March 14 - Australia's greatest-ever rower, James Tomkins (pictured), is ready to make a comeback for the London 2012 Olympics when he will be nearly 47, he has revealed.
February 15 - Greg Searle (pictured), the 1992 Olympic coxed pairs champion who has come out of retirement to try to qualify for London 2012, is leaving for Portugal to join a British team training camp.
January 25 - Bert Bushnell, a rower who won an Olympic gold medal in the double sculls at London in 1948, has died at the age of 88 following a short illness.
January 22 - Steve Williams (pictured), Britain’s double Olympic champion, has confirmed that he has retired from competitive international rowing.
December 14 - FISA, the International Rowing Federation, has doubled the length of its Olympic and World Championships finals to four days each in an effort to increase the sport's appeal to broadcasters.
By Mike Rowbottom
November 2 - Sir Steve Redgrave, arguably Britain’s most celebrated Olympian, has advised his former Great Britain colleague Katherine Grainger to end her experiment in the single sculls if she wants to further her Olympic ambitions for London 2012 – even though she won a world silver medal at the event in this year's World Championships.
October 4 - Britain's Michael Williams has hailed his re-election last month as a member of the Executive Committee and treasurer of the International Rowing Federation (FISA).
September 18 - BankLink has agreed to extend its sponsorship of Rowing New Zealand (RNZ) until after the 2012 Olympic Games in London, it has been announced.
September 1 - Denis Oswald (pictured) has been re-elected president of rowing's world governing body, FISA, a post he has held since 1989.
FORMER professional cricketer Simon Peterson (pictured) has been named as the new chief executive of Rowing New Zealand (RNZ), it has been announced.
THE Portuguese town of Montemor-o-Velho has been selected to host the 2010 European Rowing Championships, it has been announced.
THE Russian rowing federation and the country's rowers face a four-year doping ban unless the national body replaces its board of directors by the end of next month, they were warned today.
THE LEANDER CLUB, whose members include Sir Steve Redgrave (pictured) and Sir Matthew Pinsent, are enjoying a recruitment boom after the success of Britain's rowing team at the Beijing Olympics.
AUGUST 17 - MARK HUNTER and Zac Purchase (pictured) won Britain's second rowing gold medal of the Olympics with victory in the lightweight men's double sculls, one of three medals for the team today at Shunyi Rowing Park.