Rowing to top the podium

Rowers from Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire win Gold as part of the men's coxless pairs team.

Berkshire rowers win gold

Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins win gold in the Olympic double sculls beating their Australian rivals into second place.

Silver for Lightweight Four

South Africa have shattered the dreams of a gold medal for Britain's Men's Lightweight Four.

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Rowers to embark on 3000 mile journey across Atlantic

Video. It is one of the world's toughest endurance tests, but that's not going to stop a team of rowers from Sussex embarking on a 3000 mile journey. Team Atlantic Splash, five men from Worthing Rowing Club, will be rowing across the Atlantic.

They have been training for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which starts in La Gomera in the Canaries and finishes in Antigua. They start on the 2nd December. We spoke to one of the team members, Neal Marsh.


Caversham rowers win at World Championships

Having already secured one gold and three bronze medals during the regatta in South Korea, the eights crew finished ahead of Germany and the United States.

The men's eight were bronze medal winners at the London 2012 Olympics, where Germany took the gold.

But it was a momentous victory on Tangeum Lake on Saturday for the British crew - Daniel Ritchie, Tom Ransley, Alex Gregory, Pete Reed, Mohamed Sbihi, Andrew Triggs Hodge, George Nash, William Satch and cox Phelan Hill.

They dictated the pace of the 2000m race, leading at all of the checkpoints.

On the final day of competition the men's lightweight four managed to secure third, with Adam Freeman-Pask, Jonathan Cleggwon, Chris Bartley and William Fletcher taking bronze.

Fun on the water for hundreds at regatta in Henley

by Richard Jones

Children and adults with disabilities have been given their chance to get out on the water at the fourth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled in Henley. The event also featured a race - involving dragon boats.

The interviewees in Richard Jones' report are: Lucy Walton from Team Holt: Emma Walton, Team Captain; and Peter Face, a visitor; Ian Tritton, Chairman - Regatta for the Disabled.


GB rowing team enjoy race

The 2013 World Rowing Cup is underway at Eton Dorney in Berkshire.

Rowing teams from across the world will compete in several rounds to qualify through to the semi-finals and finals of the Cup.

The Great Britain Rowing Team taking part in this year's event have tweeted their enjoyment of the Cup.


A lovely atmosphere around Eton Dorney this morning, the crowd are all enjoying themselves and the sun is even trying to make an appearance!

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