Rowing ladies take second gold of the day…

Team GB has won its second rowing gold of the day. Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking took the medal in the women’s double sculls at Eton Dorney. The boat pulled clear in the last 750m to win in a time of 7 minutes 9.3 seconds, a length and a half ahead of China. Speaking just…

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Gold for coxless four

Great Britain won the Olympic title in the men’s coxless four for the fourth successive Games, edging out Australia in a thrilling race at Eton Dorney. Pete Reed, Andy Triggs Hodge, Tom James and Alex Gregory clocked six minutes 3.97 seconds, with USA taking bronze. It was British rowing’s third gold medal of the regatta…

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Gold for Helen and Heather

Rower Helen Glover, who made history by becoming the first British woman even to win an Olympic rowing event with partner Heather Stanning, slept with her gold medal on her pillow last night, she has disclosed.

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