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University Boat Race to go ahead after wartime bomb find
The 163rd University Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge is expected to get the green light to take place as planned, despite the discovery of a World War II bomb.
Apr 2, 12:16
Team GB's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning pose with their gold medals at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Double Olympic champion Heather Stanning announces retirement from rowing
Double Olympic champion Heather Stanning announces her retirement from rowing.
Nov 9, 10:01
ParalympicsGB's LTA mixed coxed four team celebrate with their gold medal on September 11, 2016
ParalympicsGB claim three gold, one bronze in rowing
ParalympicsGB claim three gold medals and one bronze after the first day of medalling in the rowing at Lagoa Stadium.
Sep 11, 18:15
Team GB's coxless fours team celebrate victory at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Alex Gregory: 'We had a lot of confidence'
Team GB rower Alex Gregory tells Sports Mole that his coxless four team had "a lot of confidence" going into the Rio Olympics.
Aug 23, 18:09
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Katherine Grainger: 'Team GB are to be feared'
Katherine Grainger tells Sports Mole that Team GB will be a force to be reckoned with at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Aug 23, 15:05
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Katherine Grainger 'won't put family through another Olympics'
Great Britain rower and Rio Olympics medallist Katherine Grainger promises her mother and father that she will not 'put them through' competing at Tokyo 2020.
Aug 11, 17:21
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Day five's Olympic rowing programme cancelled in Rio due to high winds
Day five of the Olympic rowing programme is cancelled due to high winds in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 10, 12:27
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Three Great Britain rowing teams through to Rio 2016 finals
Great Britain's men's and women's eights, as well as the men's quadruple sculls, all advance through to the final of their respective events at the 2016 Olympics.
Aug 8, 14:57
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Twenty Russian rowers banned from Olympics
Russia see their rowing squad for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro cut from 26 athletes to just six.
Jul 26, 19:12
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Olympic rower Anna Watkins pleased GB Rowing are evolving with data use
Olympic champion Anna Watkins says that GB Rowing has improved with the use of data analytics.
Oct 30, 16:24
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Anna Watkins: 'We've set the benchmark high in Olympic rowing'
Anna Watkins is confident that Great Britain will win more Olympic rowing medals in Rio next year following the team's success at London 2012.
Sep 16, 09:57
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Katherine Grainger, Vicky Thornley qualify for Rio in women's double scull
Katherine Grainger and Vicky Thornley qualify for the women's double scull at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as Great Britain win five golds at the World Rowing Championships.
Sep 5, 06:45
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Duo become first GB rowing team to qualify for Rio 2016 Paralympics
Laurence Whiteley and Lauren Rowles become the first British rowers to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Sep 2, 09:39
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GB rower Anna Watkins targets Rio 2016 return after having second baby
British rower Anna Watkins reveals that she is back in training five months after having her second baby, with the hope of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Aug 11, 09:34
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Great Britain name men's four for World Championships in France
Great Britain name Tom Ransley, Stewart Innes, Alan Sinclair and Scott Durant for this month's World Championships in France.
Aug 4, 15:26
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Katherine Grainger, Vicky Thornley named in GB World Championships team
Rowers Katherine Grainger and Vicky Thornley are named in Great Britain's team for the World Championships in France.
Jul 22, 09:21
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Great Britain clinch rowing gold at World Cup
Great Britain's men's eight team and women's pair win gold medals at the Rowing World Cup.
Jul 13, 20:18
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Great Britain finish top of rowing World Cup
Great Britain finish top of the medals table at the World Cup in Italy.
Jun 21, 17:55
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Helen Glover: 'I could retire after next Olympic Games'
Helen Glover, who won gold in the pairs at London 2012, reveals that she could retire after next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Jun 5, 12:54
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Katherine Grainger: 'I haven't returned for second place'
Olympic champion Katherine Grainger admits that only first place will do after making her return to the sport after a two-year absence.
May 28, 13:27
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Katherine Grainger finishes second on return in Great Britain senior trials
Katherine Grainger finishes second at the Great Britain senior trials in her first competition for two years.
Apr 20, 09:53
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Helen Glover: 'I could change boats after next Olympics'
Olympic women's pairs champion Helen Glover reveals that she will consider switching boats after the next Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Apr 8, 13:07
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Ex-coach and BBC Sport commentator Dan Topolski dies, aged 69
Ex-Oxford rowing coach and BBC Sport commentator Daniel Topolski dies, aged 69, after a long period of ill health.
Feb 21, 21:16
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Katherine Grainger: "I still have the desire and drive"
Team GB rower Katherine Grainger is happy with her first outing since returning to the sport.
Nov 17, 11:09
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Anna Watkins rules out reunion with Olympic champion Katherine Grainger
Anna Watkins says that she is unlikely to reunite with rowing partner Katherine Grainger for the 2016 Olympics in Rio as she is pregnant with her second child.
Sep 29, 10:11
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Great Britain's Katherine Grainger returns to rowing after two-year absence
British rower Katherine Grainger announces that she is returning to training ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Sep 23, 09:33
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Great British Rowing hope to "learn a lot" from football
GB Rowing women's coach Jane Hall believes that rowers can learn a number of skills from football.
Sep 16, 10:16
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Great Britain finish second in World Rowing medal table
Great Britain finish second in the medal table at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam with 10 medals.
Sep 2, 10:19
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
UK Sport withdraws funding from seven sports
UK Sport cuts the funding for seven sports, including basketball, beach volleyball and boxing.
Feb 4, 15:06
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British Olympic rower Zac Purchase announces retirement from sport
British Olympic gold medallist Zac Purchase announces his retirement from professional rowing.
Feb 3, 11:26
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Double Olympic champion Tom James retires
Two-time Olympic champion Tom James announces his retirement from international rowing at the age of 29.
Nov 29, 07:15
Oxford celebrate victory over Cambridge in the 159th Boat Race on March 31, 2013
Oxford win Boat Race
Oxford University beat Cambridge by a length and a half to win the 159th BNY Mellon Boat Race.
Mar 31, 16:53
Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins
Anna Watkins hopes for Katherine Grainger reunion
London 2012 gold medallist Anna Watkins says that she would love a reunion with double sculls partner Katherine Grainger if they both return to rowing in 12 months' time.
Mar 25, 23:14
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Kat Copeland to compete in Rio de Janeiro
Olympic gold medallist Kat Copeland reveals that she hopes to defend her women's lightweight double sculls title in Rio de Janeiro.
Oct 23, 07:14
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Great Britain finish fifth in the women's eight final
Great Britain finish in a disappointing fifth place in the women's eight final.
Aug 2, 12:44
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Great Britain bronze medallists: "We gave it everything we had"
Great Britain's bronze medal winners in the men's pair say that they gave it everything they had in a gruelling race.
Aug 1, 12:58

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