Henley Royal Regatta 'biggest so far'
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Henley Royal Regatta: Team GB miss tournament for Olympic preparation

This year's Henley Royal Regatta is "the biggest it has ever been", according to former Olympic rower and event chairman Sir Steve Redgrave.

At least 629 entries will race over the five-day event, which has been going on the banks of the River Thames for 177 years.

The British rowing team will not be at this year's Royal Regatta as they are preparing for the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro .