Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

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Sascha Kindred CBE awarded hon degree

Kindred received his degree from our Chancellor, HRH The Earl of Wessex, at Bath Assembly Rooms

Paralympic swimming champion, Sascha Kindred CBE awarded honorary degree

One of Britain’s most successful Paralympic athletes, swimmer Sascha Kindred CBE, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University.

Paralympic swimming legend Sascha Kindred joins Hall of Fame

Seven-times Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred returned to his former training base to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport.

Terrific turnaround extends Team Bath Netball's winning run

Team Bath Netball will go into next week’s home match against Wasps on the back of three successive wins after coming from behind to record a hard-fought victory at Surrey Storm on Bank Holiday Monday.

Rugby legend joins our Hall of Fame for Sport

On Friday, Steve Borthwick became the latest inductee into the University's Hall of Fame

Four-gold Guy brings fitting end to British Swimming Champs

Double Olympic medallist Guy, who moved his training base to the National Centre Bath in January, brought the curtain down on a successful 2017 British Swimming Championships by winning his fourth gold and an eighth title of the week for University of Bath-based swimmers.

Fantastic finish sees Team Bath Netball tame Dragons

Team Bath Netball produced a storming final quarter to finally tame a determined Celtic Dragons outfit and get back to winning ways in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

Invictus Games trials come to University

The STV is hosting 3,000 athletes & 150 staff from across the country for the three-day event

Graduate Kate French strikes Pentathlon world cup gold in Cairo

Alumna Kate French won the first World Cup gold of her career during a medal-laden international weekend for Pentathlon GB.

Special guests enjoy Blue & Gold netball excitement

A special reception was held before the first home match of the week against Surrey Storm, on Monday.

Jan Bartu awarded Hon Doctorate

GB Pentathlon performance director receives Honorary Degree at a special dinner at Bath’s Guildhall

Proud to receive ‘elite’ accreditation by UK Anti-Doping

University Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley said: “At a time of high-profile doping cases, the commitment to honest competition needs to be more robust than ever before so we will not be resting on our laurels – it is vital we continue to raise awareness of clean sport and ensure our athletes, students, coaches and staff continue to make the right choices.”

UK Anti-Doping 'Clean Sport' event on campus

Clean Sport, a programme led by UK Anti-Doping whose mission is to create a culture of clean sport and encourage elite athletes to play a key role in achieving this, will be taking place across campus on 20 and 21 March.

Bath men’s 1st XV are just one win away from Twickenham

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV had a dramatic 20-19 victory in Tuesday’s BUCS Rugby Championship quarter-final at Durham University.

Team Bath Gym expansion - Have your say!

New £3.5m state-of-the-art gym is being built: Help us shape the future of fitness at the University of Bath

Olympic champ Heather swaps rowing for marathon running

Heather Stanning, double Olympic rowing champion and University of Bath graduate, is swapping her oars for running shoes as she trains for this year’s London Marathon in aid of the Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI).

Sporting scholar off to S Africa in England Men’s hockey squad

Sport Performance student Scott, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will join the England hockey team to gain valuable experience of a senior international trip as part of his continued development.

Team Bath Netball stars inspire young sportswomen

Dozens of young sportswomen from across the South West have received a training master-class from Team Bath Netball stars during inspirational school visits in conjunction with new Education Partner Mogers Drewett.

Mark Foster & Ged Roddy inducted into Hall of Fame

Five-time Olympic swimmer Mark Foster and former Director of Sport Ged Roddy have become the first inductees of 2017 into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport.