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Taking athletics to the next level

Taking athletics to the next level
Description
Following her recent success at the the World Championships, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) caught up with Hannah England to see what life was like in Daegu and what the future holds.
Date:
Friday 9th September 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Hannah England takes silver at the World Championships

Hannah England takes silver at the World Championships
Description
University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumna Hannah England has won a silver medal in the women's 1,500 metres at the 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu.
Date:
Thursday 1st September 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

University proposes £175m transformation of historic Edgbaston campus

Description
The University of Birmingham is announcing a five year investment in facilities that will transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus, reinterpreting founder Joseph Chamberlain's vision for the estate for the 21st century and extending the services available to the local community. The key developments include a new sports centre and a new library, to join the new Music building currently nearing completion.
Date:
Tuesday 9th August 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Sport

Double success for UBSport at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships

Double success for UBSport at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships
Description
Two University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni sprinted into the records books by retaining their national titles at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium over the weekend of 29-31 July.
Date:
Monday 1st August 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport, Students

Wellington rewrites the record book yet again

Wellington rewrites the record book yet again
Description
University of Birmingham alumna Chrissie Wellington has rewritten (her own) record books once again, with a triumphant performance at the Challenge Roth Ironman in Germany on Sunday 10 July.
Date:
Monday 11th July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

Jamaican athletes on Campus ahead of their 2012 visit

Jamaican athletes on Campus ahead of their 2012 visit
Description
One of the world's fastest men, Asafa Powell, current 4 x 100 world record holders, Nester Carter and Michael Frater, and Olympic Silver Medalist Shericka Williams warmed up on the University of Birmingham's athletics track ahead of the Diamond League (Aviva Grand Prix) Athletics which took place at the Alexander Stadium on Sunday 10 July.
Date:
Friday 8th July 2011
Categories:
International, Sport

Men's hockey get the England call up

Men's hockey get the England call up
Description
UBSport men's first team hockey coach, Steve Floyd recently returned from Rotterdam, Holland after managing England men's under 21s in a series of test matches against Holland. The test series was carried out over three days at Rotterdam Hockey club, with the event concluding on Monday, July 4.
Date:
Wednesday 6th July 2011
Categories:
International, Sport, Students

UBSport trio taking on World's longest triathlon

UBSport trio taking on World's longest triathlon
Description
Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) swimming club alumni are tackling the World's longest triathlon to raise money for two worthwhile charities, starting on Thursday, June 9.
Date:
Tuesday 7th June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport, Students
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