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Olympic hopes for hockey ace

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'As a child I always had aspirations to go to the Olympics and represent my sport at the highest level, but not until recently did I realise that I wanted to do this as a full-time occupation for the foreseeable future'. So says Susie Gilbert, final year Geography student and women's Olympic hockey hopeful.
Date:
02/04/2012
Categories:
Sport, Teaching

University of Birmingham Sport at the BUCS Championships 2012

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Many of the University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) teams headed to Sheffield over the 14-18 March for the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships, held in a variety of venues across the city.
Date:
27/03/2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Olympic delight for University of Birmingham torch bearers

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Two University of Birmingham students Annabel Fitzgerald a final year undergraduate and postgraduate cancer scientist Beckie Port have been selected to carry the Olympic flame when the torch relay passes through the West Midlands. They will be joined in carrying the flame by lecturers Dr Celia Taylor and Dr Matt Bridge and alumnus Mostafa Soleimani.
Date:
21/03/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012
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Over the weekend of February 11-12, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni headed to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield to compete at the UK Indoor Trials and Championship.
Date:
16/02/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships
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University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) athletes travelled to Velenje, Slovenia for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships on December, 11, and helped the Aviva Great Britain & Northern Ireland (GB&NI) top the medal table for the fourth consecutive year.
Date:
14/12/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students
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