Meldoni: scandals, rumors, investigations
Large-scale scandal associated with meldonium, is gaining momentum. Because of him, Russia has already lost several leading athletes. More than one hundred positive doping samples recorded. On September 30, 2015,…

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Kayaking is also a sport.
"Silent hunting" in our time is gaining momentum, according to experts. What kind of trophy is dreaming and what kind of boat does one who is ready to wait for…

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Florence Calcio - the most violent kind of football
Who is the toughest player in the history of world football? Here, as in the saying - "how many people, so many opinions." Someone will recall the Spaniard Andoni Goicochea,…

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St. Petersburg rowers do not have enough water

Paradox: in the “city on the water” athletes have nowhere to row. The existing channel is not suitable for competition, and for 20 years the rowers of St. Petersburg have been waiting for a new one to be built. And nothing has changed.
Summer Olympics in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in our country, the “sea capital”, which is rightly proud of its atmosphere, culture and architecture.

It was here in 1864 that the first rowing club in Russia appeared, and professional rowing was born. Continue reading

Dangerous rowing in Rio de Janeiro

Dead fish, shallowing, whirlpools, algae and viruses … The problems are pouring into the Rodrigue de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic Games will be held next year.
What measures are being taken by the organizers, and how can participation in competitions for rowers turn out?
The Olympic Committee of Rio de Janeiro refused to conduct tests for the presence of viruses in the waters of the Rodrigou de Freitas lagoon, where the Olympic rowing distance is. Continue reading

The art of being a coach. Profession nuances

We bring to your attention a chapter from the “Handbook on rowing and canoeing”, written in 2002 by the trainers of the British Canoe Union. Useful reading – only at CanoeSport.
Foreword
One evening I sat on the canal bank and watched the training of four oarsmen. Soon I noticed a man nearby who also followed them closely. Every three or four circles, the rowers approached him and exchanged a couple of phrases. Continue reading

Adam van Koeverden: scammers have no excuses
A recent article about a baseball player who admits to doping has outraged Adam van Koeverden. The famous rower dotted all the "i" and explained why you can not put…

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Recovery rower between starts
Recovery rower between starts One victory is good, but two is even better, but at the same time more difficult. If the finish is conquered twice on the same day,…

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Florence Calcio - the most violent kind of football
Who is the toughest player in the history of world football? Here, as in the saying - "how many people, so many opinions." Someone will recall the Spaniard Andoni Goicochea,…

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Rowing, fitness and functional training
Rowing and functional training In my hall for people with an average income, or economy class, the coaching staff is well prepared, but only two coaches give non-standard exercises. The…

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