Olympic spot in rowers' sights

2015-02-04 19:37

The South African rowing will be aiming to qualify with at least four boats for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Thompson enjoying gold rush

2014-10-22 17:04

James Thompson contemplated retiring from rowing, but instead persevered to win a gold medal at the World Championship.

SA rowing duo into semis

2014-08-27 21:03

James Thompson and John Smith have qualified for the semi-final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships.

Oarsome foursome freshen up

2013-12-11 15:55

Following Matthew Brittain's retirement, the national rowing team have had to make contingency plans to ensure future glory.

SA's golden oarsman retires

2013-10-30 09:30

Matthew Brittain, a member of South Africa’s Olympic gold medal men’s lightweight fours rowing team, has announced his retirement.

Rowing foursome finish sixth

2013-09-01 18:31

South Africa's lightweight men’s fours have finished sixth in the final of their event at the World Rowing Championships.

SA fours through to semis

2013-08-28 14:55

SA’s lightweight men’s fours finished first in their repechage to earn a place in the semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships.

Rowing champs on song in Epic

2013-03-19 21:28

Olympic rowing champions Matthew Brittain and James Thompson have successfully completed stage two of their first Cape Epic.

Boat Race protester jailed

2012-10-19 14:37

The Australian activist who halted Britain's university Boat Race by jumping into the River Thames, has been jailed for six months.

Kruger fails to make semi

2012-08-10 16:11

Tiffany Kruger has failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's K1 200m canoe sprint after finishing seventh.


SASCOC want 10 medals in Rio

2014-11-18 23:04

SASCOC president Gideon Sam says Team South Africa will be targeting at least 10 medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Thompson, Smith make rowing history

2014-08-31 15:30

SA's James Thompson and John Smith have realised a life-long dream after claiming first place in the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships.

Oxford win 160th Boat Race

2014-04-06 21:05

Oxford University have beaten Cambridge University by a crushing 11 lengths as they won the 160th Boat Race on the River Thames.

Protester labels Oz 'racist'

2013-12-10 12:48

An Australian activist who disrupted the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race has been allowed to stay in Britain.

NSFW: 10 reasons why we wish we were Sport24

2013-10-24 10:03

The Warwick University Rowing Club is probably the finest specimens of the male body on the internet right now.

'Oarsome foursome' into final

2013-08-30 15:49

South Africa’s Olympic gold medalists in the lightweight men’s fours have qualified for the final of the World Rowing Championships.

SA rowers make semi's

2013-08-27 19:06

Kirsten McCann and Kate Johnstone have qualified for the semi-finals of the lightweight pairs at the World Rowing Championships.

Olympic stars to ride Cape Epic

2013-01-24 20:12

Olympic rowing heroes, Matthew Brittain and James Thompson, are looking forward to taking part in the Cape Epic mountain bike race.

SA rowing team up for award

2012-10-19 14:27

SA's Olympic gold medal-winning rowing team, are among the nominees for the World Rowing Awards to be held in Ireland.

Swimmers lifted SA rowers

2012-08-03 07:48

SA's rowing foursome, who claimed gold at the Olympics, say they were motivated by their countrymen's heroics in swimming.

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