News Archive, Month: August 2020

The University of Bath men's rugby team won the Red Bull 7s for a third year running with a 21-19 victory over Cardiff Met at The Rec in September 2016. MUST CREDIT: Taking Pictures (Sport).

All paths lead to Ealing Trailfinders for former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis for 2020-21 Championship season

11 August 2020

Former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis has joined ambitious RFU Championship club Ealing Trailfinders for the 2020-21 season. The exciting winger, who studied Sports Performance at the University of Bath, enjoyed a short but productive loan spell with the London-based club last season as they finished runners-up to promoted Newcastle Falcons in the second tier of English domestic rugby. Davis has now made the move permanent after being released by Bath Rugby,...

Socially-distanced indoor exercise classes back at Team Bath Sports Training Village, alongside outdoor and online sessions

10 August 2020

Phase one of the reopening of the Team Bath Sports Training Village continues this week with the resumption of some group exercise classes in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre.  The motivational indoor sessions - including popular classes like kettlebells, circuits, body conditioning and yoga - will all be taught under new social-distancing guidelines, with boxes for each participant clearly marked on the floor of our spacious studios. Other sessions, like Olympic Lifting, will...

Danny Talbot and his 4x100m relay team-mates are presented with their gold medals at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Alumni Danny Talbot makes winning return from long-term injury with 200m victory at Brussels Grand Prix

09 August 2020

University of Bath alumni Danny Talbot made a winning return to the athletics track after a long-term injury with victory at the Brussels Grand Prix in Belgium. The former Sports Performance student was making his first appearance over 200m since August 2017, the month that he anchored GB to an unforgettable 4x100m relay success at the IAAF World Championships in London. He has been sidelined by injury since then, making just one 100m appearance in...

VIDEO: Elite athletes back in training at Team Bath Sports Training Village for Tokyo 2021 and Beijing 2022 Olympic Games

04 August 2020

Ahead of the Team Bath Sports Training Village beginning reopening to the public this week, we had time to get ready for customers' return while supporting, under government guidelines, a return to training for some of the squads aiming for the Tokyo 2021 and Beijing 2022 Olympic Games.  The return of around 60 elite sportspeople across bobsleigh, modern pentathlon, skeleton, swimming and triathlon helped us test our procedures and policies before public opening while offering them the...

Immense pride as Team Bath Tennis serves up major national ‘University of the Year’ honour at LTA Tennis Awards

03 August 2020

Team Bath Tennis has been awarded the coveted ‘University of the Year’ accolade at the national LTA Tennis Awards. A unanimous choice by the judging panel, the award recognises the outstanding contribution of Team Bath coaches, players and support staff to promoting and supporting the sport during 2019. As well as a thriving student set-up and all-encompassing tennis offer in inspirational facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, Team Bath Tennis was praised for...

From the Sports Training Village to your home – here’s how you can continue to join in our live exercise classes this week

02 August 2020

The Team Bath Sports Training Village may be reopening for gym and swim customers this week but we still providing opportunities to enjoy some live classes, yoga workshops and wellbeing advice from your own home. Ahead of our exercise classes resuming on Monday, August 10, our trainers - Sam Holmes and Danii Bachkirov - will be streaming several live workouts and yoga sessions via our YouTube channel (@YouTubeTV). All of the sessions will be archived...

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