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  • Olympic heroes Glover and Stanning to present trophies24th Mar 2016

    Olympic heroes Glover and Stanning to present trophies

    British Olympic and World Champion rowing pair Helen Glover MBE and Heather Stanning MBE will present the victorious crews with the trophies for The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races on Sunday 27 March. Read more

  • Reserve Crews Announced and Weighed In21st Mar 2016

    Reserve Crews Announced and Weighed In

    The 4 reserve crews have been weighed in today with Cambridge tipping the scales for the men with an average weight of 91kg and Oxford tipping the scales for the women with an average weight of 68kg. Read more

  • OUWBC vs Newcastle13th Mar 2016

    OUWBC vs Newcastle

    For their final fixture before The 2016 Women’s Boat Race, OUWBC today took on Newcastle’s Women’s 1st VIII in three pieces over the Championship Course; from Putney Bridge to Hammersmith, Hammersmith to Barnes, and then Barnes down to Chiswick Bridge. Read more

  • OUBC vs Leander12th Mar 2016

    OUBC vs Leander

    Today saw the final fixtures in The 2016 Boat Race schedule take place for Oxford and Cambridge men’s crews. Having lost out to a talented Oxford Brookes crew in February, the Dark Blues took on a Leander Club development crew in a piece from Putney Bridge to just past the Chiswick Eyot. Read more

  • CUBC vs German U2312th Mar 2016

    CUBC vs German U23

    For their final fixture before The 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Race, Cambridge took on Germany’s under-23 eight – a formidable crew featuring a number of international U23 medallists – in two half-course pieces, from Putney Bridge to Chiswick Eyot, and then the Eyot down to Chiswick Bridge. Read more

The Boat Races: The Basics

The Boat Races: The Basics
An introduction to The Boat Races Read more

Through the ages

Through the ages
The Race has produced epic battles, sinkings and controversies aplenty since 1829 - as well as its fair share of Olympians. Read more