Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

UK's first Commonwealth Big Lunch

Dame Katherine Grainger, Chair of UK Sport, celebrates our Gold Coast 2018 and PyeongChang 2018 links

Uni swim coach presents at international forum

There’s more to skeleton than meets the ice

Our researchers are working with British Skeleton and UK Sport on the science behind the Winter Olympic sport

Yarnold wins gold and Deas claims bronze

Lizzy Yarnold made history by defending her Olympic title and Laura Deas bagged a superb bronze

Dom Parsons bags skeleton bronze

Our Mechanical Engineering PhD student wins Team GB’s first medal of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

England rhythmic gymnasts step up 2018 preps on campus

Team England’s rhythmic gymnastics squad have been continuing their build-up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a productive training week at the University of Bath Sports Training Village.

Bath graduate storms to relay gold

Danny Talbot helps Great Britain to men’s 4x100m relay gold on Saturday night at London 2017

Student Imogen excited about sporting education at Bath

Rising England star & BSc(Hons) Sport & Exercise Science student Imogen Allison believes she is in the best place to continue her education on and off the court after committing to Team Bath Netball for the 2017-18 season.

Green light for new £3.5 million gym

Planning consent has been granted to build a new gym at the Sports Training Village that will open next summer

Viper 10 Sportswear joins Team Bath Netball family

Team Bath Netball has joined forces with Viper 10 Sportswear for the 2017-18 season in an innovative suppliership which will see new designs and ranges, including replica kit for the Blue and Gold fans.

Medal haul for Bath-based swimmers

Our swimmers brought home a stash of 24 medals from FINA World & British Swimming Summer Champs

Over-50? Sign up for first-ever National Vintage Games

ON 2 September, the inaugural National Vintage Games, the UK’s first competitive and recreational sports event for the over-50s, is coming to the University of Bath.

Alumna Fran on top of world as England win Cricket World Cup

Sports Performance graduate Fran Wilson, who scored 159 runs in five matches, helped England win the Women’s Cricket World Cup on an unforgettable Sunday afternoon of high drama at Lord’s.

Invictus Games UK squad in training at the STV

Athletes from the UK team are in training for the forthcoming Invictus Games which takes place in Toronto in September.

Modern Pentathlon Euro Champs return to campus in 2019

The University of Bath will once again stage the Modern Pentathlon European Championships in 2019 – a qualifying competition for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tennis Festival returns to campus for 15th successive year

Free entry to the annual LTA Grade 2 tournament featuring all age groups from U10s through to men’s and women’s open singles.

Golden finish for student athletes at European U23 Champs

University of Bath sporting scholar Cameron Chalmers enjoyed his “best moment in sport so far” when he anchored the Great Britain men’s 4x400m relay team to gold at the European U23 Athletics Championships in Poland.

STV lay-by to reopen on Mon 24 Jul

Due to unforeseen circumstances the STV lay-by extension project is overrunning.

Sporting scholar Jenny set for GB debut after return from injury

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her British track and field debut at the European U23 Athletics Championships in Poland this week.

Sporty SW schoolkids take part in Summer School Games at STV

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of our Sports Training Village (STV) this week.