Rowing

Oswald publishes road map to step down as FISA President

By Duncan Mackay

Denis OswaldFebruary 18 - Denis Oswald has announced the timetable for him to step down as President of the International Rowing Federation (FISA) after 24 years in charge.

World Rowing discussing changes at Extraordinary Congress

By Duncan Mackay

FISA Extraordinary Congress Copenhagen 2013February 15 - World Rowing Federation's (FISA) Extraordinary Congress, which is only held once every four years, opened today in Copenhagen and will discuss if any changes are needed to the sport's statutes and rules. 

FISA agree media rights extension deal with EBU

By Tom Degun

Rowing EBUFebruary 5 - World Rowing (FISA) have agreed a four-year renewal of all European media rights with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in a deal which will run through to the end of 2016.

Team GB Olympic silver medallist dies at age of 35

By Mike Rowbottom

acerportraitJanuary 28 - Tributes have been made throughout British rowing to Acer Nethercott, the Olympic silver medal-winning cox and double Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race winner, who has died at the age of 35.

Italian rowing looks to 72-year-old La Mura again for Rio 2016 inspiration

By Mike Rowbottom

Giuseppe La Mura of ItalyJanuary 6 - Italian rowing, which managed to earn just one medal - a silver - at the London 2012 Olympics, has placed its faith once again in the talents of Giuseppe La Mura (pictured) as it seeks to improve its showing in the Olympic cycle leading to Rio 2016.

Oarsome Foursome's Drew Ginn to coach Australia rowers to Rio 2016

By Mike Rowbottom

Drew GinnDecember 8 - Drew Ginn, the triple Olympic rowing champion who was one of the "Oarsome Foursome" gold medallists at the 1996 Atlanta Games has been appointed as one of two head coaches of Australian rowing in a shake-up ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Rowing Australia has announced.

London 2012 rowing bronze medallist Haigh announces retirement

By Mike Rowbottom

Rebecca Scown and Juliette HaighDecember 4 - Juliette Haigh, New Zealand's London 2012 Olympic rowing bronze medallist and triple world champion, is quitting the sport.

British rowing lifted again as Copeland commits to defence of title at Rio 2016

By Mike Rowbottom

Katherine Copeland__Sophie_Hosking_of_Great_BritainOctober 22 - Britain's rowing prospects for the Rio 2016 Olympics have been strengthened by the announcement that Kat Copeland, who won the Olympic women's lightweight double sculls with Sophie Hosking, will carry on with rowing and target the defence of her title.

Redgrave to unveil pedestal celebrating Britain’s London 2012 rowers

By Mike Rowbottom

Sir Steve_Regrave_Oct_21October 21 – Sir Steve Redgrave (pictured left) will unveil a gold pedestal to celebrate the success of the Olympic and Paralympic rowers at Eton Dorney Lake.
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