#SJA2012 Media day: British basketball, July 13

From British Basketball

What:  Standard Life GB senior men’s and women’s team interview opportunities ahead of the double header event at Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

When: Friday July 13, 2012

18:30 – Watch final 30 minutes of men’s training and gather content and images of action

19:00-19:45 – Mix and mingle on court with men’s players and selected women’s players

Where: Motorpoint Arena, Entrance B, Broughton Lane, Sheffield, S9 2DF

Who:  Standard Life GB men’s senior team and selected Standard Life GB women’s players. Both sides have now announced their final 12 players for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Both the men’s and women’s teams head to Sheffield this weekend where the crowd will be treated to a massive double header at the Motorpoint Arena on Saturday July 14. As part of their four-team tournament the women will take on Olympic silver medallists Australia, with the men facing a Eurobasket re-match against Portugal.

Further GB games will be played at Ponds Forge either side of this day, on Friday 13 and Sunday July 15. The full GB schedule is below:

July 13, Ponds Forge

GB women v Angola

July 14, Motorpoint Arena

GB men v Portugal

GB women v Australia

July  15, Ponds Forge

GB men v Portugal

GB women v France

  • If you would like to attend please contact Sarah Jenkins ( / 07766 366351) or Lauren Foster ( / 07920 470498) including any specific interview requests by Thursday July 12.


Tue July 24: Olympic media service and reception, St Bride’s Church. For more details click here.

Thu Dec 6: 2012 SJA British Sports Awards. An Olympic year extravaganza. Note the date in your diary now. Details to be announced soon.