there are criteria for each sport to be an olympic sport....i don't know all of them but one is that it must be played/practised in 4 continents!! that is why Lacrosse is not an olympic sport....because it is not played in 4 continents!! Anyway...rowing is an awesome sport, perhaps the best to watch in the Olympics...it totally deserves to be an olympic sport!!
yes there is
since 1896. The first Olympics
In the 2012 London Olympics the Dutch competed in yellow/orange colored rowing boats. This may vary between the different rowing events they competed in.
The 2008 Olympics Rowing was not cancelled. It was postponed one day due to rain and thunderstorm.
They have participated in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics
Lake of Banyoles in Banyoles, Spain.
Yes, best known in rowing, equestrian,cycling
In the 2012 Olympics in London, the rowing events will be held at Eton Dorney which is near Windsor Castle about 25 miles west of London. To see more info check out the official site: http://www.london2012.com/eton-dorney