Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

Bath-based athletes impress at World Championships trials

It was a great weekend for Bath-based athletes.

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Bath study reveals jousters are as fit as today's top athletes

Today’s jousters are the ultimate all-round athletes, combining similar levels of fitness and strength to a professional footballer, a top tennis player and a Formula 1 driver, according to research by the Team Bath Physio & Sports Science Centre.

Students to make history at 2017 Henley Royal Regatta

Four crews will represent the University of Bath at the 2017 Henley Royal Regatta this week, including its first-ever women’s crew to qualify for the world-famous event.

Honorary degrees event: Jason Gardener & Amy Williams

The Department of Sports Development & Recreation is delighted to welcome any staff or students on Friday 23 June 2017 for the conferment of Honorary Degrees on Jason Gardener MBE and Amy Williams MBE.

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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.