Tuesday, 07 April 2020

‘I’m keeping fingers crossed for big day’

‘I’m keeping fingers crossed for big day’

VICKY THORNLEY is keeping her fingers crossed that another important event will still go ahead as planned – her wedding. She is due to ...

 

Olympic Games postponement hurts but was right, say rowers

Olympic Games postponement hurts but was right, say rowers

ROWERS who were due to compete at the Olympic Games this summer say they are sad that it has been postponed. But all agree that it was ...

 

No go for Tokyo

No go for Tokyo

LEANDER CLUB athletes were left disappointed but not surprised after the decision was made to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and ...

 

Henley Royal Regatta cancelled because of coronavirus

File picture of Henley Royal Regatta

THIS year’s Henley Royal Regatta has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s event was due to take place from ...

 

Olympic trials dominated by Leander Club athletes

Olympic trials dominated by Leander Club athletes

THIS year’s GB Rowing Olympic team took their first big steps to gain selection for Tokyo last weekend. A total of 45 Leander athletes ...

 

Olympic rowing course is former rubbish dump blighted by aircraft noise

Olympic rowing course is former rubbish dump blighted by aircraft noise

MORE than 50 people attended a talk at Leander Club about the venue for the Olympic regatta in Tokyo. Members heard from double ...

 

Eights river races cancelled

THE Women’s Eights Head of the River Race, which was set to take place last Saturday, was cancelled due to extreme river conditions. ...

 

Leander athletes set to dominate Olympic trials

FORTY-SIX athletes from Leander Club are set to take part in the Great Britain Olympic assessment rowing trials which start today ...

 

Olympic trials for Leander athletes

Olympic trials for Leander athletes

FORTY-FOUR Leander Club athletes have been selected to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic trials at the Redgrave and Pinsent Rowing ...

 

World Indoor Championship gold for Upper Thames trio

World Indoor Championship gold for Upper Thames trio

THREE women from Upper Thames Rowing Club struck gold at the World Indoor Rowing Championships held in Paris earlier this month. The ...

 

Henley juniors triumph in six events at Hampton Head

Henley juniors triumph in six events at Hampton Head

WITH almost 600 entries, the Hampton Head is a major event in the junior calendar which is rowed over a course of 3,000 metres ...

 

Henley and Shiplake youngsters win Victor Ludorum

Henley and Shiplake youngsters win Victor Ludorum

BOTH Henley Rowing Club and Shiplake College came away from last Saturday’s Quintin Head of the River Race with Victor Ludorum prizes ...

 

Leander appoint Beaumont as new club captain

Leander appoint Beaumont as new club captain

LEANDER CLUB have appointed Jack Beaumont as their new club captain. The experienced 26-year-old sculler, who represented Great ...

 

Finance man recognised for contribution to rowing

Finance man recognised for contribution to rowing

A MAN from Remenham has been recognised for his contribution to rowing. Mike Williams, 68, of Remenham Lane, received a distinguished ...

 

Rossiter’s team take turkey sculls honours on dry land

Rossiter’s team take turkey sculls honours on dry land

TRAINING at Leander traditionally finishes for the year with the turkey sculls fun Christmas racing where all the squads come together ...

 

Devereux sets the pace at scullers head

Devereux sets the pace at scullers head

LEANDER CLUB entered six athletes in last Saturday’s Vesta Scullers Head raced from University Stone Mortlake to Putney on the ebb ...

 

Regatta to add sixth day for more women’s events

Regatta to add sixth day for more women’s events

HENLEY Royal Regatta will take place over six days from 2021. The move from five days was approved by the regatta stewards at their ...

 

Henley Royal Regatta to run for six days from 2021

Henley Royal Regatta to run for six days from 2021

HENLEY Royal Regatta will run for a sixth day from 2021. Its stewards agreed the move from five days at their annual meeting in London ...

 

Fours head success

UPPER THAMES entered eight crews for the annual Fours Head and Veteran Fours Head races over the Boat Race course in Putney last ...

 

Rowing club awarded

HENLEY Rowing Club has been awarded the Sport England ‘Clubmark’ accreditation. Sport England’s Clubmark is confirmation of higher ...