News Archive, Month: January 2013

Special Olympics GB Volunteer Launch

Special Olympics GB launches volunteer programme for National Games

31 January 2013

Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener today (Thursday) official launched the Volunteer Programme for Special Olympics GB’s National Summer Games, which will be held in Bath in August. Gardener was the first person to sign up to become a Games Volunteer at the launch ceremony at Bath’s Guildhall. The ninth Special Olympics National Summer Games are being hosted at the University of Bath and run from 28 August to 1 September. More than 1700 athletes with...

amela Cookey of England Netball celebrates. Photo: Backpage Images

Top-flight netball returns hot on the heels of England’s success

29 January 2013

Netball fans will get the opportunity to cheer on some of the stars of England’s historic international series win over Australia when the 2013 Superleague gets underway at the University of Bath next week. Four current Team Bath players - Pamela Cookey, Kadeen Corbin, Stacey Francis and Serena Guthrie – featured for the England team that scored a whitewash series victory over the world number one team. And Cookey, who captained England it that 3-0...

Match Report Hockey > WWLPD v Exe 2nds

26 January 2013

Match Report: West Womens League Premier Division Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Exe 2nds Date: Saturday  26 January 2013 Score:  1-1 Venue: Monkton Combe Senior School After too long a spell without a stick in hand the Ladies 1's were eager to get back into the swing of things, even having to leave the comfort of our home pitch to escape the snow we needed to play. On our previous encounter Exe 2's had made...

Entrance to the Sports Training Village

Non-member credit card booking

25 January 2013

Non-members can book and pay for facilities over the phone using debit or credit cards up to three days ahead of the requested booking time. We do not make an additional charge for credit card payments and we also offer contactless card transactions for payments under £20. Non-member debit and credit card bookings taken over the phone are non-refundable and are not transferable. Please note, for a quicker service from reception when booking classes, facilities...

Megan Fletcher

Megan wins her first senior British Champs title

24 January 2013

Megan Fletcher led the way as Team Bath judo players collected a haul of medals at the 2013 British Championships. Fletcher took gold in the women’s under-70kg class at Sheffield to add her first senior British Championship title to her cadet and junior titles. She beat Amy Livesey in the final. There was a bronze in the same weight category for Natasha Maslen, a Sports Performance student at the University of Bath. Team Bath judo...

Barry Scollo Director of Tennis

Barry Scollo Director of Tennis Monthly Blog January 2013

24 January 2013

Happy New Year, It has been a busy time for Team Bath MCTA Tennis over the last few months! We have finalised a new five year contract with the Lawn tennis Association (LTA) which also confirmed us again as one of four International High Performance Centres in the UK. The partnership with the LTA is key to the long term success of Team Bath MCTA Tennis and the provision for tennis here at the University...

Nutrition advice by Renee McGregor

Liquid Lunch – Nutritional Advice for Swimmers from Renee McGregor

23 January 2013

Planning a healthy, nutritious diet around your swimming schedule can be tricky. Get nutritional advice at the Sports Injury Clinic at the University of Bath. To discuss your requirements please email > Renee McGregor, Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist. To book an appointment call the Sports Injury Clinic reception on 01225 383636. Get Into Swimming Team Bath's nutritionist Renee McGregor tells "Get Into Swimming" magazine how to get the balance just right. Click the articles...

Emmanuel Nartley with medal. Photo: Sam Farr

My Olympics Dream by Emmanuel Nartey

22 January 2013

Olympic judo player Emmanuel Nartey's book about his life story – My Olympics Dream -  is published shortly. To mark the publication Emmanuel is holding a judo masterclass at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday 26 January 2013. It takes place between 3pm and 5pm and the mat fee is £3 per person. For further information you can contact Emmanuel on Last year Emmanuel made a piece of history by becoming...

England netballers beat Australia at the Sports Training Village

Crowds at University of Bath witness historic England Netball victory

20 January 2013

Crowds at the University of Bath Sports Training Village saw history in the making tonight as England took on and beat Australia 58-53 – only their third win over the 11-times World Netball Champions since 1956. A delighted England and Team Bath stalwart Stacey Francis said: “We were very confident before the game. We had a good feeling about it and Bath is not a place that we are used to losing in”. Indeed Team...

England netballers prepare to take on world champs in Bath

England v Australia netball international to go ahead as planned

19 January 2013

The netball match between England and Australia at the Sports Training Village of the University of Bath will go ahead on Sunday 20 January as planned with doors opening at 16.30 and game due to start at 17:30pm. Because of the adverse weather conditions, we urge caution when travelling as snow still around with more light snow forecast between 2 - 5 pm Sunday. There will be limited car parking on site in the East...

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