News Archive, Month: June 2011

Zambian football on the IDEALS project

2011 Zambia project gets underway

10 June 2011

University of Bath students Jordan Kenny and Rebecca Cook are due to arrive in Lusaka on Sunday (12 June) to kick-start this year’s IDEALS Zambia Project. The IDEALS (International Development through Excellence and Leadership in Sport) Project, now in its seventh year, uses sport as a vehicle for social development throughout underprivileged areas of the Zambian capital of Lusaka. Rebecca, a first year Coach Education and Sports Development student, will be on placement in Fountain...

Greene to captain GB at Euro Team Champs

07 June 2011

University of Bath-based hurdler Dai Greene said he was surprised and honoured to be asked to captain the Aviva Great Britain and Northern Ireland team to compete at the Spar European Team Championships in Sweden this month. Greene, the 2010 European and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, is coached by UK Athletics national events coach – hurdles, at Team Bath. The hurdler said: “I was surprised to be asked but I’m really proud take on the...

Mayor of Bath with Amy Williams

Mayor teams up with Amy

07 June 2011

Outgoing Mayor of Bath, Shaun McGall teamed up with Amy Williams, Bath’s Olympic Winter Games gold medallist, at a training session at the University of Bath. The Mayor hosted a Civic Reception for Amy as she became the first woman Honorary Freeman of the City of Bath a year ago - a celebration that took place the same day that Shaun became Mayor. And as one of his last acts as Mayor he attended one...

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