SA para-rowing build towards Rio

2016-06-22 19:23

South Africa’s two para-rowing boats both put in impressive performances at the World Rowing Cup 3 in Poznan, Poland on Saturday.

Olympic gold medalist receives doping ban

2015-10-28 17:01

London Olympic kayak gold medalist, Australian Tate Smith has received a 2-year doping ban.

Grobler, McCann get their medal

2015-09-06 13:46

Ursula Grobler and Kirsten McCann have secured a bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships in France.

Three SA boats qualify for Rio

2015-09-03 15:40

SA are guaranteed three spots at the Olympics after three boats advanced to their respective A-finals at the World Rowing Championships.

Solid start for SA rowers

2015-08-31 13:39

SA got their World Rowing Championships in France off to a good start with three boats automatically advancing to the next round.

Double silver for SA's lightweight rowers

2015-07-13 16:02

South Africa's lightweight crews have bagged two silver medals at the final leg of the World Rowing Cup in Switzerland.

Cancer beaten, now for Olympics

2015-05-12 09:10

South African rower Lawrence Brittain is embroiled in a battle for a seat at the World Rowing Championships.

Oxford claim Boat Race sweep

2015-04-11 22:52

Oxford's rowers ruled the waves in the varsity boat races with the men crushing their Cambridge counterparts.

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.


Cambridge ends Oxford streak to claim 162nd boat race

2016-03-27 18:04

Cambridge won its first Boat Race in four years, defeating Oxford in the 162nd annual contest on the River Thames

Coach has high regard for SA rowers

2015-10-13 16:00

SA rowing coach Roger Barrow expects a lot from his rowers at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Smith, Thompson to defend world title

2015-09-04 18:41

SA duo James Thompson and John Smith have their sights set on gold at the World Rowing Championships in France.

SA rowers on course

2015-09-02 19:26

South African rowers remain firmly on course to qualify for Rio 2016 with a strong performance at the World Rowing Champs in France.

Crunch time for SA rowers

2015-08-26 12:23

National coach Roger Barrow hopes three years of meticulous planning and hard work will come to fruition for SA's rowers.

Rowers look to qualify five boats for Rio

2015-06-06 09:30

South African rowing’s quest to qualify five boats for next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games have started in earnest.

Oxford claim Boat Race sweep

2015-04-13 11:07

Oxford's men and women recorded handsome victories over rivals Cambridge in a landmark moment for the Boat Races on the River Thames.

R100m for 10 Olympic medals?

2015-04-05 15:30

SASCOC say they need more than R100 million to properly prepare the team for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and achieve its 10-medal target.

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.

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