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British Sailing Team resume doublehanded sailing

As of Monday 1 June, the British Sailing Team will resume doublehanded sailing, allowed by the dispensation afforded to elite sports under the Government’s latest guidelines for a phased return to training

IOC President Thomas Bach accepts Games could be cancelled

In an interview for BBC Sport, IOC President Thomas Bach says he understands why the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games would have to be cancelled if it cannot take place next summer

British Sailing Team welcome return to on water training

The British Sailing Team has welcomed the guidance issued by the Government on the phased return to training for elite sports

IOC set aside $800 million to tackle virus impact

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach revealed that the IOC face a bill of up to $800 million for the postponed Tokyo Games to address the impact of the coronavirus

Watching the Finn – Extreme video action

Many things are being remembered today, but for Finn sailors it was the day that the 2020 Finn Gold Cup was scheduled to start in Palma, Mallorca

Professional sailing – A reality or a House of Cards

The recent shutdown of the Big-Boat regatta scene and the postponement of the Olympic Games by the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fragility of professional sailing

World Beach Games postponed to 2023

Due to the pressures on National Olympic Committee (NOC), the 2021 World Beach Games has beeen postponed to 2023

Team GB’s Chef de Mission, Mark England discusses the delay to the Games

In their latest UK Sport podcast of Medals and More the UK Sport chair, Dame Katherine Grainger catches up with Team GB’s ‘Chef De Mission’ Mark England

Tom Squires . . . Olympic-bound

Olympic-bound Tom Squires feared his Olympic dream had gone as the Tokyo Games seemed about to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic

UK Sport confirm funding for elite athletes until March 2021

In their latest UK Sport podcast the UK Sport CEO Sally Munday confirmed that funding for elite athletes was secure until March 2021