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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Monday 18 June 2012
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning are on course to make history for Great Britain at the Olympics after winning a third consecutive Rowing World Cup gold medal in Munich yesterday.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Australia's rowers have accused Great Britain of giving their athletes preferential treatment at the Eton Dorney venue for next month's Olympic competition.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Rower is all set for another 'pipe dream' on golden morning for Team GB
Sunday 13 May 2012
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Sir Steve Redgrave has warned there may be some protests against Dwain Chambers taking part in the Olympics from other members of the British team at London 2012 because of his drugs past.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
A major air and sea search is under way for a fisherman missing off the west coast.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Great British Rowing is effectively blocking homegrown athletes with international potential from competing in the Boat Race, claims the Oxford coach, Sean Bowden, ahead of today's 2012 race.
Sunday 22 January 2012
An all-woman team have completed a crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, storming into the record books along the way, organisers said today.
Saturday 21 January 2012
'I wanted to join the circus'
Thursday 05 January 2012
Two men trying to row across the Atlantic for charity are adrift in the middle of the ocean after all their oars broke in rough seas.
Saturday 31 December 2011
Mark Beaumont swaps pedals for oars in crew's bid to cross ocean to Barbados in under 30 days
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Reaching the summit of Mount Everest has long been symbolic of man's ability to conquer nature and, perhaps more pertinently, himself. But as more have stood on top of the world, the less mystique the conquest holds.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Two rowers whose boat was capsized by a freak wave have swapped Atlantic gales and stomach-churning swells for warmth, luxury and lobster after being rescued by one of the world's finest cruise liners.
Thursday 01 December 2011
A no-holds-barred fight between five top British sailors is in prospect for a world championship title as all 10 Olympic classes race on the Indian Ocean, former home of the America’s Cup.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Britain's women's eight picked up a bronze medal at the World Championships in Bled, Slovenia yesterday.
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