Poland’s Malgorzata Bialecka assumed the lead of the women’s gold fleet at the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Mussanah, Oman, after claiming two second place finishes on the third day of racing.
Leadership of the men’s and women’s competitions at the 2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) 470 World Championships changed hands once again as the battle for Rio 2016 qualification stepped up, with the medal races approaching in Haifa Bay, Israel.
Liu and Lim seal Rio 2016 berth after dominating Nacra 17 event as ISAF World Cup in Qingdao draws to close
Singapore's Justin Liu and Denise Lim completed a dominant week in the Nacra 17 class by winning the medal race on the final day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Qingdao, with the result seeing them claim gold and a Rio 2016 Olympic berth.
China secured a Rio 2016 berth in the men’s finn class after utilising their mathematical advantage on the penultimate day of competition at the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Qingdao.
Britain’s Lorenzo Chiavarini produced the performance of the day as he collected wins in both of the laser races despite a challenging wind and strong current causing problems for the majority of the sailors on day two of the ISAF World Cup in Qingdao.
China’s Jiahui Wui made the most of home waters as she claimed three wins on the opening day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup to set the early pace in the women’s RS:X class in Qingdao.
More than 300 sailors from 32 nations are preparing to take part in the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup event in the Chinese port city of Qingdao, with action set to get underway tomorrow.
Exclusive: Brazilian officials should be blamed for polluted water at Rio 2016, claims British sailing chief
Brazilian politicians and businessmen charged with cleaning Rio's Guanabara Bay should be held to account for how they have used their resources, and should be blamed for problems rather than sporting authorities, the head of one of the world's most successful sailing teams has said.
Rio 2016 President claims health of athletes "number one priority" amid fears of water quality at sailing venue
Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman claims water in the Guanabara Bay sailing venue will be "totally clean" by the end of this year, although he stopped short of fully guaranteeing that not a single athlete will become ill during next year's Olympics and Paralympics.
Rio 2016 will face another major challenge as the months count down until next summer's Olympics and Paralympics when a second sailing test event is due to take place in Guanabara Bay on Saturday (August 15) amid continuing pollution concerns.
Rio State Government officials have denied failing to meet targets regarding pollution levels on Guanabara Bay, hailing the great progress supposedly made over the last eight years and insisting the issue will create "no problems" during next summer's Olympic and Paralympic sailing competitions.
New Zealand saw two International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup titles disappear on the final day of action in Weymouth and Portland, while hosts Britain secured three overall victories in the Olympic classes.
Only two races were possible on the third day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Weymouth and Portland, Britain, with a constantly changing wind making conditions unsailable.
British sailors enjoyed a successful opening day of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Cup in Weymouth and Portland, with Nick Dempsey returning to the scene where he won silver at London 2012 to assume an early lead in the men’s RS:X event.
Protests opposing the continued lack of work to reduce levels of water pollution have taken place on Rio de Janeiro's Botafogo Beach, part of Guanabara Bay on which Olympic and Paralympic sailing is due to take place next year,