Source: The FA

FA launches new Shooting Stars initiative inspired by Disney

FA launches new Shooting Stars initiative inspired by Disney storytelling to get the nation’s girls physically active The FA’s Shooting Stars initiative was launched yesterday in 1,200 primary schools across England to inspire girls to get active and learn the fundamentals of football. The initiative, inspired by Disney storytelling and produced in collaboration with the

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Bath sporting scholars enjoy success at England Athletics

Brothers Cameron and Alistair Chalmers, University of Bath sporting scholars past and present respectively, struck gold within hours of each other at the England Athletics age-group trials to earn selection for next month’s European U23 and U20 Championships. There was also a silver medal for Lauren Williams in Bedford, as well as bronze for fellow

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Source: Matchtight

University of Bath is awarded Gold Charter Mark

The University of Bath has become only the second university in the country to be awarded a Gold Charter Mark by England Athletics. The Charter Mark recognises the high standards of support being offered to student-athletes across all track and field disciplines, as well as the vibrant training and competitive environment provided at the Sports

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Vicky Holland wins World Triathlon Title

Vicky Holland will return to the UK as triathlon’s overall 2018 World Champion after a gutsy performance on Australia’s Gold Coast. The 32 year-old, who trains at the University of Bath as part of the national triathlon centre, finished well clear of USA’s Katie Zaferes, her only rival for the title after a season-long battle

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Source: Team GB

Kelly Sotherton set to receive Beijing 2008 heptathlon bronze medal

Kelly Sotherton will officially be a triple Olympic medallist at tonight’s Team GB Ball when she is awarded the heptathlon bronze from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Sotherton had originally finished fifth 10 years ago but disqualification for Ukraine’s Lyudmila Blonska and Russia’s Tatyana Chernova means Sotherton adds to her bronze medals from the Athens

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Plenty of University of Bath interest at European Championships

Fifteen University of Bath-based athletes and a further five graduates will be representing Great Britain across five sports when the inaugural combined European Championships take place in Glasgow and Berlin from August 2-12. The multi-sport event, which will be staged every four years, has been designed to raise the profile of the existing continental championships

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