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Talented young swimmers invited to try out for Team Bath AS performance squad at Talent ID day in London 2012 Legacy Pool

15 February 2020

Talented swimmers aged between eight and 13-years-old who live in the Bath area are being invited to attend a Talent ID Day being run by the Team Bath AS community club on Saturday, February 22.  The event, which has been made possible by a grant from the Swim England Membership Growth Fund, will offer a free one-hour skills and technique session in the Olympic-sized pool at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Parents and guardians...

University of Bath student-athletes heading to Sheffield to compete across seven sports at 2020 BUCS Nationals

14 February 2020

The 2020 BUCS Nationals takes place in Sheffield this weekend with 135 student-athletes from University of Bath set to take part. They will be joined by a number of coaches, physios and sports staff as they represent the Blue & Gold across seven different sports - athletics, badminton, climbing, fencing, judo, karate and swimming. Around 6,000 students in total from across the UK will be competing over the weekend with the aim to be crowned...

Golden start to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic year for wheelchair fencer Dimitri Coutya as Piers Gilliver joins him on podium at Eger World Cup

13 February 2020

University of Bath-based Dimitri Coutya began the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic year in style with victory on the opening day of the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Eger, Hungary. It was a fourth successive World Cup gold medal in the Category B Foil for Coutya, who defeated Poland’s Jacek Gaworski 15-11 in Thursday’s final after being in dominant form throughout the competition. The world number one defeated Japan’s Michinobo Fujita 15-8 and Russians Timur Khamatshin...

Potential Tokyo 2020 Olympians and Paralympians learn about Japanese culture as EIS team up with University of Bath Skills Centre

13 February 2020

The English Institute of Sport (EIS) has teamed up with the University of Bath to provide education sessions on Japanese culture to athletes and support staff as part of a preparation program towards Tokyo 2020. The University of Bath’s highly-respected Skills Centre (Foreign Languages) has been delivering introductory classes on Japanese culture on subjects such as getting around, currency and basic words and practical phrases to athletes and support staff from several sports which are...

Team Bath put up a fight but Durham prove too strong as they underline BUCS Super Rugby title credentials

12 February 2020

Durham demonstrated why they are BUCS Super Rugby league leaders as they produced a strong display to inflict defeat on Team Bath men’s 1st XV in their first home match of 2020. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – matched up well to the visitors for long periods of the game but Durham’s extra power in the pack eventually told as they secured a 38-0 victory at the Sports Training Village....

Free BUCS Super Rugby returns to Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath take on title-chasing Durham

12 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to build on their impressive 39-33 win over Northumbria when they take on league leaders Durham tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). The Blue & Gold - sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell - have made a couple of changes from Friday’s win as Ollie Cattell comes into the second row and Eduardo Balocco switches to flanker, where he is partnered by the returning Chris Barry. Scrum-half Ed Rimmer...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer Notice: Please join us in being vigilant on hand hygiene while visiting the Sports Training Village

11 February 2020

As a result of the NHS guidance regarding coronavirus, we are encouraging customers who visit the University of Bath Sports Training Village to join us in being vigilant on hand hygiene. The NHS advice also reminds people to follow standard infection control guidelines “Catch it, Bin it, Kill it”. The STV remains open as normal, with all activities running as planned, and customers can be reassured that we have reviewed cleaning arrangements, with our staff...

Blue & Gold to start 2020 Vitality Superleague campaign in front of record-breaking netball crowd at Season Opener event

11 February 2020

Team Bath Netball are set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a one-day event in UK netball history. The 2020 Vitality Netball Superleague Season Opener will see all 10 Superleague teams take to Arena Birmingham on Saturday, February 22 and is set to draw more than 8,700 fans, exceeding that of the Vitality Netball World Cup final day in July 2019. Team Bath play old rivals Loughborough Lightning in the fourth fixture...

Plenty of home cheer for Team Bath Tennis as Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett claim LTA British Tour titles at Sports Training Village

10 February 2020

Luke Johnson and Alicia Barnett capped off a fine 2020 LTA British Tour event for Team Bath Tennis by claiming silverware on their home courts on Saturday. Three of the four finalists in the Grade 1 Premier competition train at the University of Bath, with number two seed Barnett coming through a three-set thriller against training partner Samantha Murray Sharan to claim the women’s title with a 2-6 6-3 6-4 success. Johnson didn’t drop a...

Excellent all-round effort helps Team Bath hold off Northumbria fightback to claim important BUCS Super Rugby victory

10 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV held off a late fightback from Northumbria to clinch a morale-boosting 39-33 success ahead of Wednesday’s big BUCS Super Rugby home match with league leaders Durham (kick-off 6.30pm, free to watch). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – raced into a 31-7 lead at the break at Kingston Park in Newcastle, with five tries assuring a bonus point. Northumbria claimed 26 points after the break to...

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