Rowing

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.

Britain's men's rowing four take silver in "brutal" race

By Mike Rowbottom at Eton Dorney Lake

Chris Bartley_Richard_Chambers_Rob_Williams_and_Peter_Chambers_02-08-12August 2 - Great Britain's lightweight men's four had to settle for silver at Eton Dorney today as what crew member Richard Chambers described as a "brutal" race saw them lose out by just a quarter of a second to South Africa, who claimed their first ever Olympic rowing gold.

Home celebrations as rowers Glover and Stanning earn Team GB maiden gold medal of London 2012

By Mike Rowbottom at Eton Dorney Lake

Helen Glover_and_Heather_Stanning_1_AugustAugust 1 - Helen Glover and Heather Stanning crossed the line here just before noon today amid a torrent of deep-throated, patriotic sound to register not just the first ever Olympic gold for British women's rowing, but the first home gold of the London 2012 Games.

US women's rowing eight in unstoppable form at Eton Dorney

By David Gold at Eton Dorney

United States_womens_eight_29_JulyJuly 29 - Stellar performances from the United States women's eight and both the British men's and women's lightweight double sculls were among the highlights in the London 2012 rowing event here today.
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