Thursday, 21 January 2021

Pinsent calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed again

Pinsent calls for Tokyo Olympics to be postponed again

MATTHEW PINSENT has called for this year’s Olympics and Paralympics to be scrapped. The four-time gold medal winner believes the ...

 

Junior rowers can’t train at club even after lockdown

Junior rowers can’t train at club even after lockdown

YOUNG rowers from Henley will be unable to train at their own club if and when South Oxfordshire returns to tier 4. Henley Rowing Club ...

 

Rowing memorabilia collector leaves museum trustees

Rowing memorabilia collector leaves museum trustees

A TRUSTEE of the River & Rowing Museum in Henley is stepping down after almost 20 years. Thomas Weil, who is an American collector of ...

 

Tier 4 restrictions limit rowers

Tier 4 restrictions limit rowers

ROWING Clubs in Henley have been disrupted by the coronavirus tier restrictions. Leander Club, Henley Rowing Club and Upper Thames ...

 

Return to the water

ROWERS were “over the moon” to be back on the water in Henley this week. Clubs were given the green light for athletes to get back ...

 

Royal regatta set to return but with fewer spectators

File picture of Henley Royal Regatta

HENLEY Royal Regatta should take place again next summer after recovering from the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

 

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

A SPORTING initiative has been launched by Shiplake College to help young people learn about the importance of good mental health. The ...

 

Rowers back to training in kitchen for lockdown

Rowers back to training in kitchen for lockdown

ROWERS who have been kept off the water by the latest coronavirus lockdown are training at home. Athletes from Leander Club have been ...

 

Clubs disappointed virus sinks all water activities

ROWING Clubs in Henley are frustrated that their athletes are unable to train on the water during the latest coronavirus lockdown. ...

 

Groom finishes second in Wingfield Sculls

Groom finishes second in Wingfield Sculls

LEANDER’S Angus Groom took runners up spot in the finals of the Wingfield Sculls hosted by London’s Quintin Boat Club on Thursday of ...

 

Rowing club deep cleaned to protect Olympic athletes

Rowing club deep cleaned to protect Olympic athletes

LEANDER Club in Henley is helping to keep its athletes safe during the coronavirus pandemic with a deep clean. Glen Cleaning, of ...

 

Leander scullers secure final spots

FOLLOWING a long break from racing, Leander athletes were back in action on Sunday when they competed in the Wingfield Sculls. The ...

 

Schoolgirl sculler awarded £10,000 boat by sponsor

Schoolgirl sculler awarded £10,000 boat by sponsor

A YOUNG rower has secured sponsorship to help with her training. Nicole Dunn, a pupil at Shiplake College, usually uses the school’s ...

 

Covid-19 scare for rowers

15 rowers have to self-isolate

FIFTEEN members of Henley Rowing Club have had to self-isolate after a female junior tested positive for coronavirus. The girl, who is ...

 

Illustrious career comes to end as Grobler steps down

Illustrious career comes to end as Grobler steps down

JÜRGEN GROBLER has stepped down as the head of British Rowing after almost 30 years in the post ahead of next year’s rearranged Tokyo ...

 

Olympic-style curry recipe

Lentil and cauliflower curry (serves 4) Ingredients: two tablespoons virgin olive oil; one white onion, sliced; one red pepper, diced;...

 

I love cooking, says rower as she recovers from fall

I love cooking, says rower as she recovers from fall

ROWER Vicky Thornley is back on the water after suffering  a broken elbow. The Olympic silver medallist, who lives in Bix with her ...

 

Three women in charge of rowing club for first time

Three women in charge of rowing club for first time

THE top three posts at Henley Rowing Club have been filled by women for the first time in the club’s 181-year history. Beccy Norman, ...

 

Grobler resigns as head coach of British Rowing

Grobler resigns as head coach of British Rowing

JÜRGEN GROBLER has stepped down as the head of British Rowing after almost 30 years – ahead of next year’s rearranged Tokyo Olympics. ...

 

Olympian brings forward retirement plans

LEANDER’S Pete Lambert has retired from rowing. He has represented Great Britain for seven years and finished fifth at the Rio ...

 

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