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Slingsby steers Aussies to win in wild SailGP regatta

Oct. 10, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Tom Slingsby and Team Australia won the Spain Sail Grand Prix on Sunday by sailing to an easy win in the podium race after Sir Ben Ainslie’s British team capsized just after the start, effectively knocking U.S. skipper Jimmy Spithill out of contention. The victory on a...

Women to race aboard Sail GP foiling catamarans for 1st time

Oct. 08, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Women will race aboard foiling 50-foot catamarans in the SailGP global league for the first time starting this weekend at the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cádiz. Each of the eight teams will have a woman racing in the sixth sailor position behind the driver as part of...

Outteridge steers Team Japan to SailGP win on French Riviera

Sep. 12, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — Nathan Outteridge and Team Japan continued their mastery of light wind to win the France Sail Grand Prix on Sunday and vault into the lead in SailGP’s overall standings. Outteridge beat U.S. skipper Jimmy Spithill and Spain’s Phil...

Spithill's US crew wins 2 races, leads SailGP regatta

Sep. 11, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — Jimmy Spithill’s Team USA welcomed back wing trimmer Paul Campbell-James from a broken leg and won two of the three fleet races Saturday in SailGP's regatta on the French Riviera. While the American team positioned itself well to reach...

Slingsby's Aussies go for SailGP hat trick at Saint-Tropez

Sep. 10, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

Tom Slingsby’s Team Australia will go for a hat trick this weekend in the SailGP global league's regatta in Saint-Tropez, France. The Aussies had dominating wins in the last two regattas, in England in mid-July and Denmark three weeks ago, even though they weren’t at...

Slingsby steers Aussies to victory in SailGP regatta

Aug. 21, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

Australia’s Tom Slingsby easily beat rivals Sir Ben Ainslie of Britain and Nathan Outteridge of Team Japan in the podium race Saturday to win the Denmark Sail Grand Prix on Aarhus Bay. The second consecutive regatta victory gives defending champion Australia a 32-30...

Ainslie's back for Brits in SailGP; US crewmember injured

Aug. 19, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

After watching the last two regattas from another continent, Sir Ben Ainslie will be back at the wheel of the British boat for SailGP’s regatta Friday and Saturday in Aarhus, Denmark. While SailGP raced in Italy and England earlier this summer, Ainslie was in California...

Olympic Latest: Bencic wins tennis gold for Switzerland

Jul. 31, 2021 10:37 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the women’s tennis...