ANU celebrates Lake Burley Griffin rowing turning 50
Drought meant it took eight months for Lake Burley Griffin to be full enough for authorities to open it to rowing and, when they did, people lined up all day for a spin in the ACT Rowing Association's only boat.
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Wyaralong to become world-class rowing facility under new plan
WYARALONG Dam is in the pipeline to become the new home of Rowing Queensland. The proposal earmarking the dam, east of Boonah, as a world-class rowing facility was announced yesterday in conjunction with the launch of the Seqwater Recreation Management Plan.
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Thomas Keller Medal 2014 short list announced
The finalists for the 2014 Thomas Keller Medal have been decided. They are Iztok Cop, Caroline and Georgina Evers-Swindell, Drew Ginn and Katherine Grainger. (Another tough year! Ed.)
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Hutchins powers ahead to claim titles
HUTCHINS School enjoyed a successful day on the water at Lake Barrington yesterday on the final day of the 2014 Tasmanian Schools Rowing championships.
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Grammar shines at regatta
THE Launceston Church Grammar School girls' rowers put in some standout performances on the first day's racing at the Tasmanian Schools rowing regatta at Lake Barrington yesterday.
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Coffs Coast Rowing ready for 2015
While the rowing season might be finished, the Coffs Coast Rowing Club was already back on the water in Mylestom this morning, gearing up for their 2015 season. Coach Dan Backhouse is encouraging more aspiring male and female rowers to get on board.
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The Boat Race 2014: Oxford University claim biggest win over Cambridge since 1973
Cambridge’s Boat Race dream was shattered on a gloomy Sunday evening after Luke Juckett caught a catastrophic crab with his oar which skewed his rigger. It ended their chances of winning the BNY Mellon 160th Boat Race and handed Oxford an 11-length victory, the biggest winning margin since 1973.
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Illawarra's first world champion
Professional sculler William "Bill" Beach is referred to as the Illawarra's first world champion.
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Pride on the line at Head of the River
SCHOOL rowing pride will be on the line for Scotch Oakburn, Launceston Church Grammar and St Patrick's College today at the independent schools' Head of the River at Lake Barrington.
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Footscray rowers’ Rhodes honours a club coup
A rare double honour has come to Footscray with two members of Footscray City Rowing Club awarded Rhodes Scholarships for this year.
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ASC blasts sports bodies
The Australian Sports Commission has put Athletics Australia and Cycling Australia on notice, saying both organisations are lagging behind the five other top taxpayer funded sports in the country.
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