News Archive2022202120202019201820172016December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 20152014201320122011201020092008200720062005 News Archive 2016 30th December 2016 Arise, Dame Katherine: Grainger to be made a dame in New Year honours30th December 2016 Olympic and Paralympic champions recognised in New Year honours list23rd December 2016 Thinking of getting into rowing in 2017? Eight rowers explain why they took up the sport23rd December 2016 How coaches can ensure beginners enjoy their first sessions23rd December 2016 Should your diet change as you get older?23rd December 2016 Seven ways a cox can help their crew during indoor training23rd December 2016 The science behind a safe, strong rowing technique23rd December 2016 Is it better to exercise alone or with your club mates?23rd December 2016 How to get the most out of your training camp23rd December 2016 Three of the best indoor rowing apps23rd December 2016 Improve your nutrition to boost your performance22nd December 2016 2.5 million meters rowed during University Indoor Rowing Series19th December 2016 Meet the 2016-18 Stewards’ Charitable Trust coaches19th December 2016 Cornish Pilot Gig Association launches ‘club in a box’ initiative16th December 2016 British and World records broken at BRIC 201616th December 2016 Helen Glover and Heather Stanning win Sports Journalists’ Association President’s Award16th December 2016 ‘I couldn’t even row 2km in March’ – cancer survivor comes close to pre-cancer best time at BRIC16th December 2016 GB rowing’s press officer, Caroline Searle, wins prestigious sports journalism award16th December 2016 British Rowing’s Volunteer and Coach of the Year of Award winners announced16th December 2016 Successful Cornwall School Games attracts over 200 indoor rowers16th December 2016 Five-time Olympian Frances Houghton announces her retirement from rowing10th December 2016 Team Sbihi has the last laugh as they beat Team Satch in epic BRIC 2016 relay battle10th December 2016 More records broken as BRIC 2016 crowns its champions9th December 2016 Matthew Tarrant’s tips for a great performance at BRIC9th December 2016 British Rowing Statement on UK Sport Tokyo Cycle Investment9th December 2016 Team Sbihi v Team Satch headlines bumper day of racing for GB rowers at BRIC8th December 2016 Say a #BigThankYou to volunteers on 17-18 December8th December 2016 British Rowing announces Hertz as Vehicle Hire Supplier8th December 2016 Active People Survey shows growth in key areas for rowing in England8th December 2016 Andy Parkinson to lead IPC taskforce7th December 2016 Has your club completed the 2016 safety audit?7th December 2016 ‘My story tells of the rowing community coming together to help a brother out in a time of need’7th December 2016 University rowers compete for glory at student-organised White Rose Head in York6th December 2016 Success at first Head race under new Competition Framework6th December 2016 British Rowing launches Go Row Indoor at industry forum6th December 2016 British Rowing appoints Promote PR for indoor rowing campaign6th December 2016 Cornish Pilot Gig Association celebrates its 30th birthday5th December 2016 Graham Benton’s top race day tips for BRIC2nd December 2016 British Rowing Statement on Safeguarding2nd December 2016 Rachel Morris crowned FISA Para-Rower of the Year1st December 2016 Katherine Grainger receives Olympians’ Olympian award1st December 2016 Biggest ever British Rowing Indoor Championships pulls into the Lee Valley VeloPark next weekend1st December 2016 Jürgen Grobler wins Sports Coach UK lifetime achievement award30th November 2016 Tokyo 2020 rowing venue to remain at Tokyo Bay29th November 2016 Parliamentary Boat Races announced for 10 July 201729th November 2016 ‘Hopefully what I did last year will inspire someone to give it a go and try and beat my score’29th November 2016 Understanding Student Participation in Rowing29th November 2016 British Rowing teams up with WaterRower29th November 2016 Paul Thompson joins UK Sport’s Coaching Fellowship28th November 2016 New RowSafe is here!28th November 2016 Chris Bartley announces his retirement from rowing28th November 2016 How elite rowers use data to achieve