America's Cup on hold amid New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown

More Sports Feb 28, 2021

America's Cup on hold amid New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown

The America's Cup final between Team New Zealand and Italy's Luna Rossa on Auckland's Waitemata Harbor was pushed back on Sunday as a coronavirus outbreak plunged the city back into lockdown. The first four races in the best-of-13 showdown were scheduled for next weekend but ...

Greek Olympic sailor praised for breaking sexual assault taboo

More Sports Jan 17, 2021

Greek Olympic sailor praised for breaking sexual assault taboo

Sofia Bekatorou, one of Greece's most successful Olympians and a two-time medalist at the Summer Games, reaped praise this weekend for coming forward with a taboo-breaking sexual assault revelation. Bekatorou, a sailing gold medalist, revealed she had suffered sexual assault at the hands of a ...

More Sports Aug 11, 2019

British crew looks to win SailGP regatta in home waters

The notorious English weather and the home country's crew have already left their mark on SailGP's European debut even before an official race has sailed. Both of Saturday's races in the regatta on the Solent off Cowes, England, were called off because of high winds, ...

Japan SailGP team joins new global circuit

More Sports Nov 20, 2018

Japan SailGP team joins new global circuit

by Jason Coskrey

"This is like Formula One on water." That's how Sir Russell Coutts, who won a gold medal for New Zealand in sailing at the 1984 Olympics and won the America's Cup five times, describes SailGP, the nation vs. nation sailing circuit set to launch early ...

Glorious day for Japan's athletes

Sports | ASIAN GAMES Sep 1, 2018

Glorious day for Japan's athletes

A 10-gold bonanza across five sports on Friday took Japan's tally to 69 gold medals, more than at any Asian Games since the last time it topped the medal table in Bangkok in 1978. Japan's sailors provided four gold and its judoka three, while the ...