ARTICLES RELATING TO ROWING

Cambridge claim 165th Boat Race honours

2019-04-07 20:30

Former Olympic champion James Cracknell became the oldest Boat Race winner as Cambridge defeated Oxford in the 165th edition of the race.

Wiggins abandons 2020 Olympic rowing bid

2018-09-21 14:42

Five-time Olympic champion cyclist Bradley Wiggins has abandoned plans to bid to row for Britain at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

SA duo up for World Rowing award

2018-01-25 14:44

Two South African rowers were nominated as the five finalists for World Rowing's 2017 Filippi Spirit Awards.

SA rowers reach U23 World Champs podium

2017-07-24 10:16

South Africa’s rowers proved they could hold their own against the world’s best by winning two medals at the World Under-23 Championships.

Oxford claim 163rd Boat Race

2017-04-02 20:01

Oxford won the men's Boat Race for the fourth time in five years as they defeated Cambridge to regain the title on London's River Thames.

Major honour for SA Olympic coach

2016-12-02 15:02

South Africa’s two-time Olympic rowing coach, Roger Barrow, has been named 2016 World Rowing Coach of the Year.

Rowing teams needs a 'hug and a beer'

2016-08-13 07:15

The South African rowing team could do with a hug from a loved one and a couple of beers after a tough day at the office.

SA rowers miss out on medals

2016-08-12 16:35

It was a tough Friday for South Africa's rowers as all teams missed out on medals in their respective Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro.

SA rowers claim silver

2016-08-11 16:06

The South African pair of Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling have won a silver medal in the men's pairs rowing competition at the Rio Olympics.

SA rowing duo reach men's pair final

2016-08-09 15:21

South African rowers Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling have reached the men’s pair final at the Olympic Games.

 

German Olympic rowing champion dies in skiing accident

2019-02-11 19:24

German Olympic gold medalist rower Maximilian Reinelt has died aged 30 while cross-country skiing.

Cambridge dominate Oxford in Boat Race

2018-03-24 21:42

Cambridge University overpowered arch-rivals Oxford University to win the 164th Boat Race on London's River Thames.

Wiggins vows to return to rowing after 'schoolboy error'

2017-12-09 19:32

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins has promised to return to rowing despite making a "schoolboy error" in the British Rowing Indoor Championships.

Presidential honour awaits Wayde van Niekerk

2017-04-19 22:26

South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk is set to receive a National Order award from President Jacob Zuma.

SA rowing coach chooses SA over Australia

2017-01-20 11:58

National rowing coach Roger Barrow has shown his patriotic side by turning down an offer to head up the Australian men and women’s rowing programme.

6 events where SA nearly won more Rio medals

2016-08-25 20:25

So close yet so far! We look at 6 moments where SA nearly won more medals at the Rio Olympic Games.

Worst day ever for SA rowing?

2016-08-12 22:18

It was supposed to be a day of celebration, but South Africa's rowers were all left bitterly disappointed in Rio on Friday.

Start of a medal run for SA rowers?

2016-08-11 17:17

The South African rowing team has its first medal of the Rio Olympics ... and there could be one or two more to come.

Big day for SA rowers

2016-08-11 11:45

Thursday is a day of semi-finals for South African rowers, with four teams competing for a chance to add a third Olympic medal in Rio.

SA rowers solid in 'choppy' conditions

2016-08-06 17:02

South Africa's rowers were off to a solid start in their first heat of the Rio 2016 Olympics on Saturday.

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