British basketball is severely lacking funds and in an 'untenable' position

British basketball in ‘untenable’ position due to lack of funding, warns federation: In an open letter seen by the Guardian, [Chris] Grant [chairman of GB Basketball] also questions why basketball receives so little funding compared to sports such as sailing when it is the second most played team sport in the UK after football, with 1.3 million regular participants – 47% of whom are from backgrounds other than white British – and has a women’s team that has broken into the world’s top 20.

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