The summer social calendar is well underway with the 164th Henley Royal Regatta. Rowers from across the world - including Olympic medalists are taking part in the five day event on the River Thames. Watch Chris Maughan's report.
Rowing teams from across the world will take part in the Henley Royal Regatta today.
Unlike all other rowing events, the teams at Henley will have to race on a knock-out basis by rowing two abreast over a 2,112m long course.
The Henley Royal Regatta begins today with more than 200 races to take place in the next few days.
Thousands of visitors are expected to attend the five-day event, which will see races of an international standard taking place.
The 164th Henley Royal Regatta begins today. The event will see rowers from all over the world competing on the River Thames. Many of those taking part will have participated in last year's Olympic rowing events.
The racing on Wednesday 3rd July will involve the world's top university, club and school rowers.
The 2013 World Rowing Cup is underway at Eton Dorney in Berkshire.
Rowing teams from across the world will compete in several rounds to qualify through to the semi-finals and finals of the Cup.
The Great Britain Rowing Team taking part in this year's event have tweeted their enjoyment of the Cup.
A lovely atmosphere around Eton Dorney this morning, the crowd are all enjoying themselves and the sun is even trying to make an appearance!
The second World Rowing Cup of 2013 begins today at Eton Dorney in Berkshire following the success of last year's Olympic water sports at the site. The event was last held in the UK eight years ago.
The GB Rowing** team announced their line-up for this month's World cup at Eton Dorney in Berkshire. The rowers were among our most successful Olympians last year.
This is the first time the World Rowing Cup been held in the UK for eight years. And a number of Gold medallists and new faces - from our region - will be in action. Andrew Pate took to the water - to get a closer look.
The sport of rowing is common in private schools but not in the state system. However there is now a rowing club at one state school in Oxfordshire - just one - and it's going from strength to strength. Kate Bunkall reports.
Five times Olympic champion - Sir Steve Redgrave - was along the River Thames in Marlow today. He was there to celebrate a major milestone in the restoration of the rowing club. Kate Bunkall reports.
The Marlow Rowing Club which was damaged by a fire in 2011 is to be rebuilt thanks to a one million pound grant from the National Lottery. Former member - Olympian Sir Steve Redgrave, will be there later to help celebrate the plans for a new state-of-the-art site for water sports.