News Archive, Month: May 2018

Fantastic first half sets up Blue & Gold for big win over Celtic Dragons during happy homecoming for Commonwealth heroes

04 May 2018

It was a happy homecoming for Team Bath Netball – and Commonwealth Games champions Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin – as they beat Celtic Dragons 66-39 in the Vitality Superleague on Friday. In their first game at the Team Bath Arena for two months, the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold treated the four-figure crowd to a scintillating first-half display as they stormed into a 39-13 lead. Dragons showed tremendous spirit to win the third quarter 17-10...

VIDEO: How student-athletics squad maximise potential on and off the track at the University of Bath

03 May 2018

As the nation’s top student track and field athletes prepare for this weekend’s BUCS Outdoor Championships, Team Bath TV caught up with the University of Bath’s student athletics squad to find out more about how they juggle the dual demands of sport and education. The Blue and Gold, coached by Colin Bovell at the University’s world-renowned Sports Training Village, have an impressive record in BUCS competition over the years and will field nearly 50 athletes...

Ila Brandimarte won Tech Solo silver at the at the 2018 Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Championships

GB boost for synchronised swimmer Ila Brandimarte ahead of Glasgow 2018 European Championships

02 May 2018

Team Bath Synchro Club’s Ila Brandimarte is aiming to compete at this summer’s European Championships in Glasgow after receiving a double boost in her bid for Great Britain selection. Italian-born Brandimarte won a silver medal in the Tech Solo event at the 2018 Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Championships, just a day after being told that her application for British citizenship had been successful. She has been training with the British senior squad for the...

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor returned to Team Bath AS to show them her Commonwealth Games gold medal in April 2018

Commonwealth champ Siobhan-Marie O’Connor returns to Team Bath AS to inspire next generation of swimmers

01 May 2018

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games champion Siobhan-Marie O'Connor returned to her roots as she visited Team Bath AS swimmers during their training at the University of Bath on Friday to show them her 200m individual medley gold medal. Swimmer Katie Butcher was chosen to present flowers to O'Connor on behalf of the team, congratulating the British Swimming National Centre star on her latest international success. Olympic medallist O'Connor has trained at the University of Bath...

Home sweet home as Team Bath Netball host Dragons and Stars in Bank Holiday Weekend double header

01 May 2018

Anna Stembridge has called on the Team Bath Netball fans to turn out in force for their Bank Holiday Weekend home double header and help the Blue and Gold get back to winning ways. Sitec-sponsored Team Bath entertain Celtic Dragons on Friday (7.30pm) and Severn Stars on Monday (5pm), with the coaches and players determined to re-energise their Vitality Superleague campaign after back-to-back defeats on the road against table-topping Wasps and second-placed benecosMavericks. Superleague Head...

City of Bath rhythmic gymnasts feature in CBBC TV programme Gym Stars after colourful Rainbow weekend

01 May 2018

A new television series is starting on CBBC today (May 1), going behind the scenes with City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club as they train at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Gym Stars, which will be shown at 5.45pm on Tuesdays and will also be available on iPlayer, features the young City of Bath gymnasts as they prepare for competition in the Team Bath Arena, capturing the emotions and drama as they pursue...

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