Attendance Numbers Announced for America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth:
(August 3, 2016) – The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth today announced that 133,763 spectators had attended the 2016 event on July 21-24. This was the second year the event was held in Portsmouth, with 245,460 spectators attending the 2015 edition. Full report.
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No Love for Sailing as Olympic Sport:
by Chris Chase, Fox Sports
“That’s so easy that I could do it,” is a phrase that will be repeated countless times around televisions airing the Olympics this month. The short response is, “no, no it’s not.” The longer answer is a bit more complicated.
Every Olympic sport absolutely has a distinct degree of difficult and because of that we decided to rank events to see which would actually be the easiest to win gold. Our criteria was simple: Imagine you are 21 (if you are 21, way to go, friend!) and have never played any Olympic sport. If you started training today, which sport would be the easiest in which to score a gold medal and which would be hardest, with all th…
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