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Other Sport 28 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Crew members rescued from sinking yacht

Eight crew members abandoned their sinking boat and another three badly-injured sailors were airlifted from the deck of New Zealand maxi yacht Maximus during a rough Sydney-Hobart race yesterday.

Other Sport 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Formidable American team assembled for world athletics meet

An American team blessed with youth and speed appears ready to expand on their glittering Olympic showing in August's world championships.

Other Sport 11 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Perez presses his claim for title

The 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Eric Wohlberg of Canada, won the fifth stage of the Tour of Langkawi, an 18km individual time trial.

Other Sport 29 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Big maxis battle for finish

Australian super maxi Skandia maintained its narrow lead over New Zealand rival Zana in the Sydney-Hobart race yesterday as the leading boats neared the finish line after a rough crossing of Bass Strait.

Other Sport 28 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Skandia and Zana strengthen lead

Super maxi rivals Skandia and Zana increased their lead in the 59th Sydney-Hobart race Saturday and were engaged in a tense tactical battle as they sailed down Australia's east coast into freshening headwinds.

Other Sport 27 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Small boats take lead

A handful of smaller yachts took a surprise early lead over heavily favoured super maxis Skandia and Zana shortly after the start of the 59th Sydney-Hobart race.