Olympic gold medallist Anna Watkins has announced that she will not defend her double sculls title with Katherine Grainger in Rio in 2016 after the birth of her son, although she has not ruled out making a comeback at Tokyo 2020.
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Friday 06 December 2013
Tass cheme helped deliver 78 Olympic medals in 10 years
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Shares of Compass jumped after the British catering giant announced it added LinkedIn to its Silicon Valley client portfolio, which include online heavyweights Twitter, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Ebay and Microsoft.
Sunday 22 September 2013
The actress is starring in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at the Duke of York’s Theatre, London. She tells Charlotte Cripps about her current reading, watching and surfing…
Thursday 29 August 2013
Olympic champion Helen Glover and team-mate Polly Swann have eased into to the women's pair final at the World Championships at Chungju, South Korea.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Complex hydraulic control system fails while they were leading comfortably
Wednesday 14 August 2013
In miserable rain there were celebrations developing in Plymouth as places were settled in the 45th Rolex Fastnet Race, the biennial battle on the briny around a desolate rock off the south-west corner of Ireland.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Simone Jabakhanji told family and friends she was fearful of Mohammed days before her death
Sunday 11 August 2013
As Wembley prepares to host the Auld Enemy once again with a friendly for the FA's anniversary, it is time Patrick Barclay put the record straight
Thursday 08 August 2013
Olympic gold medallist Helen Glover has admitted rowing may have missed out on the chance to capitalise on success at London 2012.
Sunday 28 July 2013
Inspire: The Olympic Journey BBC One
Tuesday 23 July 2013
The world of punting sounds sedate but a recent hit-and-run has revealed dark currents beneath the surface
Monday 15 July 2013
Helen Glover and Polly Swann took gold at the World Cup in Lucerne on Sunday, their third title in 2013.
This time it really will be a scorcher! Heatwave that could last for two week to start this weekend with temperatures set to hit 30C
Wednesday 03 July 2013
It may be Wimbledon finals and Henley Regatta, but forecasters hold out hope for perfect weather
Sunday 30 June 2013
Monday 24 June 2013
Great Britain claimed four gold medals as the World Rowing Cup concluded at Eton Dorney yesterday. The men's eight triumphed over Poland in the final race to successfully round off a final day which saw the women's pair and the women's double sculls also top the podium along with the lightweight men's pair.
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