Australian sailors Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan, desperate to go one better than their silver medal in 2016, top the 470 standings at the Tokyo Olympics.
Australian sailor Matt Wearn has moved into second spot after six of 10 races in the men's Laser event at the Tokyo Olympics.
Australia's Olympic sailing debutants Matt Wearn and Mara Stransky have both improved on day two of racing in Tokyo.
He has been tipped as a gold medal contender for Australian sailing but Matt Wearn is going to need a major change of fortune to achieve the feat after a second shock result at the Olympic Laser regatta.
Australian sailor Mara Stransky stepped on a sea urchin, but still completed her first day of competition at the Olympics
Australia's sailors are poised to build on an Olympic medal haul that sits at eight gold, six silver and one bronze across the last four Games.
Team Australia have won the SailGP leg in Great Britain, beating France and the United States in the winner-take-all final on Plymouth Sound.
The Australian Sail Grand Prix will return to Sydney Harbour in December with Olympic champion Tom Slingsby skippering Team Australia.
New Zealand's defence of the America's Cup is likely to head overseas after a negotiating impasse between the government and host team.
Nina Curtis has beaten Lisa Darmanin in the race to join defending champions Australia in the Sail GP global league.
Defending champions Team Australia have made a fast start on the opening day of the SailGP global league winning all three races.
Skipper Tom Slingsby and his champion Australian crew have capsized the US team's catamaran during their first training session for the SailGP season opener.
A big increase in real-time data available will make the 2021 SailGP season different from the inaugural 2019 season, affecting race strategies.
Olympic dreams were already starting to form for aspiring Perth sailor Nia Jerwood as she penned a primary school poem to her heroes.
Aussie sailor Jimmy Spithill is over his America's Cup loss and is now leading a revamped American team in the SailGP global league.
The long wait for star WA sailors Monique de Vries and Nia Jerwood to have their Olympic debut confirmed is over.
New US Olympic sailing chief Paul Cayard wants to build his team to compete with the likes of Great Britain and Australia again.
Luna Rossa's co-helmsman Jimmy Spithill has vowed to return for another America's Cup bid after going down to Team New Zealand on Wednesday.
Team New Zealand, with Bendigo sailor Glenn Ashby on board, have secured the America's Cup with a win over Italy's Luna Rossa co-led by Aussie Jimmy Spithill.
Team NZ is just one win away from successfully defending their America's Cup title with Luna Rossa's Australian helmsman Jimmy Spithill on the brink of defeat.
Team New Zealand have eased to a 6-3 lead and need one more race victory to retain the America's Cup against Italy's Luna Rossa in Auckland.
Team New Zealand have put clear water between themselves and their America's Cup rivals Luna Rossa, winning both races on day five to take a 5-3 lead.
Low winds have forced organisers to postpone racing in the America's Cup till Monday with holders Team New Zealand and challengers Luna Rossa locked at 3-3.
For the third time in as many day's racing, Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa have shared the wins to leave the 36th America's Cup level at 3-3.
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