June 20 - Olympic gold medallists Mark Hunter and Zac Purchase (pictured) headed a five-gold medal performance from Britain's rowers with an unexpected comeback win at the World Cup event in Munich.
June 15 - Rowing has been added to the list of category two optional sports for the Commonwealth Games, increasing its chances of being included in future events.
May 30 - Britain finished as the top nation at the rowing World Cup, claiming six gold medals on an outstanding day that saw 38-year-old veteran Greg Searle (pictured) grab the headlines.
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May 27 - Work to enhance facilities at Dorney Lake for London 2012 Olympics, when it is due to host the rowing and canoe sprint events, has been completed on time and on budget, it has been announced.
May 20 - Greg Searle (pictured) has rolled back the years to complete the first step of a remarkable Olympic comeback by winning a place in the British rowing squad.
April 15 - Sir Steve Redgrave is backing Greg Searle’s (pictured) quest to seek rowing gold at the 2012 London Olympics at the age of 40 - and puts him on a par as a rower with himself and his former team-mate, the four-times Olympic champion Sir Matthew Pinsent.
By Mike Rowbottom
April 1 - Sir Steve Redgrave (pictured) has been named as the Greatest English Sporting Icon of all time in a national survey released today ahead of the 156th Boat Race.
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).