“I’m grateful to be heading to a start line again” – Vicky Holland returns to international action at World Triathlon Series in Hamburg

University of Bath-based triathlete Vicky Holland will return to international competition this weekend when the only ITU World Triathlon Series race of 2020 takes place in Hamburg, Germany. Holland, the 2018 World Champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze-medallist, has been back in training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the past couple of months. She is one of four Brits on the entry list for Saturday’s elite women’s race, which will take place...

03 September 2020

University of Bath rugby duo taking on 2,500km Coast2Coast Ultra-Run challenge to raise money for mental health charities

Two University of Bath rugby players are swapping their boots for running shoes as they embark on an epic 35-day, 2,500km run along the west coast of Ireland to raise money for mental health charities. Chris Barry and Jason Adam-Hein have been best mates since meeting at the University in 2016, where they were both part of the student rugby club. Together they have set up a mental health support group called Shoulder 2 Shoulder...

02 September 2020

2017-18 sporting scholar Lauren Williams, athletics

Sporting scholar Lauren Williams looking forward to “massive opportunity” of competing at 2020 Muller British Athletics Championships

It will be a Muller British Athletics Championships unlike any other but University of Bath sporting scholar Lauren Williams can’t wait to get out on the track at the Manchester Regional Arena this weekend. Originally scheduled to take place in June and double as the GB Olympic Trials for Tokyo 2020, the Championships – the first major outdoor athletics meeting of the year – will now be held behind closed doors on Friday and Saturday...

01 September 2020

Anyone for tennis? Indoor courts and Autumn 2020 coaching courses now available to book at Team Bath Sports Training Village

We are serving up a treat for tennis players as the phased reopening of the Team Bath Sports Training Village continues this week. The eight indoor courts at the STV will be available for Team Bath + members to book from Thursday, September 3 between 8am-8pm on weekdays and 9am-4pm on weekends, subject to availability. Our outdoor courts, which reopened in June, also remain available to book for both members and pay-as-you-go customers. All sessions...

31 August 2020

Hockey back at the Sports Training Village as Team Bath Buccaneers start preparations for 2020-21 league season

Hockey returned to the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the first time in nearly six months today (Saturday) as the Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st XI began their pre-season friendlies against the University of Birmingham.  The visitors won 4-2 but it was a good workout for a youthful Buccs team, many of whom were making their debuts for the club. Buccs are scheduled to start their 2020-21 England Hockey Men's Division 1 South campaign...

29 August 2020

Sporting scholar Hannah Jones selected for inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy cricket tournament

University of Bath sporting scholar Hannah Jones has been named in the South East Stars women’s cricket squad for the inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy competition, which gets under way this weekend. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, is in a 14-strong squad that will represent Surrey and Kent in the regional 50-over tournament that has been created to allow top-class women’s cricket to be played this summer following...

26 August 2020

Wheelchair fencing world champ Piers Gilliver happy to be back in training at Team Bath with one year to rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games

With one year to go until the rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games, wheelchair fencing medal contender Piers Gilliver says he has put the disappointment of the delay behind him and has been able to “reset psychologically”. The Rio 2016 silver-medallist and his team-mates on the EiS World-Class Wheelchair Fencing Programme are back in training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village as they start to rebuild towards the Tokyo Games, which had been due to start...

24 August 2020

First start and first senior try as University of Bath sporting scholar Beck Cutting continues to make his mark in Premiership Rugby

Beck Cutting marked his first start in Premiership Rugby with a maiden senior try as the University of Bath sporting scholar continued to impress for Worcester Warriors on their return to action. Sport Management & Coaching student Cutting notched his try during a 32-17 defeat at Wasps for a youthful Warriors side featuring several other Academy graduates. The Trendell Sporting Scholar, who has represented Team Bath in the national BUCS Super Rugby competition, said there...

23 August 2020

Fantastic four University of Bath student-athletes among finalists for 2020 TASS Stars Awards

Four high-achieving University of Bath student-athletes have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2020 TASS [Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme] Stars Awards. Sports Performance student Tim Nurse, who is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, is in contention for the overall Athlete of the Year honour after another outstanding season on the hockey field for the University of Bath, Team Bath Buccaneers, Great Britain and England. Buchan Jones Scholar Ben Jones, who graduated in Chemistry this...

19 August 2020

Beck Cutting and Zack Henry make Premiership Rugby debuts while fellow alumnus Tom Dunn bags two tries for Bath on sport’s return

University of Bath student Beck Cutting and alumnus Zack Henry both made their Premiership Rugby debuts as the 2020-21 season resumed following the Coronavirus shutdown. England U20 hooker Cutting, who studies Sport Management & Coaching and is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, came off the bench for Worcester Warriors and played the last 25 minutes of their home defeat to Gloucester Rugby. Cutting, who has represented Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby, was promoted...

16 August 2020

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