O2 showdown can help take basketball and netball in this country to new level, says Barry Hearn

O2 showdown can help take basketball and netball in this country to new level, says Barry HearnBarry Hearn has transformed darts and snooker in his time and believes basketball and netball are the next sports to ride the crest of a wave. The Matchroom Sport boss and former Leyton Orient owner says he can take both sports to another level with a dual weekend at The O2 in London on the weekend of September 23 and 24. Offering a prize fund of £100,000, first Britain’s best netball players will battle it out in the British Fast5 All-Stars Championship between the top eight sides in the UK Superleague on the Saturday.


This article was originally published at Eurosport

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