Boat Race cancelled because of coronavirus

Cambridge boat during Boat Race
Cambridge have won the past two men's races

This month's Boat Race has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The men's and women's races between Cambridge and Oxford Universities were due to take place on 29 March.

"This decision is based entirely on our concern for the welfare of our crews, our spectators, our staff and volunteers," a statement read.

Last year, Cambridge won both the men's and women's events at the 165th Boat Race.

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