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WBBL – 17/18 October 2015 – Results

The Nottingham Wildcats took the honours in the first match of the inaugural weekend, of just the second season of the WBBL, as they beat the Manchester Mystics by 85-78, to get the season underway at Loughborough. Next up Team Northumbria beat the Brixton Topcats by 23 points in their match. The final match saw the

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Could you be an Olympic rower?

The GB Rowing team is looking for Olympic stars of the future.  The talent identification programme which helped turn Helen Glover and Heather Stanning into Olympic, World and European rowing champions is staging trials at the University of Bath next week. Both Glover and Stanning are graduates of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme based

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Bath Graduate’s World gold hailed as “amongst the best of all time”

Sir David Tanner, Britain’s rowing chief, has hailed the World Championships women’s pair gold won by University of Bath graduate Heather Stanning and Bath Minerva’s Helen Glover as  “one of the best GB performances of all-time”. “That was utterly exceptional”, said Tanner of the pairs dominant race to gold, holding off New Zealand and the

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Kate French earns Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification

Kate French earned a Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification place and there was team gold for Pentathlon GB as a world-class Modern Pentathlon European Championships concluded in fitting style at the University of Bath. Sports Performance graduate French went into the combined event 15th overall but produced a fantastic performance, missing just one shot, to

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Plenty of home cheer as British women progress to final

Fellow athletes, family, friends and University of Bath staff turned out in force to cheer a full complement of Pentathlon GB athletes into the women’s final of the Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Graduates Samantha Murray, Kate French and Freyja Prentice all successfully came through their qualifying rounds on Friday, as did newly-crowned World Junior Champion

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Italy take first gold at Pentathlon European Championships

There was a good turnout of spectators at the University of Bath on Tuesday to see Italy win the first gold medal of the 2015 Modern Pentathlon European Championships. Eighteen athletes from nine countries took part in the opening event, the mixed team relay, and received vocal backing throughout the five disciplines of swimming, fencing,

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