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Thursday 12 August 2010
Britain turned on the power on the Olympic track that is Weymouth Bay yesterday, going into the clubhouse with three of the top seven Finn sailors, among them triple gold and silver medallist Ben Ainslie, second, and Giles Scott third.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
Anyone thinking that the choice of Weymouth as 2012 Olympic venue would mean a benign track in two years' time was given a stinging reminder yesterday that it could serve up a wide variety of testing racing conditions.
Sunday 08 August 2010
The best of British, who have been producing big medal hauls at the last three Olympic Games, will be at each other’s throats this week. There is one place per class in 2012; coming second, as America’s Cup holder Larry Ellison says, “is just being first of the losers.”
Tuesday 27 July 2010
The first few miles of the Figaro solo race proved a nervous test for the only British competitor, Jonny Malbon, representing the Artemis team.
Tuesday 27 July 2010
A man is believed to have murdered his partner and two young daughters before taking his own life at a house in Hampshire yesterday.
Sunday 18 July 2010
His earnest, youthful demeanour may be suggestive more of Tom the Cabin Boy than Cut Throat Jake – the latter a rather more appropriate epithet, given Ben Ainslie's single-mindedness – but looks can be deceptive. Though it scarcely seems plausible, Britain's greatest sailing Olympian is about to start serious preparation for his fifth Olympic Games.
Saturday 10 July 2010
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Monday 05 July 2010
Britain's two top match racers, former double world champion Ian Williams and triple Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie, meet each other in the same half of the draw at the Stena Match Cup this week.
Thursday 24 June 2010
The partnership of double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton and crew Saskia Clark won the women's 470 class in Kiel Week, an encouraging move forward for the new pairing with its sights on the next Olympic Games.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
New regime, new boat, new track, old problems for the star-studded Team Origin competing in Europe's champions' league of sailing, the Audi MedCup.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Monday 10 May 2010
The remains of a body have been recovered following a suspected gas explosion at a house in Weymouth.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
Nearly a full Great Britain squad has assembled in Hyères, near Toulon, for the first of four World Cup regattas in Europe this weekend despite the difficulties of travel presented by the Icelandic volcano. The culmination of the four meets will be at the 2012 Olympic venue of Weymouth in August, with competitions to be held in the Netherlands and Germany in between.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
In a merry-go-round of Olympic medallists, double gold medallist Sarah Dempsey (Ayton) has emerged as Britain's prime hope for a third gold in the women's division of the 470 dinghy at Weymouth in 2012.
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