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World Sailing eye Tokyo qualifiers in late 2020 or early 2021

福利网站World Sailing is planning to stage Olympic qualification events later this year or in early 2021 in the wake of the Tokyo Games' postponement, the sport's governing body has said.

Sailing: Ainslie sets SailGP pace with dominant debut in Sydney

Britain's Ben Ainslie and his new crew dominated the first event of SailGP's second season in Sydney, winning four out of five fleet races and then beating titleholders Australia in Saturday's high-speed head-to-head finale.

America's Cup challenger Ainslie itching for SailGP fray

Tackling the twin peaks of the America's Cup and the high-octane SailGP racing circuit is part of Ben Ainslie's grand plan to create the world's leading sailing outfit.

Spain surprises SailGP Australian defender Slingsby in warm-up

福利网站Australian skipper Tom Slingsby has been stunned by the performance of SailGP newcomers Spain in practice ahead of his crew's title defence, which starts in Sydney Harbour on Friday.

Mercedes F1 team signal future intent with Ineos deal

Formula One champions Mercedes sent a statement of intent about their future on Monday with the announcement of a five-year principal sponsorship deal with British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's petrochemicals giant Ineos.

Endeavor steps on board SailGP in deal valuing it at $200 million

SailGP said on Thursday it had sold a minority stake to sports and entertainment group Endeavor in a deal valuing the fledgling sailing event backed by Oracle's billionaire founder Larry Ellison at $200 million.

Japan set for record medals haul at home, but finish behind China - study

Japan can expect a more than 50% hike in their medal tally at their home Olympics but will still fall significantly short of toppling China from the second position, data analysts Gracenote predicted exactly six months before the Tokyo Games.

Sailing: Comanche grabs early lead after slow start in Sydney Hobart race

InfoTrack was first out of the Sydney Heads but 2017 line honours winner Comanche shrugged off a poor start to grab an early lead in the Sydney Hobart yacht race on Thursday.

Mercedes launches partnership with Ineos Sports

福利网站Formula One world champions Mercedes have agreed a technical partnership with Ineos Sports' cycling and sailing divisions in a bid to drive performance levels on track, road and sea.

Spain sets sights on SailGP after China jumps ship

China has dropped out of the 2020 series of SailGP, its organisers said on Tuesday, with Spain stepping aboard their vacant F50 foiling catamaran to race for a $1 million (£779,423.23) prize.

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