News Archive, Category: Luge

Go on an Olympic journey during Rio-themed Family Fun Day at University of Bath

18 June 2016

People will have the chance to go on their own Olympic journey and win a medal during a Rio-themed Team Bath Family Fun Day.  Taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 12-4pm on Saturday, June 25, the annual event provides an opportunity to try out some of the best sports facilities in the country for free. There will be fun for all the family, including have-a-go sessions in tennis, badminton, fencing...

(Clockwise from top left) Tom Church (MJ Church Director), Ben McLeod (MJ Church Land Surveyor), Ben Staff (MJ Church Operations Director), Conrad Williams (MJ Church Plant Hire Coordinator), Ann Kyte (MJ Church Office Manager), Hannah Whittle (MJ Church Event & Sales Coordinator), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport), Jess Church (MJ Church Event Waste Manager), Tom Nelson (MJ Church Waste Management Graduate), Rachel Shaw (netball), Jay Lelliott (swimming), Sophie Kamlish (athletics) and Piers Gilliver (wheelchair fencing).

Building winners as Team Bath forges exciting new partnership with South-West business MJ Church

14 June 2016

Proven medal-winning athletes from four different sports teamed up today to meet Team Bath’s new partner MJ Church. With 50 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games falling tomorrow (Wednesday), the news that Team Bath has a backer prepared to support grass-roots through to the elite was a significant boost to the whole family of sports based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. World number one wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver, who is seeking...

Chris Walker-Hebborn (Photo: Sam Farr)

A look back to another unforgettable year at Team Bath

21 December 2014

Olympic and Paralympic titles, World Championship success and 27 Commonwealth Games medals are just some of the reasons that 2014 has been another unforgettable year of sport at the University of Bath. And the year ahead promises to be equally memorable, with the Modern Pentathlon European Championships and Australia’s Rugby World Cup squad both being hosted at the Sports Training Village. The undoubted highlight of 2014 came on Valentine’s Day when British Skeleton star Lizzy...

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...

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