Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

Amy Williams and Jason Gardener honoured by the University of Bath

Olympic Gold medallists Amy Williams MBE and Jason Gardener MBE were today, Friday 23 June, awarded honorary degrees from the University of Bath.

Amy Williams set for honorary degree

Olympic Gold medallist Amy Williams MBE will receive an honorary degree in recognition of her career

Jason Gardener set for honorary degree

The 'Bath Bullet' is set to receive an honorary degree for his distinguished sporting career

Ceremony for our returning Rio medallists

All staff are invited to our celebration event in University Hall on Wed 12 Oct at 1.30pm

Are the Olympics still relevant? Bryan Clift on Al Jazeera

Bryan Clift (Dept of Health) talks on Al Jazeera’s ‘Inside Story’ programme

In pictures: The highs & lows of Bath's Olympians at Rio 2016

The Bath Chronicle has created a gallery of all the Rio athletes who train in Bath or graduated from the University of Bath - the medal haul was one gold, five silvers and one bronze.

Superb Rio athletes “did University of Bath proud”

University of Bath-based athletes played their part in helping Great Britain achieve one of the most remarkable Olympic results in its history according to Team Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley.

Worldwide: Focus on Brazil & Rio 2016

Support our Bath-based athletes at Rio & learn about our research links with Brazil to tackle global issues

Cheer on Ben Fletcher in Brazil & have a go at judo for free: Thu

People are being invited to cheer on Ben Fletcher in Brazil and have a go at judo themselves for free during a fun event at the Sports Training Village on Thursday, 2-4pm.

Swimmer Jazz Carlin wins silver at Rio Olympic Games

University of Bath-based swimmer Jazz Carlin admitted she was “gobsmacked” after smashing her lifetime best to win 400m freestyle silver at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Preparing to perform under pressure at Rio

Dr Rachel Arnold explores how sport psychology helps athletes handle stress when preparing for big events

Training for Brazil at British Swimming National Centre Bath

Swimmers Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, Chris Walker-Hebborn and Andrew Willis tell us what they love about their training base at the Sports Training Village on campus.

Rio 2016: Meet the Bath athletes going for Olympic gold - part 3

In the third and final part of the Bath Chronicle's countdown to Rio 2016, the focus is on the Bath-based athletics and modern pentathlon stars that will be going for gold at the Olympic Games.

Rio 2016: Meet the Bath athletes going for Olympic gold - part 2

In the second part of their countdown to the Olympics, the Chronicle looks at the Bath-based athletes from the sports of judo, weightlifting, rowing and badminton who are going for glory at Rio 2016.

Rio 2016: Meet the Bath athletes going for Olympic gold - part 1

Four years of dedication, training and hard work will finally be put to the test when Bath-based Olympians attempt to achieve the pinnacle in their respective sports at Rio 2016.

A day in the life of Olympic swimmer Jazz Carlin: BBC News

Jazz Carlin hails from Swindon and carries out her training at the Sports Training Village.

Olympian says Bath is 'easy decision' for student-athletes

Watch Maths student Joe Choong talk about how the University is helping him to fullfil his Olympic dream.

Five reasons why your city doesn't want to host the Olympics

Bryan Clift and Andrew Manley (Department for Health) write for The Conversation.

One year to Rio 2016: how has Lula fared?

With the Rio Olympics in sight, Dr Bryan Clift discusses the politics behind the Brazilian Games

Bath athletes & coaches start Olympic countdown

Bringing home just how close the Games are is the fact that we are staging a Rio qualifying event later this month – the Modern Pentathlon European Championships.