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  1. Hunter 'honoured' by UEL awardRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ilford Recorder

    Olympic rowing champion Mark Hunter MBE was 'honoured' to receive a Lifetime Achievement award from the University of East London at their annual ceremony last night. The 36-year-old from Forest Gate, having been made an Honorary Doctorate of Science by UEL a few years ago, received the recognition at the sixth UEL Sports Awards, following a glittering career on the water.

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  2. Kansas Rowing Celebrates Season with Team BanquetRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Kansas Jayhawks

    LAWRENCE, Kan. - Following a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship, the KU rowing team had its 2014-15 season banquet Monday afternoon at the Kansas Boathouse.

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  3. UEL honours sporting starsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

    The University of East London honoured its sporting stars of 2014/15 at the sixth annual UEL Sports Awards at Emirates Stadium last night. The glittering event noted the achievements of students in the British Universities and Colleges Sports Championships and beyond and also recognised the behind-the-scenes work of their team-mates and peers.

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  4. Gloucester rower Beth Rodford ready to challenge for medal at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Gloucestershire

    BACK IN THE BOAT: Beth Rodford in training at Great Britain's headquarters, the Redgrave Pinsent rowing lake at Caversham Beth Rodford feels ready to compete for a medal at the European Championships in Poznan after a winter disrupted by injury. The Gloucester Rowing Club member was kept out of the boat for 15 weeks after picking up a hip injury in October but will form part of the Great Britain women's quadruple scull team, where she spent the 2014 season, for the competition in Poland, which starts on Friday.

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  5. Dunston rower Harry Clasper to be remembered in new play as search for relatives startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Relatives of the Gateshead rower Harry Clasper will come together as a new play is launched to mark the 170th of his World title win The search is on for the long lost relatives of famous Geordie rower Harry Clasper as people come together to mark the 170th anniversary since his World Championship win. Family members are being invited to a special reunion in South Shields as new play is launched to mark the milestone, which saw the championship being brought to the North East for the first time.

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  6. Kids hope to have a splashing time at regattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newham Recorder

    Nearly 1500 youngsters are set to take to the water in June to particpate in the Thames Water London Youth Games Regatta. The first races will be in the Kayak sprint, kayak slalom and rowing which takes place at London Regatta Centre in the Docklands on June 6. Less than two weeks later, the regatta reaches its conclusion at the King George V Reservoir in Chingford with a two-day sailing competition from June 20-21.

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  7. Hobbs launch 'Midsomer Murders'Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Henley Standard

    SIR STEVE REDGRAVE helped launch a luxury boat for Hobbs of Henley. The five-times Olympic rowing champion poured champagne over the bow of Midsomer, the boat hire firm's new motor-cruiser named after the television series Midsomer Murders.

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  8. Washington Huskies win men's Pac-12 rowing title, will pull for history at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington Huskies men's crew avenged its April loss to arch-rival Cal by winning the Pac-12 championships Sunday, taking a sixth-consecutive conference title and recapturing a No. 1 ranking heading into this month's national championships.

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  9. St. Charles' future could have white-water raftingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Two men with expertise in building projects that create a theme to drive the economy of an entire community came to St. Charles Thursday with a message: St. Charles is the right place, and supporters are picking the right time to transform the city into a water sports destination for the region. The city's active river community chose a team of experts after interviews in January to bring the vision for white-water rafting, surfing, rowing and other water-based entertainment to St. Charles' portion of the Fox River.

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  10. Rowing duo in GB team for European ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cotswold Journal

    ALEX Gregory and Matt Gotrel are in Great Britain's team for the European Championships in Poznan, Poland, from May 29 until 31. Wormington's Olympic gold medallist Gregory will be in the open men's eight with Chipping Campden's Gotrel, Mohamed Sbihi, George Nash, Paul Bennett, Pete Reed, Will Satch, Stewart Innes and cox Phelan Hill. GB took the last two world championship titles in the class but Gregory and Sbihi were in the four for the 2014 Euros win.

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  11. Hero fireman with money troubles hanged himself after row with his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Hero fireman with money troubles hanged himself after row with his bride-to-be over how they would afford Christmas presents A hero fireman hanged himself at home after rowing with his wife-to-be over how they would afford to buy her family Christmas presents, a coroner has heard. James Bruff was working two jobs around the clock in a bid to make ends meet but was short of cash, an inquest was told.

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  12. Two tribes row to war: Glasgow and Edinburgh universities prepare for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Record

    WE profile two competitors who race together in Team GB U23s but squaring off on the 2.6km stretch along the River Clyde. Crews will compete for the trophy on a 2.6km route which runs from Broomielaw Quay to a grandstand finish at the Riverside Museum.

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  13. White children are less likely to enjoy reading than other ethnic groups, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Independent

    Richard Garner has been Education Editor of The Independent for 12 years and writing about the subject for 34 years. Before becoming a journalist, he worked as a disc jockey in London pubs and clubs and for a hospital radio station.

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  14. Sailing event to make a splash in Lea ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... defending Thames Water Regatta winners and they are among 33 borough teams hoping to rule the waves in June. Olympic rowing gold medallist Mark Hunter, Paralympic rowing gold medallist Naomi Riches and Paralympic rowing gold medalist Tom Aggar are ...

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  15. Stanford women rowers added to field for NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The rowing field was set for the 2015 NCAA Championships on Tuesday with No. 6 Stanford earning an at-large bid during the announcement on ncaa.com.

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  16. Rowers return to WA just one day into 5,800km voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ABC News

    Two British men who hoped to set a world record for rowing across the Indian Ocean from Western Australia to Mauritius have had their journey thwarted by equipment failure a day after setting off. Ashley Wilson departed Geraldton on Monday with fellow rower James Ketchell.

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  17. Wichitan Liz Mathews charts rowing course among U.S. eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    There was the lost wallet that led to a quick trip home to Wichita to replace her driver's license. Then came car trouble and moving out of an apartment, all while Mathews prepared to head to Philadelphia for one of the final competitions of her collegiate rowing career.

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  18. Road to Rio Diary: How the North-East's rowing stars are shaping upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Northern Echo

    FIRST up we have Kat Copeland . Most of you will remember Kat as our 'golden girl' from London 2012, winning the lightweight double sculls race.

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  19. Road to Rio: Copeland happy to revert to underdog status despite her Olympic goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Northern Echo

    SHE might be an Olympic champion, but North-East rower Kat Copeland is happy to be reverting to her former status as an underdog as she prepares to compete in the European Championships later this month. Copeland, who won the Olympic lightweight double sculls gold alongside Sophie Hosking in 2012, will team up with new partner Charlotte Taylor as she tackles the same event to kick off a summer season that will culminate in the World Championships in France, which offer an opportunity to qualify for next year's Olympics in Rio.

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  20. Champions in and outside classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Telegraph

    Sometime last October, Devishi was in the middle of her Class X terminal examinations when she was called to the Red Road grounds for what would become a milestone in her career as a basketball player. The 16-year-old has no qualms admitting that she was "slightly more tensed about getting into the Bengal team for the nationals than my ongoing exams".

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