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Olympic sailing: Britain’s Mills & McIntyre claim women’s 470 world title

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Reigning Olympic gold medallist Hannah Mills and her crew Eilidh McIntyre have won the 470 class World Championship after a nail-biting finale on the waters of the Tokyo 2020 sailing venue. The British Sailing Team pairing defeated home-town heroes Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka, the 2018 champions, in a thrilling

Olympic sailing: Medal race restart delivers 470 gold for Belcher and Ryan

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A dramatic split-second start line decision helped secure a fifth world championship title for Australia’s 470 pairing Mat Belcher and Will Ryan in Enoshima, Japan where the Tokyo 2020 Olympic regatta will be held in under a year’s time. Going into the final medal race on Friday August 9, the focus

Olympic Sailing: Andy Rice checks in after the Kiel Week regatta

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Having been rather tough on the Medal Race format in my previous column, I have to confess it really did come up trumps for the 49er Men at Kiel Week. So often the gold medal is wrapped up before the final day, but at Kiel, nine out of the ten

Olympic sailing: European championship round-up

Olympic sailing: European Championship roundup

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games just a little more than a year away there has been more focus than usual from competitors and national sailing organisations on the spate of Olympic classes European Championships taking place over the last couple of weeks. In fact, more than a spate, it’s been

Olympic sailing: Andy Rice on Dutch courage at 49er/Nacra Europeans

Olympic sailing: Andy Rice reports from the Volvo European Championships

  If performing under pressure is what the Olympic Games is all about, then the Dutch Federation’s bold - some would say foolhardy - approach to selecting its athletes has something to recommend it. The Volvo European Championships - a combined event for the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 fleets - was

Olympic sailing: British 470 pair take aim at European title

Olympic sailing: British Olympic champions aim for European 470 title.

Reigning Olympic champion Hannah Mills and crew Eilidh McIntyre will look to seal their second consecutive major regatta win at the 470 class European Championships this week. Mills and McIntyre (above in main image) will when they face off against the world’s best in San Remo, Italy, for the week-long competition

2020 Offshore World Championship test for new Olympic discipline

2020 Offshore World Championship test for new Olympic discipline

Fans and detractors of the concept of the new two-person mixed-gender offshore Olympic medal event set to be debuted at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games will get a chance to see what the competition might look like in reality next year with the inaugural running of the World Sailing Offshore World