Olympic success25th November 2016 Rio 2016 stars among award winners at GB Rowing Team dinner25th November 2016 Lauren Rowles among nominees for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year17th November 2016 Tees Rowing Club plays starring role in Blue Peter’s Children In Need challenge16th November 2016 Rio 2016 success sees Great Britain named as best Olympic team15th November 2016 British Rowing Universities Conference – day two roundup15th November 2016 ‘It’s no coincidence that we continue to win medals, it’s all down to what goes on behind the scenes’14th November 2016 British Rowing Universities Conference – day one roundup14th November 2016 ‘When I was in Afghanistan, Robin told me not to come back hating the rowing machine’11th November 2016 Olympic champion George Nash announces his retirement10th November 2016 Trafford RC nominated for Daily Mirror Pride of Sport award9th November 2016 University Indoor Rowing Series 2016 – Results9th November 2016 Swapping Caversham for the Indian Ocean – Imogen Walsh’s coaching trip to the Maldives8th November 2016 Heather Stanning announces her retirement from rowing8th November 2016 Eight British finalists named for the 2016 World Rowing Awards6th November 2016 Leander Club lead the way at first GB Rowing Team Winter Assessment4th November 2016 Obituary – Richard Ayling4th November 2016 Stratford take the glory in the final West Midlands Explore Series event3rd November 2016 British Rowing’s response to A Code for Sports Governance3rd November 2016 Sam Townsend retires to take up Radley College role3rd November 2016 Sign up now to be a volunteer at the British Rowing Indoor Championships3rd November 2016 ‘It’s all about setting a marker,’ says Ellie Piggott ahead of winter assessments2nd November 2016 Olympic stars headline speakers at the British Rowing Universities Conference2nd November 2016 British Rowing and Cancer Research UK kick off new partnership with festival of indoor rowing1st November 2016 Are you ready to indoor row for Great Britain?31st October 2016 ‘I didn’t expect to win a medal. If anything it’s given me motivation to get more’28th October 2016 Are you ready for Rowvember? Raise money on the rowing machine23rd October 2016 Record-breaking weekend of racing at Senior Champs 201620th October 2016 Olympic superstars to race at Senior Championships20th October 2016 The House of Cards Effect20th October 2016 From New York to Shanghai, why the world is falling in love with indoor rowing classes20th October 2016 Max Your Day20th October 2016 Race Day Secrets20th October 2016 Race Day Nutrition20th October 2016 Race Day Kit – Don’t leave the house without it!20th October 2016 It’s Rowing Time19th October 2016 Medals: Row to Rio #1119th October 2016 Clash of the Clubs19th October 2016 Record entry for Coastal Worlds14th October 2016 Three women re-appointed to leadership positions13th October 2016 Celebrate our rowers’ return from Rio!13th October 2016 Slough watersports project wins bronze at National Sportivate Awards7th October 2016 #WSW16: Potential Tokyo 2020 Olympians Start on right path5th October 2016 Who inspired Jess Eddie’s Olympic career?5th October 2016 AGM and Council meeting report, 1 October 20165th October 2016 #WSW16: My journey from sporty schoolgirl to Olympic medallist3rd October 2016 Chair of Isle of Ely RC swaps her blades for goggles in #WSW163rd October 2016 #WSW16: Four decades of breaking boundaries on Olympic stage29th September 2016 Award-winning Stanning and Grainger are great Scots29th September 2016 Obituary – Rosie Mitchell23rd September 2016 Get Set for Women’s Sports Week22nd September 2016 Enter BRIC now for a chance to win!21st September 2016 Obituary – Beryl Crockford (previously Mitchell)20th September 2016 Obituary – Ailish Sheehan16th September 2016 Paralympic champion takes on the Thames13th September 2016 Adaptive rowing scheme success with Help for Heroes13th September 2016 Sir Steve Redgrave opens new Lea Rowing Club12th September 2016 From Talent ID Pathway to Paralympic Champion12th September 2016 Chambers calls time but stays in our sport11th September 2016 Three golds and a bronze on epic day for GB Rowers10th September 2016 