News Archive, Month: November 2020

Team Bath Tennis players and coaches enjoy inspirational Q&A session with Australian Open men’s doubles champ Joe Salisbury

30 November 2020

Australian Open men’s doubles champion Joe Salisbury provided an insight into his career and some inspirational advice during an online Q&A session with Team Bath Tennis players, parents and coaches. Salisbury – whose success alongside Rajeev Ram in Melbourne in January made him only the fourth Brit during the Open era to win a men’s doubles Grand Slam title – looked back on his experiences as a junior, at US college and now on the...

Head into the Christmas break on a high with our free fitness and wellbeing sessions for University of Bath students and staff

29 November 2020

It may be the last full week of free fitness and wellbeing sessions for University of Bath students and staff ahead of the Christmas break but there is plenty to keep both body and mind active as we move into December. As well as the regular wide range of fun, interactive classes like Dance Fit, Zumba, Barre Fluid, HIIT and kettlebells, plus daily mindfulness sessions with Meditation Rocks, there are also two informative seminars from...

Show your colours this Christmas with our brilliant Blue & Gold merchandise and limited-edition hoodies – all available for delivery

28 November 2020

If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas or just want to treat yourself, why not check out our wide range of items in the online Team Bath Store?  We have t-shirts, training tops, hoodies, sliders and more available in our famous Blue & Gold colours, as well as a limited-edition grey University of Bath hoodie. As well as Team Bath goodies from Under Armour, there is also a Team Bath Netball range from O'Neills...

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Team Bath Sports Training Village is reopen – please book your visit in advance

27 November 2020

Following the Government’s updated Covid-19 guidelines, we are pleased to confirm that the Team Bath Sports Training Village will reopen at 6am on Wednesday, December 2nd. Customers will once again be able to book and enjoy a wide range of activities including a workout or exercise class in the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre, a swim in the London 2012 Legacy Pool and a game of tennis on the indoor or outdoor courts, while...

Bronze-medallist Marcus Wyatt ends GB men’s seven-year wait for World Cup podium place as British Skeleton impress again in Latvia

27 November 2020

Marcus Wyatt won a first men’s IBSF World Cup medal for seven years as University of Bath-based British Skeleton athletes continued their excellent start to the 2020-21 season. Wyatt was sixth after the first run in Sigulda, Latvia but dipped below the 50-second barrier on his second to take a fantastic third place in a combined time of 1:39.85. In doing so, he became the first British man to earn a Skeleton World Cup podium...

British record for Freya Anderson and another big win for Tom Dean helps London Roar finish third in 2020 International Swimming League

23 November 2020

Freya Anderson eclipsed her own British record and Tom Dean claimed another eye-catching victory as University of Bath-based swimmers shone once again for London Roar in the grand final of the 2020 International Swimming League in Budapest, Hungary. Anderson, who joined the British Swimming National Centre Bath high-performance squad this summer, has been in fantastic form throughout the six-week competition and continued that into the last session on Sunday as she clocked 1.51.87 in the...

Gwilym Bradley and Will Flinn make top-flight debuts as University of Bath Rugby Club players line up on national and international stage

22 November 2020

It was a proud weekend for the University of Bath Rugby Club as nine current and former students lined up for club and country. Two of them - Gwilym Bradley and Will Flinn (pictured) - were making their top-flight debuts, with scrum-half Flinn coming on for his first Premiership Rugby appearance for Gloucester Rugby where he is currently on loan from RFU Championship club Hartpury. Flinn and fellow Sports Performance graduate Freddie Clarke both came...

Four top-eight finishes provide an impressive start to 2020-21 IBSF World Cup season for British Skeleton athletes

20 November 2020

British Skeleton athletes who train at the University of Bath made an impressive start to the 2020-21 IBSF World Cup season as they recorded four top-eight finishes in Sigulda, Latvia on Friday. Olympic medallist Laura Deas recorded her best finish since February 2019 as she placed sixth in the women’s race, securing a wider podium place with a combined time of 1:45.52 from her two runs. 2016 Youth Olympic Champion Ashleigh Pittaway was 12th in...

Former Team Bath FC Head Coach Paul Tisdale appointed as new Bristol Rovers first-team manager

20 November 2020

Paul Tisdale, who famously coached Team Bath FC on a history-making FA Cup run, has been appointed as the new first-team manager at League One club Bristol Rovers. Tisdale was Head Football Coach at the University of Bath from 1999 to 2006, during which time the Blue & Gold won four promotions through the non-league pyramid. They also became the first University side since 1880 to reach the first round proper of the FA Cup...

Laura Deas with her skeleton bronze medal from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Laura Deas grateful to be back on the ice as six-strong British Skeleton team get set to begin 2020-21 IBSF World Cup season

19 November 2020

Olympic medallist Laura Deas has thanked the University of Bath for helping British Skeleton maximise their preparations for the new season as the squad prepare to begin their 2020-21 IBSF World Cup campaign in Latvia on Friday. The skeleton athletes were among the first elite sportspeople able to return to training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village during the summer under Covid-compliant conditions, meaning they have had five months to get in shape for...

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