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August 17, 2017

Sailing & Sports

NBC Sports Films to Premiere ‘Courageous’ on Saturday

Documentary Chronicles Media Pioneer Ted Turner’s Quest to Win the 1977 America’s Cup in Newport. NBC Sports Films will premiere Courageous, a one-hour documentary which chronicles media pioneer and sailing maverick Ted Turner’s quest to win the 1977 America’s Cup, this Saturday (June 17th) at 2:30 p.m. on NBC. The special will air immediately following NBC’s

Newport 10 Miler Shows Off Newport’s Best

Beneath sunny, blue skies nearly 3,000 runners from 32 states and 11 countries took to the roads of Newport, Rhode Island to contest the fifth annual Newport 10 Miler road race, produced by Gray Matter Marketing. A balmy 56 degrees at the 7:30am start quickly increased into the high 60’s for a stunning backdrop to

Newport Polo Recap: USA vs Peru (June 3, 2017)

With its regular field at Glen Farm made unplayable by constant rains, and draining from the upper fields to the polo grounds, Newport Polo moved its playing field to the upper field for yesterday’s (Saturday) match against first-time visitors, Peru. While Newport Polo could move a field, it couldn’t budge a Peru team, all from

12 Metre Class Announces ‘Road To The Worlds Waypoints Series’, Will Race in Newport in June

The International 12 Metre Class (ITMA) has released locations and dates for the ROAD TO THE WORLDS WAYPOINTS Series, a three-year international 12 Metre (12mR) yacht competition starting in May of 2017 and culminating with the July 2019 12 Metre World Championship in Newport. Teams racing at specific WAYPOINTS-designated events in Northern Europe, Southern Europe,

Volvo Ocean Race Launches Official Sustainability Program with 3 Key New Partnerships

The Volvo Ocean Race has launched a major Sustainability Programme for the 2017-18 edition and beyond – signing partnerships with 11th Hour Racing, AkzoNobel and United Nations Environment while outlining a series of commitments that focus on ocean health. The race is putting sustainability at its heart and focusing on taking action to help ‘Turn

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