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Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, , 2:29 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014
London 2012 49 Olympic Gold Medallist Nathan Outteridge signals major issue with Rio 2016 regatta Plenty of boat park time at Santander World 2014 as the race organisers struggle to keep racing on track in light airs and in discussions this week, the Australian gave this assessment of a major issue looming for the sailing regatta in 2016 ...[more]


British Sailing Team join forces with Zhik for new clothing range By British Sailing Team, , 6:48 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014
The British Sailing Team has joined forces with its technical clothing partner Zhik to provide a limited edition retail range which is available to buy online. Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World Champions around the world. The British Sailing Team has been enjoying the fantastic range of Zhik products ...[more]


Rio 2016: No Vacation - a unique Swiss sailing team HD video from Rio By Juerg Kaufmann, , 5:18 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014
Top international sailing and extreme photographer, Juerg Kaufmann (SUI) was in Rio de Janerio for the recent Olympic test event. Perhaps better known for his America's Cup and other sailing events, and of course being Swiss, he loves his mountains. Kaufmann always wants to be unique. This is certainly different, and a very skilful use of images and camera techniques in this High Definition video. ...[more]


Australians start well in Rio By ISAF, , 11:47 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The Australians doing well at Rio test event. The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...[more]


2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - Day 3 By ISAF, , 12:25 PM Wed 6 Aug 2014
2014 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta - The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ...[more]


2016 Rio Olympic Games - Australian Sailing Team warming up in Rio By Cora Zillich, , 12:47 PM Tue 5 Aug 2014
2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games - With two years to go to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, selected crews of the Australian Sailing Team are currently in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the Olympic Sailing venue of Guanabara Bay for Rio’s first Olympic test event. Officially titled 'Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014', the regatta is the first of all Olympic test events and the first of tw ...[more]


2016 Olympics: Brazil successfully improving water quality By Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, , 10:26 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014
Top international photographer, Juerg Knaufmann (SUI) has been in Rio de Janeiro at the venue for the 2016 Sailing Olympics and reports that the serious issues surrounding the water pollution at the race venue are being mitigated. ...[more]


Help clean up the sailing water at Rio - Image Gallery By Juerg Kaufmann, , 4:49 PM Thu 31 Jul 2014
Top international sailing photographer, Juerg Kaufmann (SUI) is in Rio for the first of two Olympic Test events. Like many others in the sailing community he is most unhappy about the quality of the water at the Olympic venue. Sailing has always prided itself on being an environmentally proud sport. ...[more]


Australian Sailing Team in Rio for first Olympic test event By Cora Zillich, , 12:24 PM Thu 31 Jul 2014
Selected crews of the Australian Sailing Team have arrived in Rio de Janeiro to compete at the first Olympic test event in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. ...[more]


Rio 2016 Paralympics - Tasmanian sailors on the Road to Rio By Peter Campbell, , 10:48 PM Wed 30 Jul 2014
Paralympic sailor Matt Bugg heads for Canada this week in a bid to again qualify Australia as a nation a place at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Bugg, who will be sailing in the International 2.4mR class in which he finished seventh overall at the London 2012 Paralympics, is one of five Tasmanians seeking a berth at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. ...[more]


Paige Railey: ISAF Youth Worlds produced Laser Radial talent By ISAF / Imogen Stanley, , 7:45 PM Tue 1 Jul 2014
In 2005 Railey was at the top of her game, she won gold at the ISAF Youth Worlds taking six wins out of the eleven races. Following on from this Railey went onto win European Gold and finally, but most impressively, the Open World Championship title. This sprinkling of gold put her at a well-deserved World #1 ranking confirming her status as the world’s best in 2005. ...[more]


Image Gallery: Sarah Steyaert and Julie Bossard 49er FX Olympic Class By Christophe Launay, , 5:18 AM Wed 28 May 2014
Sarah Steyaert and Julie Bossard campaigning to represent France in the 49er FX class, the new Olympic Women's double-handed skiff class. The 49erFX is a modified version of the male high performance 49er skiff that has been sailed in the Olympics since the Sydney games in 2000. ...[more]


2016 Olympic Games - Water pollution targets abandoned By Sail-world.com, , 4:04 AM Mon 19 May 2014
By the 2016 Olympic Games Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay, state environmental officials admitted last week. ...[more]


Teddy Ndaro wants to be first native Kenyan to sail in the Olympics By Robert Deaves, , 7:15 AM Sat 17 May 2014
Like many a sailor around the world, Teddy Ndaro (KEN) has a dream - to represent his country in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is not unique in that, but in doing so he would become the first-ever native Kenyan to sail in the Olympic Games. ...[more]


Australian Sailing Squad’s Jake Lilley - Junior European Finn Champion By Cora Zillich, , 12:21 PM Tue 13 May 2014
Australian Sailing Squad’s Jake Lilley (QLD) wrapped up the 2014 Junior European Finn Championship (22-25 September 2014) in La Rochelle, France with a win, and fifteenth position in the senior open fleet. ...[more]


IOC denies speculation that London will host the 2016 Olympics? By Saill-World.com, , 2:43 PM Sat 10 May 2014
London has been secretly asked if it would be able to take over the 2016 Olympics because Brazil is so far behind on preparations, Britain's Evening Standard newspaper has said. This has been denied by the IOC. ...[more]


Australian Finn sailors line up for European challenge By Rob Kothe and Sail-World team, , 10:43 PM Sun 4 May 2014
The fleet very strong, it includes 21 former Olympians, six former European champions and three former world champions. There are two young Australians in the fleet, 23 year old Oliver Tweddell (AUS) was ranked World number one after an outstanding start to the season but has been dogged by an arm injury and after struggling in Palma and Hyeres has dropped to second in the world. ...[more]


Kiwi Gold: Former America's Cup sailors on the Road to Rio Paralympics By Alan Sefton, , 9:21 PM Thu 1 May 2014
The Kiwi Gold Sailing team continues to receive great support – from without and within. The team was formed last year to assist two of New Zealand’s outstanding sailing talents, David Barnes and Rick Dodson, to achieve their goal of winning a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, ...[more]


Rio preps 'worse than Athens' says IOC Vice President + Video By Mike Tancred, AOC, , 12:01 AM Thu 1 May 2014
The Australian Olympic Committee President and International Olympic Committee Vice President, John Coates, has described Rio’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics as 'the worst I have experienced' and 'worse than Athens' (2004). ...[more]


IOC vice-president calls Rio 2016 preparations 'worst ever seen' By BBC, , 4:40 AM Wed 30 Apr 2014
The preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are the 'worst' ever seen, according to International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates. The Australian said the IOC has taken 'unprecedented' action by placing experts in the local organising committee to ensure the Games go ahead. ...[more]


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