France will play Singapore champions Kenya in QFs

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NZ, Fiji and SA all 100% records heading into last eight France booked their place in the Cup quarter-finals on home soil after 24-12 and 26-14 victories over the USA and Argentina respectively on day two of the...

France got off to a winning start on home soil

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Series leaders Fiji beat Scotland France got off to a winning start on home soil as they beat Canada on the opening day of the HSBC Paris Sevens, round nine of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Two tries from...

Legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo kicks off the 2016 WRC season

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Mads Ostberg (NOR) seen during the FIA World Rally Championship 2016 in Monte Carlo, Monaco on January 21, 2016 Photographer Credit: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Sébastien Ogier says his hat-trick of World Rally Championship titles have left him...

The Canadian Women’s eight wins a bronze medal at the WRC in Aiguebelette.

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The women’s eight on the podium in Aiguebelette.  Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 8 – September 6, 2015. As the morning awoke in Aiguebelette, final preparations were underway for the last day of races of these Championships.  With dampened spirits...

Canadian Crews Just Miss Podium

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The men's four in Aiguebelette. Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 7 – September 5, 2015. Saturday means one thing in France: Market Day.  As the merchants were setting up stalls in Chambery’s old town this morning, the one item not...

Carling Zeeman advances to the medal round

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Carling Zeeman advances to the medal round in the women’s single and qualifies for the Rio Olympics in the process. Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 6 – September 4th, 2015. Wisps of steam rose from the lake as the sun burned its way through...

Semi-finals Day: Do or Die

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The men's four in action today on Lac d'Aiguebelette. Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 5 – September 3, 2015. Today began the all-important semi-finals.  With two such races for each event, the top three finishing crews in each semi-final progresses on to the...

BRONZE medal for CANADA in Aiguebelette!

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The LTAMix4+ on the podium in Aiguebelette. Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 5 – September 3, 2015. Canada’s legs/trunk/arms mixed coxed four crew powered down the racecourse, in the last event of the day, as a busy program on Lac d’Aiguebelette came to...

Mid-Week at the Championships

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The lightweight men’s four in action today in Aiguebelette. Photo: Katie Steenman Images Day 4 – September 2, 2015 Low lying clouds hung over Aiguebelette on Day 4 of the World Championships as the air temperature cooled whilst the action heated up on...

Repechages Rule the Day in Aiguebelette

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The men's quadruple sculls. Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 3 – September 1, 2015 Mother Nature brought clouds, a chance of rain, and cooler temperatures on the first day of September in Aiguebelette. None of this mattered however to the elite...

Fast Racing and Hot Temperatures Continue in France

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The women’s eight on Lac d’Aiguebelette.  Photo: Katie Steenman Images. Day 2 – August 31st, 2015. Rowers woke up to another hot day in the foothills of the French Alps as the preliminary rounds continued on Day 2 at the World Championships. ...

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