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Team GB sailors Hannah Mills, Saskia Clark forced to wait for gold
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are forced to wait for sailing gold by the Rio weather.
Aug 17, 21:06
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Elliot Willis pulls out of GB squad for Rio Olympics due to cancer treatment
Elliot Willis is withdrawn from Great Britain's sailing squad for the Rio Olympics due to ongoing treatment for bowel cancer.
Mar 8, 12:10
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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
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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
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British sailor dies in round-the-world race
British amateur sailor Andrew Ashman dies while participating in a round-the-world race.
Sep 5, 15:30
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2016 Olympic Games organisers: Sailing venue "needs improvement"
Carlos Nuzman, the president of the organising committee for the 2016 Olympic Games, admits that the sailing venue "needs improvement".
Sep 3, 13:17
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South Korean sailor Cho Wonwoo falls ill after Rio test event
South Korean sailor Cho Wonwoo falls ill after taking part in a test event in Rio de Janeiro ahead of next year's Olympic Games.
Aug 20, 10:32
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Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel: 'Rio 2016 is do or die'
British Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel expresses her determination to win a gold medal at Rio 2016.
Aug 7, 17:20
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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
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Great Britain's Nick Thompson to treat sailing test event in Rio as an Olympics
Nick Thompson insists that Great Britain will treat next month's sailing test event in Brazil like the Olympics.
Jul 14, 09:38
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GB men's sailing team beat Germany in final of Grand Challenge Cup
Great Britain's men beat Germany in the Grand Challenge Cup final at Henley Royal Regatta at the weekend.
Jul 6, 10:01
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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
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Briton Ian Walker guides Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to Volvo Ocean Race victory
Briton Ian Walker guides Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to victory in the nine-month Volvo Ocean Race.
Jun 23, 09:36
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Helena Lucas becomes first athlete to be named for 2016 Paralympic Games
Paralympian Helena Lucas is the first athlete to be named by ParalympicsGB ahead of next summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Apr 29, 10:15
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Great Britain secure four ISAF Sailing World Cup medals in France
Great Britain claim four medals at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France with Giles Scott, Ed Wright, Nick Thompson, Luke Patience and Elliot Willis.
Apr 27, 10:03
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Pollution concerns over Rio de Janeiro sailing venue
Organisers admit that they have concerns over pollution at the sailing venue that will be used at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Feb 5, 16:08
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IPC drop sailing from Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games programme
The IPC drops sailing from the programme of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, while seven-a-side football also misses out.
Feb 3, 10:15
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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
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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
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International Sailing Federation chief executive Jerome Pels resigns
International Sailing Federation chief executive Jerome Pels steps down from his role after 17 years with the organisation.
Oct 28, 10:08
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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
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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
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Sailors attempt world record in memory of Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson
Sailors from around the globe attempt to break the world record for the largest sailing race in 24 hours in memory of Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson.
Sep 23, 09:49
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Great Britain's sailing team qualify for 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Great Britain's sailing team qualify for every class at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games following the World Championships in Santander.
Sep 22, 09:41
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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
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Stephen Park keen to secure Olympics qualification
British Sailing manager Stephen Park reveals that he wants to use the upcoming World Championships to secure as many places at the next Olympics as possible.
Sep 10, 13:16
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Joe Glanfield retires from sailing
British Olympic medal-winning sailor Joe Glanfield retires from the sport.
Feb 14, 07:44
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
UK Sport withdraws funding from seven sports
UK Sport cuts the funding for seven sports, including basketball, beach volleyball and boxing.
Feb 4, 15:06
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
File photo of Andrew Simpson taken June 24, 2009
Andrew Simpson death to be investigated
America's Cup chiefs, San Francisco police and the US Coast Guard launch an investigation into the death of British sailor Andrew Simpson.
May 10, 23:27
Andrew Simpson
British Olympic Association "devastated" by death of sailor Andrew Simpson
The British Olympic Association express their 'devastation' in hearing that sailing champion Andrew Simpson lost his life during a training exercise in the US.
May 10, 11:23
File photo of Andrew Simpson taken June 24, 2009
British sailing champion Andrew Simpson dies in accident
British Olympic gold medallist Andrew Simpson dies aged 36 following a training accident in San Francisco.
May 9, 23:42
Nick Dempsey
Nick Dempsey becomes first man to win two windsurfing world titles
Great Britain's Nick Dempsey becomes the first man to win two windsurfing world titles.
Mar 6, 22:09
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
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


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