The Boat Race

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Fingers on buzzers… are Oxford and Cambridge students really the best? | Letters
Letters: Jennifer Highwood and Prof David Thomas weigh in after Frank Coffield’s complaint that University Challenge favours Oxbridge entrants

31, Mar, 2023 @5:12 PM

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The Boat Races: Cambridge sweep past Oxford to claim men’s and women’s titles – as it happened
Cambridge’s women won for the sixth time in a row, then Cambridge’s men took a closer tussle to record their the fourth triumph in five races

Daniel Harris

26, Mar, 2023 @4:48 PM

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Bruce Philp obituary
Other lives: Plastic surgeon specialising in burns and the first person to row for both Oxford and Cambridge in the Boat Race

Al Philp

10, Nov, 2022 @10:34 AM

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Eamonn McCabe: a consummate sports photojournalist
The former Observer picture editor died last week, but his work will continue to be seen and admired by friends and the public

Tim Adams

09, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Oxford win men’s Boat Race as Cambridge women triumph – as it happened
Cambridge won the women’s edition in a record time before Oxford put in a imperious display in the men’s race

Alex Hess

03, Apr, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Cambridge beat Oxford in men's and women's 2021 Boat Race – as it happened
Cambridge’s dominance of the world’s most famous rowing race continued in the men’s and women’s events

Luke McLaughlin

04, Apr, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Cambridge don the medals after double boat race triumph over Oxford
Both the men’s and women’s races were decided by less than a length as Cambridge completed a triumphant double over Oxford on the Great Ouse near Cambridge

Giles Richards

04, Apr, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Old friends in opposition for Sunday’s historic Boat Race on the Great Ouse
School friends Katie Anderson and Sarah Portsmouth will put their bond aside for the duration of this year’s unique event

Giles Richards

03, Apr, 2021 @4:25 PM

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Boat Race 2021 floats to Great Ouse for unique, unpredictable edition
Since 1845 the Boat Race has been staged between Putney and Mortlake but this year the race finds itself in rural Cambridgeshire

Sean Ingle

02, Apr, 2021 @11:26 AM

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James Cracknell’s milestone is not sport but masochism in search of meaning | Andrew Anthony
Concern over the dark psychology behind the obsessive pursuit of feats such as James Cracknell’s Boat Race victory at 46 is a more natural response than wonder at the achievements

Andrew Anthony

14, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Don’t knock the university oldies | Letters
Letters: Eoin Carter and Eric Skidmore respond to Richard Williams’ article about older postgraduates appearing in the Boat Race and on University Challenge


12, Apr, 2019 @4:20 PM

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James Cracknell is a great Boat Race story but should age eclipse youth? | Richard Williams
The Boat Race and University Challenge are both being dominated by postgraduates yet used to be about the nation admiring the strength and knowledge of young people

Richard Williams

08, Apr, 2019 @2:35 PM

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