Women stick their oars into Boat Race patriarchy

History will be made on the dark waters of London's River Thames on Saturday when women's crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities attack the men's Boat Race course for the very first time. "I think it's a symbolic breakthrough, because of the longevity of this race," Helena Morrissey, sponsor of the women's race, told AFP. "It's 186 years since the men of Oxford and Cambridge first rowed …