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Olympic sailing: Bulk of British squad confirmed for Tokyo 2020

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Gold medallists Hannah Mills and Giles Scott are among 12 sailors named by the British Olympic Association (BOA) as the first Team GB athletes selected for Tokyo 2020. The Rio 2016 champions are joined by a host of elite sailors representing eight of the 10 Olympic sailing classes, as the team

Olympic sailing: World Sailing confirms Laser singlehander for Paris 2024

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At World Sailing's 2019 Mid-Year Meeting in London, Great Britain, World Sailing's Council voted to retain the Equipment for the Men's and Women's One Person Dinghy for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The World Sailing Board informed Council in May 2019 that it would only continue contractual discussions until 1

Olympic sailing: Andy Rice checks in after back-to-back events in Japan

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What would you rather have for your nation of choice: two gold medals from next year’s Olympic Regatta, or four silvers and two bronzes? By the brutally elitist gold-trumps-all method that the official leaderboard is calculated at the Olympic Games, China was top performer at the Olympic Test Regatta in

Olympic sailing: Rob Kothe assesses Australia’s Tokyo 2020 medal hopes

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The Australian Sailing Team turned in the best overall medal performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but can the Aussie Olympic sailing squad do the same in Enoshima, Japan at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics? Based on feedback from the Test and World Cup events which recently concluded there, Australian yachting

Olympic sailing: Great Britain names mixed pair for Offshore European Championship

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The mixed offshore duo Henry Bomby and Hannah Diamond have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2019 EUROSAF Mixed Offshore European Championship – a crucial next step on their road to the 2024 Paris Olympics. The inaugural event, taking place from 8 to 11 October, will see eight rival

Olympic sailing: Britain’s Hansen in search of redemption in Enoshima

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British Laser sailor Elliot Hanson is hoping to right some wrongs on the Olympic waters of Enoshima, Japan this week. As the British entry to last week’s Tokyo 2020 test event, dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, Hanson finished down the fleet in 22nd place and the Macclesfield sailor hopes to rectify that

Olympic sailing: Two more medals put British Sailing Team on top in Japan

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Britain’s sailors increased their Olympic test event medal tally to six with another silver and bronze today, finishing the regatta as top nation. Dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, the regatta is a dress rehearsal for the Games proper with nations selecting just one entry in each of the ten Olympic sailing classes. Held

Olympic sailing: Brits win four medals so far at Enoshima test event

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Great Britain’s sailors today scooped four medals on the first day of medal racing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event in Enoshima, Japan. Dubbed Ready Steady Tokyo, the test event held one year out from the Games has long been regarded as an indicator for Olympic success and Great

Olympic sailing: British pair Bomby & Diamond eye Paris 2024 double-handed spot

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British offshore sailors Henry Bomby and Hannah Diamond are among the first mixed pairings to set their sights on a medal in the new double-handed discipline at the Paris Olympic Games in 2024. They have been training aboard a Beneteau Sun Fast 3300 under the guidance of Charles Darbyshire Fourth Cape offshore

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