News Archive, Month: December 2007

New beach supports volleyball athletes’ Olympic ambitions

13 December 2007

Britain’s beach volleyball players are putting in the hard yards this winter on the new ‘beach’ at the University of Bath. Work is now complete on the new outdoor beach volleyball facility at the Sports Training Village. It will be a key part in the development of Britain’s beach volleyball players up to and beyond the London 2012 Olympic Games, after the British Volleyball Federation chose Bath as home for the GB beach volleyball team....

Rowers provide charity cash boost

03 December 2007

University of Bath rowers raised hundreds of pounds for charity and set an unofficial record in Saturday’s marathon fund-raising effort. Ten rowers completed a 100km relay row in just four hours 59 minutes and 14 seconds. It is believed their effort is a British Universities ‘small mixed team’ record – confirmation of this is expected soon. A further group of 24 rowers covered the same distance in a little over six hours. Their efforts have...

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