London Olympics: Basketball

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH AUGUST 2012

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London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London SE10 0BB 
 
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Dates:
8th August 2012 until 12th August 2012
 

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London Olympics: BasketballAlthough London 2012 has a special custom-made Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, the new venue will only host the preliminary rounds and the women's quarter-finals before the crucial knock-out and medal games move to a larger stage at the North Greenwich Arena. The Basketball Arena, located in the north of the Olympic Park by the Olympic Village, will be in use from Saturday 28 August until Tuesday 7 August, before the focus shifts to the North Greenwich Arena from Wednesday 8 August until Saturday 12 August. One of the most popular sports in the world, Men's Basketball made its Olympic debut at the Berlin 1936 Games, with the Women's event introduced at Montreal 1976. Professional players have been allowed to compete since Barcelona 1992 - when the famous US 'Dream Team' won gold in the men's event. The USA are the reigning champions in both the men's and women's event after double success in Beijing 2008.

 

About London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena

Events: Basketball (finals), Gymnastics (artistic, trampolining), Wheelchair BasketballNorth Greenwich Arena - also known as the Millennium Dome and, latterly, The O2 Arena - will host Artistic Gymnastics, Trampoline Gymnastics and the Basketball finals during the Olympic Games and Wheelchair Basketball during the Paralympic Games. More about London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena

London Olympics: Basketball images

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Olympics Basketball timetable

Date / Time Event name Venue
28th Jul  9:00 - 13:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
28th Jul  14:00 - 18:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
28th Jul  20:00 - 0:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
29th Jul  9:00 - 13:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
29th Jul  14:00 - 18:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
29th Jul  20:00 - 0:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
30th Jul  9:00 - 13:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
30th Jul  14:00 - 18:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
30th Jul  20:00 - 0:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
31st Jul  9:00 - 13:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
31st Jul  14:00 - 18:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
31st Jul  20:00 - 0:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
1st Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
1st Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
1st Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
2nd Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
2nd Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
2nd Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
3rd Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
3rd Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
3rd Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
4th Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
4th Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
4th Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
5th Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
5th Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
5th Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Women's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
6th Aug  9:00 - 13:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
6th Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
6th Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Men's preliminaries (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
7th Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Women's quarter-finals (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
7th Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Women's quarter-finals (2 games) London Olympics Basketball Arena
8th Aug  14:00 - 18:00 Men's quarter-finals (2 games) London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
8th Aug  20:00 - 0:00 Men's quarter-finals (2 games) London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
9th Aug  17:00 - 19:00 Women's semi-final London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
9th Aug  21:00 - 23:00 Women's semi-final London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
10th Aug  17:00 - 19:00 Men's semi-final London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
10th Aug  21:00 - 23:00 Men's semi-final London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
11th Aug  17:00 - 19:00 Women's bronze medal game
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
11th Aug  21:00 - 23:00 Women's gold medal game, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
12th Aug  11:00 - 13:00 Men's bronze medal game
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena
12th Aug  15:00 - 17:00 Men's gold medal game, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena

LondonTown.com - London Olympics: Basketball Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
North Greenwich Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Maze Hill Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Westcombe Park Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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