It was a day of second chances at the World Rowing Championships in France today – with repechage races in a number of disciplines giving crews another opportunity to progress in the competition and keep their hopes of qualifying for next year's Olympics in Rio alive.
The second day of the World Rowing Championships in Aiguebelette, France, has seen more intense racing in heats across several disciplines.
Some of the biggest names were to the fore today as the World Rowing Championships opened with the heats Aiguebelette, with New Zealand leading the way with five victories, including for London 2012 Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale.
A record 1,300 athletes from 77 countries will compete at the upcoming 2015 World Rowing Championships, which is due to start this weekend Aiguebelette, France, the World Rowing Federation (FISA) has announced.
Linz-Ottensheim set to host 2019 World Rowing Championships after FISA Council endorsement ahead of Hamburg
Linz-Ottensheim in Austria seems set to be awarded the 2019 World Rowing Championships after the ruling Council of the International Rowing Federation (FISA) announced they would recommend their bid.
South Africa’s Lawrence Brittain has been announced as one of six finalists for the 2015 Parmigiani Spirit Award, which seeks to reward a university rower who has demonstrated the core values of rowing in his or her social academic and sporting lives.
Three years after her last competitive international race - in which she won the London 2012 women’s double sculls title with Katherine Grainger - Britain's Anna Watkins has announced that she is back in training and aiming for the Rio 2016 Games.
Germany dominated a packed day of finals here at the World Junior Rowing Championships, winning five of the 13 titles in a regatta doubling as a test event for next summer's Olympics and Paralympics.
International Rowing Federation President claims Rio 2016 regatta course safe, despite pollution concerns
Challenges still need to be overcome ahead of the Olympic regatta here next year, International Rowing Federation (FISA) President Jean-Christophe Rolland has admitted, although he claims water quality is sufficient for competition to take place.
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.