Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Records tumble at regatta

HOT weather and low river levels is a recipe for record-breaking rowing. And so it proved as a staggering 65 per cent of course ...

 

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

ALEX GREGORY likes nothing more than being outdoors. And since he’s retired from rowing, the double Olympic champion is determined to ...

 

Police sweat in heat but crowds keep their cool

Police sweat in heat but crowds keep their cool

ANYBODY who struggled in the heat during this year’s Henley Royal Regatta should spare a thought for the police. About 150 officers ...

 

Leander Club bring home six trophies to reach 200 wins in bicentenary year

Leander Club bring home six trophies to reach 200 wins in bicentenary year

LEANDER CLUB took home six trophies from this year’s Henley Royal Regatta breaking nine records in the process. It saw the club notch ...

 

Memorial boat for tragic Jack

Memorial boat for tragic Jack

TEAM-MATES of a former pupil at the Oratory School who was killed in a road accident say they “did him proud” after competing at the ...

 

I’m Shiplake’s superfan

I’m Shiplake’s superfan

AMONG the dozens of fans cheering on Shiplake College at this year’s Henley Royal Regatta, there was one more noticeable than the rest....

 

Town hall packed for draw of third-largest entry

Town hall packed for draw of third-largest entry

MORE than 200 people packed into Henley town hall to watch the draw for Henley Royal Regatta on Saturday. Competitors from as far as ...

 

Henley Royal Regatta day 4 as it happened

LIVE: Henley Royal Regatta day 4

7.10pm: Carnegie and Hurn lose out in the final race for a local crew today Leander Club's Sholto Carnegie and Cambridge University's ...

 

Henley Royal Regatta 2018: Day 3 as it happened

LIVE: Henley Royal Regatta 2018: Day 3

8pm: Close of rowing Well it's been another sunny and busy day of racing at Henley, with mixed fortunes for our local rowers, but win ...

 

Crowds and competitors keep their cool during regatta heats

Crowds and competitors keep their cool during regatta heats

VISITORS and rowers experienced a sweltering start to the 179th Henley Royal Regatta. Temperatures reached almost 30C on the first day ...

 

How chairman Steve is helping the ‘new China’

How chairman Steve is helping the ‘new China’

CHINA could become a major force in world rowing within six years, according to Sir Steve Redgrave. The Henley Royal Regatta chairman ...

 

My part in the Storming of the Pink Palace

My part in the Storming of the Pink Palace

IT’S hard to imagine that 35 years ago Leander Club was underperforming on the water and on the brink of bankruptcy. This led to a ...

 

200 papier mache hippos to celebrate club’s bicentenary

200 papier mache hippos to celebrate club’s bicentenary

TWO hundred miniature hippos have been decorated to mark the bicentenary of Leander Club. The hippo is the club’s symbol so it invited ...

 

How Leander Club’s move to Henley heralded golden age

How Leander Club’s move to Henley heralded golden age

IN 1896 Leander moved from its previous base in Putney to a newly built clubhouse on the Berkshire bank just below Henley Bridge. This ...

 

Two of the most splendid trophies in sport and how they were won

Two of the most splendid trophies in sport and how they were won

THE two Cork Cups not only dominate the trophy display cases at Leander, they are among the most splendid trophies to be found in any ...

 

Henley is so special to me, says coach of promising school eight

Henley is so special to me, says coach of promising school eight

HUGH Mackworth-Praed has high hopes for his schoolboy eight at Henley Royal Regatta, an event that will always be special for him. ...

 

Every rower wants to win here, says the man who matched feat

Every rower wants to win here, says the man who matched feat

JACK BEAUMONT achieved the same feat as Harry Glenister at last year’s regatta — but two hours later. He won the Queen Mother ...

 

Harry makes history at Henley aged just 22

Harry makes history at Henley aged just 22

FINALS day at last year’s Henley Royal Regatta was a moment Harry Glenister will remember for the rest of his life. After his victory ...

 

Cafe open

THE Regatta Café will be operating at the Chantry House in Henley from 10.30am to 5.30pm today (Friday) and tomorrow. Volunteers and ...

 

Transport to and from the regatta

EXTRA trains are running on the Henley branch line during the royal regatta. Some services will skip Wargrave and Shiplake during busy ...

 

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