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Olympic rowers take selfie

Durham's Olympic rower Jessica Eddie posed for a 'selfie' with the gold medallist Heather Stanning, who's back in training after a tour of Afghanistan in her day job with the British Army.

Selfie - a photo taken oneself - has been named Word of the Year 2013 by the Oxford Dictionaries.

Captain Heather Stanning and Durham's Olympic rower Jessica Eddie Credit: Jess Eddie


Olympian Matt Wells brings Team GB rowers home to Hexham

Rower Matt Wells took bronze in Beijing and came fifth in London 2012 Credit: ITV

Ten Olympic rowers, including the gold medallists Kat Copeland and Sophie Hosking, will compete in a charity regatta in Hexham on Saturday. The fun day is being organised by one of their GB teammates, Matt Wells. The money raised will go towards his foundation, set up to help talented young rowers.


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