British Racing Drivers' Club visit to Team Bath Judo, May 2019

British racing drivers learn new sporting skills during visit to University of Bath Sports Training Village

Nine of Britain’s best racing drivers got to experience and learn from new sports, including modern pentathlon and judo, when they visited the University of Bath for a bonding day. Kiern Jewiss, Seb Morris, Enaam Ahmed, Tom Gamble, Jordan Albert, Bradley Burns, Jordan Collard, Ayrton Simmons and Will Tregurtha are all members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) and have enjoyed success in either single-seater or sports car competition. They took time out from...

12 July 2019

2019 Netball World Cup players past and present

Team Bath players past and present ready to shine at 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool

The long wait for the 2019 Netball World Cup is nearly over and nine days of top-class international sport is about to get under way in Liverpool. Team Bath Netball co-captains Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown will be key figures in England’s bid to capitalise fully on home advantage and be crowned as World Champions for the first-time ever. But they aren’t the only familiar faces to Blue & Gold fans who will be taking...

11 July 2019

Cameron Chalmers and Alastair Chalmers on the indoor athletics track at the University of Bath, July 2019

Golden goals as brothers Cameron and Alastair Chalmers take to continental stage for European Athletics Championships

After winning national titles within hours of each other, University of Bath brothers Cameron and Alastair Chalmers are ready to take on the continent’s finest as the European Athletics Championships take place in Sweden. Sports Performance graduate Cameron is first up at the European U23s, which get under way in Gavle on Thursday (July 11). His 400m heat is at 11.20am BST that day, followed by the semi-finals on Friday (3.35pm BST) and final on...

10 July 2019

Millie Bissett and Morgan Cross of Team Bath Tennis with Roger Federer at Wimbledon 2019

Battling displays but to no avail as Team Bath Tennis trio see their Wimbledon runs come to an end

Team Bath Tennis trio Marcus Daniell, Millie Bissett and Morgan Cross all battled hard but sadly to no avail at Wimbledon on Tuesday and Wednesday. Touring professional Daniell, coached by Dave Sammel, was restricted by a hip injury he had sustained in the previous round as his brilliant men’s doubles journey with Wesley Koolhof came to an end at the quarter-final stage. They were on the back foot from the off against Croatia's Ivan Dodig...

10 July 2019

Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown ahead of the 2019 Netball World Cup

“Massive moment” awaits Team Bath stars Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown as England hosts 2019 Netball World Cup

Team Bath Netball co-captains Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown hope that the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool will create a lasting legacy for the sport in this country. Guthrie will skipper the Vitality England Roses during the eagerly-awaited home tournament, which gets under way on Friday (July 12), while club colleague Usoro-Brown is set to win her 100th cap during the nine action-packed days of competition. Both are taking part in their third World...

09 July 2019

University of Bath graduate Kelly Gallagher in Super G action at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games

History-making Paralympic skiing champion Kelly Gallagher to receive honorary degree at University of Bath summer graduation

Visually-impaired alpine ski champion Kelly Gallagher MBE will return to the University of Bath today (Tuesday) to receive an honorary degree as the summer award ceremonies begin at the city’s Theatre Royal. Kelly graduated from Bath with a degree in Mathematics in 2006 and went on to make history as the winner of Britain’s first winter Paralympic gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. She competes in all five alpine disciplines (slalom, downhill, combined,...

09 July 2019

Marcus Daniell (right) and Wesley Koolhof at Wimbledon 2019

Marcus Daniell through to Wimbledon quarter-finals for first time after progressing on two fronts in doubles competitions

Marcus Daniell of Team Bath Tennis is through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time in his career after a hard-fought victory in round three of the men’s doubles on Monday. Daniell, coached by Dave Sammel, and Dutch partner Wesley Koolhof showed tremendous determination and resilience to overcome Mexico’s Santiago Gonzalez and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi from Pakistan 7-5 6-7(6) 6-4 6-4 in just short of three-and-a-half hours on Court 16. After edging the first set,...

08 July 2019

Third Grand Prix medal of the year as Team Bath judoka Megan Fletcher continues preparations for World Championships

Team Bath Judo’s Megan Fletcher won her third Grand Prix medal of 2019 when she bagged bronze in Montreal, Canada. Fletcher, fresh from her seventh-placed finish while representing Ireland at the 2019 European Games in Minsk, began her women’s -70kg campaign by beating home judoka Hanako Kuno in her opening bout. A narrow defeat to Germany’s Giovanna Scoccimarro, the eventual champion, in the quarter-finals meant Fletcher went into the repechage, where she overcame Paraguay’s Maria...

08 July 2019

Marcus Daniell (right) and Wesley Koolhof at Wimbledon 2019

Busy Monday ahead for Marcus Daniell at Wimbledon after fantastic fightback secures second-week spot at SW19

Team Bath Tennis ace Marcus Daniell and partner Wesley Koolhof are through to week two of Wimbledon 2019 after producing an epic comeback in their men’s doubles second round match on Saturday. They looked to be in big trouble after losing the first two sets to Britain’s Cameron Norrie and Jaume Munar from Spain but showed great determination to stay in the contest and took the third to a tie-break. A 7-2 victory in the...

07 July 2019

Crew Bath's Laura Macro and Zara Mulholland with New Zealand's Brooke Donoghue and Olivia Loe at the 2019 Henley Royal Regatta

Henley history made as Crew Bath rowers Zara Mulholland and Laura Macro reach semi-finals at Royal Regatta

Sporting scholars Zara Mulholland and Laura Macro made history when they became the first University of Bath Rowing Club crew ever to reach the semi-finals at the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta. The women’s double scull, who are both coached by Dan Harris on the British Rowing World-Class Start Programme at the University, beat Jen Titterington and Bev Goodchild of Ipswich RC and Sudbury RC by two-and-a-third lengths in their Stonor Challenge Cup heats on Friday....

06 July 2019

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