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  • Wanna sail? You can start with a class

    Wanna sail? You can start with a class
    Ian Williams is one of the lucky few who can say he quit his day job to get paid to sail around the world. "As a keen sportsman, it's anybody's dream to be a professional sportsman in the sport they love," the 37-year-old Brit said. "Sure my bank...
  • No charges in America's Cup drowning, San Francisco police say

    (Reuters) - No charges will be filed in connection with the death of a British Olympic sailing champion who drowned after the craft he was sailing during training for last year's America's Cup races capsized and broke apart in San Francisco Bay, police...
  • A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, as the Japanese capital moves to leap from bid to building a year after winning the games, the optimism is ebbing. The National Stadium,...
  • Rio passes first Olympic test, water quality surprises

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro passed its first 2016 Olympics test with the end of an international sailing regatta on Guanabara Bay, one of the most heavily criticized venues in a city under attack for disorganization and construction delays....
  • The Harbor Report: Youthful enthusiasm on display at Sabot championship

    The Harbor Report: Youthful enthusiasm on display at Sabot championship
    This week on the harbor it was all about the Jr. Sabot National Championship and the nearly 150 boats attending from around Southern California. On Monday and Tuesday, the participants, ages 7 to 17, raced in a qualification series and a fleet selection...
  • It's all fans on deck (or dock) for sailing races in Annapolis

    It's all fans on deck (or dock) for sailing races in Annapolis
    The weekend begins on Wednesday nights in Annapolis with the blast of a starting gun. That's when dozens of sailboats jockeying in the Severn River harbor head to the starting line for the Annapolis Yacht Club's Wednesday night races, a summer tradition...
  • Marines introduced to boating

    Marines introduced to boating
    They arrived from places like Bakersfield, Puerto Rico and St. Joseph, Mo. Thirty young men bonded as infantry members of the 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Division, stationed at Camp Pendleton, landed Thursday in Newport Beach for a special off-duty...
  • Washington's Olympic bid moves forward with extent of Maryland role undefined

    Washington's Olympic bid moves forward with extent of Maryland role undefined
    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region remained largely undefined. The nonprofit Washington 2024...
  • The Harbor Report: Beautiful weather for the Long Point Race

    This time each year, I reflect back to previous Long Point Race Weeks, and this year's event — which took place last weekend — was another extraordinary regatta. The race starts on a Friday in Newport Beach, headed toward Long Point in...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 meter dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 meters final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 metre dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 metres final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...