News Archive, Month: May 2022

Customer notice: Founders Hall closed from 1st June to 31st August 2022

31 May 2022

The Founders Hall sports hall on the University of Bath campus will be closed from 1st June to 31st August 2022 due to staff shortages over the summer months. Badminton courts are available to book in the Team Bath Sports Training Village, which will be open and operational as usual. Click here for booking information. The nearest squash courts can be found at Lansdown Tennis, Squash & Croquet Club and Bath Sports & Leisure Centre....

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Team Bath Netball build confidence ahead of Superleague Finals Weekend with impressive win at Saracens Mavericks

28 May 2022

Team Bath Netball finished the regular 2022 Vitality Superleague season on a high note on Saturday as they recorded an excellent 59-46 victory at Saracens Mavericks. It wasn’t the final-day fourth-placed showdown that the fixture looked like being for much of the past few weeks, with the Blue & Gold’s semi-final spot having been secured last weekend, but it was still an important match for building momentum and confidence. Haines Watts-sponsored Team Bath flew out...

Asha Francis excited to write new chapter in Team Bath Netball history after being appointed as Head Coach of Superleague club

25 May 2022

She has played a prominent role in the past and present of Team Bath Netball and now Asha Francis is excited to be shaping the club’s future after being appointed as Head Coach. Francis – who won three Superleague titles with Team Bath as a player, including one as captain, and returned to the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold as Technical Coach this season – will take over the reins from the departing Anna Stembridge...

Former World and European Champ Jamie Cooke retires after history-making modern pentathlon career to take Greece Head Coach role

24 May 2022

Former World and European Modern Pentathlon Champion Jamie Cooke, who has trained at the University of Bath with Pentathlon GB for the past 14 years, has announced his retirement from competition. The history-making pentathlete has taken up a new role as Head Coach of the Greece national pentathlon squad, which is based at the Olympic Stadium which hosted the Athens 2004 Games. Cooke became the first male Pentathlon GB athlete to win a World title...

Golden clean sweep for Piers Gilliver as Bath-based GB wheelchair fencers claim huge medal haul at IWASF World Cup in Thailand

23 May 2022

University of Bath-based wheelchair fencers were in outstanding form at the IWASF World Cup in Thailand as they secured a huge haul of medals, including a golden clean sweep for Paralympic Champion Piers Gilliver. He started a magnificent week by claiming his first-ever World Cup title in the Category A men’s foil, a discipline in which he is ranked 61st in the world, before emulating his Tokyo 2020 success by winning epee gold the following...

Team Bath Netball’s semi-final place confirmed after weekend results guarantee fourth-placed finish in 2022 Vitality Superleague

22 May 2022

Team Bath Netball's place in the 2022 Vitality Superleague semi-finals has been confirmed following Saracens Mavericks' defeat at Leeds Rhinos on Saturday. The 62-58 reverse, plus Friday's hard-earned 43-41 win over Wasps for Team Bath, means that the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold cannot be caught in fourth place. It continues Team Bath's proud record of qualifying for the semi-finals on all but one occasion since the Superleague's inception back in 2006. They will be...

Buy 15 swim-fit sessions for the price of 10 and enjoy a summer of swimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village

21 May 2022

Buy 15 swim-fit sessions for the price of 10 and enjoy a summer of swimming at the Team Bath Sports Training Village with our great offer running from June to August 2022!  Our world-class 50m swimming pool, home to Olympic and Paralympic Champions, is open to the public all year round (Bank Holidays excluded). Click here to see this month’s swim-fit timetable. There are even more opportunities to take the plunge during the summer months with increased lane availability and parking readily...

Vital victory over Wasps bolsters Superleague play-off hopes as Team Bath Netball give trio a winning send-off in last home match of season

20 May 2022

Team Bath Netball emerged with three vital points from a tight and tense last home match of the 2022 Superleague season against Wasps to take a huge step closer to securing a play-off place. Friday’s 43-41 success in front of a capacity crowd at the Team Bath Arena means the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold are six points clear of fifth-placed Saracens Mavericks, who now must win their penultimate match at Leeds Rhinos on Saturday...

Get support, info and advice on doping-free sport during Clean Sport Week at the University of Bath from 23-27th May

20 May 2022

UK Anti-Doping’s Clean Sport Week starts on Monday 23rd May with education, anti-doping initiatives and championing of clean sport by sporting bodies across the UK, including the University of Bath. As a UKAD Clean Sport accredited site, we will be supporting Clean Sport Week with a series of activities, webinars and social media activity designed to raise awareness of our ongoing commitment to doping-free sport. The week runs from May 23-27 and the activities held...

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