ROWING: The Boat Race 2013 – Live on BBC One

March 22, 2013

BBC Sport will broadcast live coverage of the 2013 University Boat Race on London’s River Thames.

A national institution since 1829, one of the oldest sporting rivalries will resume in the 159th running of the annual varsity contest between Oxford and Cambridge along the testing four-mile course.

All the colour, sounds and atmosphere from the day’s events will be covered in a two-hour broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD on Easter Sunday, with the 2013 BNY Mellon Boat Race set to start at 4.30pm.

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ROWING: XChanging Boat Race 2012 – Live on BBC One

March 26, 2012

One of the oldest rivalries in sport is set to resume on April 7 with the 158th running of the iconic University Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge, with extensive live coverage on BBC One.

The annual rowing battle along the 4-mile course on London’s River Thames between the competing eights of Oxford and Cambridge universities is one of Britain’s most historic sporting institutions, having first taken place back in 1829 and held every year since 1856.

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