BREAKING: Rowing fans to see medal finals live on Channel 4 in UK10th September 2016 And Aggar makes it all four into finals9th September 2016 World best time for double and three through to finals9th September 2016 British Rowing Statement8th September 2016 The draw is done and the Rio scene is set7th September 2016 Golden girls unveil new look Newquay Rowing Club7th September 2016 Notice of the British Rowing AGM 20167th September 2016 Incident at World University Championships for Rowing6th September 2016 Entries open for 2016 Senior Championships6th September 2016 Aggar and Relph impressed by Rio5th September 2016 New support for Parliamentary Rowing Group4th September 2016 We hope to light up the Lagoa again, says James Fox2nd September 2016 Urgent appeal for equipment!1st September 2016 “Fury” on the Thames1st September 2016 International Para-Rowing Party this October1st September 2016 Join British Rowing to help #FillTheSeats at Rio 201630th August 2016 World University team is named by BUCS28th August 2016 Three Junior medals sees World Champs end on a high27th August 2016 Treble triumph as GB top Senior World Champs medal table27th August 2016 More junior crews through to Sunday showdown26th August 2016 Four more medals for U23s as double dazzle26th August 2016 “Excited, inspired and focussed” – say GB’s Para-Rowers25th August 2016 Lightweights make history as GB U23s win gold and silver25th August 2016 Well-earned wins keep senior title defences on track24th August 2016 Eight provide final flourish as juniors make strong start24th August 2016 Single scullers make it a dozen U23 finalists for GB23rd August 2016 Seven more finalists as next generation shine in sun22nd August 2016 Defending champions make winning start to Senior Worlds22nd August 2016 Hollingworth Lake’s Remarkable Row to Rio22nd August 2016 Repechage wins put three more U23 crews into World finals21st August 2016 Lightweights lead way as U23s make solid start to World Champs13th August 2016 Eights excel as GB tops Rio medal table12th August 2016 Thirty minutes, two golds – historic day for GB in Rio11th August 2016 Grainger becomes GB’s most decorated female Olympian11th August 2016 British Rowing Powers LiveRowing App9th August 2016 A place of joy and a theatre of pain8th August 2016 Four and eights lay down marker8th August 2016 Women’s four and lightweight men’s quad added to Worlds team7th August 2016 Team GB rowing leader not concerned by delay6th August 2016 Team GB rowers come through tough opening session5th August 2016 Ready and raring to go in Rio4th August 2016 U23s challenged to show Tokyo 2020 potential at Worlds3rd August 2016 Champs return to defend World titles in Rotterdam2nd August 2016 Thomas misses out in cruel twist of fate1st August 2016 Coupe cracker as GB Juniors record biggest-ever win29th July 2016 Olympic Legacy Lives on…28th July 2016 Time: Row to Rio #1027th July 2016 Juniors ready to take on World in Rotterdam26th July 2016 Oakley shades to keep rowers cool in Rio26th July 2016 Juniors head to Poznan for Coupe competition24th July 2016 Good luck to our rowers going to Rio22nd July 2016 England Crews at #HIR201622nd July 2016 Pride: Row to Rio #921st July 2016 GB Team bring back the EUSA Salver17th July 2016 Henley Rowing Club triumph at the British Rowing Junior Championships17th July 2016 Team Science – Take #215th July 2016 Rowing aims to inspire the nation at Rio 201615th July 2016 School Games Raises the Roof for Fourth Season14th July 2016 Pupils take to the water in Gigs in Weymouth Bay12th July 2016 Have a say in Westminster12th July 2016 Strong GB Team begins competing in Zagreb12th July 2016 Are you ready to Discover Your Gold?12th July 2016 Plenty of positives for juniors to take from French test12th July 2016 Obituary – Keith Osborne11th July 2016 Staying Alive – Safety Alert8th July 2016 A record entry at #BRJC165th July 2016 GB juniors heading to France for annual international5th July 2016 Media partnership agreed with Engage Sports Media4th July 2016 Many surprises at #HRR164th July 2016 GB rowers among the winners at Henley Royal Regatta1st July 2016 Men’s eight for Rio confirmed as Team GB finalise squad1st July 2016 