In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1regata femininethe Boat Race — regata anual entre Oxford y Cambridge
- Known simply as the Boat Race, Oxford-Cambridge head-to-head contest began in 1829 when Cambridge sent a challenge to Oxford to race in the fixed seat boats of the day.
- Surely the Boat Race is too important an event to let commercial riff raff like ITV get their grubby mitts on it, she demurred.
- After a number of venue changes The Boat Race became a four and a quarter mile fixture between Putney and Mortlake on the Thames River.
- The BBC has lost the rights to broadcast the Oxbridge Boat Race after more than fifty years of exclusively covering the event.
- Oxford won the 2003 Boat Race by the narrowest of margins and by all accounts it was one of the most exciting finishes of all time with BBC audience figures of 7.7 million.
- The Boat Race is the annual rowing contest between England's two oldest and most distinguished universities.
- This was strokeman Andy Triggs Hodge's summary of Oxford's exceptional performance to win the 151st Boat Race.
- The Boat Race can be followed live in the UK on BBC, and will be broadcast on the pan European channel Eurosport.
- The main challenge at the moment is for all of the Oxford crews to win the Boat Race and Henley.
- While I didn't put in anywhere near as much time as I did for the Boat Race, the enjoyment of it was still really high.
- Known simply as the Boat Race, Oxford and Cambridge Universities faced each other for the 150th time in a one on one battle over the 4 - ¼ mile course.
- She has also reported on a diverse range of sporting events including Wimbledon, the London Marathon and the Boat Race for the BBC.
- He raced for Oxford University in the Boat Race, in 1990 and 1991.
- What was significant about the Boat Race, won by Cambridge after two successive Oxford victories?
- The year 2004 sees the 150th anniversary of the Boat Race, first contested between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in 1829.
- Tomorrow is the Boat Race 2005-the 151st boat race between Oxford and Cambridge.
- Steve Rider takes to the helm of the Boat Race 2003 on Sunday 6 April as the Cambridge and Oxford Blue Crews clash for the 149th title.
- It was the closest win in the history of The Boat Race.
- Oxford is once more triumphant in the Boat Race.
- However, earlier this month, rowing had one of its rare moments in the spotlight as Oxford and Cambridge Universities contested the Boat Race.
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