13 August 2012

Spain wins dramatic Olympic sailing gold

Spain wins dramatic Olympic sailing gold
Yahoo! Sports
The loss denied Australia a fourth sailing gold medal of the London Games. As it is, the Aussies' three golds are their best ever, and they finished with two more of that color than the host British. Britain led the overall sailing medals table with ...

Onya, mates: Aussies golden on the Olympic waves
Huffington Post
WEYMOUTH, England — "God Save the Queen" wasn't as big a hit down by the seashore as a lot of people thought it would be. Chants of "Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Oi, oi, oi!" were all the rage. While host Britain topped the sailing medals table for the ...

London 2012 Olympic sailing: Ben Ainslie won't rule out Rio
The Sport Review
Ben Ainslie has refused to rule out competing for a fifth successive Olympic sailing gold medal at Rio 2016. The greatest ever Olympic sailor fought back from a disappointing start to pick up gold medal number four in Weymouth last week, with a ...

Aussie girls add to Olympic sailing medal haul with silver
We've been part of such an amazing sailing team who has supported us in everything that we've done.” Echegoyen and crew got off to the better start, leading off the line in the first match. The Australians chased hard, closing on each downwind, but the ...


London 2012 Olympics: Spain win 6m Elliot sailing after Aussie skipper is dunked
Taipei Times
Spain won the women's match racing gold on Saturday after Australia lost their skipper overboard in the most dramatic racing conditions of the two-week Olympic sailing regatta. Olivia Price, 20, slipped from the back during a tacking maneuver in winds ...

Results show NZ sailing's deep talent pool
If New Zealand sailing bosses are judging the success of these Olympics by top-10 finishes, they'll be doing cartwheels on the Hauraki Gulf. Eight of the nine crews were in the top 10, and five of those finished in the top five - credible results in ...


Onya, mates: Aussies golden on the Olympic waves
While host Britain topped the sailing medals table for the fourth straight Olympics with five, only one was gold. The Aussies were ecstatic to finish with more gold medals than the rival British. The Australians had their most successful games regatta ...

Australian skipper dunked, Spain wins dramatic Olympic sailing gold medal
The Republic
She and her crew hadn't been among the favorites coming in, and they're going home with Australia's fourth sailing medal of these games. "We're really happy with the silver," she said. "We really gave it our all and the Spanish sailed really well today.

The Republic

America's Cup World Series race in SF promises epic sailing show
San Francisco Bay will be the scene of six days of amazing world-class racing next week as fheAmerica's Cup World Series, phase one, unfolds this August 21st-26th. It's all free and if you've watched Oracle Racing's giant catamarans in SF Bay over the ...

Page, and sailing, starting to blow up
Fox Sports
I thought winning the gold medal a couple of days ago was the culmination of an amazing four years and an incredible sailing life. When I received the phone call from Nick asking whether I would accept the flag bearer's role I was overwhelmed. I was ...

Sailing boss willing to help other sports
The performance was even sweeter because they finished top of the sailing medal table and ahead of Great Britain, who've been the world's No.1 sailing nation since the Sydney Games. Compare that to some of Australia's other sportsmen and women, who ...

Quadriplegic who founded nonprofit that helps disabled children sail headed to ...
The Republic
Getting into the boat is one of the most complicated parts of Callahan's sailing. He's loaded in with the help of a sling, which lowers him into a chair attached to a half-circle track that allows him to be moved from one side of the boat to the other ...

Mills and Clark delay motherhood to plot an Olympic course for Rio
Daily Mail
Hannah Mills woke with her Olympic silver medal next to her but her red Team GB trainers had been harder to find meaning she was barefooted when she appeared from Weymouth on the BBC's breakfast show with her sailing partner, Sas Clark. Kindly, Clark ...

Daily Mail

A new course: Dixie Sailing Club pulling up anchor, heading to new home
Montgomery Advertiser
Those modest cabins watching over the day's activities have been here for nearly 50 years, when they were built by the members of the Dixie Sailing Club, who have launched countless races and full regattas here over the past five decades. This is the ...

Erie Snapshot: Sailing for special-needs children, adults
He is nonverbal, but his mother, Christina, says that she can see the joy in his face every time hesails with the Erie Adaptive Sailing Experience program. "He gets so excited. ... Afterwards, there's just this sense of 'thank you,'" she said. The E.A ...

Onya, mates: Australia rules the Olympic waves, leaving British in their wakes
Australia's crew Mathew Belcher and Malcom Page celebrate with their coach Victor Kovalenko, center, after winning the gold medal of the 470 men's two person dinghy sailing race at the London 2012 Summer... (Associated Press) ...

A sail training platform for young Omanis
Oman Daily Observer
The five sailors, aged between 11 and 13 years old, were selected from a group of youngsters who were introduced to sailing just six months ago following the launch of Oman Sail's junior sailing programme. Until then no structured sailing programme ...

Oman Daily Observer

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#mermaid – Saturday 7th July last was an historic day at Rush Sailing Club with the launch of three new Dublin Bay Mermaids. Three members… Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 11 AUGUST 2012 · Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 11 ...

