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When is the 2017 Boat Race TODAY? What time does the Oxford v Cambridge race start?
Cambridge’s male rowers are defending the title they won last year but the university’s women’s team are hoping for better luck this year. Last year the Cambridge women’s boat dramatically almost sank in the Thames amid high winds, allowing Oxford to …
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Nehru Trophy: Keep an eye out for this three-year-old skipper
It is usually the chundan vallam or the snake boats that steal the show at the annual Nehru Trophy Boat race (NTBR). But, this year, keep your eye out for the Iruttukuthi competitions. For you may miss the youngest skipper this boat race has ever seen.
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Baker boat race generates water-worthy science fun
Ask any home do-it-yourselfer what’s in their toolbox and they’ll probably mention duct tape. As the old joke goes, it may not hold the universe together, but it’s pretty darned handy for domestic fixing and fastening. It even works surprisingly well as a …
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Riverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River

551389700bd3a.imageRiverbration boat race that started in the 1950s set to return to Allegheny River
It’s been around two decades since boats last roared along the Allegheny River competing against one another in a Kittanning racing event. But in August, the three-day Riverbration boat race that first began in the 1950s is set to return. The 2016 …
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The great snake boat race of India
These are external links and will open in a new window The annual snake boat race in the southern Indian state of Kerala is a unique sporting spectacle because of its scale and popularity. Faizal Khan watched the event at the weekend to explain why …
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Women’s University Boat Race turns tide with historic first Thames race
(CNN)For more than 150 years, men’s rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge have battled it out for supremacy in the annual University Boat Race on London’s River Thames. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since the race was first contested over the …
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Boat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years

sportBoat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – You can see something on the St. Johns River this weekend that has not happened in 25 years: boat racing. Jacksonville’s Grand Prix of the Sea will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Boat racing was a fixture downtown for awhile …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach
The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with …
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Dragon Boat Racing Festival kicks off at Corniche

sportDragon Boat Racing Festival kicks off at Corniche
The Volvo Ocean Race may be on a three-week hiatus but watersports lovers thirsty for action should flock to the Corniche this Friday for the Dragon Boat Racing Festival. The UAE Dragon Boat Associa­tion (UAE DBA) is teaming up with Abu Dhabi Sailing …
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Boat racing comes to Riverside this weekend for Round 2
Roaring SuperStock speedboats and bouncing AquaX watercraft will be racing off Riverside this weekend as the St. Johns River Grand Prix returns off Memorial Park. Admission is free as racing starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday in a course offshore of the …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Arlington Heights hosts fifth annual Dragon Boat Festival

sportArlington Heights hosts fifth annual Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday’s festivities were an opportunity to learn about the culture of dragon boat racing, which has a long, rich history in China. Along with the water competition, multicultural performances, musical acts, workshops and demonstrations were a part of …
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Total Teamwork at the 2016 Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival
The 2016 Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival returned to Marine Stadium near the Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long Beach this past weekend. This annual race brings teams from across the world here to compete and race their dragon boats against each other …
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Masters Team Racing in Newport
Newport, RI (August 4, 2016) – A trio of prestigious team racing regattas featuring three-boat teams from around the United States and abroad will be hosted this month by New York Yacht Club Harbour Court. The Morgan Cup Team Race, the Hinman Masters …
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Children’s Hospital to host 10th annual Dragon Boat festival

sportChildren’s Hospital to host 10th annual Dragon Boat festival
Dating back more than 2,300 years, Dragon Boat racing features teams of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerer in 46-foot long Chinese dragon boats, racing through the water to the finish line. Paddlers ages 15 and older at any skill and fitness levels …
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Detroit gearing up for 100 years of hydroplane racing
In its heyday, in the 1960s and ’70s, hundreds of thousands watched the big Thunder Boats roar down the Detroit River course. Bernstein and his group saw the Hydrofest regain some of its former glory last year with the backing of the UAW-GM Center for …
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Blind Sailing Match Racing Clinic
Fort Myers, FL (March 24, 2016) – The Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan (SEAS) teamed up with Blind Sailing Unlimited (BSU), the Women’s International Match Racing Association (WIMRA), and the Edison Sailing Center hosted the second in a …
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