September 1 - Denis Oswald (pictured) has been re-elected president of rowing's world governing body, FISA, a post he has held since 1989.
The 62-year-old Swiss lawyer was elected unopposed to a sixth four-term as head of FISA.
Oswald, a three-time Olympian who won a bronze medal in coxed fours at the 1968 Mexico City Games, elected by acclaim at the FISA Congress in Poznan, Poland.
Oswald, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is one of sport's most experienced and high-profile administrators.
He chaired the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Athens Olympic Games in 2004 and currently oversees the London 2012 Coordination Commission.
Two-time United States Olympic rowing team member and former IOC Vice-President Anita DeFrantz was re-elected to her fifth term as Vice-President of FISA.
DeFrantz, a member of the US eight that won bronze medals at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, is the chair of the IOC Women’s Commission which has made tremendous progress in advancing the equality of treatment of women in the sport movement.
Britain's Michael Williams, a former Cambridge Boat Race coxswain and recognised expert in international finance, was also re-elected to his fifth term on the FISA Executive Committee.
Three-time Olympian in rowing and Canadian National Olympic Committee senior Vice-President Tricia Smith was re-elected to the FISA Executive Committee on which she has served since 1997.
Smith is a successful lawyer from Vancouver and is also a member of the International Board of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
John Boultbee of Australia was also re-elected to the FISA Executive Committee for a further four year term.
Boultbee, the former Secretary General of FISA, is head of national teams for Football Federation Australia.
Olympic gold medalist from Sydney and chairman of the FISA Athletes Commission, Jean-Christophe Rolland was also re-elected to his second term on the FISA Executive Committee.