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Olympics - Paris 2024 - Event Times & How To Watch

Olympics – Paris 2024 – Event Times & How To Watch: As we close in on the 2024 Paris Olympics we have compiled a handy guide on where to watch all the action from your home country and the corresponding times. Nic will be on the ground in Marseille for the duration of the Olympics supporting as the Sport Presentation Host, that is the voice for the venue, as she was for the last…
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Dare to Dream

When I was eight years old, I announced to my family after winning my 50 metre backstroke race at primary school that I was “going to go to the Olympics”. I believe in the same year, I also announced that I was going to star in a Broadway show… as kids, we dare to dream. The epitome of sport to me was the Olympics, and the top of performance, being on Broadway. And that is what this…
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Gold Medals for Italy & Brazil and two for Great Britain at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition

It was a sensational day of racing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition on the day that IOC President Thomas Bach experienced the sport for himself. Brazil repeated Rio gold in the Women’s Skiff – 49erFX, Italy claimed Mixed Multihull – Nacra 17 gold, and Great Britain won gold medals in the Men’s Skiff – 49er and Men’s Heavyweight One Person Dinghy – Finn by…
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Lack of wind sets up for four medal races on Tuesday

HOW TO FOLLOW TOKYO 2020 – FULL RESULTS, SCHEDULE & MORE! Lack of wind across Sagami Bay meant no racing on Monday, Day 9 of the Sailing Olympic competition. This means the skiff classes, the 49erFX Women and 49er Men, will have to wait another 24 hours to decide the medals in their events.Director of Events at World Sailing, Alastair Fox, explained: “Races will…
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Laser gold for Wearn (AUS) and Radial gold for Rindom (DEN)

HOW TO FOLLOW TOKYO 2020 – FULL RESULTS, SCHEDULE & MORE! Great weather returned to Enoshima for Sunday, with sunshine and moderate winds for the sailors to really stretch their legs and put some physicality back into their racing after the light-wind stress of the past two days.Although Matt Wearn had already secured the gold medal, the Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser…
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Tokyo 2020 windsurfing golds for Yu (CHN) and Badloe (NED)

HOW TO FOLLOW TOKYO 2020 – FULL RESULTS, SCHEDULE & MORE! We thought the three-way battle for the Women’s Windsurfing – RS:X medal was exciting but then there was perhaps one of the craziest, most unpredictable Medal Races of all time in the Men’s division.As gold was all but assured for Kiran Badloe in the Men’s RS:X, silver and bronze was decided by some close…
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Wearn secures sailing gold, Rindom wishing she’d done the same

HOW TO FOLLOW TOKYO 2020 – FULL RESULTS, SCHEDULE & MORE! Matt Wearn has wrapped up the gold medal in the Men’s One Person Dinghy – Laser at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition, making him the third consecutive Australian to have achieved the feat.Denmarks’ Anne-Marie Rindom could have done the same in the Women’s One Person Dinghy – Laser Radial, but for a big…
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On Deck: Stan Honey

Sports broadcast and sailing legend Stan Honey was on deck with Nic Douglass over the weekend to chat about his career, both on and off the water, and to get some insights as to just what is going down with the Mixed Offshore event and inclusion in the Olympic Games. Great to have it all explained from the source, so to speak! For the US Broadcasting Hall of Fame reference within…
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Adventures Weekly - Needham & Turner

For the first Adventures Weekly of 2021 we caught up with Tom Needham & Joel Turner, who were part of the winning team on IRC at theBartercard Australia Sail ParadiseRegatta last week. The pair are also training for the 2024 Olympics as part of theAustralian SailingDevelopment Squad, so we cover the issues they are facing, their training and just what is…
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Adventures Weekly: Victor Kovalenko

For Adventures Weekly on 22 August 2020 we were excited to welcome Victor Kovalenko – the “Medal Maker”. https://business.facebook.com/sailorgirlHQ/videos/943447682804687/ What a great discussion, from the postponement of this year’s Olympics, to his own career, and what it takes to be part of the team to help win Gold medals. A big thanks…
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