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Olympians sail smoothly through Heathrow – San Francisco Chronicle

Jan 21 2013 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict


San Francisco Chronicle
Olympians sail smoothly through Heathrow
San Francisco Chronicle
Heathrow Airport had its busiest day ever as thousands of athletes — from Dutch beach volleyball players to South Korean gymnasts — landed with their javelins, bicycles and sails, and moved smoothly through customs. Smart-looking sailors guarded the
Mostly smooth sailing for first arrivalsSuperSport
USOlympic Sailing Team Not Only Group Arriving At Heathrow, London Airports Huffington Post
Australian boating team's sails are lost at HeathrowEvening Standard
BBC News
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Originally posted. July 16, 2012

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Olympians sail smoothly through Heathrow – San Francisco Chronicle

Jan 21 2013 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict


San Francisco Chronicle
Olympians sail smoothly through Heathrow
San Francisco Chronicle
Heathrow Airport had its busiest day ever as thousands of athletes — from Dutch beach volleyball players to South Korean gymnasts — landed with their javelins, bicycles and sails, and moved smoothly through customs. Smart-looking sailors guarded the
Mostly smooth sailing for first arrivalsSuperSport
USOlympic Sailing Team Not Only Group Arriving At Heathrow, London Airports Huffington Post
Australian boating team's sails are lost at HeathrowEvening Standard
BBC News
all 1,813 news articles »

Originally posted. July 16, 2012

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29er World Championship – 18ft Skiff skipper Chapman never rests – Sail World

Oct 20 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict


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29er World Championship – 18ft Skiff skipper Chapman never rests
Sail World
18ft Skiff skipper/sail maker Andrew Chapman (Fisher and Paykel) is never one to 'rest on his laurels' with anything sailing so it's not surprising to see him take on another project during the Australian off-season. Although he will be building new

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Originally posted. July 8, 2012

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29er World Championship – 18ft Skiff skipper Chapman never rests – Sail World

Oct 20 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict


Sail World
29er World Championship – 18ft Skiff skipper Chapman never rests
Sail World
18ft Skiff skipper/sail maker Andrew Chapman (Fisher and Paykel) is never one to 'rest on his laurels' with anything sailing so it's not surprising to see him take on another project during the Australian off-season. Although he will be building new

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Originally posted. July 8, 2012

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Sailing-Practice makes perfect for Ainslie in Finn

Jul 28 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

WEYMOUTH (Reuters) – British Olympic Finn champion Ben Ainslie showed his competitive edge even in practice on Saturday, getting out in front of the rest of the fleet ahead of the real thing on Sunday. Racing on the "Nothe" course, which is nearest to shore, competitors in the single-handed Finn class engaged in the sailing equivalent of shadow boxing, testing the conditions, their equipment …

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South Koreans apologize after sailing coach sent home

Jul 27 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

SEOUL (Reuters) – The South Korea Sailing Federation has apologized on behalf of coach Lee Jae-cheol after he was sent home from the London Olympics for drunk driving. It said Lee was pulled over by police after attending a banquet hosted by the mayor of the south coast town of Weymouth which is hosting the sailing regatta. "Coach Lee Jae-cheol attended a banquet and drank wine and beer on July …

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2012 Olympics TV Schedule: Sailing

Jul 26 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

The waters of Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour will be the locations for ten sailing events in the 2012 Olympics.

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US sailing chief airs doping concern

Jul 26 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

Olympic sailing is not known for its drugs cheats but an increasing emphasis on athleticism has led to concerns about a creeping issue with doping.

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Aussie fans to cheer on sailing heroes

Jul 25 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

Sailing's not always the best spectator sport, but dozens of Australians are already making their presence felt at the London Olympic sailing competition.

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Weymouth: Olympic sailing on Jurassic Coast – CNN

Jul 25 2012 Published by under Sailing, Sports Adict

Weymouth: Olympic sailing on Jurassic Coast
CNN
As the home to the Weymouth and Portland British National Sailing Academy it was the obvious choice to host all sailing events during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Located in the English county of Dorset, and smack bang in the middle of what is known

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