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A New World (Cup)

Those who’d forgotten about FISA’s decision to drop the lightweight men’s four from the Olympics were reminded of it at the first World Rowing Cup of the year in Belgrade,…

Northeastern Loses a Legend

It’s not often that a sports information director becomes synonymous with a rowing team. Then again, Jack Grinold was no ordinary sports information director. The legendary innovator in sports publicity at Northeastern University passed away on April 21 at age 81.

T. Gary Rogers, 1942-2017

The University of California rowing community is mourning the loss of  T. Gary Rogers, a successful business leader and philanthropist who died May 2 while playing tennis at his Oakland…

Summer Series

It’s either a sign of the apocalypse or one more indication of indoor rowing’s growing popularity. ROW Series 2017 is a four-event indoor rowing competition running from June 5 to July…

Murray Hangs it Up

There’s something to be said for going out on top. In April, Eric Murray, one half of the most successful partnership in rowing—arguably all of sport—announced he was making his post-Rio sabbatical permanent.

More Misery

For those who just can’t wait until head season, there’s the third-annual Misery Challenge, an out-and-back affair around Misery Island on Massachusetts’ North Shore.

Grainger’s Next Act

Dame Katharine Grainger has been named the new chair of UK Sport, the government funding body that invests National Lottery income into British Olympic and Paralympic sport.

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