Over the years the Thames World Sculling Challenge has attracted plenty of journalistic attention. Here are selected press clippings from previous years of the race.
Some of these clippings are image files of old prints, and others are transcribed for easier reading.
The Ancient Era
- 1880, excerpts from the "London Illustrated News".
- From these articles, the two illustrations "The Sculling Match" and "The Race" (large files).
- More articles and woodcut illustrations will be published here in the future.
The Modern Era
The 2000 race, Friday March 24th
The 1999 race, Friday April 2nd
- Picture file: Previews from Mike Rosewell of the Times, and Hugh Matheson of the Independent.
- Picture file: Preview and short race history in the Guardian from Christopher Dodd.
- Picture file: Advance information in Time Out.
- Picture file: Preview and race report from Geoffrey Page of the Daily Telegraph.
- Picture file: Reports from Geoffrey Page of the Daily Telegraph and Christopher Dodd of the Guardian.
- Picture file: Reports on the action from Hugh Matheson of the Independent and Mike Rosewell of the Times.