Sunday, 30 April, 2017

Unexploded Second World War bomb found in Thames ahead of Boat Race

Unexploded Second World War bomb found in Thames ahead of Boat Race Unexploded Second World War bomb found in Thames ahead of Boat Race
Tracy Craig | 02 April, 2017, 01:31

The police told this website: "Officers are working with the organisers of the boat race ahead of tomorrow's event".

"The new authority will ineviatbly create stronger ties between Peterborough and the county of Cambridgeshire and although Cambridge is not part of that authority it will be in everyone's best interests to promote the "Cambridgeshire" powerhouse', he said". By the time the Cambridge women reached Barnes Bridge, their boat was barely visible. They beat the Italian National rowing crew in the preparatory race by two and half lengths scoring three wins on the round for the Oxford University's rowing crew.

Privately, it is understood that senior figures at Cambridge University took some persuading to sanction the change, with high-level Government support playing a key role.

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An unexploded Second World War bomb has been found in London's River Thames near the start of Sunday's Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race, police said on Saturday. Overall in the women's and the Men's race Cambridge university has been leading the scenarios in the women's section the Cambridge leading with 41 to 20 triumphs over Oxford and the in men's section the Cambridge leading with 82 wins to 79 over the Oxford University.

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"Despite winning last year, the Light Blues are virtually friendless to win this year's race and with a biggest bet of just 28 pounds, they are being left in the wake of Oxford punters who are splashing the cash", said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

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