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COUNTDOWN TO RIO: SUMMER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW

Laura Trott admitted she needed to stop letting things go down to the wire as she defended her European omnium title by a single point in Guadel...

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Leander dominate wind-affected British Rowing Championships

A host of Olympic and world champions took gold in the men’s eights after strong winds brought the British Rowing Champions to an early close in...

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Glover and Stanning among winners at British Championships

Olympic pairs champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning were in winning form at the British Championships in Nottingham – winning the women’s ...

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Chambers excited after Rio scouting mission

Spurred on by a recent training camp in Rio, Olympic silver medallist Richard Chambers believes rowing will get plenty of attention at the 2016 ...

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Countdown to Rio: Summer sports week in review

Sir Bradley Wiggins admitted completing an historic treble at his last Road World Championships had been the ideal way to end a difficult season...

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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.