The Boat Races

From the banks of the River Thames in London, Clare Balding introduces live coverage of one of the oldest and most iconic events in the sporting calendar. This year's meeting between Oxford and Cambridge universities sees the 162nd men's boat race and the 71st women's boat race.

Cambridge lead in both the men's and women's all-time standings, but in recent years the dark blues of Oxford have proved formidable opponents, winning six of the last eight men's races and seven of the last eight women's contests.

This is a live BBC One Stream, due to start at 1425 BST.

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