News Archive, Month: February 2012

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Rhythmic gymnastics appeal hearing

29 February 2012

A Sports Resolutions arbitrator will decide within the next seven days whether a group of Bath-based rhythmic gymnasts have achieved the standard for the London 2012 Olympic Games as set out by British Gymnastics. The independent arbitrator heard evidence from both the group and British Gymnastics at a hearing in London today (Wednesday). The arbitrator's role is to consider whether the national governing correctly applied and adhered to its selection policy. If the group’s appeal...

Sports Association

BUCS Weekly Update – Week 22

29 February 2012

Sports People of Bath Up against a higher quality of opposition as we reach the later rounds of the cup, last week we saw a 50-50 ratio of win’s to losses. Despite this we still sit in third place in the BUCS league table, 42.5 points ahead of Leeds Met. The Team of the Week was the Women’s Tennis 1’s whose 5-0 victory over UWIC saw them into the semi-finals of the cup. They currently...

Tyers takes gold at British Universities Champs

27 February 2012

Sports Performance student Sophie Tyers led the way for the University of Bath at this weekend’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Indoor Athletics Championships. The 20-year-old took gold over 800m at the championships in Sheffield in a time of 2:06.85. There was also a gold in the 60m hurdles for Andy Pozzi, who trains at the University of Bath but is a student at UWE. University of Bath student Ben Reynolds came home second...

Team Bath's Performance of the Month

Trio of swimmers collect awards

27 February 2012

University of Bath-based swimmers Hayley Towner, Jess Dickons and Michael Jamieson are the latest winners of Team Bath’s Performance of the Month awards, which are supported by Oakley and Ellis and Killpartrick of New Bond Street in Bath. The trio, who train at British Swimming’s Bath Intensive Training Centre (ITC), are currently preparing to compete at the Olympic trials in early March. They picked up awards they had won in previous months after having recently...

Match Report Hockey: EHL Conference West (Men)

26 February 2012

Fixture: Cardiff & UWIC v Team Bath Buccaneers Date: Sunday 26 February 2012 Score:  Cardiff & UWIC 0-2 TBB Venue: Welsh Institute of Sport, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Team Bath Buccaneers moved to within one victory of claiming the West Conference title on Sunday, winning 2-0 at Cardiff + UWIC. Jody Paul’s side got off to a dream start when Phil Ball followed up his own initial effort, flicking past Ben Dudley in the Cardiff goal...

Match Report Hockey: EHL Conference West (Women) v Trojans

26 February 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Trojans Date: Sunday 26 February 2012 Score:  Team Bath 2-5 Trojans Venue: Sports Training Village, University of Bath In a game where Team Bath Buccaneers needed to take the game to the opposition a slow start and lack of concentration led to two early goals by Trojans. Despite this, Buccs slowly regained some shape and composure but were not able to match the work rate or pass completion of the...

Match Report Hockey: EHL Conference West (Women)

25 February 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Staines Date: Saturday 25 February 2012 Score:  TBB 2-3 Staines Venue: Sports Training Village, University of Bath Team Bath got off to a slow start in this important fixture. Despite having good possession counter attacking by Staines led to them taking two quick goals early in the half. Buccs regained some composure and started to exert more pressure as the half went on. A good attack down the right started...

Team talks with Netball Superleague

Team Bath edged out of Superleague thriller

23 February 2012

Team Bath were edged out of a titanic battle by just two goals tonight (Thursday) by reigning Fiat Netball Superleague champions Hertfordshire Mavericks. The contest brought together the only two teams to have won the Superleague title – and they treated fans at the Sports Training Village and many more watching the game live on Sky Sports, to a thrilling encounter. But it was Mavericks, who went into the game in third in the Superleague,...

Match Report Rugby: Team Bath Rugby 1st XV vs Bristol University 1st XV

22 February 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Rugby 1st XV vs Bristol University 1st XV Date and Time: Wednesday 22 February 2012, 2.00pm Score:  Team Bath 17 - 0 Bristol University Venue: Sulis Sports Club, University of Bath Times are getting hectic for the University of Bath’s 1st XV rugby team with an ever increasing fixture list due to unforeseen problems. In what could arguably be the most important two weeks of the team’s season, the first real test...

Sports Association

BUCS Weekly Update – Week 21

22 February 2012

Sports People of Bath, Last week the fine form of the Sports Association teams in second semester continued with a record of won 25, drew five, lost 11. This, with the addition of the points from the previous weeks swimming, saw an extension of the lead over Leeds Met to 73 points, consolidating Bath in third place in the BUCS standings. The next week will be crucial in determining the final standings with hundreds of...

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