Wild Oats XI, the seven-time line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart race passes the ‘Organ Pipes’ cliff face off the New South Wales coast. Photograph: Carlo Borlenghi/Rolex

World sailing interest focuses on Australia this morning as a record 119 yachts gather for the 70th(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Raheem Sterling will remain at Liverpool despite reported transfer negotiation stalls.Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA
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(...) the county’s panel. Athletics: Rio’s super bacteria Water at the sailing venue for Rio 2016(...)

A man sits on a deck over the Rio Carioca, in which scientists discovered a new bacteria, near Guanabara Bay, venue for  the Olympic sailing events in Rio 2016. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters.

Water at the sailing venue for Rio 2016, described as filthy by sailors whohave trained there, has(...)

Russell Crowe in ‘Master and Commander’. Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox
The life of O’Brian

(...) natural historian. One of the few sciences he doesn’t grasp well is sailing, allowing Aubrey to explain(...)

Guo Chuan, crew-member on Irish-Chinese backed Green Dragon and the first-ever Asian participant at the finish of leg 4 from Singapore to China in the Volvo Ocean Race at Qingdao. Photograph: David Branigan | Oceansport

In a display of unity rarely seen in the fragmented sport of sailing, there was little dissent(...)

Ireland rugby players Jenny Murphy, Sophie Spence and Shannon Huston who are hoping to qualify for the rugby sevens at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

(...) participants in Rio will qualify over the next 12 months, rather than in 2016, and two sports – sailing and(...)

Henry Donohoe: “You could not even dream of it at home . . . I have to pinch myself and wonder have I won the Lotto”
Flying high in the desert of Dubai
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(...) barbecues weeks in advance, sailing at the weekends.”When he arrived in the country four years ago, he said(...)

Europe Ryder Cup winning team captain Paul McGinley  back in September. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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Sun rises on Mapfre and two of her crew, Anthony Marchand and Antonio Cuervas-Mons, to mark the start of a new day on the Volvo Ocean Race. The race is expected to end in Abu Dhabi over the weekend. Photograph: Getty Images.

(...) of Hormuz after straight-line sailing up the perimeter of the piracy exclusion zone off the horn of(...)

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(...). quicktackle.ie Wind paddles This is an ingenious sailing device that attaches to most kayaks, canoes and(...)