Tokyo Favours Venue Changes as 2020 Olympic Games Costs Soar
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Tokyo Favours Venue Changes as 2020 Olympic Games Costs Soar

Tokyo had touted access to a USD 4.5 billion war chest when it beat Madrid and Istanbul in its successful 2013 bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games

India Bag Five Silver Medals In Asian Rowing Championships
Press Trust of India

India Bag Five Silver Medals In Asian Rowing Championships

Indian Rowers bagged a total of seven medals in the Asian Rowing Championships in Beijing. The tally included five silver and two bronze.

Indian Rowers in Asian Games Medal Rounds
Indo-Asian News Service

Indian Rowers in Asian Games Medal Rounds

Sawarn Singh Virk entered the final of the single sculls while double sculls and lightweight quadruple sculls teams also reached the finals.

Asian Games 2014: Two Indian Rowing Teams in Final Round
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Asian Games 2014: Two Indian Rowing Teams in Final Round

The women's pair team of Sanjukta Dung Dung-Pratap Tarunikha qualified for the final despite finishing sixth in the heat number one by clocking 8:24.48 to cover a distance of 2000m at Chungju Tangeum Lake Rowing Center here.

Indian rowers
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Indian rowers' performance exposes gap with world counterparts

India were never in contention for a medal but the 16th-place finish in single sculls and 19th in the lightweight double sculls in the Olympic Games were clear indications of the huge gap the country's rowers still have with their international counterparts.

London 2012 Rowing: Sandeep Kumar, Manjeet Singh finish second last
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London 2012 Rowing: Sandeep Kumar, Manjeet Singh finish second last

India's campaign in the rowing event of the London Olympics came to a dismal end with the duo of Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finishing second last in the Men's Double sculls event at the Eton Dorney Rowing centre here on Saturday.

London 2012 Rowing: Grainger hits Olympic jackpot, Kiwis at the double
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London 2012 Rowing: Grainger hits Olympic jackpot, Kiwis at the double

Great Britain's Katherine Grainger finally became an Olympic champion while New Zealand took two titles at the London 2012 rowing regatta on Friday.

London 2012 Rowing: South Africa claim first rowing gold
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London 2012 Rowing: South Africa claim first rowing gold

South Africa stunned favourites Great Britain and Denmark to claim their first ever Olympic rowing gold medal in the lightweight men's four on Thursday in front of a 25,000 crowd.

Australian rower detained by police
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Australian rower detained by police

Australian rower Josh Booth was detained by police for allegedly causing damage to a storefront in an alcohol-related incident hours after he competed in the men's eight at the Olympic rowing basin.

London 2012 Rowing: Rowers give Britain first home gold
Indo-Asian News Service

London 2012 Rowing: Rowers give Britain first home gold

The British pair of Helen Glover and Heather Stanning gave the host nation their first gold medal of the London Olympics with a victory in the women's pair rowing in London on Wednesday.

London 2012 Rowing: Swarn Singh enters quarterfinal round
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London 2012 Rowing: Swarn Singh enters quarterfinal round

Indian rower Swarn Singh Virk held off a late challenge from his South Korean rival to win the single sculls repechage round and book a berth in the quarterfinals in the London Olympics here on Sunday.

Rowing: Swarn Singh Virk 4th in singles sculls heats, to fight in repechage
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Rowing: Swarn Singh Virk 4th in singles sculls heats, to fight in repechage

India's Swarn Singh Virk finished fourth in the heats of the single sculls event of rowing competition in the London Olympics.

Rowing: Kiwi men
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Rowing: Kiwi men's pair sets world best time at Olympics

Eric Murray and Hamish Bond of New Zealand smashed the world best time in the men's pair by nearly six seconds at the Olympic rowing regatta Saturday.

Indian rowers all geared up for their biggest challenge
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Indian rowers all geared up for their biggest challenge

The Indian rowing team arrived in the British capital for the upcoming Olympics but instead of the regular athletes Village, the three-member team checked into a special Rowing Village at the Royal Holloway here.

Making the 2nd round will be big for Indian rowers: Ismail Baig
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Making the 2nd round will be big for Indian rowers: Ismail Baig

Indian rowing coach Ismail Baig has realistic expectations from his wards in the upcoming Olympics and feels it will be a big achievement if the three-member team finishes among the first 15 in the Single Scull event.

Profile: Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar
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Profile: Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar

Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar would be looking for excellent teamwork when their events begin. For Manjeet Singh this is the second Olympics, for Sandeep the first.

Profile: Swarn Singh Virk
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Profile: Swarn Singh Virk

Swarn Singh Virk has to fill big shoes that of Bajrang Lal Takhar. It would be a tough challenge for Swarn Singh Virk when the rowing events begin.

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