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  1. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    British sailor Andrew Taylor praises crew after his ocean rescue

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 08:47pm by NYT

    ... rescue Halfway between China and San Francisco, British sailor Andrew Taylor suddenly found himself floating alone in the cold, rough North Pacific. One moment he'd been helping to change ... Newport Beach, California, to Ensenada, Mexico. Previous major ocean racing disasters have been caused by freak storms, including the one that killed 15 sailors in the Irish Sea in the 1979 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Five challengers sign up for America's Cup

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 10:45pm by NYT

    ... and Artemis Racing was set back by a training accident that killed British Olympian Andrew Simpson. Nearly 11 months after Oracle Team USA's victory over Emirates Team New Zealand in the 34th ... If Coutts chooses Bermuda, a British territory, it would be the first time an American defender has taken the competition out of the United States. Artemis and Ainslie's syndicates have ...

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    John Bertrand takes his winning formula from the sea to the pool

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 09:39pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Man who broke sport's longest winning streak now aims to revitalise Australian swimming Bertrand takes winning formula from sea to pool John Bertrand begins with the apocryphal story of Queen Victoria watching the 100 Guinea Cup around the Isle of Wight in 1851, a battle between one American sloop and a fleet of British boats. Told ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Inspired choice of Ben Ainslie key to Oracle's victory in America's Cup

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to Oracle's triumph British four-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie says he realised a lifelong dream by inspiring Oracle Team USA to an improbable win in the America's Cup. He replaced John ... unbelievable to think where we were 10 days ago, to come back from that." He dedicated the win to his late friend Andrew Simpson. British Olympian Simpson, known as Bart, was killed in a training ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Anxiety grows for Kiwis as Oracle Team USA live another day

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:54pm

    ... replaced American tactician John Kostecki with British Olympic star Ben Ainslie, who had been the helmsman of the backup boat. Ainslie, who won his fourth straight Olympic gold medal in 2012, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    New Zealanders need just two more wins to clinch America's Cup yachting

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the upwind legs as they did earlier in the regatta, and Oracle appear to have benefited as well from the mid-series decision to replace veteran American tactician John Kostecki with British Olympic ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Oracle USA loses twice to Kiwis in America’s Cup

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:42am by AP

    ... – couldn’t catch New Zealand skipper Dean Barker, even after replacing its principal tactician John Kostecki with the British star Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history. “We ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    America's Cup rivals see fierce battle to come on San Francisco Bay

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... helmsman is British four-time Olympic gold medalist Ben Ainslie. The San Francisco Bay is a home port for Kostecki, who told of growing up sailing here. Their challengers, Team New Zealand, romped ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Cheating penalties big setback for Oracle Team USA in America's Cup

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... A training accident in May killed a British sailor and forced contentious safety-related rule changes. Attendance is also far below projections, with most in San Francisco paying little attention ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Oracle Team USA face hearing over ‘illegal changes’ to yachts

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... illegally modified were ones sailed by Jimmy Spithill, Team Oracle USA's skipper, and Ben Ainslie, an Olympic star who's sailing with Oracle this summer in hopes of launching a British ...




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