Sport England is proud to have NBA star John Amaechi open the
British Open Athletics Championships, supported by Leisure Connection
Ltd, in Birmingham. It is great to have a man who has achieved
his dream, and is still ensuring that others achieve theirs.
300 athletes competing at the event have their sights set on the
Paralympics in September 2004. This event is IPC sanctioned which
means the times can be used as qualifiers for such big events.
John will be present to spur the athletes on as well as officially
open the event at midday on Saturday 16th.
announces all-star line up for London camp
Bucknall, a former LA Lakers player and graduate of North Carolina,
is bringing the Tar Heel brand of college basketball to the UK.
Featuring Hall of Fame coach Dean E. Smith, the winningest coach
in the history of college basketball, Bucknall Essential Skills
presents The “Carolina Experience” taking place at the
National Sports Centre on Thursday 14th August to Sunday 17th August
The 4 days will include a 3-day basketball camp for boys and girls
aged 14 to 18, followed by the coach’s seminar, including
lectures from guest of honour Coach Dean Smith. FULL
McGrady visits Europe
Superstar Tracy "TMAC" McGrady began his offseason with
a visit to Germany. He spent the first three days of his trip in
Berlin, opening a top European basketball camp, the adidas EURO
abc Camp and attending the "Mellowpark Jam", an inner-city
event aimed at providing urban Berlin youth with the opportunity
to participate in sporting activities.
The last two days of his trip were spent in Herzogenaurach, the
Headquarters of adidas-Salomon AG. FULL
� 11 Jun 03: Meech answers your questions
� 04 Jun 03: Ugonna set to feature
in live broadcast of NBA Draft
� 02 May 03: Amaechi returns to
Manchester for Magic camps
� 17 Feb 03: Yao Ming stars in Apple
� 27 Jan 03: NBA All-Star Tracy
McGrady launches T-MAC 2 shoe
� 09 May 01: Utah Jazz sign John