Ben Ainslie

Born: February 5, 1977 (age 40)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Macclesfield, England
Nationality: England flag English

Ben Ainslie
Sports Mole has 40 articles about Ben Ainslie. Articles 1 to 40:
Giles Scott of Great Britain sails on the Pão de Açúcar course during the Mens FINN Class as part of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Rio 2016 Sailing Test Even on August 8, 2014
Interview: Team GB sailing gold medallist Giles Scott
Team GB sailor Giles Scott talks to Sports Mole about his gold-medal success in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 23, 18:52
Giles Scott of Great Britain sails on the Pão de Açúcar course during the Mens FINN Class as part of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Rio 2016 Sailing Test Even on August 8, 2014
Result: Great Britain's Giles Scott wins gold in Finn class at Rio Olympics
Giles Scott claims a fifth consecutive gold for Great Britain in the Finn class at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 16, 19:13
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Sir Ben Ainslie backs Giles Scott to win Olympic gold in Rio
Four-time Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie is confident that Giles Scott can win gold for Great Britain in next summer's Olympic Games in Rio.
Sep 15, 10:11
Giles Scott of Great Britain sails on the Pão de Açúcar course during the Mens FINN Class as part of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Rio 2016 Sailing Test Even on August 8, 2014
Eight sailors selected by Great Britain for Rio 2016 Olympics
Great Britain name eight sailors, including Giles Scott, in their team for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Sep 9, 09:35
Sir Chris Hoy talks to the media prior to the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide on January 19, 2014
Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Steve Redgrave join 'Olympic Greats' to inspire Rio 2016 athletes
The BOA picks eight former athletes to join the Olympic Greats programme, which will provide advice for the Brits competing at Rio 2016.
Aug 4, 22:30
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Sir Ben Ainslie relieved not to be competing at Rio 2016 Olympics
Sir Ben Ainslie admits that he is relieved not to be competing for a fifth Olympic gold medal next year in Rio.
Jul 21, 10:07
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Sir Ben Ainslie: 'America's Cup preparation is intense'
Sir Ben Ainslie insists that there is "drive and determination" within his team to get preparations right for the America's Cup.
Jun 30, 09:58
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Sir Ben Ainslie rescued by Sir Richard Branson while on honeymoon
Four-time Olympic sailor Sir Ben Ainslie and his new wife Georgie Thompson are rescued by Sir Richard Branson after their boat suffers a problem.
Jan 13, 10:48
Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey is seen during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on April 6, 2014
Christian Horner: 'Adrian Newey still loves Formula 1'
Adrian Newey has not fallen out of love with Formula 1, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
Dec 16, 19:47
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Bermuda to host 2017 America's Cup
2013 winners Oracle decide that Bermuda will host the next staging of the America's Cup in 2017.
Dec 3, 11:24
Ben Ainslie of Ben Ainslie Racing attends a press conference introducing the teams of the 35th America's Cup in London, on September 9, 2014
Portsmouth to host preparation events for America's Cup
Portsmouth will host two preparation events for the 35th America's Cup.
Nov 25, 09:32
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie auctions off Finn sails for Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation
Sir Ben Ainslie puts his Olympic gold-medal winning Finn sails up for auction on eBay in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.
Oct 21, 10:10
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie close to testing America's Cup British boat for first time
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie reveals that he and his team are close to taking out their America's Cup testing boat for the first time.
Oct 14, 09:56
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie, Georgie Thompson announce engagement
British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie and former Sky Sports presenter Georgie Thompson announce their engagement.
Oct 8, 09:09
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie targets first British title at 2017 America's Cup
Sir Ben Ainslie believes that it would be "massive" for a British team to win their first America's Cup in 2017.
Sep 15, 10:02
Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey is seen during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on April 6, 2014
Adrian Newey: 'Formula 1 rules too restrictive'
Red Bull design chief Adrian Newey criticises Formula 1 authorities for creating "restrictive" regulations.
Aug 3, 15:44
Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions celebrates their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Leigh Halfpenny, Andy Murray shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Leigh Halfpenny is nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013, while Justin Rose, AP McCoy, Andy Murray, Christine Ohuruogu, Ian Bell, Ben Ainslie, Hannah Cockroft, Mo Farah and Chris Froome complete the shortlist.