British Rowing Announces Chairman Of Internal Review30th June 2016 World Champions head Rio Paralympic selections29th June 2016 “Real buzz” as GB rowers head to Henley28th June 2016 Henley Royal Regatta to be televised by BT Sport28th June 2016 Universities – want to be an indoor rowing event host?27th June 2016 Volunteer Awards 2016 – Nominations Open!26th June 2016 Thornley and Grainger announced for Rio in double24th June 2016 Blog: Making New Ripples In Para-Rowing24th June 2016 Sinclair and Innes named in men’s pair23rd June 2016 St. Ayles Skiff Lands In Worcester23rd June 2016 Team Watersports Makes A Splash In Birmingham22nd June 2016 2016 World Rowing Coastal Championships21st June 2016 Henley Women’s (HWR) treated spectators21st June 2016 Smiles and Laughs at Explore Series19th June 2016 An eight medal tally for GB in fine world cup performance18th June 2016 Three golds for GB in Poznan18th June 2016 Morris says she now “feels like a rower”17th June 2016 British Rowing Statement17th June 2016 Shining heat wins for GB despite stormy weather16th June 2016 Para-rower Morris gets GB off to strong world cup start16th June 2016 “Racing at HWR is a unique experience”15th June 2016 GB Team announced for 2016 EUSA Games15th June 2016 Belief: Row to Rio #812th June 2016 Masters Row Up A Storm At British Rowing Championships10th June 2016 Mark Calvin Appointed As England Team Manager9th June 2016 Meet Our Team GB Rowers Heading To Rio!9th June 2016 Session Coach makes a splash in York and Durham8th June 2016 Close and exciting racing at the West of England Championship8th June 2016 Fuel – Row to Rio #78th June 2016 Scott Meenagh Q&A7th June 2016 Win a trip to see Gloriana!6th June 2016 Final pre-Games run out for GB Rowing Team6th June 2016 Entries open for #BRJC1630th May 2016 #100Days#100Thanks29th May 2016 High drama in Lucerne as men’s four win gold and women’s eight take silver28th May 2016 UPDATED: World Cup report – Gold for lightweight men’s pair27th May 2016 UPDATED: Super-sub McBrierty helps GB men’s four into world cup final26th May 2016 Quality Lucerne entry points to strong pre-Olympic test26th May 2016 Fortune Favours The Brave24th May 2016 Rio-qualified tally stays at 12 boats24th May 2016 Hearts – Row to Rio #623rd May 2016 GB Quad keeps hopes alive but face a tough final22nd May 2016 Tough task at Olympic qualifying session19th May 2016 Do you secure your riggers?12th May 2016 British Rowing Crowned NGB Of The Year At Women’s Sport Trust Awards11th May 2016 Exciting changes at the Junior Championships10th May 2016 Eight medals in Munich for GBRT juniors10th May 2016 Strength: Row to Rio #58th May 2016 Four gold European haul in bouncy Brandenburg7th May 2016 Six more GB crews through to European finals6th May 2016 Record entries for the World Pilot Gig Champs6th May 2016 The rowing community extends to Nigeria6th May 2016 Strong opening session from GB at Europeans4th May 2016 Rowers ready for ‘world-class’ European test3rd May 2016 A new winner of the VL at BUCS Regatta3rd May 2016 Clubs suspended from Competition 201630th April 2016 World medallists among exciting GB junior team for Munich Regatta29th April 2016 British Rowing Statement29th April 2016 Regional Get-Togethers – helping to prepare rowing clubs for the future27th April 2016 Some tweaks have been made to the Europeans team27th April 2016 BUCS just keeps on growing27th April 2016 The Olympic start line is coming26th April 2016 A Wall of Thanks26th April 2016 Ron Needs (1925 – 2016)24th April 2016 Medal haul for GB rowers in International double-header23rd April 2016 Wins and medals for para-rowers in Italy22nd April 2016 Blog: News from the “Engine Room”21st April 2016 Is your rowing club changing lives?20th April 2016 Are you Britain’s next indoor rowing champion?20th April 2016 British Rowing Statement19th April 2016 Rowing is open to all, Guildford RC shows how…18th April 2016 Vote British Rowing for NGB of the Year Award!17th April 2016 Reilly O’Donnell and Tarrant take world cup gold16th April 2016 Men’s pair and double into world cup finals15th April 2016 Déjà vu and the importance of visualisation15th April 2016 Want to volunteer in the great outdoors?15th