Celebratory Parade for Team GB sailors
Weymouth People
Members of the Team GB sailing team will take part in a parade through Weymouth and Portland on an open top bus to celebrate their success in the London 2012 sailing events. Ficheiro:Ben-Ainslie. Members of the sailing team will travel through the ...

Sailing team now looking ahead to Rio
ABC Online
Rio is now on the Australian sailing team's radar after classing the London Olympic campaign as mission accomplished. The team sails away from the 2012 Games as Australia's saviour and the best in the world with three gold and one silver medal.

Photos: Sailing at the 2012 Summer Olympics, August 11
News in photos
Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Angela Pumariega Menendez of Spain lead from Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty of Australia as they compete in the Women's Elliott 6m WMR Sailing on Day 15 of the London 2012 ...

Realistic Olympic dreams
The Australian Financial Review
The Olympics would be a boring if every country followed Australian Olympic sailing's example and sent only competitors that had a realistic chance of winning a medal. The Australian swimming team gave the two fastest swimmers in each Olympic event who ...

Boats, BMX give best bang for nation's sporting bucks
The Australian Financial Review
Based on Australian Sports Commission funding figures, the 13-member Olympic sailing team delivered the most cost-effective gold of the Games, at $6.5 million each, while the five-member BMX team delivered a minor medal at a cost of $1.9 million.

The Australian Financial Review

Sailing: Rachel Lee and Cecilia Low win 420 title at World Championships
Red Sports
Said Mr Chung Pei Ming, Head for High Performance at Singapore Sailing: “This is a good showing by our team, as it is never easy to win world titles in such Olympicpathway classes. We have a mix of experienced and new sailors in this year's team, and ...

Red Sports

OLYMPICS LONDON 2012: Ainslie refuses to rule out Rio return
More Than The Games
"It's a great honour for me and sailing and I think for the whole nation really," said Ainslie on being asked to carry the flag into the Olympic Stadium. "It's been a fantastic Games and we will all be very proud for that final closing ceremony. "I ...

More Than The Games

World's largest sailing boat on the drawing board
Sail World
Those who watch the yachting world closely are used to seeing the world's billionaires competing to see who can build larger and ever larger superyachts, but the word 'sailing' mostly doesn't figure - until now. 40-year-old Russian billionaire Andrey ...

Sail World

Australia's sailors settle for silver in Olympic women's team match racing
Herald Sun
It's been a marathon Games for the trio, who came together to sail the keelboat when the Australiansailing federation was scouting for match racing talent three years ago. They started their Olympiccampaign on July 28, having lost only twice in 17 ...

Win A Spot of Sailing During Cowes Week
Island Pulse
Silver Olympic Sailing Medallists: 470′s: Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark. Luke Patience & Stuart Bithell. Image Isle of Wight Photo Agency. Win a place to sail with a member of Team Volvo and Skandia Team GBR at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week...

Island Pulse

Friends share love of sailing
Randazzo, 47, the owner of Randazzo's Auto Service on Parade Street, and Gonzalez, 54, a longtime friend and auto shop employee, have spent seven years developing a love of sailing. The two now hold captain's licenses and have recently launched a ...

Gold just eludes match racers off Weymouth
The Australian
The trio went agonisingly close to gold number four for the green and gold at the Olympic sailingregatta. The debutant match race crew hounded Spain relentlessly in the best-of-five final series and despite watching their skipper Olivia Price get ...

Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week day 3 - A brilliant day in paradise
Sail World
As the Multihull fleet approached the start in Pioneer Bay, a big gap opened on the pin end of the line and Team Vodafone Sailing (Simon Hull) seized their opportunity and powered over the line towards the first mark with Malice (Mal Richardson) and ...

Sail World

A surprise encounter while sailing to the Kermadecs Islands
New Zealand Listener
As we left Auckland this morning we were sailing away from two erupting volcanoes: Tongariro, in the middle of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, had just erupted for the first time in more than 100 years, depositing ash around the central North Island. White ...

New Zealand Listener

Eurosaf Youth Sailing European Championship - Gold for Saskia Sills
Sail World
At the Eurosaf Youth Sailing European Championship, Italy claimed the Nations' Cup: Team Trophy, whilst the individual medals are shared amongst nine different nations, as the event came to an end in Aarhus, Denmark. Sunshine and reasonable breezes, ...

Sail World

Pozo News (EN): Spain takes gold in the Women's Elliott 6m Sailing
By Cutre
1402968_M01. Another fantastic performance from the Spanish sailing women's team, who have brought another gold medal in Elliot 6M match race. The team of very young girls: Echegoyen Tamara Dominguez, Sofia Toro Prieto Pumariega ...
Pozo News (EN)

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
We got a round tour in the new spectacular shopping mall the other day. The first five floors are dedicated for the new shopping center that is opening here in November this year, and the following two are occupied by several gorgeous one or ...

Spain Wins Dramatic Olympic Sailing Gold - ABC News
Spain Wins Dramatic Olympic Sailing Gold. By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer. WEYMOUTH, England August 11, 2012 (AP). Share. Email. Comments. Print ...

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