December 22 – Tom Aggar (pictured), the reigning Paralympic and world champion in the ASM single scull class, has claimed that he is thriving on the pressure as the build-up to London 2012 continues and warned his rivals that he is getting better all the time.
October 4 - Britain's Michael Williams has hailed his re-election last month as a member of the Executive Committee and treasurer of the International Rowing Federation (FISA).
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 Portuguese town of Montemor-o-Velho has been selected to host the 2010 European Rowing Championships, it has been announced.
THE Russian rowing federation and the country's rowers face a four-year doping ban unless the national body replaces its board of directors by the end of next month, they were warned today.
March 14 - Classes for the intellectually disabled are to be added to the World Rowing Championships in Munich this year, it has been announced by governing body FISA.
APRIL 29 – A MAJOR new training facility to help Britain’s rowers to train for the 2012 Olympics and named after the sport’s two greatest names was opened today. The £13 million Redgrave Pinsent Rowing Lake and Sherriff Boathouse in Caversham near Reading was officially opened by Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent (pictured).