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Bath schoolchildren learn how to swim from Simmonds

Honoury member of the University of Bath, Ellie Simmonds, gave a Swimming lesson to children from Bathwick St Mary Primary school as part of a nationwide tour to encourage youngsters to take part in this year’s Sainsbury’s school games. 390 more words

Sport

Ellie Simmonds gives Bath schoolchildren swimming lesson

Written by Michael Powell, Sports Editor

Honoury member of the University of Bath, Ellie Simmonds, gave a Swimming lesson to children from Bathwick St Mary Primary school yesterday (22nd May) as part of a nationwide tour to encourage youngsters to take part in this year’s Sainsbury’s school games. 390 more words

University Of Bath

Disability tennis sessions start for Lee Valley

In 2012, Lee Valley tennis centre was the venue that saw Wheelchair Tennis players from all over the world compete for medals in six categories. 295 more words

Community And Clubs

Sport and physical activity - firmly on the margins of political discussions

As the battle lines are drawn over the principal issues shaping the election campaign, and party manifestos unveiled, one area that will be conspicuous by its absence is that of sport and physical activity, writes… 529 more words

Atos starts IT Testing for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Atos has opened the IT Integration Testing Lab for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It marks the successful completion of a major milestone in the run up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the start of 200,000 hours of IT testing. 191 more words

Technology

Rowing to running, retired Olympian Urbaniak remains active

This story is part of an Olympic.ca series on running called Canada Runs.

From the obvious equipment and element variations to the types of bodies that dominate each sport, distance running and rowing couldn’t be any more different. 485 more words

News

Girls Sports Month: Mallory Weggemann on the power of sports to overcome challenges

March is Girls Sports Month. USA TODAY High School Sports has partnered with the Women’s Sports Foundation for a series of pieces in which female athletes share their views on topics such as leadership, mentoring, perseverance and the important role athletics has played in their lives. 2,330 more words

Swimming