News Archive, Month: January 2013

Sharp shooter Kristian Callaghan wins GB’s first gold at Aussie Youth Olympic Festival

18 January 2013

University of Bath student Kristian Callaghan collected Britain’s first gold medal of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival today (Friday). Callaghan, who is a first year Mechanical Engineering student, stuck gold in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol shooting competition at the event in Sydney. Callaghan said: "It was brilliant when I found out that I was the first member of Team GB to win gold at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival. That was only my...

Sports Training Village to close at 13.00 today (Friday)

18 January 2013

The Sports Training Village will close at 13.00 today due to adverse weather conditions and treacherous access routes particularly from the centre of Bath. We apologise to customers and members for any disappointment that this may cause. The weather situation is predicted to deteriorate through the day and predicted icy conditions tomorrow may force further closures. Any updates will appear on this website either in the latest news "headline scroll" or in the latest news...

Samuel Hatherley

Hatherley nets at Aussie Youth Olympic Festival

17 January 2013

University of Bath student and hockey player Sam Hatherley was on target for Great Britain in their opening game of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival. The 18-year-old netted Britain’s sixth goal as Team GB ran out 7-3 winners over Malaysia on day one of the festival. The team couldn’t produce a repeat performance against the host nation in their second fixture today though, going down 6-4. Hatherley, an England under-18 international, is on the first...

England netballers prepare to take on world champs in Bath

England netballers prepare to take on world champs in Bath

16 January 2013

There were plenty of familiar faces in evidence at the University of Bath Sports Training Village today (Wednesday) as England’s netballers prepared to take on world champions Australia. England have been training at the University since Sunday and take on Australia at the Sports Training Village this coming Sunday (20 January) in the first of a three match series, with games following at the Wembley Arena (23 January) and the NIA in Birmingham (26 January)....


Coxless Rowers tackle Pacific challenge

14 January 2013

Four rowers are aiming to become the first all-women crew to row across the Pacific Ocean – with a little help from Team Bath. The four-strong crew, dubbed the Coxless Rowers, tackle the challenge in June with the aim of raising money for Breast Cancer Care. Annabel Hancock, one of the co-founders of the Coxless Rowers, trains daily at the Team Bath Gym under the expert guidance of strength and conditioning coach Pete Gascoigne. To...

Match Report Hockey > WWLPD TBB v Bristol University

12 January 2013

Match Report: West Womens League Premier Division Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Bristol University Date: Saturday 12 January 2013 Score: TBB 2-0 Bristol Venue: University of Bath Sports Training Village The great British weather loves to throw it’s best at us, and this match was certainly no exception. The snow started to fall during the warm up, however this did not deter the TBB’s Ladies with fifteen players braving the sub zero conditions to take...

TBB Mens EHB Indoor Div 2 South Winners 2012-13

Match Report Hockey > TBB Maxifuel Super Sixes champions of Div 2 (South)

09 January 2013

Team Bath Buccaneers  are the Maxifuel Super Sixes champions of Div 2 (South). Buccs qualified for Div 2 (South) as West Cup champions and faced five games over two days. Matches were all played at Fleming Park Sports Centre, Eastleigh. First up Buccs faced Trojans. Buccs demolished the South champions in a scintillating first half performance, netting six times in the process. Although Trojans fought back to 4-6, this result truly stamped Buccs' authority on...

Sam Murray - London 2012

Samantha photo voted the pick of 2012

08 January 2013

A stunning photograph of University of Bath student Samantha Murray taking part in the London 2012 Olympic fencing competition has been voted modern pentathlon photo of the year for 2012. The photo taken by Paul Roberts, shows Samantha celebrating victory in one of her fencing bouts at the Copper Box and captures the passion and emotion that the sport can generate. Samantha, who is in the final year of a French and Politics degree at...

Team Bath celebrate winning the Fast Net Grand Prix netball trophy

Team Bath netballers start 2013 with silverware

08 January 2013

Team Bath’s netballers made a terrific start to 2013 by capturing their first silverware of the season, winning the Cathedral City Lighter FastNet Grand Prix for the first time. Team Bath won all five of their games in the weekend’s grand prix, rounding their campaign off with a 26-21 victory over reigning Superleague and FastNest champions Manchester Thunder in the grand final. Head coach Jess Thirlby said the team’s performances and results auger well for...

Heather Fell with silver medal 2008

Heather elected to BOA Athletes’ Commission

07 January 2013

Olympic silver medal winning modern pentathlete Heather Fell is one of six Olympians elected by their peers to serve on the British Olympic Association’s Athletes’ Commission. Heather, who train at Pentathlon GB's High Performance Centre at the University of Bath, won silver at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, will serve a four-year term on the commission. The BOA announced today (Monday) that she was elected alongside rowing’s James Cracknell and Katherine Grainger, track and field athlete...

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