Rowing

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.

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.
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