News Archive, Category: News

Enjoy nature and the beauty of Bath with these guided walking routes around our home city

10 May 2021

'Connecting with nature' is the theme of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place from May 10-16, and we are fortunate to be surrounded by both rural and urban beauty in our home city of Bath. There are many green spaces to explore in and around the city, particularly around the University of Bath's Claverton Down campus, and enjoying quiet time amongst nature in the countryside, a park or garden can help provide a...

Team Bath Netball are “a class above” as they complete Vitality Superleague double over Leeds Rhinos in eye-catching style

09 May 2021

Table-topping Team Bath Netball showed their experience, energy and precision to take a second win over Vitality Superleague newcomers Leeds Rhinos this season at London’s Copper Box Arena on Sunday. Once again a strong second quarter, replicating the same pattern when the two sides last met in the league exactly a month ago, put the Haines Watts-sponsored side in the driving seat on their way to a 59-43 victory. Team Bath goal-defence Layla Guscoth won...

Sporting scholar Sophie Drakeford-Lewis voted Sports Personality of the Year in 2021 University of Bath Blues Awards

07 May 2021

England and Team Bath Netball star Sophie Drakeford-Lewis has been voted by her fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in the 2021 Blues Awards. The goal-attack combines an international and Superleague netball career with studying Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering at the University, where she is supported by a Bill Whiteley Sporting Scholarship. Drakeford-Lewis, who also received a Full Blue along with fellow Team Bath Superleague player and Santander...

Bronze quartet in Poland

Emily Diamond adds to international medal collection by helping GB win bronze at World Athletics Relays in Poland

04 May 2021

Olympic and world medallist Emily Diamond was part of the GB quartet who took bronze on the second and final day of the World Athletics Relays in Poland on Sunday (2 May). Diamond ran an assured third leg for the team, maintaining the lead she inherited form Ama Pipi who held off the chasing pack in the final few metres.  Coached by Benke Blmokvist, Diamond - who trains every Friday at the University of Bath...

Team Bath joining English football’s social media boycott to tackle online abuse

30 April 2021

Team Bath seeks constantly to review and improve its own environment to make it more open and inclusive to all people but we know there is still more to be done. To highlight the importance of this, we have taken the decision to support English football and the sporting community by joining its social media boycott from Friday at 15.00 until Monday at 23.59. No-one should suffer personal abuse or harassment on social media. We...

Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton named in GB squad for 2021 World Para-Athletics European Championships

28 April 2021

World medallists Sophie Kamlish and Polly Maton, who train at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, have been selected in the GB squad for the 2021 World Para-Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The continental competition, taking place from June 1-5, is the first major international event since 2019 and a significant marker on the way to this summer’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Two-time Paralympian Kamlish, who won T44 100m gold at the London...

Picture of University of Bath-based swimmers (from left) Freya Anderson, Jacob Peters, Ben Proud, Kieran Bird, James Guy, Brodie Williams, Matt Richards, Tom Dean and Calum Jarvis in their Team GB kit at the London 2012 Legacy Pool. CREDIT: Clare Green/Matchtight.

Pride and excitement as Team GB select nine University of Bath-based swimmers for Tokyo Olympic Games

27 April 2021

Nine University of Bath-based swimmers have today been officially selected by Team GB for this summer’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Double Rio 2016 medallist James Guy and former World Champion Ben Proud are joined in the 28-strong swimming squad by seven Olympic debutants – Freya Anderson, Kieran Bird, Jacob Peters, Matt Richards, Brodie Williams, University of Bath sporting scholar Tom Dean and Sports Performance graduate Calum Jarvis. All of them are based at the Team...

Eboni Usoro-Brown roars Team Bath Netball on during the victory over Celtic Dragons

Team Bath Netball show “character and grit” to overcome dogged Dragons at Copper Box Arena as Vitality Superleague season resumes

25 April 2021

Anna Stembridge was pleased to see her players “show character and grit” as Team Bath Netball began the second half of the 2021 Vitality Superleague season with a hard-earned 51-34 win over Celtic Dragons. Welsh franchise Dragons are yet to win a game this year but belied that status with a fantastic performance at London’s Copper Box Arena and forced some uncharacteristically lax shooting from the Blue & Gold to lead 18-17 at half-time. That...

Zak Giannini and Max Ojomoh of Bath United pose for a photo after the match. Mid-season friendly, between Bath United and Harlequins A on April 23, 2021 at the Recreation Ground in Bath, England. Photo by: Patrick Khachfe / Onside Images

University of Bath students and BUCS Super Rugby players help Bath United to entertaining victory over Harlequins at The Rec

24 April 2021

A late penalty from sporting scholar George Worboys secured a closely-fought victory over Harlequins A at The Rec on Friday for a Bath Rugby United side featuring a host of University of Bath students. Sports Performance student Worboys, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Sporting Scholarship, slotted over the decisive kick with three minutes remaining to clinch a 22-21 success for the hosts. He also converted two of the three tries for Bath whose...

England and Team Bath netballers share St George’s Day ambitions and dreams of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games magic

23 April 2021

On St George’s Day, Team Bath netballer Serena Guthrie reflects that great coffee, having fun and recovery sessions in the pool are all key memories of England’s glorious 2018 Commonwealth Games gold-medal winning run on Australia’s gold coast. “We had so much fun that tournament and the sun was shining," said the England legend who is also bringing her inimitable style of fun, energy and sporting brilliance to Team Bath Netball’s table-topping performances in her...

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