Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

More Sports Aug 11, 2019

Rowers at Olympic test event treated for heatstroke symptoms

A number of athletes at the world rowing junior championships, a test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics, received treatment Sunday after displaying symptoms of heatstroke. As temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius around Olympic rowing venue Sea Forest Waterway, a British men's rower was unable ...

National Oct 3, 2016

Global rowing body assured of Tokyo venue for 2020 Olympics

After a cost-cutting advisory panel recommended moving the 2020 Olympics rowing competition far from Tokyo to save money, the head of the international rowing federation said Monday that Japan should stick with the original plan. In a meeting in Tokyo with organizing committee officials, Jean-Christophe ...

Olympics / Summer Olympics / Rowing Aug 10, 2016

Rowing events canceled due to bad weather

Rowing officials have canceled all racing Wednesday due to high winds. It's the second day lost to bad weather at the Olympic rowing regatta and officials will have to try to cram in the remaining races in coming days. Twenty-two races were on the schedule for ...

Rower Tait dies of cancer at 33

Olympics Mar 3, 2016

Rower Tait dies of cancer at 33

The Australian Olympic Committee said Thursday that Sarah Tait, who won a silver medal in rowing at the London Olympics, has died of cancer at the age of 33. Tait, a mother of two, won her silver medal with Kate Hornsey in the women's pairs ...