Fab February earns Tash Pavelin the first Rengen Player of the Month Award of Team Bath Netball’s 2021 Vitality Superleague season

Defender Tash Pavelin has capped an excellent start to her 2021 Vitality Superleague season by being named as Team Bath Netball’s Rengen Player of the Month for February. She is the first winner of the monthly award which is provided by Rengen, one of the Blue & Gold’s backers and overall sponsor for Team Bath. University of Bath Natural Sciences graduate Pavelin started all three of Team Bath’s Superleague matches in February at goal-defence and...

05 March 2021

University of Bath ranked joint seventh in the world to study sports-related subjects in 2021 QS World University Rankings

The University of Bath has been named one of the top 10 places in the world to study sport in a global ranking published today. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 rated Bath as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 23 subjects, with seven subjects earning a top-100 placing. Bath is ranked joint-seventh in the world to study sports-related subjects, while the University’s business and management studies, architecture and...

04 March 2021

Winter Olympic medallist Laura Deas to help champion GB’s elite athletes as 2021 Athlete Ambassador for British Athletes Commission

University of Bath-based Olympic skeleton medallist Laura Deas has been named as one of three British Athletes Commission (BAC) Athletes Ambassadors for 2021. Deas, who trains with the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, will work alongside track and field athletes Hannah Cockroft and Adam Gemili to help the organisation ensure that the voice of GB's elite athletes is constantly championed. “I’m really excited and honoured to take...

02 March 2021

Olympic, World and European medallist Marilyn Okoro announces her retirement from competitive track and field athletics

University of Bath alumna Marilyn Okoro has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after an outstanding career that saw her win medals on the Olympic, World and European stage. Okoro made some of her breakthrough performances while based at the University between 2003 and 2007, where she combined training under the guidance of Colin Bovell with studying for a degree in French and Politics. As well as a host of national student titles in the...

01 March 2021

Students set to make top-flight rugby debuts as University of Bath alumni move a step closer to Tokyo 2020 Olympic sevens selection

Two University of Bath students are set to make their top-flight rugby debuts this weekend, while alumni Deborah Fleming and Amy Wilson Hardy have been named in the initial Team GB Rugby 7s squad ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Sports Performance student Jack Kenningham (pictured), who has excelled for Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby, will make his first start for Harlequins in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership match at Newcastle Falcons (3pm). The...

26 February 2021

Swimmers taking on fundraising challenge for Team Bath AS performance club, with more than £2,500 already raised

They may not be able to go in the pool at the moment but swimmers at Team Bath AS are keeping active during lockdown by taking on sponsored challenges that have already raised more than £2,500 for the club in just over a week. There are two challenges that teams of four are undertaking over a five-week period – either running or walking the equivalent of the 876-mile distance between John O’Groats and Land’s End...

25 February 2021

Crew Bath’s Imy Bantick cooks up World Rowing Indoor Championships success in her kitchen as she wins global title

University of Bath student Imy Bantick struck gold at the 2021 World Rowing Indoor Championships today – all while competing in her own kitchen. Imy, who studies Sport & Exercise Science and rows for the Crew Bath student rowing club, completed 2km on her home rowing machine in 7mins 22.3secs to claim victory in the U23 Lightweight Women’s race ahead of competitors from Hong Kong, Tunisia, France, Canada and the United States. Tuesday’s race was...

24 February 2021

World-class training environment in Bath keeping GB wheelchair fencers in good shape with six months to Tokyo Paralympic Games

They might not have been able to compete for more than a year but multi gold-medallist Dimitri Coutya believes the world-class training environment at the University of Bath has kept the GB wheelchair fencing team in good shape for success at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. It was 53 weeks ago that Coutya and fellow World Champion Piers Gilliver were last able to test themselves on the international IWASF circuit before competition was suspended...

24 February 2021

Fantastic first half sets Team Bath Netball on their way to impressive victory over Wasps as winning start to Superleague season continues

A dominant first-half performance set the platform for a 44-39 victory over Wasps on Monday night as Team Bath Netball made it three wins from three at the start of the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold, buoyed by their opening weekend successes against Celtic Dragons and Loughborough Lightning, were outstanding against very strong opposition during the opening two quarters as they took a ten-goal lead into the interval. Wasps, champions...

23 February 2021

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Team Bath’s initial plans for reopening as Government announces roadmap out of lockdown restrictions

Excitingly, this week's Government roadmap announcement has given us a planning framework within which to restore activity at the Team Bath Sports Training Village (STV) and Founders Hall in the coming months for all of our individual and group customers. Our plan is to operate within the remaining restrictions at every stage, with everyone’s safety in mind. That means we are working through the full details right now for each stage but we can be...

22 February 2021

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