Coates steps down as Oceania representative on World Rowing Council

By Duncan Mackay

John Coates has stood down from the ruling Council of World Rowing, he has announced ©Getty ImagesInternational Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania representative on the ruling Council of World Rowing (FISA), it was announced today. 

World Rowing Awards finalists revealed

By Zjan Shirinian

New Zealand pair Eric Murray and Hamish Bond are among the finalists in the Male Crew of the Year category ©Getty ImagesThe finalists for the World Rowing Awards have been revealed after a public vote whittled down the contenders.

World Rowing extends partnership with WWF until 2019 to promote clean water

By Zjan Shirinian

The World Rowing Federation is continuing its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature to promote clean water ©Getty ImagesThe World Rowing Federation (FISA) has extended its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) until 2019 to promote clean water.

Nominations announced for World Rowing's Parmigiani Spirit Award

By Daniel Etchells

The winner of the 2014 Parmigiani Spirit Award will be announced in mid-October ©FISAWorld Rowing and partner Parmigiani Fleurier, a Swiss brand of luxury watchmakers, have confirmed the four finalists for the 2014 Parmigiani Spirit Award.

Grainger eyes Olympic rowing comeback with return to British squad - and a trip to Rio

By Mike Rowbottom

Katherine Grainger celebrates after winning gold at the London 2012 Games ©Getty ImagesKatherine Grainger, Britain's multiple Olympic and world rowing medallist, is making what could be a comeback for Rio 2016 after a two-year break from the sport.

Boat Club treading new water in bid to widen rowing participation in Britain

By Paul Osborne at the Fulham Reach Boat Club in London

The Fulham Reach Boat Club hopes to dispell the myth that rowing is for the elite ©Iain WeirA new boat club has been established in London in an effort to dispel the myth that rowing is just for the elite and give local state schools and the community the opportunity to enjoy one of Great Britain's most successful Olympic sports.

Five days left to nominate standout athletes for 2014 World Rowing Awards

By Zjan Shirinian

There are five categories in which nominations can be submitted for the 2014 World Rowing Awards ©Getty ImagesThere are five days left to vote for the outstanding rowers of 2014 ahead of an annual awards night in November.

Boultbee defeated in FISA election as Briton takes over as head of key Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Britain's Rosie Mayglothling has been elected as the new chair of the FISA Competitive Rowing Commission ©British RowingBritain's Rosie Mayglothling has been elected chair of the Competitive Rowing Commission after defeating incumbent John Boultbee at the FISA 2014 Ordinary Congress in Amsterdam today.

New Zealand top World Rowing Championships medals table as Twigg's seven-year quest comes off

By Mike Rowbottom

Emma Twigg was victorious in the women's single sculls after seven years of trying at the World Championships ©Getty ImagesNew Zealand finished top of the medals table at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam as victories on the final day from Emma Twigg - after seven years of trying - in the women's single sculls and their women's double sculls crew gave them a total of six golds.
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