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A graphic promoting the Discover Your Paralympic Potential event taking place at the University of Bath on Saturday 6th April 2024 for people with a physical impairment.

Discover Your Paralympic Potential and find your sport during ParalympicsGB event at the University of Bath

19 February 2024

Aspiring Paralympians will have chance to try out a range of sports during a ‘Discover Your Paralympic Potential’ day taking place at the University of Bath this April. Hosted by ParalympicsGB, the event on Saturday 6th April is open to anyone aged 10 and over with a physical impairment who dreams of competing at a Paralympic Games and unlocking the opportunities that sport provides. The Paralympic Potential programme offers people the chance to find out...

Sophie Kelly shoots for goal during Team Bath Netball's Super League Season Opener win against Strathclyde Sirens, February 2024

Confident start to 2024 Super League campaign as Team Bath hold off Strathclyde Sirens surge to record Season Opener success

18 February 2024

Team Bath Netball produced a performance of “pure grit and determination” as they saw off a fierce fightback from Strathclyde Sirens to make a winning start to the 2024 Super League season. The Blue & Gold, inspired by a superb display from goal attack Sophie Kelly, led by four at half-time of Saturday’s Season Opener in Nottingham before their Scottish opponents rallied to take a 40-39 lead into the final 15 minutes. [caption id="attachment_70214" align="alignright"...

The University of Bath men's 1st XV beat Swansea 50-40 in BUCS Super Rugby in February 2024.

VIDEO: Bath run in seven tries but still have to dig deep for BUCS Super Rugby home victory over Swansea

15 February 2024

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV were involved in a second-successive high-scoring BUCS Super Rugby showdown but came out on top this time as they fought out a 50-40 home victory over Swansea. A week after their 53-36 defeat at Hartpury, the Bath Building Society-sponsored hosts looked set to bounce back with a comfortable victory as they ran in four tries inside the opening 30 minutes through Max Pearce (2), Sam Mercer and Jack...

Team Bath have early starring role as Netball Super League announces broadcast deal with Sky Sports and BBC Sport

14 February 2024

Team Bath Netball’s first three games of the 2024 Super League season will be live-streamed as part of a landmark broadcast arrangement with both Sky Sports and BBC Sport. The Season Opener event on Saturday 17th February – including the Blue & Gold’s match against Strathclyde Sirens at 2.30pm – is being shown live on both Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports YouTube. Team Bath will then feature in the first two matches to be...

Coach’s pride as Archie Griffin’s senior Wales debut in Six Nations marks milestone moment for University of Bath rugby programme

13 February 2024

Student Archie Griffin’s senior international debut for Wales in the Guinness Six Nations is a shining example of how the University of Bath’s partnership with Bath Rugby is helping players develop, achieve and excel. That is the view of Aaron James, Head of Rugby at the University, who watched in pride as Griffin – a third-year Sports Performance student – took to the famous Twickenham field for Wales in the second half of Saturday’s hard-fought...

(From left) Pentathlon GB's Charlie Brown, Emma Whitaker and Kerenza Bryson won gold, silver and bronze respectively at the 2024 Hungarian Indoor Open in Budapest.

Golden start to Olympic year for Bath student Charlie Brown as Pentathlon GB win full set of medals at Hungarian Indoor Open

13 February 2024

University of Bath student Charlie Brown won gold and there were medals for Emma Whitaker and Kerenza Bryson too as Pentathlon GB athletes began Olympic year strongly at the 2024 Hungarian Indoor Open. The annual competition in Budapest provides a good test for pentathletes ahead of the World Cup season and it was Sports Management and Coaching student Brown who took his chance to shine in the men’s final. He was one of six athletes...

Duo help Team GB secure Paris 2024 relay spot as University of Bath students compete at 2024 World Swimming Championships in Doha

12 February 2024

It was a job well done by University of Bath-based swimmers Tom Dean and Jacob Whittle on Sunday as they helped secure a men’s 4x100m freestyle relay place for Team GB at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. In their only appearance at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha, the duo teamed up with Duncan Scott and Matt Richards to safely rubber-stamp the quota spot with a time of 3:13.96 in the morning heats. The...

University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman (right) and Izzy Thorpe (left) won a Free Duet bronze medal at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha

Paris 2024 Olympic place secured as Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman wins another World Champs artistic swimming medal

08 February 2024

An incredible second World Championships medal in the space of three days saw University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman and artistic swimming partner Izzy Thorpe book a Paris 2024 Olympic Games spot for Team GB in the duet programme. Having made history with their Tech Duet silver in Doha on Monday, British Swimming’s first-ever Duet medal at a World Champs, the Tokyo Olympians delivered again in the Free Duet final as they scored 247.26...

Rory Crum, Iwan Coyle, Jack Bennett and Neo Ivanovic-Brown scored tries for the University of Bath men's 1st XV in their BUCS Super Rugby defeat to Hartpury in February 2024

Six-try Bath pick up valuable bonus points during high-scoring BUCS Super Rugby derby defeat at Hartpury

07 February 2024

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV played their part in an entertaining 14-try BUCS Super Rugby encounter against West Country rivals Hartpury on Wednesday. Six of the tries went to the Bath Building Society-sponsored visitors who, despite once again being without several players on U20 Six Nations duty, showed plenty of attacking intent to pick up a couple of valuable bonus points. However, it was the in-form hosts who built on a 29-17 half-time...

University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman (second from right) and Izzy Thorpe (second from left) won a historic Tech Duet silver medal at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships in Doha

More artistic swimming history is made by University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman at World Aquatics Championships

05 February 2024

University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman made artistic swimming history at a second successive World Championships as she and partner Izzy Thorpe won an incredible Women’s Duet Technical silver in Doha. It is British Swimming’s first-ever World Championships medal in a Duet event and came eight months after International Management and Modern Languages (French) student Shortman had achieved a similar breakthrough in the individual disciplines with Solo Free bronze at the 2023 Championships in...

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