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SBD Global/January 21, 2013/Olympics
Cash-Strapped British Volleyball Has 7 Minutes, 30 Seconds To Save Itself
Published January 21, 2013
BASKETBALL CUTS CRITICIZED: In London, Giuseppe Muro reported NBA Commissioner David Stern "slammed the decision to cut British basketball's funding" for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Stern said: "Before the Olympics, basketball was being talked about as a sport being played in neighbourhoods in a country bemoaning the fact they had shut down so many playing fields. The decision confounded me" (EVENING STANDARD, 1/18).