Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
After the second day of the Around Alone first leg from South Carolina to Cape Town, Giovanni Soldini's 60-foot FILA is still in fifth place despite making ground on the rest. Soldini was making over 10 knots, while the others, led by Britain's Mike Golding on Group 4, wallowed in lighter winds to the south.

Peter Gilmour, the world No 1 Australian who will skipper Japan's entry in the America's Cup next year, beat Britain's Chris Law, 3-1, in the best-of-five final of the Cigna Knickerbocker Cup in New York.