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6 hrs ago | The Mercury

Aussie hopes rest with Matt

From left, Amelia Catt, Jock Calvert, Matthew Bugg, Lucy Shephard and Anna Vaughan at the State Sailing Performance Program launch.

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Sailing-European challengers commit to America's Cup

Four European teams promised on Friday to compete for the next America's Cup, ensuring the event would be viable after official challenger Team Australia pulled out because of rising costs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

AFLOAT: 57 days to Bart's Bash

The aim of 'Bart's Bash' is to raise money for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation Charity, set a new Guinness world record and very importantly remember Simpson.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Calgary Journal

Glenmore Sailing Club's young sailors have bright future

When the Calgary Journal approached Kristi Van Gunst, head coach at the local Glenmore Sailing Club, about recommending young sailors that could be featured on the Journal's athlete of the month page she recommended two athletes: Cameron Hay and Nathan Lemke.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times of Oman

Oman Sail's Al Mahrouqi gains new experience

Muscat: Mansoor Al Mahrouqi, one of Oman's budding young sailing apprentices, added a wealth of experience to his racing know-how when he ended his 2014 ISAF Youth World Championships campaign in Tavira, Portugal this week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Sailing: S'pore pair crowned world champions at ISAF Youth Worlds

Singapore's Loh Jia Yi and Jonathan Yeo have been crowned the 420 Boys' World Champions at the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship on Saturday .

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Mirror.co.uk

Foodie-friendly Falmouth is the perfect base for a culinary trip to Cornwall

Tim Byrne loosens his belt for a fabulous tasting tour that serves up some of the best in the South West Nowhere in Cornwall is more than 16 miles from the coast and a seafaring spirit of independence is embedded in life here.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sailing-America's Cup Challengers of Record Australia withdraw

The next America's Cup in 2017 has been thrown into turmoil with the official Challengers of Record withdrawing from the regatta.

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SportsNewsIreland

Olympics 2016

Sam and Chloe Magee failed to the result they wanted as they went out of the 2014 Canada Grand Prix to Max Schwenger and Carla Nelte of Germany.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Pilot

Sailing: Tradition of fun continues for Flight of the Lasers

Family-oriented fun and good-spirited competition are expected to take place during the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race Sunday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Independent

Sailing: Sir Ben Ainslie faces a struggle as America's Cup venue is yet to be announced

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

SAILING: Patience and Willis seal early European Championship victory

OLYMPIC silver medallist Luke Patience feels that he and Elliot Willis have 'turned heads' at this week's 470 European Championships in Athens, as the duo claimed gold with a day to spare yesterday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Echo

it is One of the world's most prestigious - " and toughest - " sailing events.

After failing to bid for this year's event, council chiefs say there is not enough money in the coffers to bid to host the world-class race.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scoop

Gold and Bronze for NZL in Helsinki; W470 3rd in Athens

New Zealand has won gold and bronze at the 2014 49er and 49erFX European Championships in Helsinki with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke successfully defending their title and Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech taking bronze also repeating their 2013 performance.

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SportsNewsIreland

Olympics 2016

Sam and Chloe Magee failed to the result they wanted as they went out of the 2014 Canada Grand Prix to Max Schwenger and Carla Nelte of Germany.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

New Zealand sailors eye Helsinki double gold

GOING FOR GOLD: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke take gold at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Spain in April.

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The New Zealand Herald

Yachting: Jolly good chance at gold

But getting sponsorship gold behind them has not been plain sailing for the crack 470 crew of Aleh and Powrie Hyeres, Palma, Athens, Rio de Janeiro and Santander - it's an itinerary to tempt any bon vivant into grabbing the passport, booking the Learjet and shaking together a martini while taxiing down the runway.

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Wharfedale Observer

[[Submitted Pic]]Serena Barker, Christopher Barker, Sir Ben Ainslie, Annabel Barker and Zoe Barker

A BUSINESSMAN from Ilkley has completed his seventh major annual yachting race after being inspired by his wife's heroic fight against breast cancer.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Park Record

Junior sailing programs a big success

Tanner Pidwell, left, and Chris Drury, members of the Guppies program for young sailors, pose for a picture while setting sail on the Jordanelle.

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Scoop

NZL Sailing Team Update: A wave of wins for NZL in Helsinki

Today belonged to the NZL Sailing Team's top Olympic skiff sailors both on fire in their quest for their respective 2014 European Championship titles in Helsinki Burling and Tuke took three bullets from three gold fleet races today which sees them take the overall lead, while Maloney and Meech claimed two bullets and climb to within one point of ... (more)

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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