News Archive, Month: November 2012

Stephen Baddeley - Director of Sport at Team Bath

Olympic legacy comes under the spotlight

16 November 2012

The legacy of the Olympics will be the theme of a debate featuring Stephen Baddeley, Director of Sport at the University of Bath, on Wednesday (21 November). The event is part of the Debates in Bath series and takes place at the Bath Rugby Club House at the Rec. The debate covers the topic ‘Would you want your child to be an elite sportsperson? Yes or No.’ Kate Allenby, bronze medallist in the modern pentathlon...

Ivor Powell Award for Excellence in Coaching Statue

Further details: Funeral service of Ivor Powell MBE

16 November 2012

The funeral service of Ivor Powell MBE, long-serving football coach at the University of Bath, takes place at the Top Chapel at Haycombe Crematorium in Bath at midday on Tuesday 20 November. The funeral cortege will come on to the University campus en route to the crematorium. It is due to pass the Sports Training Village between 11.15am and 11.30am Ivor’s family have requested family flowers only, but donations may be made to the Ivor...

Gemma Gibbons

Students’ Union Weekly Sports Update 5

15 November 2012

Hi everyone, Lots to report this week. Last weekend saw swimming compete in the short course event. It was a successful event that saw Bath finish second. Special mention goes to Michael Jamieson who was awarded male swimmer of the meet, by winning the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke and coming third in the 200m individual medley. Anne Bochmann had similar success, winning the 200, 400 and 800m freestyle and coming third in the 400m...

Match Report Futsal > Hereford v Team Bath

14 November 2012

Fixture: FA National Futsal League (Midlands Division) Date: Wednesday 14 November 2012 Score: Hereford 1-12 Bath Venue: Point 4, Hereford. Bath shift through the gears to beat a defensive Hereford side. A strong Team Bath side travelled to Hereford for a midweek evening match, which on paper was destined to be a one sided affair. However, a resolute Hereford team meant that the win was hard fought. The first ten minutes proved tougher than anticipated....

Natasha Maslen - won bronze at the European Judo Cup 2012. Photo: Paco Lozano

Maslen takes Team Bath’s tally to ten senior international judo medals this year

14 November 2012

Natasha Maslen, a 19 year-old Sports Performance student, won bronze at the European Cup last weekend in Malaga, Spain, to take Team Bath’s tally of senior international medals to ten this year. Maslen is now ranked fourth in the UK in the under-70kgs category just behind 2012 Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons who also trained with Team Bath in the past. “We have a very good base of athletes at the moment at Team Bath...

University to host filming of BBC Olympic “Superstars”

14 November 2012

The University of Bath has been chosen as the filming location for a one-off spectacular Olympic “Superstars” special to celebrate the successes of 2012. Sporting celebrities including Mo Farah, Katherine Grainger, triathlon’s Brownlee brothers and Christine Ohuruogu will be in Bath for the event which will screen on BBC One as part of the Christmas schedule. A trio of Bath-connected Olympians will also compete on the show – swimming silver medallist Michael Jamieson, a current...

Double singles success for Team Bath MCTA Academy players

07 November 2012

There was a double success for Team Bath MCTA Academy tennis players at the weekend with Callum Poland-Smith collecting a singles title in Malaysia and Adam Glynn winning in Kuwait. Seventeen-year-old Poland-Smith took an all-Bath boys’ singles final to the win the Sarawak Chief Minister’s Cup in Malaysia. The 17-year-old number three seed beat six seed Samm Butler 6-3 6-4 in the final. Poland-Smith and Japanese partner Naoki Nakagawa also reached the final of the...

Ivor Powell MBE – an outstanding individual and a tremendous inspiration

06 November 2012

Ivor Powell MBE, a former Welsh international footballer and long-serving coach at the University of Bath, passed away last night at the age of 96 after a short illness. After a playing, managerial and coaching career that took him to Aston Villa, Blackpool, Queens Park Rangers, Leeds United, Carlisle and PAOK of Greece, Ivor coached at the University for 37 years before retiring in 2010. He inspired generations of young sportspeople and will be sadly...

Michael Jamieson

Jamieson collects hat-trick of BUCS titles

05 November 2012

Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson collected a hat-trick of titles to help the University of Bath team to second place at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Short Course Swimming Championships. Despite still being in heavy training at the start of the season, Jamieson set a BUCS record of 2:06.65 to comfortably win the 200m breaststroke final. The University of Bath Sports Performance student followed that up with gold in the 50m breaststroke final...

University of Bath Futsal - representing England

International Progress for the University of Bath Futsal Club

05 November 2012

The University of Bath Futsal Club has been functioning for almost five years providing opportunities for men and women studying at the University to play Futsal at an elite or recreational level. The club ran by students under the Football Club section also provides community Youth Futsal sessions as well as support the local Adult Somerset FA Futsal Fives league at Ralph Allen School every week. The hard work that has gone into developing the...

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