Happy Olympic Day!


Ainslie hits the water and misses gold at pre-Games regatta

By Mike Rowbottom

Ben Ainslie_Melbourne_June_10June 9 - Britain's three-times Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie demonstrated that even the greatest of performers can sometimes get it wrong when he capsized on the final day of the last pre-Games regatta, thus losing his chance of winning in the Finn class at the Skandia Sail for Gold event at the Olympic course in Weymouth and Portland.

Miami Nice for Britain's sailors as they claim eight medals

By Mike Rowbottom

Lucy Macgregor_Annie_Lush_and_Kate_Macgregor__in_Miami_January_2012January 29 - Britain's sailors got their Olympic year off to a hugely promising start at the Miami World Cup regatta, where Nick Dempsey, Paul Goodison and the women's match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor (pictured right) took the British total of gold medals to eight with their efforts on the final day.