The annual rowing race has come in for criticism after a boat colliding with a brood of ducks
The Radio 4 presenter Laurie Taylor seriously offended listeners when he used the words "cox sackers" during a discussion about a rowing team, the BBC Trust has ruled.
The hunched Oscar Pistorius who wept through much of the first day and a half of this courtroom drama in South Africa, was replaced by an upright and alert observer this afternoon.
Acer Nethercott was a rowing cox who excelled in the worlds of sport and academia. He won an Olympic silver medal with the men's eight at Beijing in 2008, and the Performance Director of GB Rowing, Sir David Tanner, described him as "the top British cox of his time".
The renowned trade publication Architects Journal doesn't only break news. It also publishes erudite and sharp comment, such as this blog by influential Senior Editor James Pallister. He addresses the question of whether or not Trenton Oldfield, the man who interrupted the last boat race in protest at social injustice, deserved to be jailed for six months. And he writes from the perspective of someone who went to Cambridge and has rowed plenty.
Olympic rowing champion Pete Reed got engaged at the London 2012 closing ceremony.
Michael Scott, the performance director of British Swimming, has promised to make his team “leaner and meaner” following their failure in the London Games.
Team GB's medal success has sparked interest in sports among Londoners, with a rapid rise in enquiries about club membership.
The London 2012 Olympic rowing regatta has been declared the best of all time by the sport's world governing body FISA.
Wins in women's lightweight double sculls and men's coxless four, though men's double sculls lose out
Great Britain's stunning regatta performance produces two more golds, an emotional silver and a rallying cry to the young
Andy Murray will play for two gold medals tomorrow after he and Laura Robson brilliantly won their mixed doubles semi-final against Germans Christopher Kas and Sabine Lisicki.
Niger's Hamadou Djibo Issaka received the roar of a home gold medallist from the Eton Dorney crowd as he finished 33rd and last in the men's single sculls.
British Olympic Association chairman Lord Moynihan says that the problem of empty seats "has to be sorted".
Five days of patient, and not so patient, waiting came to an end yesterday as Britain was rewarded with its first gold medal, promptly followed by another to quieten the critics.
Their superiority was evident in moments, measured by clear water to their pursuers within the first 500 metres. But that margin, in turn, traced back four years to one of barely half an inch.