11 August 2012

Aussies win 3rd Olympic sailing gold

Aussies win 3rd Olympic sailing gold
Yahoo! Sports
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia held off their British rivals to win the gold medal in the men's 470 class Friday, guaranteeing that the team from Down Under will finish with more sailinggolds than the host country. Shortly after crossing ...

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Kiwis get Olympic sailing gold in women's 470
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- New Zealand's Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 470 on Friday, the Kiwis' second sailing medal of the London Games. Aleh and Powrie came into the medals race tied on points with the ...

Aussies win 3rd Olympic sailing gold
WEYMOUTH, England -- For the third time in the London Olympic sailing regatta, an Aussie crew ended up taking a celebratory swim. Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia held off their British rivals to win the gold medal in the men's 470 class ...

Australia wins 3rd gold in Olympic sailing
Greenfield Daily Reporter
On Friday, Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia held off their British rivals to win the men's 470 class, the country's third on the English Channel at Weymouth, ensuring that the Australians will finish with more sailing golds than Britain. "I ...

Sailing: New Zealand and Britain vie for women's gold
Chicago Tribune
WEYMOUTH, England (Reuters) - New Zealand and Britain were going into the 470 women's final on equal points at the London Olympic sailing on Friday, with gold the prize for one team. World champions Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark of Britain and World ...

Olympic Sailing Rocks!
Discovery News
At its southern terminus, the beach connects to the Isle of Portland (foreground). The yachting facilities of the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, host to the London 2012Olympic and Paralympic Games sailing events, are visible in ...

Sailing: Fourth gold on the horizon for Australia
WEYMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Australia asserted their dominance in Olympic sailing with a third gold on Friday and the expectation of a fourth on Saturday as the 2012 Games regatta nears its conclusion after two weeks of fluctuating winds and fortunes.

London 2012 Olympic sailing: Mills and Clark win GB's second silver
The Sport Review
... boats and couldn't follow them out there,” she said. “Then when the wind dropped we knew the gold medal was gone. But Hannah's a legend, when we started sailing together 18 months ago we put everything in and we weren't even thinking about medals.

Kiwis get Olympic sailing gold in women's 470
Greenwich Time
The olympic rings are seen in the Weymouth and Portland venue at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. The men's 470 medals race was postponed Thursday due to lack of wind on the nicest day of the Olympic sailing regatta.

Vessels 'breached security' around Olympic sailing events
BBC News
Police and the Royal Navy have revealed that they have had to pursue some boat owners who have broken security rules protecting Olympic sailing events off the Dorset coast. But they say no unidentified vessels have got within three miles (4.8km) of the ...

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Today in Pictures: Olympic Sailing, Israeli Checkpoint, Rhythmic Gymnastics
ABC News (blog)
ap london sailing ll 120810 wblog Today in Pictures: Olympic Sailing, Israeli Checkpoint,. Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell of Great Britain celebrate their silver medal in the 470 men's two person dinghy sailing race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Aug.

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Australia's women's match-racing team join the race for gold in Olympic sailing
Herald Sun
AUSTRALIA'S women's match-racing team has earned the right to contest the nation's fourth sailinggold medal after a thrilling 2-1 win against Finland at Weymouth yesterday. Australia will face Spain today (9pm AEST) in a best-of-five races at the ...

Olympic Sailing Spoof And More: This Week's Top 10 Viral Videos
Huffington Post UK
If Olympic medals went to ten places, that is. We've got the hilarious spoof sailing commentary, a man taking a trolley for a spin on a motorway, a Chihuahua making a daring escape, children listening to punk and SO much more. Get clicking 'play' - and ...

Olympic Sailing Art on the Thames
Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto of London's Eley Kishimoto have designed the sail for Team Great Britain, which took to the Thames yesterday afternoon during theOlympic Games. On board the yacht was John Gimson, the man behind “Fine Art onSail,” ...


Aust sailors to dominate for years: Page
Gold medallists Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher say Australia's conquering sailing team can dominate the Olympics for years to come. The pair's thrilling victory in the 470 dinghy class on Friday ensures Australia will topple hosts Great Britain - the ...

Argentina earns Olympic bronze in men's sailing
Fox News
Argentina's Lucas Calabrese and Juan de la Fuente picked up the bronze medal here Friday in the men's two-hander 470 sailing class at the London Olympics. Australia won the gold and Britain took silver. The final was postponed one day due to lack of ...

No sailing Thursday because of no wind
North County Times (blog)
Though it had everything in place to hand out medals in sailing Thursday, it was missing one crucial item: wind. The men's 470 meals race was called off because the conditions in Weymouth were too still to allow for the sailors to race. Though the ...

