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British sailor Thomson aims to end French Vendee reign

07 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain's Alex Thomson is confident he has done everything possible in his quest to become the first non-French winner of the single-handed Vendee Globe round-the-world sailing race.

SailGP looks beyond wind power to hit climate positive goal

09 Oct 2020

LONDON SailGP aims to be climate positive when its "foiling" F50 catamarans begin their second season next year, in a move it hopes will speed up the electrification of the marine industry.

Ainslie readies radical America's Cup redesign as quarantine ends

07 Oct 2020

LONDON Gazing out over Auckland's historic harbour from the hotel where he is in quarantine, Ben Ainslie felt waves of envy and excitement watching the New Zealand and U.S. crews practising.

New Zealand to join SailGP fleet with Burling and Tuke

06 Aug 2020

LONDON New Zealand will join the $1 million prize SailGP championship next season with a team led by defending America's Cup champions and Olympic gold medallists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke.

America's Cup challenger Ainslie itching for SailGP fray

27 Feb 2020

LONDON 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

26 Feb 2020

LONDON 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.

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

06 Feb 2020

LONDON 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.

Mnuchin goads Greta, Saudis in spotlight and Merkel - what to expect at Davos on Thursday

23 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland Here's what to watch for at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting on Thursday:

Prince Charles in spotlight, Trump heading home - What to watch for on Wednesday

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum rolls on in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

DAVOS-Prince Charles in spotlight, Trump heading home - What to watch for on Wednesday

22 Jan 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum rolls on in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

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