News Archive, Month: October 2011

GB bobsleigh crews gear-up for Sochi 2014

17 October 2011

Innovative research projects and training sessions alongside players from the NFL are helping propel the British bobsleigh team towards the podium at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games in 2014. Gary Anderson, Performance Director of Great Britain Bobsleigh, discussed details of the team’s path towards Sochi at a preview to the 2011/2 season at the team’s University of Bath base. The Sochi Olympic Winter Games take place almost 50 years to the day since Tony Nash...

Coles runner-up at Turkish Open

17 October 2011

Team Bath badminton player Chris Coles finished run-up in the mixed doubles at the Turkish Open at Antalya at the weekend. Coles and partner Jessica Fletcher, seeded four for the competition, went down to top seeds Ben Stawski and Lauren Smith 21-19, 21-13 in an all-English final. Coles also reached the semi-final of the men’s doubles with Matt Nottingham, where they lost 21-16, 21-17 to top seeds Stawski and Paul vsn Rietvelde. Coles and Nottingham...

Rugby at the University of Bath

Charteris heartbroken as Wales miss out on final

17 October 2011

University of Bath graduate Luke Charteris said it was heartbreaking for his Wales side to miss out on a place in the IRB World Cup final. Wales went down 9-8 to France in Saturday’s semi-final in Auckland, just missing out on a berth in the final for the first time in their history. Charteris, who graduated from the University with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science in 2005, said: “We came to the World...

Match Report Futsal: Birmingham Tigers vs Team Bath

16 October 2011

Name of event: FA National League Futsal Date and time of event: Sunday 16 October 18.00pm Ko Score: Birmingham Tigers 1 – 3 Team Bath Venue: Futsal Birmingham Arena Team Bath produced a solid away performance to take the three points back home with them after beating Birmingham Tigers in the FA National Futsal League. Bath started the first half the stronger of the two teams going 1-0 up through Ian Parkes who scored after...

Match Report Rugby: Team Bath vs UWIC

12 October 2011

Fixture:  University of Bath Rugby 1st team vs UWIC 1st Team Date and time of event:  Wednesday 12 October 2011, 15:00 Score:  University of Bath 16 UWIC 0 Venue:  Sulis Sports Club, University of Bath University of Bath took to the field to partake in their first BUCS fixture of the year against a university who have provided tough competition over the last few years, UWIC. After a very successful pre season, all involved were...

Charteris a game away from World Cup final

11 October 2011

University of Bath graduate Luke Charteris is just one game away from helping Wales make their first appearance in an IRB Rugby World Cup Final. Charteris graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science in 2005 and has been a key figure in Wales’ campaign in New Zealand. The lock, who stands six feet and nine inches tall, has started four of Wales’ five World Cup games to date,...

Amy with the 2011 Ian Wooldridge award (by Steve Ballinger, Matchtight Ltd)

Amy wins top sporting award

11 October 2011

Amy Williams, Bath’s skeleton Olympic Winter Games gold medallist, has landed a top award presented each year by the Daily Mail to an athlete who combines sporting genius with the Corinthian spirit. Amy, who trains at the University of Bath, has been presented with the Ian Wooldridge Award, which was established in honour of the late Daily Mail journalist. It is voted for by Daily Mail readers. Sarah Wooldridge, Ian’s widow, travelled to Bath to...

News and Match Reports

Do you have what it takes to play netball for Team Bath?

05 October 2011

Team Bath netball’s 2011/12 trials are about to begin and this year will include two match-play trials against a Scottish line-up. Players hoping to make the prestigious squad with four-times Superleague champions, Bath, will need to be on court next Monday (10 October) at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for an initial two-hour training session and open trial from 19.30-21.30. The coaching staff will then keep a watchful eye on would-be recruits when...

Back to Hockey - ladies take part in weekly club

Back to Hockey

04 October 2011

Refresh, relearn, replay… Sociable and informal hockey sessions for women. 11 October - 22 November 2011 7.00pm - 8.00pm (Tuesday evenings) University of Bath Sports Training Village - Pitch 1 £25 for six weeks Coach: Angus Ross (Level 3) Team Bath Buccaneers "Back to Hockey" Flyer [PDF] A great way to get in shape. No need to commit to membership, regular training or competitions. Sign up now! Please note: shoes with good grip, shin pads...

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A fantastic sporting offer for students

03 October 2011

Watch the latest Team Bath TV student video. Team Bath offers some of the best sports facilities in the UK in an inspirational environment. The University has a thriving Students’ Union Sports Association which runs student sport at the University. There are 47 student-run sports clubs from the traditional sports like athletics, football, hockey and swimming, as well as canoeing, gliding, mountaineering skydiving, snowsports, ultimate frisbee and windsurfing. They cater for all levels of student...

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