News Archive, Month: September 2009

Strong Team England badminton squad named to face Japan

29 September 2009

Athens 2004 Olympic silver medallist Nathan Robertson is named in one of Team England’s strongest badminton squads for the forthcoming international match against Japan at the University of Bath. The squad features all four of the six-strong Great Britain badminton team at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games who are still playing competitive badminton. Tickets are still available for the big night of badminton action, which gets underway at the Sports Training Village at 6.45pm on...

Jonathan helps former rugby star to shape-up

24 September 2009

Former England and British Lions hooker Mark Regan is planning a return to action in a competition overseas - but he's put on a few pounds since his retirement. So who better to advise him on getting back into shape than Jonathan Robinson, an Applied Physiologist at the University of Bath's Human Performance Centre. You can find out more about Regan's report on BBC Points West by clicking here.

Team Bath judo players win brace of medals at GB World Cup

22 September 2009

Team Bath judo players Tom Reed and Sian Wilson both won medals at the GB World Cup event in Birmingham at the weekend. Reed, a University of Bath Business Administration student, lost a closely contested final in the under-81kg class to fellow Brit Euan Burton, who represented Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Reed (pictured) had earlier dispatched a couple of Russians and a German to get to the final – beating Salamu...

University of Bath to host international badminton match

01 September 2009

International badminton comes to the University of Bath next month when the Sports Training Village hosts a Team England match against Japan. The match, which gets underway at 6.45pm on Friday 16 October, is the first international badminton fixture to take place at the University. For Team England, which is supported by Center Parcs, it is a prelude to the 100th All England Open Championships in Birmingham in March and the European Individual Championships in...

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