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Superb silver for Eilidh Doyle and Emily Diamond

University of Bath-based Eilidh Doyle and Emily Diamond helped Great Britain end London 2017 on a memorable note as they won a superb silver in the women’s 4x400m relay on the last night of the IAAF World Championships. British Athletics team captain Doyle, coached by Brian Doyle at the £30million Sports Training Village, built on the

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Final frustration for Eilidh Doyle at London 2017

University of Bath-based Eilidh Doyle admitted she was frustrated at not executing a better race after having to settle for eighth place in the 400m hurdles final at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships. The British Athletics team captain, coached by Brian Doyle at the Sports Training Village, was roared on by a capacity

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Brilliant Breen delivers PB and gold

Olivia Breen delivered the performance of her life to take gold on day four at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, the highlight of another great day for the Loughborough athletes. Breen was in action in women’s T38 long jump final, starting well and leaping to a personal best of 4.72m in the third

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Jenny Nesbitt all set for GB debut

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will make her British track and field debut at the European U23 Athletics Championships in Poland this week. It is a stark contrast to her fortunes 12 months ago when, after enjoying an excellent cross-country season, the talented distance runner had to undergo knee surgery which sidelined her

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Jess Judd and Morgan Lake heading to London 2017  

Current Loughborough University students Jessica Judd and Morgan Lake had a weekend to remember on 1 & 2 July as they booked their spots on the Great Britain team for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, which take place in The Stadium on Queen Elizabeth’s Olympic Park this August. With 12 Loughborough athletes already selected

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It’s time for Summer School Games at Bath Training Village

Hundreds of youngsters from across the South West demonstrated their sporting skills in the inspirational surroundings of the University of Bath Sports Training Village (STV) on Wednesday as they competed in the Summer School Games. Pupils from Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucester who had qualified through previous competitions took

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Sophie Hahn breaks world record

Sophie Hahn stole the show at the 2017 Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match as she streaked to a new T38 100m world record. Tearing out of the blocks the Paralympic champion raced clear of a world class field, containing the likes of T43 world record holder and Paralympic champion Marlou van Rhijn, to stop the

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Loughborough research the best technique for running a marathon

Research from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has shown that good running technique is both beneficial and important for running economy and distance running performance. Whilst some running coaches consider technique to be important, others do not, and until now the scientific evidence for the importance of good running technique has

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Gold and two silvers for University of Bath athletes at Team Trials

Olympic medallist Eilidh Doyle won gold and there were silvers for Dave King and Cameron Chalmers as University of Bath-based athletes impressed at the British Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield. Doyle, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, secured her place at next month’s European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, by winning women’s

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