INEOS Team UK backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

INEOS Team UK-backer Jim Ratcliffe favourite to buy Team Sky

It seems that Sir Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup syndicate INEOS Team UK may not be the only sports team on the radar of English business tycoon Sir Jim Ratcliffe. Rumours in several British newspapers over recent days have linked Ratcliffe with British professional cycling outfit Team Sky. Ratcliffe – Britain’s

Ben Ainslie on GC32 Racing Tour

Ben Ainslie on GC32 Racing Tour

Getting to compete against the greatest Olympic sailor of all time Ben Ainslie has provided much delight for competitors on the GC32 Racing Tour this season. Five time Olympic medallist, four time Olympic champion Ainslie and his British America’s Cup challenger, INEOS TEAM UK, joined at the end of June for

More Foiling 50s circuit rumours surface

More Foiling 50s circuit rumours surface

Rumours continue to abound about the Foiling 50s circuit – Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts’ increasingly not-so-secret global sailing series. A story posted on the Sky News website suggests that an event will be staged in the UK in October of next year and will be run by Origin Sports Group

The Times: America’s Cup challenge lures Sir Jim Ratcliffe

The Times (UK): America’s Cup challenge lures Sir Jim Ratcliffe

You can buy a lot when you are Britain’s wealthiest man, but many rich men have tried and failed to bring the America’s Cup back to these shores since it left in 1851. Sir Jim Ratcliffe hopes his billions can change that, having bankrolled Sir Ben Ainslie’s team to the

Why Britain’s richest man invested $153m in the America’s Cup

Britain's richest man invested $153m in the America's Cup

It started with a beer and ended with a $153 million investment aimed at finally breaking Britain's America's Cup duck. After experiencing "the worst feeling of my career" a year ago last week, when his Land Rover BAR was knocked out of the 2017 Cup in Bermuda, Ben Ainslie had promised