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Brazilian Government and University embark on sports science partnership

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The University of Birmingham has signed a sports science based agreement with the Brazilian Government this month. The collaboration between Brazil's Ministry of Sport and the University of Birmingham will see the two partners work together on a range of sports science initiatives.
Date:
Friday 14th December 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

PGA and University of Birmingham unveil new international golf degree programme

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A new honours degree aimed at international students eager for a career in the golf industry has been launched by The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) and the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 30th November 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport, Students, Teaching

Lessons from London, the road to Rio: conference examines leveraging legacies of major sporting events

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International sports legacy experts will convene at the University of Birmingham this week to discuss the rationale behind hosting global mega-events and their lasting impact.
Date:
Monday 26th November 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

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:
Thursday 16th February 2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships
Description
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:
Wednesday 14th December 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place
Description
Alumna Chrissie Wellington won the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship title on Saturday, October 8, deservedly earning the crown for the fourth time in five years.
Date:
Monday 17th October 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

American Football Head Coach selected for IFAF World Development team

American Football Head Coach selected for IFAF World Development team
Description
University of Birmingham Sport's (UBSport) American Football Head Coach has been announced as the only UK representative to be part of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Development team. Wayne Hill will be part of coaching staff for the 2012 USA Football International Bowl in Austin, Texas.
Date:
Friday 7th October 2011
Categories:
International, Sport

University of Birmingham kickstarts Olympic Legacy with Gold Challenge

University of Birmingham kickstarts Olympic Legacy with Gold Challenge
Description
With less than a year to go until the Olympic and Paralympic Games, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) and Gold Challenge have teamed up to get students involved and joining in the excitement of London 2012.
Date:
Tuesday 13th September 2011
Categories:
International, Sport, Students
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