Rowing to remember Gallipoli 100 years on
At precisely 0430 Saturday 25 April 2015 Alexandra Butt and her crew sat motionless. The silence surrounding her felt somehow profound. It was only broken by the sounds of the gentle rocking of their rowing boat as it sat in the swell, just off the Town of Gelibolu (Turkish for Gallipoli).
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Tamar trio to row for Australia
Caitlin Bloomfield, 18, and 19-year-olds Henry Youl and Oli Cook all made their first national team after impressing at national championships and subsequent selection trials at Penrith.
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Tassie rowers win national team selection
The best underage rowers in the nation have been fighting it out for a place on Australia’s under 21 and 23 teams at the trials, which started last week in Penrith and finished on Tuesday.
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Australian Olympic fans can now request tickets for Rio 2016
To secure individual tickets in the initial sales phase, Australian residents have until May 5, 2015 at 10:00 (AEST) to submit their requests through the only Authorised Ticket Reseller in Australia, CoSport at cosport.com.au.
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Funding greatly helps rowing club
FUNDING given to the Centenary Rowing Club from the Brisbane City Council has helped them purchase much needed canoe and kayak racks. [Ed - yep they said canoe and kayak. Fail.]
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The Mannum Rowing Club regatta
Competitors from Mannum, Riverside, Goolwa, Adelaide University, Pembroke, Torrens, Phoenix, Murray Bridge, Port Adelaide and Adelaide High School enjoyed sunshine and perfect conditions on the river.
Murray Valley Standard
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Tons of dead fish cleared from Rio rowing venue
Workers cleared up another five tons of dead fish from the shores of a Rio lagoon where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016, bringing to 37 tons the amount removed since last week, officials said on Wednesday.
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Grammar School rowers grab medals at nationals
ROCKHAMPTON Grammar School student Lucy Blair has been rowing competitively for five years and now, in her final year, the hard work and commitment is paying off as she finds herself with an outside chance of representing Australia in Rio.
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The Morning Bulletin
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