The quadruple gold and silver medal Olympic champion opens his campaign in the 40-foot catamarans in Singapore next month
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Saturday 03 April 2010
Ed Wright bagged Britain’s only gold on the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Palma, with British sailors picking up a total of five medals from the opening European World Cup regatta..
Saturday 16 January 2010
A formal demand for a retraction of claims that it was the American challenger for the America’s Cup that withdrew an offer to settle the dispute with the defender, Switzerland’s Alinghi, was made last night by the Golden Gate Yacht Club’s commodore Marcus Young.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Reigning Olympic champion Paul Goodison yesterday notched up his third gold medal at this year's principle Olympic regattas when he blitzed the singlehanded Laser fleet at the world cup series in Keil, Germany.
Tuesday 19 May 2009
First evening on the boat. I’ve been assigned to Black Adder Clipper (hopefully we’ll be better at sailing than its namesake and Baldrick were when they attempted to make it to America. I’m not sure I want to try drinking my own urine).
Friday 20 February 2009
As the helicopter began to falter, everyone on board would have gone through the procedures drummed into them in training.
Sunday 04 January 2009
A couple of dozen TV performances spliced together to tell the story of Mayfield's eminence as the soulful, righteous and modestly questioning falsetto voice of the civil rights struggle in the US.
Wednesday 31 December 2008
Already struggling with imperfect repairs, Jean-Pierre Dick was knocked out of the Vendee Globe solo round the world race today when collision with an unknown object ripped away the port rudder of his Paprec-Virbac.
Friday 15 August 2008
Two silver medals are guaranteed and two golds are beckoning thanks to one of Britain's most successful Olympic teams of this century, the sailors. They bagged five medals in 2000 and five more in 2004.
Friday 23 May 2008
Thursday 01 May 2008
Britain's America's Cup challenge team, Origin, headed by Sir Keith Mills, is to wind down "to a smaller, core group."
Friday 19 May 2006
Headingley always used to enjoy the patronage of knowledgeable crowds and it might be argued that the tradition still holds good in that the Leeds public this week has had the wisdom to steer clear of the place. Yorkshire's performance in the contest that is meant to stir their competitive instincts most has largely been lamentable.
Sunday 20 November 2005
Friday 11 November 2005
Sunday 06 November 2005
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 Morgan Freeman on the riot-focused coverage of the Baltimore protests: 'F**k the media'
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Length of pregnancy can vary by up to five weeks, scientists discover