Tokyo Funding (2017-21)

Aspiration Fund

Olympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding



Basketball originated in USA in 1891 and this team sport has been part of the Olympic programme consistently since 1936. In the men’s and women’s competitions the USA have conquered the podium winning 23 gold medals between them.  


Tokyo 2020 will see a new discipline introduced alongside the traditional 5v5 game with 3x3 competition.  

The UK National Governing Body is British Basketball, based in Manchester. Find out more on the British Basketball website. 

  • Maurice Watkins


  • Performance Director

  • Mark Lloyd

    Team Manager

  • Roger Moreland


Funding Partners
  • DCMS
  • TNL partners
Official Partners
  • BAES logo
  • BUPA
  • IHG logo
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland