There was relief from the Leander Club in Henley, where Anna Watkins trains, after the rower secured a gold medal in the double sculls final alongside partner Katherine Grainger who is from Maidenhead.
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A wet afternoon with heavy rain followed by heavy, potentially thundery, showers. Dry but chilly tonight, then dry and sunny tomorrow.
Ex-football manager Harry Redknapp told undercover reporters his own players bet on the result of one of their own matches, it is claimed.
Simon has Saturday's forecast for the east