Resort left feeling 50 shades of grey
Brisbane Times
Despite hosting the sailing, there have been more volunteers than tourists at the seaside town of Weymouth, writes John Huxley. Tweet · Pin It · Email article · Print · Ella Fallow shows of her English pride on the beach in Weymouth , on the coast ...

Olympics: Two Sailing Silvers For Great Britain
Sky News
Britain's sailors have added two more medals to Team GB's impressive tally at London 2012 - although neither was the colour they wanted. Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark lost their battle for gold in the women's 470 class as Britain were thwarted by ...

Olympics-Women's sailing Elliott 6m semi-finals results
Chicago Tribune
LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Olympic women's sailing Elliott 6m semi-finals results on Friday. Results Table 1. Spain Tamara Echegoyen/Sofia Toro/Angela Pumariega 2 points 2. Russia Ekaterina Skudina/Elena Syuzeva/Elena Oblova 1 1. Australia Olivia ...

'Unacceptable': coach blasts Nine's sailing snub
Stock and Land
Speaking in Weymouth after Belcher and Page won Australian sailing's third gold medal for the Games, Victor Kovalenko — a Ukrainian nicknamed "The Medal Maker" for guiding crews to nineOlympic medals — was disappointed to learn the Australian ...

Now that the race is run let the Olympics soul-searching begin
Sydney Morning Herald
So when Australian Sailing Team identified Price as a potential Olympic medallist last year it was well-equipped to back her, buying her a boat ($60000) and sending her and her two-women crew on the world circuit, pitching her in a controversial battle ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sussex sailing star gets silver medal
The Argus
However, just like Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell earlier in the afternoon, the duo were thwarted by their Antipodean opponents and forced to settle for silver - Britain's fifth and final sailing medal of the Games. "No gold post box for us then ...

Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 10 | Olympic and ...
In light and shifty wind conditions on Weymouth Bay, Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan finished the Women's Two Person Dinghy medal race in 10th position, which gave them an overall finish of 9th place in the London 2012 Olympic Games ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Aussies win 3rd Olympic sailing gold | Metro
By Bernie Wilson
Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia held off their British rivals to win the gold medal in the men's 470 class Friday, guaranteeing that the team from Down Under will finish with more sailinggolds than the host country.

Firstpost - » Calm winds sabotage Olympic sailing events
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It could be a brilliant day for Britain's sailors on Weymouth Bay. Or Australia could continue to beat the host nation. Then again, the weather has to cooperate before gold medal races in the men's and women's 470 can be held in the Olympic ...

Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell interview: Olympic sailors (podcast ...
By Charlotte Stockdale
A couple of months ago we were lucky enough to chat with Olympic sailors Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, who have just won an Olympic Silver medial.
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Aussies, Kiwis beat British for sailing golds - Herald Online
Australia's crew Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page, foreground, celebrate after winning the gold medal of the 470 men's class sailing competition at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in Weymouth and Portland, ...
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Sailing: Clark's Olympic journey comes to an end | Shelter Island ...
By Joe Werkmeister
Shelter Island sailor Amanda Clark finished ninth in the 2012 London Olympics 470 competition.
Shelter Island Reporter

SUNCAT Blog: Olympic Games - Weird and wonderful sailing titles
Today it is the turn of weird and wonderful sailing titles. The men and women are in action in the 470 medal race. Good luck to Hannah Mills, Sasha Clark, Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell. Let's hope that the conditions in Weymouth Bay and ...

Double sailing silver for Great Britain - Espn.co.uk
Great Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell claimed sailing silver in the 470 medal race after a tactical battle on Friday - london-olympics-2012News.

Sailing gold for Australia | Top Stories | BigPond News
Malcolm Page and Mathew Belcher have won gold for Australia in the 470 sailing class at the Olympics.
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Sailing, Men's and Women's 470: Australia, New Zealand Earn Gold ...
By Rodger Sherman
Australia and New Zealand earned gold in sailing on Friday while Great Britain took a pair of silvers.
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British, Brazilian sailing crews battle in Star | Fox News
Great Britain's Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson turned in a pair of top-two finishes Tuesday in the Star class sailing event at the London Olympics, but hold a slim ...

Annalise Murphy misses out on Olympic sailing medal for Ireland ...
Irish sailor Annalise Murphy was squeezed into fourth place in the Laser Radial dinghy class, missing out on Ireland's first medal of the Games.

Olympic Sailing provides a mock commentary masterpiece
He's given a gift to the world at large with this piece of mock commentary for an Olympic sailingcompetition, which is one of the best and funniest you'll ever see.

Olympic Sailing - New Haven Register Media Center
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