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Five short track speed skaters selected for PyeongChang 2018

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the five short track speed skating athletes selected to represent Team GB at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Elise Christie (500m, 1000m, 1500m), Charlotte Gilmartin (500m, 1000m, 1500m), Kathryn Thomson (500m, 1000m, 1500m), Farrell Treacy (1000m) and Joshua Cheetham (1000m) take Team GB’s total to 17

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Katrina Hart and Miles Munro get Gold Coast 2018 call

Athlete Katrina Hart and student-swimmer Miles Munro are the latest University of Bath-based sportspeople who will be heading to Australia in the new year to compete in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  Both have previous Commonwealth experience, with former World Champion and Paralympics medallist Hart – coached by Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training

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Source: World Rowing

2017 World Rowing Award Winners

A year of break-out performances and the rise of new names has helped shape the winners of the 2017 World Rowing Awards, presented by the World Rowing Federation, FISA. The return to the top of the mighty German men’s eight earns them World Rowing Male Crew of the Year. The powerful single sculler, Jeannine Gmelin

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Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn help GB win historic gold medal

University of Bath students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn helped Great Britain win a historic gold medal during a memorable weekend at the prestigious Master’U BNP Paribas tournament in France. Already guaranteed their best-ever finish at the world’s biggest annual student tennis team event following an emphatic 7-0 semi-final win over China, Britain produced a

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Impressive display from young Team Bath synchronised swimmers

Promising Team Bath Synchro Club youngsters Megan Pyke and Sophie Sandberg both impressed when they made their first appearances at the annual Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Age Group Championships in Gloucester. Competing in the 12-and-under category, they had to perform four technical figures in front of different judging panels – ballet leg single, barracuda,

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Students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn get GB call

University of Bath students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn will represent Great Britain this weekend in the world’s biggest student tennis team competition, the Master’U BNP Paribas tournament in France. It will be a third successive appearance at the tournament for Sport & Exercise Science student Hurst, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, who helped

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de Groot takes singles and doubles titles at Bath Indoor Tournament

Diede de Groot of the Netherlands, British number one Alfie Hewett, and the USA’s David Wagner were crowned as champions during an outstanding 2017 Bath Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament. Their successes capped a world-class week of competition at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, where multiple Grand Slam champions and Paralympic medallists served up a

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Global champions lead star-studded line-up

Winners of titles at this year’s Wimbledon, Australian, French and US Open tournaments will join Rio 2016 Paralympic gold-medallists in a star-studded line-up for the 2017 Bath Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournament. The prestigious event is once again taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village following a hugely-successful debut last year, with spectators

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