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2 min ago | Kansas Jayhawks

Walk-On Meeting Provides Unique Opportunity

Rowing FAQs LAWRENCE, Kan.- After a successful 2013-14 Kansas rowing season, highlighted by a Varsity Four victory in the Big 12 Championship and a third-place overall finish in the league, the coaching staff is looking for KU students interested in trying out for the team and being a part of the Jayhawk family and its athletic tradition.

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4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi lightweight four out to usurp great Danes

MIGHTY LIGHTIES: The NZ men's lightweight four of James Hunter, Peter Taylor, James Lassche and Curtis Rapley, from left, want to go one better than last year's world championship silver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Peter Taylor, Summer Olympics, Hamish Bond, Chris Harris, Julia Edward, Jade Uru, Eric Murray

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Rowing: It's academic as Twigg seeks gold

Expect Emma Twigg to be more driven than usual to win her first world rowing title when the championships start in Amsterdam tomorrow night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hamish Bond, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Eric Murray, Louise Trappitt, Emma Twigg, Mahe Drysdale, Rebecca Scown

Thu Aug 21, 2014

This is Bath

Rising rowing stars follow in Olympic champion Helen Glover's...

Less than a week before its current stars perform at the World Championships in Amsterdam, the sport of rowing has received a significant boost.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Zac Purchase

Cravenherald.co.uk

Hebden's Andy Hodge chases World Championship rowing gold in Amsterdam

Hebden 's Andy Hodge has arrived in Amsterdam ready to compete for Great Britain at the Rowing World Championships from Sunday through to August 31st.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Alex Gregory

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Dapto rower was world champion

William Beach, the son of Alexander and Mary Beach, was born in September 1850 in Chertsey Co Surrey, England.

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The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley rower competes in China

Ben Cohen, a 17-year-old from Allentown who graduated from the Swain School, is competing in men's pairs rowing at the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing China this week.

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Examiner.com

Team Canada wins three medals at Youth Olympics

According to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games website on Wednesday, team Canada won three medals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee commends rower Saiyidah Aisyah for determination, pioneering spirit

The sportswoman convinced Sport Singapore to include rowing in the 2015 SEA Games despite the sport being originally left out, and this dedication to the sport's future should be an inspiration to others, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Penninsula News Review

Three-time Olympic rower to host UVic fundraiser breakfast

Three-time Olympic rower Darcy Marquardt has been announced as the keynote speaker for the University of Victoria's seventh annual Vikes Championship Breakfast on Sept.

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Cumbernauld Today

Para champion

A veteran paratrooper from Cumbernauld who lost both his legs in action in Afghanistan has covered himself with glory in a major rowing event.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Meilutyte grabs second gold of Youth Games

London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women's 100 meters breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe/Kayak, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Ekaterina Karsten

Kent Online

Rowing club celebrates anniversary with three new boats

The Maidstone Invicta Rowing Club is 30 years old. To celebrate, club founder and vice president John Clayton named a new boat for the club at the weekend the Maidstone Pearl.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scoop

Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

Not yet 24-years-old, New Canaan native Andrew Campbell Jr. continues to re-write the U.S. rowing record books.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Montclair H.S. Graduate Competes at World Rowing Championships in Italy

Varese, Italy Montclair High School graduate, Justin Murphy competed at the World Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy this summer.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

ROWING: Hartpury pair claim World Junior Championships bronze medals

TWO junior rowers from Hartpury College near Gloucester helped Britain bring home a bronze medal in the women's quadruple scull at the World Junior Championships in Hamburg.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scoop

University of Waikato crews confirmed

The Gallagher Great Race is now only a month away and New Zealand's best young rowing talent is set to compete in the iconic Hamilton race.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Echo

Father and son embark on groundbreaking stadium mission

A FATHER and son are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Saints legend Francis Benali by completing an epic, 1,750-mile journey to all 20 Premier League grounds across the country.

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The Daily Record

Record medal haul for Scotland rowers at Home International Regatta

Scotland's rowing team produced their best ever performance at the 2014 Home International Regatta in Cork, Ireland, winning gold medals in a record 17 events.

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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