Nov 26, 19:55
Ian Bell celebrates his century at Trent Bridge.
Ian Bell nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Ian Bell, Ben Ainslie, Hannah Cockroft, Mo Farah and Chris Froome all receive nominations for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013.
Nov 26, 19:15
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie sets sail with Pippa Middleton
Sir Ben Ainslie is spotted taking to the waters with the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge Pippa Middleton.
Nov 13, 15:02
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Sir Ben Ainslie dating ex-Sky Sports presenter Georgie Thompson
Former Sky Sports News presenter Georgie Thompson reveals that she has been in a relationship with sailor Sir Ben Ainslie since April.
Oct 7, 13:09
Oracle Team USA tactician Sir Ben Ainslie holds the America's Cup trophy as he celebrates onstage after they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013
Result: Team Oracle USA complete historic comeback
Team Oracle USA come back from 8-1 down to defeat Emirates New Zealand in the America's Cup.
Sep 25, 22:10
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie pays tribute to Andrew Simpson
Sir Ben Ainslie pays tribute to Andrew Simpson, who died on Thursday while training with the Artemis Racing team in San Francisco Bay.
May 11, 05:51
David Weir on December 16, 2012
Jonnie Peacock: 'David Weir should have been knighted'
Jonnie Peacock believes that David Weir should have become a knight rather than a CBE.
Jan 6, 20:41
David Weir on December 16, 2012
Paralympian David Weir questions honours list
Six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir suggests that disabled athletes have to do more than their Olympic counterparts after the publication of the New Year Honours List.
Dec 29, 09:33
Sarah Storey on December 16, 2012
Sarah Storey feels "incredibly honoured"
Sarah Storey says that she is overjoyed at being made a Dame and thanks her "family, friends, coaches and support staff" for their support over the years.
Dec 29, 03:12
Bradley Wiggins wins the Tour De France on July 22, 2012
Bradley Wiggins knighted in New Year Honours list
Bradley Wiggins is given a knighthood as one of 78 British Olympic and Paralympic athletes to be honoured.
Dec 29, 01:15
Team GB's Jessica Ennis receives her gold medal at London 2012 on August 4, 2012
BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees express gratitude
The nominees for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award express their gratitude on Twitter.
Nov 27, 12:13
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie confirms Olympic retirement
Four-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie confirms that he will not compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Nov 27, 07:44
Ben Ainslie
Reports: Ainslie will not compete in Rio
Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie will not compete at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Nov 27, 06:39
Bradley Wiggins
BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominees announced
The BBC reveal the 12 nominees that will compete for votes to become their Sports Personality of the Year for 2012.
Nov 26, 19:26
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie wins World Sailor of the Year title
Ben Ainslie wins the World Sailor of the Year award for a record fourth time.
Nov 7, 13:46
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie targets Rio Olympics
Ben Ainslie admits that he would like to represent Great Britain at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 21, 12:59
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie to retire after fourth Olympic gold in London?
Ben Ainslie could retire from sailing after winning his fourth consecutive gold medal.
Aug 5, 15:16
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie wins fourth Olympic gold
Ben Ainslie becomes the most successful Olympic sailer in history by winning his fourth Olympic gold.
Aug 5, 14:36
Usain Bolt
Olympics: Guide to day nine
Usain Bolt and Andy Murray take centre stage on day nine of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Sports Mole previews the action.
Aug 5, 02:12
Ben Ainslie
Result: Ben Ainslie wins first race at London 2012
Ben Ainslie wins his first race at London 2012.
Aug 2, 14:57
Chris Hoy
Sir Chris Hoy tipped for flagbearer honour
Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy is been named as the favourite to bear the flag for Great Britain at the Olympics opening ceremony.
Jul 20, 23:40
Olympic Torch
Sailor Ben Ainslie begins torch relay
Three-time Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie begins the London 2012 torch relay from Land's End.
May 19, 10:18
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie out of medal contention after row with media boat
Ben Ainslie is disqualified from the World Championships in Perth after leaving his boat to argue with a media vessel.
Dec 10, 17:37
Ben Ainslie
Ben Ainslie: "I had to be at my best"
Ben Ainslie believes that the qualification process for the Great British sailing team for London 2012 was one of the toughest he has faced.
Sep 20, 12:36


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