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Glover and Stanning well placed at GB Rowing Team Trials

Helen Glover insisted she and Heather Stanning were taking nothing for granted despite topping their women’s pairs semi-finals by over six secon...

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Olympic champion Stanning delighted to reunite with Glover

Heather Stanning admits she is champing at the bit to get going again as she prepares to race with Helen Glover for the first time since winning...

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Grainger and Watkins ready for London Marathon challenge

Olympic gold medallists Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins will start this weekend's Virgin Money London Marathon - and then run the race thems...

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Louloudis strokes Oxford to dominant Boat Race victory

Olympic bronze medallist Constantine Louloudis stroked Oxford University to a commanding victory over arch-rivals Cambridge at The Boat Race on ...

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This Week in Olympic Sport: April 1-6

As the winter sport season effectively comes to a close this week the summer sport season slowly gets going – we take a look now at the action o...

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Biography

Acer Nethercott was selected as cox of the men's eight for the Beijing 2008Olympic Games and won a silver medal. Nethercott has coxed the Great Britain eight for the past three seasons, and won bronze at the 2007 World Rowing Championships in Munich. In the 2008 World Cup series, he coxed the eight to second and third place. Originally, from Harlow in Essex, Nethercott went to school at Mark Hall Comprehensive and then Broxbourne School. He joined Oxford University Boat Club after starting at Oxford and was the Oxford women's Blue Boat cox in 2000 before coxing Isis in 2002 and then moving up to the winning Blue Boat in 2003. He went on to cox the Blue Boat in 2004 and again in 2005 when Oxford avenged their previous year's defeat to Cambridge. Nethercott gained his B.Phil in 2003 and his D.Phil in Philosophy last year when he spent some time studying at the Sorbonne in Paris.