Games within strictly controlled training camp…

World and European champion George Bates to lead Loughborough Lightning

Loughborough University has secured a major coup with the appointment of Great Britain’s George Bates as Head Coach of the new Lightning Wheelchair Basketball team. Leicester-born George has played the sport professionally since 2014, including spells in England, Italy, and Spain. He has also represented Great Britain at under-23 and senior level and was part…

British Wheelchair Basketball announces move to Stage 3 permitting contact training to return from 23 June

British Wheelchair Basketball has today announced the sport will move to Stage 3 of its Return to Play Matrix from Wednesday (23 June), permitting contact training to return across the UK, in line with BWB’s Return to Play Guidance.  As the sport has moved cautiously through its Return to Play, this has allowed BWB to…

Gaz Choudhry named MVP as five GB athletes help BSR Amiab Albacete to victory in Copa del Rey final

Great Britain’s Gaz Choudhry was named MVP twice across the weekend as he was one of five GB internationals who helped BSR Amiab Albacete claim their first ever Copa del Rey title to end another successful season for GB athletes in Spain.  Choudhry, Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Lee Manning and Kyle Marsh were all part…

Ball Out 3×3 to host first BWB sanctioned 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball competition – team registration is now open

Update (21 June 2021): Further to the delay to Stage 4 (Competition) Return to Play – please note the 3×3 Ball Out competition will now take place on Saturday 7 August at Leeds Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus, Leeds LS6 3QQ, UK. British Wheelchair Basketball has teamed-up with Ball Out 3×3 to bring the exciting…

Season finale awaits GB athletes in Spain with Copa del Rey set to feature plenty of British interest

It’s the final weekend of club action for the GB athletes playing in Spain as the Copa del Rey looks set to provide a thrilling finale to the 2020/21 season. Fourteen GB internationals are set to be in action with the top-eight clubs after the first half of the Division de Honor season going head-to-head…

2021/22 BWB Membership is now open

BWB Membership for the 2021/22 season is now open along with a new pre-season membership for anyone wanting to return to activity this summer who has not already purchased 2020/21 Membership.  With the sport continuing its return to play, the new pre-season membership offers Adults (£5) and Juniors (£3) the opportunity to receive the benefits…

Countdown to 2021 School Games National Finals continues as coaching and team management roles go live

Recruitment has begun for coaching and team management roles for September’s 2021 School Games National Finals with the vacancies for Coaches and Team Managers now open for applicants.  Taking place in Loughborough from 2-5 September 2021, the School Games National Finals will be an exciting time for the sport; not only will it be the…

Lee Manning tops total rebounds standings as División de Honor season ends in Spain

Great Britain’s Lee Manning finished the season top of the rebounds standings in División de Honor at the end of a league season where GB internationals have starred in Spain.  It’s been a successful season for the 16 GB athletes playing for clubs in Spain’s top division, and, while no British player may have been…