The International Sailing Federation Disabled Sailing Committee (IFDS) has slammed the leaking of a series of "outrageously false and damaging" documents online that claim to show why the sport was excluded from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is calling on its supporters to help fight for the sport to be reinstated at Tokyo 2020 following the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) decision to exclude it.
The International Sailing Federation Disabled Sailing Committee (IFDS) has said it is "profoundly disappointed" by the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) decision to exclude sailing from Tokyo 2020.
Australia's sailing team has officially opened an extended deck at its National Training Centre (NTC), designed to meet all the demands of high performance Paralympic sailors as they continue their quest for gold medals at Rio 2016.
For a second day lack of wind hampered racing at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Halifax, Canada, where only the SKUD 18 class races were completed, in which Australians Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch took control.
Britain's Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell moved to the top of the SKUD 18 standings with another win on a day that saw one race in each class take place due to light winds at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Halifax, Canada.
Great Britain's Helena Lucas has gained control of the 2.4mR class at the Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships after a steady day of racing saw her move from third to first in Halifax, Canada.
All three classes at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined (IFDS) World Championships in Halifax, Canada are nicely poised after the first day of racing at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.
The first group of sailors to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be decided as they battle on the waters of Halifax at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships.
Britain's Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell will be aiming for a sixth consecutive world title in the SKUD-18 class when they take to the water at the International Federation for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Combined World Championships in Canada next week.
London 2012 Paralympic champion Helena Lucas has taken an early lead in the 2.4mR class after the opening day of the Sail for Gold Regatta 2014 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy today.
At the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, Britain's Hugh "Jumbo" Edwards won the gold medal in the coxless pairs event with Lewis Clive and a second gold in the coxless four on the same day. During World War Two it was his rowing ability which saved his life. While serving as a squadron leader with the Royal Air Force's Coastal Command in 1943, he was forced to ditch his plane in the Atlantic Ocean. He rowed a dingy four miles through a minefield to safety. He was the only member of the plane's crew to survive.
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