Clipper Race: Shifty and patchy:
(February 19, 2018; Day 20) – With the finish line for the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race leg to Sanya just days, leader Qingdao, which is aiming for its first win of the 2017-18 race, opted to go into Stealth Mode yesterday and is now hiding its position and route from the rest of the fleet. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Clipper Race: Shifty and patchy, Editor
Olympics Opens the Door for Women:
Olympic Agenda 2020 was formalized in December 2014, and it was in this document from the International Olympic Committee which detailed 40 recommendations to direct the future of the Olympic Movement. The mission was to protect the uniqueness of the Games and strengthen Olympic values in society.
Recommendation #11 was to foster gender equality:
1. The IOC to work with the International Federations to achieve 50 per cent female participation in the Olympic Games and to stimulate women’s participation and involvement in …
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Olympics Opens the Door for Women, Editor