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Glover, Stanning win women's pair gold


Rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won the women's pair title on Wednesday to register Great Britain's first gold medal at the London Olympics.

The pair, also capturing the host nation's first

Three Indian rowers qualify for Olympics

India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths for the London Olympics here on Sunday.

In the

Rower champ struggles to stay afloat

Mathew Rocha Chacko rowed to bring India victory at the Asian rowing championships in December, but he still has to make sure he gets his daily meals as rowing does not provide him with a livelihood.

2 silver, 1 bronze for the dark horses in rowing


Eight girls from middleclass families are setting the water on fire; bidding for glory in the ‘elite’ sport of rowing that has so far been dominated by the urban rich.

Two of them are in college at

Rowing Nationals to light City

The Indian rowing team may be on a historic high, after having clinched a host of medals in the recently concluded Asian Games in Guangzhou, but the team is in the process of furthering its bench stre

Asian Games rowing: India win silver in men's eight

Nov 19: India won the silver in men's eight rowing event of the Asian Games here Friday.

The Indian team comprising Anil Kumar, Girraj Sing, Saji Thomas, Lokesh Kumar, Manjeet Singh, Rajesh Kumar Yad

Asian Games: Fantastic performance by India's rowers, Bajrang lands gold

Guangzhou: Bajrang Lal Takhar gave the nation its maiden rowing gold medal as Indian rowers capped their best performance in the Asian Games with five medals here on Friday.

On the final day of the r

Asian Games rowing: Bajrang Lal wins historic gold for India

Nov 19: Bajrang Lal Takhar became the first Indian rower to win a gold medal in the Asian Games after he triumphed in the men's single sculls event here Friday.

Takhar clocked 7:04.78 seconds to win

Asian Games rowing: India win bronze in women's pair

Nov 19: India's Pratima Puhana and Pramila Prava Minz won the bronze medal in the women's pair rowing event at the Commonwealth Games here Friday.

Pratima and Prava Pramila became thee first women's

India wins second silver in men's rowing

India won two silvers in the rowing event at the Asian games.
The first silver was won in the lightweight men's four rowing in Asian Games. The Indian men's four team also won silver in rowing in the

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