News Archive, Month: November 2014

Singles quarter-finals and doubles semis on court today

06 November 2014

Play is about to start for the day in the Aegon GB Pro-Series at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. An all-British quarter-final in the men’s singles will open the action on court one when fourth-seed David Rice takes on Marshall Tutu in the first of the day's scheduled quarter-finals. Poland’s Adam Chadaj, winner in three sets over Team Bath’s Scott Clayton yesterday, will open on court five against Britain’s Joshua Milton.  Clayton had...

Entertainment is watchword of Day 2 of the Aegon Pro-Series tennis

05 November 2014

Day 2 of the Aegon GB Pro-Series Tennis championships at the University of Bath saw the concluding rounds of the women’s singles qualification take place. Team Bath MCTA Academy player Jessica Simpson faced Natalia Vajdova from Slovakia. The Slovakian started the stronger of the two, breaking Simpson’s serve in the sixth game before going on to win the set 6-4. In the second set Simpson began to play her own game and tried to come...

GB Luge’s national development squad adopts Bath as training base

03 November 2014

The Great Britain luge team has become the latest Olympic Winter sport team to officially adopt the University of Bath as a training base. The University is today (Monday) announced as the training base for the GB Luge’s national development squad. A number of British luge athletes have already been training at the Sports Training Village and today’s announcement strengthens the bonds between the University and the GB Luge Association. Under the agreement Britain’s luge...

Simpson wins battle of Bath at Aegon Pro-Series Bath tournament

03 November 2014

Team Bath MCTA Academy player Jess Simpson came out on top in the battle of Bath at the Aegon GB Pro-Series tennis tournament at the University of Bath today (Monday). Simpson beat University of Bath Business Administration student Tash Starling in the opening round of women’s singles qualifying, but she had to do it the hard way, battling back after Starling won the first set before going on to take the contest 1-6 6-3 6-0....

O'Connor is set for Doha

Siobhan features on British Swimming’s Athlete of the Year shortlist

03 November 2014

Talented teenager Siobhan Marie O’Connor has been named on the shortlist for British Swimming’s Athlete of the Year Award. O’Connor, who trains at the University of Bath at British Swimming’s National Training Centre Bath, features on a shortlist of five for the award. The 18-year-old has had a tremendous 2014, culminating in winning six medals, including a gold, swimming for England at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The London 2012 Olympian also won two gold...

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