Category Archives: Olympic Sailing debate

Olympics opens the door for women

By | February 19, 2018

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.… Read More »

Olympic events under Antitrust review

By | January 15, 2018

Following the adoption of World Sailing’s new Antitrust Policy in November 2017, World Sailing has now selected the initial Olympic Events which will undergo an antitrust review in 2018. World Sailing has decided at this time to review the Men and Women’s Windsurfer and the Men and Women’s One Person Dinghy. In the Men’s and… Read More »

The Olympic sailing debate…

By | July 12, 2017

Comment: This debate comes from last night’s US Scuttlebutt. It’s a long and well written story, but well worth the read if you feel strongly about how Olympic sailing is portrayed in The Meeja… Peter Nash The Sailing Events for the Tokyo 2020 Games are being asked to review their event formats to heighten the… Read More »