Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Rowing’ Category

Rowing Canada to send largest Olympic team in 25 years to Tokyo

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Rowing Canada will send its largest Olympic team in a quarter-century when the athletes arrive in Tokyo, the organization announced Tuesday.

Canada earns 3 more spots at Tokyo Olympics at last-chance regatta

Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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A last-chance rowing qualifying event in Switzerland on Sunday has produced three more entries for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics.

Call for coaching codes of conduct after harassment allegations at UVic

Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia are being urged to create coaching codes of conduct after verbal abuse complaints were made against a rowing coach at the University of Victoria.

Rowing Canada fires national women’s team coach Dave Thompson

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
Bulgaria Rowing World Championships

Senior national team coach Dave Thompson has been fired by Rowing Canada, just five months out from the Tokyo Olympics.

Rowing Canada, UVic investigate coach Barney Williams for harassment, abuse

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Former University of Victoria rower Lily Copeland is one of three athletes and an assistant coach who have filed complaints against Barney Williams with the university and Rowing Canada Aviron, the governing body that certifies coaches in the country.

Canadian rowers qualify boat in women’s eight for Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens, fresh off a bronze medal effort in women's pairs at the world rowing championships, didn't reach the podium Sunday but managed to qualify another boat for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics next summer.

Canadian rowers win bronze, secure 2 more Olympic spots at world rowing championships

Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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At the world rowing championships in Austria on Saturday the Hillary Janssens and Caileigh Filmer won bronze in the women's pair while the Canadian women's eight and men's pair boats qualified spots for Canada at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Canadian rowers qualify 2 more Olympic spots at world rowing championships

Friday, August 30th, 2019
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At the world rowing championships in Austria on Friday, Carling Zeeman, Andrea Proske and Gabrielle Smith qualified spots for Canada at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Canadian rowers qualify a spot at Tokyo Games, advance 6 boats to world rowing finals

Thursday, August 29th, 2019
Bulgaria Rowing World Championships

Six Canadian teams advanced to the Friday's finals at the world rowing championships, and duo qualified a spot for the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Canada’s Carling Zeeman off to solid start at World Rowing Championships

Sunday, August 25th, 2019
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Canada had a strong start at the 2019 World Rowing Championships on Sunday with seven crews, including Olympian Carling Zeeman, advancing directly to quarterfinals.