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Parmigiani award winner receives Filippi eight

2014-03-20 11:28

A new Filippi eight racing shell has been christened at the University of London Boat Club (ULBC) in London, Great Britain. The boat was the second half of the 2013 Parmigiani Spirit Award, given to the boat club of the recipient, James Cook.

Top rowing nations to compete at World Rowing Cup in Sydney

2014-03-19 17:50

Nearly 200 competitors from 21 countries will be racing at the Sydney 2000 Olympic regatta course in Penrith at the first World Rowing Cup, with the bulk of the world's leading rowing nations in attendance.

Filippi boat ready for 2013 Parmigiani Spirit Award winner

2014-03-17 13:38

When James Cook of Great Britain won the Parmigiani Spirit Award part of his prize was an eight crafted by Italian boat builders, Filippi.

Cafaro named as YOG role model

2014-03-17 09:50

Two-time Olympic gold medallist, Erin Cafaro of the United States has been appointed as an Athlete Role Model for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.Cafaro named as YOG role model

Chinese Taipei tops Asian Indoor Rowing Champs

2014-03-14 10:06

Doha, Qatar was introduced to the sweat, tears, pain and joy of indoor rowing racing when they recently hosted the 2014 Asian Indoor Rowing Championships.

Multi-national training camp draws future Olympians

2014-03-12 06:35

At the hands of FISA's development programme, Seville, Spain became the venue for Olympic hopefuls from rowing development countries.
 

Rowing takes stand to reduce heart risks

2014-03-11 08:02

A proactive stance has been taken by the World Rowing Federation, FISA, in order to reduce the risk of critical heart problems among rowers, known as "Sudden Cardiovascular Death in Sport (SCD)."

New Zealand first to select 2014 team

2014-03-06 06:31

New Zealand Rowing has led the way by being the first country to name their 2014 national squad and the line up is an impressive collection of Olympic medallists and Olympic hopefuls.

A boost for rowing in the Maldives

2014-03-05 07:14

An adventure is how Great Britain's James Gunn would describe coaching in the Maldives. Gunn shared his experiences with World Rowing.

Dreams come true for Katherine Grainger

2014-03-03 06:19

Katherine Grainger’s autobiography, Dreams Do Come True (Andre Deutsch LTD, 2013) is not only a great read but also a significant addition to the few titles that feature female rowers.

All about Bond at New Zealand Champs

2014-02-27 12:06

All eyes were on the men's single sculls final at the 2014 New Zealand National Championships.

Shaping life after the Olympics

2014-02-25 06:50

With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi at a close, media, athletes and fans alike have started to talk about athlete retirement and the infamous 'transition.'

Record numbers at D'Inverno sul Po

2014-02-24 13:52

The River Po near Turin in Italy has been the venue for the long distance regatta D'Inverno sul Po for the past 31 years. This year a record of 2300 participants competed in this 6000m head race.

Junior racing debuts in the UAE

2014-02-21 12:14

A new era for rowing in the United Arab Emirates, UAE has begun with the first ever international rowing regatta taking place.

A CRASH-Bs fit for all shapes and sizes

2014-02-19 12:03

The inevitable question from a non-rowing, non-erging friend or relative, "so why do you do it?" Ask the 2100 competitors at this year's CRASH-Bs why they endure 2000m of full body pain and you will receive an array of responses.

What makes the Thomas Keller Medal special

2014-02-18 10:31

Rowing has produced great and memorable individuals. The Thomas Keller Medal is World Rowing's opportunity to recognise these people and now is the time to submit your nomination for the 2014 Thomas Keller Medal.

Battle of the lightweights a Chungju highlight

2014-02-17 06:43

Henrik Stephansen of Denmark topped the 27 other competitors in the most contested event at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, Korea and he did it with ruthless finesse.

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2014-02-14 11:00

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Sri Lankan rowing programme moves in a positive direction

2014-02-12 09:32

A rich rowing history and a new burst of energy has helped expand rowing in Sri Lanka with the first long-term rowing development programme now under way in two centres, Colombo and Bolgoda.

Taupe-Traer's power of persistence

2014-02-10 06:05

It may have taken over two decades, but persistence was the undisputed winner for 2013 in the lightweight women's single sculls. Austria's Michaela Taupe-Traer, at the age of 38, became a World Champion for the first time.

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