Source: Igor Meijer FISA

New World Champions crowned in Plovdiv

The 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria saw new World Champions crowned from across the continents with 28 countries overall taking home medals. In a week of late summer warm weather and fast rowing conditions, the United States won the most number of medals with a total of ten, three of them gold. This

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Source: UIPM

French, Muir and Summers through to World Championships final

Kate French, Joanna Muir and Francesca Summers all qualified for the women’s final at the 2018 World Championships, ensuring Pentathlon GB would have team representation in the last 36 on Wednesday. It was a serene day for both current European silver medallist French and 2014 Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Summers with impressive fencing performances

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Plovdiv ready to welcome rowers to the 2018 World Rowing Championships

The entries are in for rowing’s most important event of the rowing year, the 2018 World Rowing Championships to be hosted in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The World Rowing Federation, FISA, is pleased to announce that over 900 athletes from 62 nations will be competing. The regatta will take place in Plovdiv’s Maritza River Water Sports Centre

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Source: Badminton England

Parkwood Leisure form partnership with Badminton England

Badminton England has announced that Parkwood Leisure is joining their ever-growing list of Official Leisure Partners as they further reinforce the core of the nation’s favourite racket sport as part of the Discover Badminton strategy. The latest move will see badminton carry a priority sport status within Parkwood Leisure’s diverse portfolio of leisure venues across

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Source: Pentathlon GB

Pillage and Davison to make World Championships debuts

Junior athletes Myles Pillage and Zoe Davison to make first individual World Championships appearances European medallists Kate French and Joe Choong lead Pentathlon GB line-up in Mexico Joanna Muir, Francesca Summers, Jamie Cooke and Sam Curry complete 8-strong British line-up Plymouth’s Myles Pillage and Stroud’s Zoe Davison will make their individual Senior World Championships debuts

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Source: Sam Farr for Matchtight

More success for University of Bath athletes in Glasgow

The opening night at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre, saw MJ Church Ambassador Anna Hopkin, a recent Sport & Exercise Science graduate coached by Mark Skimming, and National Centre Bath swimmer Siobhan-Marie O’Connor narrowly miss out on a medal in the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay. They swam the first two legs

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