Devon sculler Bill Lucas is in with a chance of a medal when he takes part in the men's double scull with teammate Sam Townsend.
West Country rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover have won Great Britain's first gold medal in the London 2012 Olympics.
Former Olympic rower Mike Lapage is being reunited with his former team mates at an Olympic event in Somerset
Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell has been talking about his latest challenge - to become a Euro-MP for the south west. The man who twice won gold for rowing, is on the Conservative list of candidates for next year's election.
Today he said he didn't feel his sporting prowess was the reason for his selection - or that the effects of a serious head injury would hamper his chances. He was speaking to our political correspondent Bob Constantine at the Conservative conference in Manchester.
Three of the oldest rowing boats in the world are on their way to take part in a special anniversary celebration in the Isles of Scilly. The vessels are based in Newquay. The oldest is 201 years old and still used every day.
The Newquay, The Dove and the Treffry are leaving the Cornish resort to talk part in gig racing championships and it's the first time all three have been down to the Scillies together.
Olympic rowing champions Helen Glover and Pete Reed enjoyed a successful return to Eton Dorney at the World Rowing Cup this weekend.
Glover, from Penzance, and Reed, from Nailsworth in Gloucestershire, were back at the scene of their London 2012 triumphs, determined to preserve their reputations.
It's almost a year since the start of the London Olympic Games and this weekend is particularly significant for two of our region's gold medal-winning athletes.
Olympic rowing champions Peter Reed, from Gloucestershire, and Helen Glover, from Cornwall, have returned to the scene of their twenty-twelve triumphs. They'll be competing for Great Britain at the Rowing World Cup at Eton Dorney.
Cornwall's Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover will return to the scene of her 2012 triumph this weekend.
She'll be competing for Great Britain at the World Rowing Cup. The event's being held in the UK for the first time in eight years.
It takes place at Eton Dorney, where Helen - who's from Truro - and her partner Heather Stanning won Team GB's first gold of the games in the coxless pairs.
A post box has been painted gold in Penzance to honour Helen Glover's gold medal win at the Olympics. John Andrews reports.
Residents in Penzance are thrilled with a post box painted gold in honour of the town's Helen Glover who won a gold medal at the Olympics.
A post box has been painted gold in Penzance to honour Helen Glover's gold medal win at the Olympics.
There is a lot of support for a campaign launched to get a new road in Yeovil named after Olympian rower Heather Stanning, who won a gold medal yesterday (Wednesday) in the women's pairs.
There is a big debate taking place on ITV Westcountry's Facebook page and Twitter page -
– TERRIE PIXIE BAKER
Our home girl did us proud so yeah too right she should have a road named after her and there's no better place than her home town.
– LOUISE LOUGHLIN
It's a great idea. What an honour for a gold medallist winning rower to have a street named after herself in her home town of Yeovil!
– GEMA SAUNDERS
Great idea ... where do we join/sign? Fantastic achievement and a fantastic idea!
The campaign was launched by Somerset councillor Jon Gleeson, who thought it would be a fitting honour for the Olympian in her home town.
Homeless dogs have been named after Team GB's gold medal winners in a bid to get them re-homed. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home named wo seven-week-old Chihuahuas after rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover. Cyclist Bradley Wiggins had a Stafforshire bull terrier named after him.