News Archive, Month: November 2010

Team Bath Netball announce 2011 Superleague squad

26 November 2010

Three members of England’s bronze medal-winning Commonwealth Games team feature in the Team Bath Netball Superleague squad aiming to win a historic fifth title in 2011 and secure three titles in a row for the first time. The 14-strong squad is an exciting combination of youth and experience. It features four current University of Bath students and six University of Bath graduates. The squad features Pamela Cookey, who has already stamped her mark on the...

Bath’s Vancouver 2010 golden girl presented with her MBE

25 November 2010

Bath’s Olympic golden girl Amy Williams was presented with her MBE by The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace today (Thursday). The University of Bath Sports Performance graduate received the honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List following her outstanding performance in winning skeleton gold at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games in March. Amy said: “I was really proud and pleased today. It’s a lovely medal, it’s really pretty, and it’s going to go alongside...

All Blacks train at University of Bath

23 November 2010

New Zealand’s mighty All Blacks warmed up for their final autumn international with a training session at the University of Bath today (Tuesday). It’s the second time the All Blacks have trained at the University of Bath following an earlier visit four years ago. Victory over Wales in Saturday’s clash at the Millennium Stadium would give the All Blacks a remarkable seventh consecutive European tour clean sweep since Graham Henry became the team’s coach. Darren...

Boxing – Saturday night is fight night

17 November 2010

This Saturday (20 November) boxing makes its long-awaited return to Bath with a bill at the Sports Training Village that features an English title fight. Wiltshire’s Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell takes on York’s Harry Matthews for the vacant English middleweight belt in the headline contest. The highly-rated 20-year-old Trowbridge boxer gets a shot at the English belt after only six professional bouts. There is also a full supporting card. The action takes place at the...

Katrina wins prestigious IPC Athlete of Month award

10 November 2010

University of Bath student Katrina Hart was today named International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month for October 2010. The announcement followed an online public vote in which Katrina claimed 48 per cent of votes cast. The University of Bath Sports Performance student collected the award after winning gold for England in the T37 100m at the Delhi Commonwealth Games. She said: “I’m really pleased to win this award and I’d like to thank everyone...

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