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Last year's Women's Boat Race will for ever be remembered for one reason: the near-sinking of the Cambridge crew.

While the finest rowers from Oxford and Cambridge will take to the River Thames on Sunday 2nd April for the annual Boat Race, a bunch of celebrities will also be trying to impress us with their rowing skills for Cancer Research UK.

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The women's race is set to begin at 4.35pm and will be succeeded by the men's race at 5.35pm.

It will be a four and a quarter mile race and the finish line will be near the Chiswick Bridge.

Oxford and Cambridge go toe to toe and oar to oar this weekend for the 163rd Boat Race.

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Oxford University are favorite to win Saturday's Boat Race against its arch-rival Cambridge University.

The historic Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge will be re-named following tomorrow's event after Government pressure over plans to create a new Mayoral authority covering Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. Will the Cambridge University win this year as well?

There are two sides of the River Thames course the Surrey side and the Middlesex side, the surrey side comprising of Putney and Barnes and the Middlesex side comprising of Fulham/Chiswick side. This year the event will be held on Sunday 2 April 2017.

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