Battle of the Bridge proves hard-fought as Cardiff Dragons take the Super League spoils at Team Bath Netball

Round One of the Battle of the Bridge proved to be a barnstormer but it was Cardiff Dragons who came out on top as they beat Severn rivals Team Bath Netball 52-46 in Friday’s televised Super League match. A 1,200-strong crowd in the Team Bath Arena and viewers on Sky Sports were treated to a cracking contest which was level after the first quarter and had just two goals in it at half-time. A strong...

12 April 2024

The University of Bath was officially presented with UK Sport Elite Training Centre-accredited status during a ceremony at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on 12th April 2024. (From left) Professor Ian White (University of Bath Vice-Chancellor), Sally Munday (UK Sport Chief Executive), Duncan Rolley (UK Sport Elite Training Centre Advisor), Sophie Hamer (Head of Sport Operations), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport) and Cassie Wilson (University of Bath Pro-Vice-Chancellor). CREDIT: Nic Delves-Broughton

Olympians and Paralympians in attendance as University of Bath is officially recognised as UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre

The University of Bath’s status as a UK Sport-accredited Elite Training Centre (ETC) has been officially recognised at a ceremony attended by Olympic and Paralympic Champions, high-performance coaches and staff. Professor Ian White, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath, received the prestigious ETC award from Sally Munday, Chief Executive of UK Sport, during a presentation in the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Joining Team Bath staff at the ceremony were athletes, coaches and administrators from...

12 April 2024

An aerial view of the University of Bath campus featuring the Team Bath Sports Training Village, outdoor athletics track and football, hockey and rugby pitches.

University of Bath remains one of the top 10 places in the world to study sport-related subjects

The University of Bath has been named one of the top 10 places in the world to study sport-related subjects, for the fourth consecutive year. The results were revealed in the 2024 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, published by global higher education analyst QS Quacquarelli Symonds. In the overall QS World University Rankings, Bath is ranked as one of the world’s top 150 universities and in the top 100 in their...

10 April 2024

CUSTOMER NOTICE: STV closed except for Team Bath Gym during Varsity student sport event on Wednesday 17th April

The Team Bath Sports Training Village is hosting the 7th annual Varsity event between the University of Bath and Cardiff Met University on Wednesday 17th April, bringing together the best sporting talent from both Universities across a myriad of sports. We anticipate circa 6,000 students attending on the day and, with the breadth of sports and activities scheduled, the STV facilities - other than Gyms 2 and 3 (see below) - will be closed for...

09 April 2024

University of Bath-based Tom Dean (right) won 200m freestyle bronze at the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships and Paris 2024 Olympic Games Trials

Paris 2024 nomination times achieved as University of Bath swimmers win 11 medals at Aquatics GB Championships and Trials

Olympic Champion Tom Dean and Paralympian Suzanna Hext both recorded Paris 2024 nomination times when University of Bath-based swimmers contested the Speedo Aquatics GB Swimming Championships in London. University of Bath Swimming Club’s Ben Proud also booked his place at a third Olympic Games in fine style, while Tokyo gold-medallist Anna Hopkin is heading to her second after a double title success for the Bath alumna. There were also gold medals for Team Bath Dual...

08 April 2024

Strong second-half showing provides positives in defeat for Team Bath Netball against Leeds Rhinos

A strong second-half performance gave Team Bath Netball plenty of positives to build on despite slipping to a Super League home defeat against Leeds Rhinos. The visitors flew out of the blocks and led 10-3 after five minutes before stretching their lead to 39-24 at half-time. However, cheered on by a 1,300-strong crowd at the Team Bath Arena, the Blue & Gold kept battling and were much improved right across the court during the third...

05 April 2024

The University of Bath men's 1st XV were beaten 40-27 at Exeter in the 2023-24 BUCS National Championship semi-finals. PICTURE CREDIT: Jack Hodgetts

Four tries apiece but Bath again suffer semi-final heartbreak as Exeter battle through to BUCS National Championship trophy decider

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV produced a magnificent performance against BUCS Super Rugby champions Exeter but suffered National Championship semi-final heartbreak for the fifth time in seven seasons after slipping to a 40-27 away defeat. The Bath Building Society-sponsored visitors put up a tremendous fight and were right in the contest at half-time, only trailing 20-17, but they were always chasing the game in the second period as the boot of Charlie McCaig...

04 April 2024

Manchester Thunder vs Team Bath during the Netball Super League Round 7 fixture on the 30th March 2024 at the Belle Vue Arena in Manchester, England.

Legendary names returning to Team Bath Arena as Blue & Gold host back-to-back Super League matches

Team Bath Netball will be looking for a positive response to successive away defeats when they play back-to-back Super League home matches on the next two Fridays. Improving Leeds Rhinos are the first visitors to the Team Bath Arena on Friday 5th April (7.30pm centre-pass) and their squad includes England icon Geva Mentor, who was a key figure in Team Bath’s first Super League title success during the inaugural 2005-05 season. Another member of that...

02 April 2024

The University of Bath men's BUCS Super Rugby squad get a team talk.

Brilliant Bath defeat Durham to set up BUCS National Champs semi-final with South West rivals Exeter

A storming second half saw the University of Bath men's 1st XV defeat Durham to reach the BUCS National Championships semi-finals for another year. The Bath Building Society sponsored visitors trailed 18-12 at half time but were superb in the second period as they secured a 33-23 success. Bath, who are also supported by Rengen, will now visit South West rivals and BUCS Super Rugby league champions Exeter in the semi-finals on Wednesday 3rd April...

27 March 2024

A picture of the Olympic-standard London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool at the University of Bath Sports Training Village.

Paris 2024 places up for grabs as University of Bath-based swimmers head to London for crunch Aquatics GB Swimming Championships

Places in the Team GB squad for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will be on the line when 42 University of Bath-based swimmers compete in the 2024 Aquatics GB Swimming Championships from 2-7 April. Competition will be fierce in the London Aquatics Centre as swimmers seek not only a place on the podium but also a consideration time for this summer’s Games, with both individual and relay spots up for grabs. Reigning Olympic Champion Tom...

27 March 2024

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