Cambridge are bidding to win back the Varsity Boat Race title with a heavier crew than their Oxford rivals.
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The weigh in for the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race - one of the most famous events on the sporting calendar - has taken place in London.
Cambridge are bidding to win back the title after last year's defeat and they unveiled a heavier crew - but they lack the experience of Oxford, who's squad features three Olympians. Confidence is high in the Cambridge camp though who say their crew are freakishly talented.
This year is the 160th boat race, and crews from the two universities have been in training for months.
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The official weigh in of the Cambridge and Oxford University boat crews will take place on Monday 10 March.
There are just 27 days to go now until the boatrace takes place on the Thames in London on 6th April.
The weigh in is often a clear indication as to which crew will be favourite to win the race.
This year it's the 160th race, and crews from the two unversities have been in training for months.
Ahead of this weekend's Carrow Cup rowing race in Norwich, the Chair of Norwich Rowing Club, Nick Francis, explains how the iconic trophy ended up in Australia for a number of years.
Training's underway for one of the oldest rowing races in the country.
Tomorrow's Carrow Cup race marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the Norwich rowing competition, making it older than the university boat race and the Henley regatta.
In fact, it's thought to the second oldest rowing prize in England, second only to the annual Doggett’s Coat and Badge Race on the Thames.
Teams from across the UK will be competing in the race and the Chair of Norwich Rowing Club, Nick Francis, says that the trophy is steeped in history:
"The Cup is the second oldest rowing trophy in the UK, and dates back to 1813, making it actually about 15 years older than the Oxford Vs. Cambridge Boat Race.
"It's a very important race locally, a very traditional race, and we're very happy to host both local clubs and traditional boats from all over the country."
A man from Welwyn Garden City is preparing to row the Atlantic to raise money for Diabetes UK.
Scott Etherington, who is 33, is a finance manager for Tesco.
He's hoping to cross the Atlantic in 50 days and wants to raise £25,000.
The Olympic Gold medallist Katherine Grainger has visited a school in Peterborough to open a new sports facility.
The rowing champion toured the gym at The Peterborough School and chatted to pupils, who had a chance to try out the new equipment.
She was also at the city's Cathedral to talk about winning an Olympic gold, and to inspire pupils to get involved in sport.