Latest Rowing News

US Rowing accepts resignation of longtime men's coach Teti

Oct. 22, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Longtime U.S. rowing coach Mike Teti, who has been criticized by some of his former athletes as being emotionally abusive and using physical intimidation, has resigned but immediately accepted a position funded by a large donor leading a new high-performance training...

Wisconsin to name Camp Randall Stadium's field after Alvarez

Oct. 01, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is naming the playing field at Camp Randall Stadium after former Badgers football coach and athletic director Barry Alvarez. Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced the decision at a Friday night ceremony honoring Alvarez, who retired as...

Sensors provide a real-time glimpse at Chicago River quality

Sep. 02, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rowers, kayakers and other users of the Chicago River are getting a real-time look at one measure of water quality in the system that weaves through downtown and several neighborhoods. Chicago nonprofit Current in 2019 installed three sensors in the...

Masters cruises to Paralympic gold in hand-cycle time trial

Aug. 31, 2021 02:32 AM EDT

A thought recently struck Paralympic gold medalist Oksana Masters: What would young Oksana, the one who shuffled between Ukrainian orphanages, think of this grown-up version? Young Oksana was always resilient, determined and headstrong — qualities that helped her...

Wisconsin rowing club seeks to improve sport's diversity

Aug. 14, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ivy Daum Fowle has always been in love with the water, which she sees as a “different world.” It’s why you could have seen her swimming in Lake Mendota as early as this last April, despite the still-chilly temperatures. So when Ivy, 12, saw...

British and American rowing boats flop in Tokyo

Jul. 30, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Rowing at the Tokyo Olympic Games may be remembered more for the British and American dynasties that sunk rather than the boats that won. After so much success in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Britain leaves Tokyo with just two medals, and its...

Fast day at pool, track on Day 7 of Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 30, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa won the women’s 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 18.95 seconds,...

Croatian brothers take Olympic rowing gold in men's pair

Jul. 29, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Croatian brothers Martin and Valent Sinkovic had won their country's first Olympic rowing gold medal in men's double sculls in Rio de Janeiro when they figured, “Hey, let's try a new boat.” The sweep pair looked pretty good. Two oars instead of four,...

US rowers looks to extend Olympic dynasty in women's eight

Jul. 28, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — For more than a decade and across three Olympics, there was no greater force in women's rowing than the American eight boat. Three consecutive Olympic gold medals. Eleven years undefeated at major international meets. But all dynasties...

Olympics Latest: Latvia wins gold in men's 3-on-3

Jul. 28, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Latvia’s Karlis Lasmanis drained a shot from behind the...