Rowing

Team GB rowers to return to Dorney Lake for Diamond Jubilee event

By Mike Rowbottom

gb-rowing-team logo_Oct_14October 14 - Britain's Olympic and Paralympic rowers will return to Dorney Lake as part of a one-off event to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Parmigiani Fleurier and World Rowing present new university award

By Mike Rowbottom

Rowing 28_SeptSeptember 28 - Swiss watchmakers Parmigiani Fleurier, official sponsors of tomorrow's 2012 City Sprints rowing regatta at Zurich, have created a new award to encourage university rowers in partnership with World Rowing.

Fresh approach as World Rowing launches environmental website section

By Mike Rowbottom

World Rowing_environmental_28_SeptSeptember 28 - The pristine mountain water lake in Bled, Slovenia, will feature centrally in a video highlighting a new environmental section on the World Rowing website.

Golden Oars Awards Dinner to celebrate US Olympic rowing success

By Mike Rowbottom

united states_womens_eight_rowing_london_2012_27-09-12September 27 - The achievements of the United States Olympic rowing team, including the women's eight London 2012 gold medallists, will be celebrated at the second annual Golden Oars Awards Dinner in New York on November 14, with One Equity Partners returning as presenting sponsor.

Italy rule European Rowing Championships as British youngsters profit

By Mike Rowbottom

Olivia Carnegie-Brown_left_and_Caragh_McMurtry_celebrate_winning_silver_in_the_GB_womens_pairSeptember 16 - Hosts Italy finished with the most medals – two golds and four silver – at the European Rowing Championships, in Varese.

Olympic single sculls rowing champion Knapkova to star in new city centre format

By Mike Rowbottom

Mirka Knapkova_14_SeptSeptember 15 - Mirka Knapkova, the Olympic single sculls gold medallist, will be one of the top rowers taking part in the 2012 Zurich City Sprints regatta on September 29.

Eton Dorney rewarded for London 2012 success with rowing World Cup event

By Duncan Mackay in London

London 2012_rowing_in_front_of_grandstandsAugust 22 - Eton Dorney will host the second leg of the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup after the venue was praised for staging the best regatta in the history of the Olympics.

Gold rush continues as British rowers scoop two more titles

By Mike Rowbottom at Eton Dorney Lake

Katherine Copeland_August_4August 4 - The host nation took its total of London 2012 rowing titles to four here – thanks to the flagship men's four, winning a fourth consecutive British gold in their event and the lightweight double scull of Katherine Copeland (pictured, right) and Sophie Hosking (pictured, left) – on a stretch of water that has proved so golden for the home team that they might now be tempted to re-name it Eton Adorney.

Grainger and Watkins take gold for Britain in women's double sculls

By Mike Rowbottom at Eton Dorney Lake

Anna Watkins_L_and_Katherine_Grainger_03-08-12August 3 - The packed stands here resounded with sustained celebration shortly after noon in salutation of a long journey which had ended in triumph for 36-year-old home rower Katherine Grainger, who partnered Anna Watkins to victory in the women's double sculls to secure Olympic gold after three successive silvers.
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