London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 8TH SEPTEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London SE10 0BB
 
 
SITE
 
Dates:
  until 
 

Nearby

 

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)The London 2012 Paralympics Basketball competition promises to pull in the crowds at the Olympic Park's Basketball Arena and the North Greenwich Arena in the River Zone from Thursday 30 August to Saturday 8 September. Wheelchair Basketball is one of the most popular of Paralympic sports and is played in 80 countries throughout the world. The rules are very similar to that of regular Basketball: the court is the same size, the basket the same height, and the scoring system identical. Like in Basketball, players cannot "travel" with the ball, and must bounce or throw the ball after every two pushes of the wheels of their specially-designed titanium chairs (which can costs up to a staggering £3,500). Five players from a squad of 12 are on court at any one time, and each player has a point value corresponding to their impairment and functional ability (1.0 to 4.5). During play, the total on-court value for each team of five players may not exceed 14. A round-robin group preliminary stage will be split between the Basketball Arena and the North Greenwich Arena, before the larger North Greenwich Arena hosts all knock-out and medal games. Wheelchair Basketball has been a Paralympic sport since the first Games in Rome 1960, with the women's event arriving eight years later in Tel Aviv.

 

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 Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) images

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)   

   
London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)  


LondonTown.com - London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) 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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) on LondonTown.com

 
London Calendar 2016

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2016. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

Near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  26% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 3 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  28% off
5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 9 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Only fifteen minutes from London City Airport by taxi and close to Canary Wharf, the ExCeL exhibition centre and The O2 arena, the Radisson Blu Edwardian ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  25% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 14 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

Near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
On Soon
Brandy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 28th June 2016 - 6pm
Indigo at The O2, Millennium Way, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The award-winning American R&B artist, most famous for shooting to stardom in the 1990s with hits such as The Boy Is Mine and What About Us, ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Earth, Wind And Fire
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 1st July 2016 - 7.30pm
The O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The veteran American group that spans multiple genres from soul, R&B, disco and more performs a selection of its greatest hits....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Lionel Richie: All The Hits
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 2nd, 3rd and 6th July 2016 - 6.30pm
The O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The international superstar returns to the UK to perform all hits from his extensive repertoire spanning decades. With support from Corinne Bailey Rae....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

Near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | Same location as London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WM Jazz
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
Water Margin Restaurant, O2 Arena, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Since launching in summer 2013 WM Jazz has carved out a real following. Set within the Water Margin Restaurant at The 02 Arena, WM Jazz hosts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Indigo at The O2
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Millennium Way, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Indigo at The O2 is a smaller live music and comedy venue inside The O2 with a capacity of 2,400. Opened in July 2007 with a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
London > Attractions > Sights
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Visitors to The O2 can see the famous domed structure from an entirely different angle - from 53-metre high Up At The O2 suspended from The ... More
 
 
 
Skyscape
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
The Dome Greenwich, SE1 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula intended as a space for a series of commissions, each ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

What are the best dining options near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaucho - 02
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Opened in March 2008, Gaucho at the O2 boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Five Guys, The O2
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The O2, North Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
After opening in Covent Garden in summer 2013, Five Guys has opened in numerous locations across London and now it can be found within The O2. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Rouge - Greenwich O2
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
3.2 & 3.3 Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication , The O2, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

The best pubs near London London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase).
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 24 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 29 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 33 minutes from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase) clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud2 at The O2
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2 Arena Peninsula Square, Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
In the sad shell of the Millennium Dome, a superclub was born, going by the name of Proud2. Sporting one of the world's most powerful audio ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase).
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 1 minute from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase), London Paralympics: Whelchair Basketball (knock-out phase), London Paralympics: Whelchair Basketbal (knock-out phase)
 
 

Hotels Near

London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)

 
 
Near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out phase)
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out Phase)

 
 
 
Chrisp Street Market
Shopping | Until 31st December 2016 

Chrisp Street Market 4.69 miles from London Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketball (knock-out Phase)

A pedestrian shopping area featuring over 80 stalls and food outlets, Chrisp Street Market was designed by Frederick Gibberd as ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our special offers for London Olympics: North Greenwich Arena hotels, including Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf from 89% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960