Rowing - The 133rd Boat Race - Oxford University v Cambridge University - Training
Oxford University Boat Club President Donald MacDonald, the oldest ever oarsmen in the race at 31 years and three months. MacDonald was at the centre of a mutiny in the Oxford crew when he allegedly guaranteed himself a seat in the boat at the expense of a member of the US national rowing team who had enrolled at the University that year at the behest of Rick Ross, an oarsman for Oxford in the previous year's defeat, which waas Oxford's first loss for eleven years. After the withdrawal of the Americans from the crew just six weeks before the race, a virtual reserve crew coached by Dan Topolski went on to win the race by four lengths
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Entertainment - Rod McKuen - Heathrow Airport, London
When American poet Rod McKuen flew into Heathrow Airport, London, he was welcomed by a couple of strangers. The strangers - who soon became friends - were Raina Spencer, 12, of Windsor, and her Boston Terrier dog, Freddie, who were on hand to meet Raina's father.
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