Australia’s hopes of winning a gold medal at the forthcoming World Rowing Championships have been dealt a savage blow following a bike crash in Italy in which three members of their top boat - the men’s coxless four - suffered injuries, with Alex Lloyd, the number two seat, breaking his collarbone.
Italy rule World Rowing Under-23 Championships, but Kiwis McBride and Kiddle produce stand-out performance
Italy served notice of its growing potential as it won four golds plus a silver and bronze, to finish top of the medals table at the 2015 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
New Zealand’s all-conquering men’s pair of Eric Murray and Hamish Bond remain just that after making a late start to their season at the World Cup III in Lucerne - the last big regatta before the World Championships are due to take place on Lake Aiguebelette in France from August 30 until September 6.
Lukas Babac of Slovakia did his country proud by winning the lightweight men's single sculls on a day of four finals on the second day of the World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne.
Germany, Olympic champions in the men’s eight, are on collision course with Britain at the concluding World Rowing Cup in Lucerne, having set up a rematch of last weekend’s Henley final which the British - world champions for the past two years - won.
The two big battleships of world rowing met again at the Varese World Cup today – and this time it was the turn of the British men’s eight to have their revenge over the German crew which beat them to the European title last month.
A day of semi-finals and repechage events at the Rowing World Cup in Varese produced two world best times in the women’s programme.
Exclusive: FISA report tells Olympic rowers it is "confident" that Rio 2016 venue water will be safe to compete in
Olympic rowers have been given an all-clear to compete at the Rio 2016 Games following the release of a report by International Rowing Federation (FISA) into pollution levels at the venue.
Ten medals, six of them gold, left Britain well clear at the top of the medal table after their 2015 international debut at the European Rowing Championships in Poznan - but the gold medal most eagerly sought, by their flagship boat in the men’s eight, was claimed by a resurgent German crew.
Britain’s flagship boat, beaten into third place in yesterday’s heats at the European Rowing Championships in Poznan, put in a performance that had British supporters sighing with relief today with a commanding repechage victory.
Britain’s flagship men’s boat, an eight stuffed with Olympic and world champions, suffered a shock defeat in today’s heats of the European Rowing Championships in Poznan and must contest a repechage in order to progress in a competition where the 50-strong British team was expected to dominate.
Grainger makes competitive return in Poznan as Britain seeks opening flourish at European Rowing Championships
Great Britain, contesting its first international regatta of 2015, is providing the largest number of competitors at the European Rowing Championships which get underway tomorrow in Poznan, Poland - and none will be under greater scrutiny than Katherine Grainger, making her first competitive appearance since winning Olympic gold in 2012.
Sir Matthew Pinsent to return to scene of Atlanta 1996 triumph to take part in USRowing Referee Exchange Programme
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent is set to visit Gainesville, in Georgia this week as part of the USRowing Referee Exchange Programme.
The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has announced they have signed a new partnership agreement with Italian-based IT services and solutions company Elmec Informatica.