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Meet Daphne Martschenko, President of Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club

Cambridge University’s Daphne Martschenko took part in the 2015 and 2016 Women’s Boat Races and will be in the Blondie crew this year

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Clare Balding on presenting the Cancer Research UK Boat Race

The BBC’s 2018 Boat Race coverage will be led by Clare Balding, who famously opted to commentate on the first Women’s Boat Race over the Grand National in 2015, when both events were taking place on the same day

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London to Oxford in a single scull: daughter raises money for Cancer Research UK in honour of late father

Joanna Heymann will row from London to Oxford in honour of her late father Tim, who died of brain cancer in October 2016

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Masters of the Thames at the Vets Head of the River Race

As over 200 crews prepare for the Vets Head of the River, we talk to Pengwern Boat Club about their preparation for the event which begins at 10.30am on Sunday

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British Rowing appoints Brendan Purcell as Director of Performance

Purcell will start his new role on 1 June 2018, having served as Performance Director at British Triathlon

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World Water Day celebrates 25 years: how you can help

World Water Day is on Thursday 22 March so BBC weather presenter and rower, Jen Bartram, suggests three easy ways that your club can make a difference

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Running injury leads to couple becoming champion indoor rowers

Rod Chinn and Carol Woodward started rowing after a running injury in 2007 and have since broken world records in their age categories

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Televising the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

When Oxford and Cambridge do battle on 24 March, the BBC will celebrate the 80th anniversary of its first televising of the event in 1938. Martin Gough finds out what it takes to cover the Cancer Research UK Boat Race in 2018

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British Rowing announces extension to SAS Analytics partnership

SAS has extended its partnership as Official Analytics Partner for a further three years, until December 2020

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‘This little lake is where big dreams happen’: How Jess Leyden found her competitive spirit in Hollingworth

Jess Leyden was never concerned with winning in sports before she joined Hollingworth Lake BC. The rest is history

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