Louloudis and Nash triumph at Under-23 World Championships

By Mike Rowbottom

Constantine_Louloudis_George_Nash_26-07-11July 26 - Britain's up and coming pair of Constantine Louloudis and George Nash (pictured) underlined their credentials to be considered for a place in the London 2012 team by winning gold in a world record at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam, defeating the reigning champions South Africa in the process.

Exclusive: We have a mountain to climb, says Reed

By Mike Rowbottom at Caversham

peter_reed_andrew_triggs-hodge_20-07-11July 19 - Peter Reed admitted to insidethegames today that he and his partner in the men's pair, Andy Triggs-Hodge (pictured), have "a mountain to climb" if they are to overhaul their all-conquering New Zealand opponents at World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia, from August 28 until September 4.

Grainger and Watkins back together for victory in Lucerne, but Hodge and Reed lose again

By Mike Rowbottom

Anna_Watkins_and_Katharine_Grainger_win_in_Lucerne_July_10_2011July 10 - Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins laid down a marker for the retention of their world double sculls title next month as they held off their Australian rivals and dominated their World Cup race at the Lucerne Regatta in what was their first competitive outing together this season following the back injury which has kept Watkins out of action for much of the year.

British Henley victories are sign of things to come at London 2012

By Mike Rowbottom

Andy_Triggs-Hodge_and_Peter_Reed_04-07-11July 4 - Four British crews recorded victories on the final day of the Henley Royal Regatta which bode exceedingly well for London 2012, although 39-year-old Greg Searle, a member of the eight which was narrowly beaten by the German crew at last year's World Championships, was unable to finish the final day with a winning feeling as his crew were beaten once again by their German opponents, racing at the Regatta as Hansa Dortmund.