April 2016 A quartet of crews through to semis at the opening world cup15th April 2016 A chance to open the lungs and race for real13th April 2016 Sarasota County to shine on this year’s British Rowing Champs12th April 2016 Young GB rowers make their mark at ‘first-rate’ World Trials12th April 2016 Tamar Rowability Prepares For Maiden Voyage In Cornwall11th April 2016 Rotterdam and Poznan the target as World Trials begin7th April 2016 Seats: Row to Rio #47th April 2016 Sandra Yvonne Motture, Lea Rowing Club – Obituary7th April 2016 Q and A with Tom Dyson, GB’s lead para-rowing coach6th April 2016 European selections point to aiming high at Rio Olympics5th April 2016 Six GB Rowing Team crews to race at Varese World Cup1st April 2016 Blog: James Fox – speed order and true grit1st April 2016 Do you check your heel restraints?29th March 2016 FEATURE: Sam Townsend hails sculling strength in depth ahead of Europeans25th March 2016 Celebrate all Things Great about University Rowing this Month!24th March 2016 Voices – Row to Rio #323rd March 2016 Richard Spratley awarded Coach of the Year23rd March 2016 Multiple wins and maiden victories as “exceptional” Trials conclude22nd March 2016 Rowers have “another gear to go” ahead of crunch Trials finals22nd March 2016 Max Heron of Norwich wins prestigious award22nd March 2016 Sparkling performances in the sunshine during time trials21st March 2016 Some “big calls” to come at Trials21st March 2016 Thames RC victorious at Vets’ Head19th March 2016 Oxford Brookes take their maiden victory19th March 2016 FEATURE: Angus Groom looking to build on winter win at Olympic Trials18th March 2016 Glasgow topple the Thames Valley Tide18th March 2016 FEATURE: One test down for Dr Zoe Lee, now for the Olympic Trials17th March 2016 The Sun Shone at the Schools’ Head17th March 2016 European and Olympic seats to seek at Trials17th March 2016 FEATURE: Trials are first focus as Mark Aldred pursues Olympic dream16th March 2016 British Rowing Statement16th March 2016 FEATURE: Jess Eddie gearing up for “intense” Rio 2016 Olympic Trials15th March 2016 FEATURE: Jonny Walton aiming to ‘do a Leicester’ at Olympic Trials11th March 2016 “The Start of my Olympic dream… in the school lunch queue”11th March 2016 BLOG: From low-downs to lone-rangers9th March 2016 Peter Sheppard joins World Class Coaching Elite Programme8th March 2016 Row Better8th March 2016 A Record Women’s Head on the Tideway4th March 2016 Safety Alert – What Do You Do If You See a Red Flag?3rd March 2016 Rainbows Bring a Splash of Colour to University of York Boat Club3rd March 2016 FEATURE: Fit-again Polly Swann raring to go at Olympic Trials2nd March 2016 Help Prevent the Spread! #InvasivesWeek2nd March 2016 FEATURE: George Nash still looking to prove himself as Olympic Trials draw closer1st March 2016 British Rowing Initiative Shortlisted for Hampshire and IOW Sports Awards27th February 2016 Safety Alert – Using your Mobile Phone to Call for Help25th February 2016 Brian Smyth – Obituary23rd February 2016 Junior rowers impress at February trials in Boston20th February 2016 BLOG: “Glassy” in Cerla – from World Champion James Fox19th February 2016 Junior rowers ready to stake their claim for GB Rowing Team vest18th February 2016 Exclusive interview with Anna Watkins15th February 2016 Safety Alert – Check Your Boat Before You Go Afloat15th February 2016 Safety Alert – Marshals13th February 2016 Barras stamps his authority12th February 2016 Third assessment gives next generation of GB rowers chance to impress10th February 2016 Anna Watkins withdraws from the Rio Olympic programme8th February 2016 The BOA comment on the Zika Virus6th February 2016 The search is on for Tokyo and beyond5th February 2016 At six month marker, GB remains ambitious3rd February 2016 Row Better – R&R Archive29th January 2016 Your Club in 2016: Can We Help?27th January 2016 Thompson awarded Honorary Doctorate21st January 2016 Join The Great Row today!18th January 2016 Foad plays the waiting game14th January 2016 Row Better13th January 2016 Our new ‘gold medal’ website has been launched11th January 2016 Clubs suspended from competition 20168th January 2016 Your chance to help Supercharge ParalympicsGB!