Survival conditions yesterday at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as 30+ knot gusts blew through Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Sailing Energy / World Sailing

After the postponement of the Laser and Laser Radial Medal Races due to too little then too much breeze, today's bumper schedule will include these races alongside the Finn and…

Nick Dempsey and Dorian Van Rijsselberghe © Richard Langdon/British Sailing Team

Britain has claimed its first sailing medal of Rio 2016 - ahead of tomorrow's first medal race - after windsurfer Nick Dempsey secured a second successive RS:X Men’s Olympic silver.…

Transocean Winner. Credit: Jane Haysome

No pollution has been detected in the area of the grounded 17,000-tonne rig, despite salvors reporting that two fuel tanks may have been breached.

Giles Scott bounces back on day two of Finn racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing regatta. ©Sailing Energy/World Sailing

Team GB’s sailors enjoyed the best day in Rio so far as Giles Scott sailed into pole position in the Finn, Nick Thompson moved into the silver medal spot in…

Nick Dempsey racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing competition. Credit: Sail Energy/World Sailing

Nick Dempsey enjoyed an almost perfect start to his Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Regatta ending day one in pole position in the RS:X Men’s windsurfing yesterday.