Adam Bailey

Sophie Carrigill named on Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for Sports and Games

Rio 2016 Paralympian and World and European silver medallist Sophie Carrigill has been named on the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list for Sports and Games, honouring her sporting achievements and commitment to improving inclusion within sport.  The annual list published by global media company Forbes spotlights the next generation of game changers in…

Play-offs begin in Germany with British interest across both games while league action continues in Spain

GB athletes return to competitive action this weekend with the Championship play-offs beginning in Germany, while league action continues in Spain as GB internationals remain at the centre of the race for top spot in the División de Honor. In Germany, there will be British interest across both play-off semi-finals as the play-offs begin with…

British Wheelchair Basketball welcome Irwin Mitchell as Official Supplier for Wealth Management

British Wheelchair Basketball has today announced a four-year partnership with Irwin Mitchell, which will see the nationwide firm of legal and financial advisors become BWB’s Official Supplier for Wealth Management. Irwin Mitchell is one of the UK’s largest and most respected legal and wealth management firms, operating from 15 locations across the UK, providing legal…

Game-high points total for Martin Edwards in Italy as GB athletes continue to be at the centre of Spanish title race

Martin Edwards continued his positive return to competitive action with 29 points and a double-double in Italy, while GB internationals continue to be at the centre of Spain’s Division de Honor title race. After a delay to the start of the season in Italy alongside COVID-19 travel restrictions, Edwards only made his Special Bergamo Sport…

Double header for Baskets 96 Rahden trio as regular season in Germany comes to an end

There’s a reduced fixture list in Spain and Germany this weekend, but there are still seven games with British interest for those following the progress of the clubs featuring GB athletes this season. The final weekend of the regular season in Germany includes a double header for the Baskets 96 Rahden trio of Thomas Smith,…

British Wheelchair Basketball publish updated Return to Play guidance ahead of the sport entering STAGE 1 from 29 March 2021

British Wheelchair Basketball has today published updated Return to Play Guidance which will enable the sport to restart its Return to Play plans from Monday 29th March 2021.  From this date, British Wheelchair Basketball will enter into STAGE 1 of the updated Return to Play Guidance (which can be viewed here), allowing BWB Sanctioned Activity…

Gaz Choudhry leads the weekend points scoring in Spain as Simon Brown and Ian Sagar secure top spot in Germany

Gaz Choudhry topped the weekend’s points scoring charts in Spain while Simon Brown and Ian Sagar helped RSV Lahn-Dill secure their place at the top of RBBL1 in Germany.  During another weekend where GB athletes played important roles for their clubs, Gaz Choudhry scored a weekend-high 33 points and posted game-high figures for both assists…

GB athletes set for another weekend of club action across Europe including final league games for Helen Freeman and Jim Palmer

It’s set to be another busy weekend of club action for the GB internationals playing in Europe this season, with four games expected to feature GB players in Spain while Helen Freeman and Jim Palmer are set to play their final league games of the regular season in Germany. Here’s the games to look out…

Simon Fisher appointed Interim GB Coach ahead of re-scheduled Tokyo 2020

British Wheelchair Basketball is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Fisher as Interim GB Coach to help prepare the GB Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team for the re-scheduled 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Fisher, who in his previous role was BWB’s Academy Lead, will work with Head of Coaching and Tactical Development Haj Bhania OBE…

New online learning platform launched by British Wheelchair Basketball

British Wheelchair Basketball has today launched a new online learning platform to boost learning and development opportunities across the sport in the UK.  BWB Learning is a free resource for all BWB Members providing them with a hub of interactive learning resources for wheelchair basketball. The platform has been designed to ensure everyone has the…

Eight GB players to go head-to-head as BSR Amiab Albacete host Mideba Extremadura in Spain

There will be a very British feel when BSR Amiab Albacete host Mideba Extramedura in Spain on Saturday with eight GB players lining-up for the two clubs this season.  Harry Brown, Gaz Choudhry, Ben Fox, Lee Manning and Kyle Marsh will be in action for the hosts, while George Bates, Billy Bridge and Phil Pratt…

George Bates shines again as Ian Sagar and Simon Brown claim victory in top of the table clash

It was another weekend when British players shone with George Bates among the leading scorers in Spain’s Division de Honor, while there was success for Simon Brown and Ian Sagar in the top of the table clash in Germany.  George Bates scored over 30 points for the second successive week, recording a game-high 34 points…

George Bates top-scores in Spain with 31 points while Lee Manning impresses with all-round performance

George Bates was the weekend’s top points scorer in Spain’s Division de Honor, while Simon Brown and Ian Sagar were victorious as second versus third went head-to-head in Germany.  Bates scored a weekend-high 31 points in Mideba Extremadura’s 62:54 win over Fundacion FDI Las Rozas, taking the World and European champion’s total to 196 points…