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Athletics stars recognised by University of Bath

Malcolm Arnold and Colin Jackson at the University of Bath Sports Village in 2012 Credit: ITV News

Two athletics legends have been inducted into the University of Bath's Hall of Fame for Sport.

Malcolm Arnold Credit: PA

Coach Malcolm Arnold has been based at the University since 1998. He has a long list of Olympic medal-winners among his charges - from gold medallist John Akii-Bua in 1972 to both Colin Jackson and Jason Gardener.

Colin Jackson Credit: PA

Seoul 1988 Olympic silver medallist Jackson was inducted during the same ceremony.

The Welsh hurdler has been recognised for his impact on and inspiration for athletics at the University.

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Bath terror expert: 'I don't think ramping up security yet again is the right way to go'

Security is being stepped up in airports across the country in the wake of explosions in Brussels this morning - which have left 34 people dead, according to reports.

Zaventem airport remains closed, with both of today's Bristol to Brussels services cancelled.

Terrorism expert Professor Bill Durodie, head of the politics department at the University of Bath, says that while a similar attack in the UK can't be ruled out, it's important to engage young people to make sure they feel part of their society - instead of looking for a sense of belonging from external groups.

So, what are the long-term solutions to the security concerns?

South West's new state-of-the-art tech could help amputees

Motion capture technology was used to create the character of Gollum from actor Andy Serkis in the Lord of the Rings film series. Credit: NatureVideo

The University of Bath is developing a new £5 million motion capture studio, said to be the first of its kind available for commercial use in the South West.

The centre will be based at the University's Department of Computer Science, and will feature state-of-the-art imaging technology.

As Katie Rowlett reports, it's hoped once it's up and running it will be able to help elite athletes, including amputees.

Olympic swimmer opens Bath's 2012 Legacy Pool

Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson has opened the newly-refurbished 2012 Legacy Pool in Bath.

It is one of only two National Training Centres in the country. And it's come at just the right time with the swimming World Championships in just over a month and the Rio Olympics a little over a year away.

Our Sports Correspondent Matthias Kurth was at the opening, along with some other major swimming stars.

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