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Sailing is the art of controlling a boat with large (usually fabric) foils called sails. By changing the rigging, rudder, and sometimes the keel or centre board, a sailor manages the force of the wind on the sails in order to change the direction and speed of a boat. Mastery of the skill requires experience in varying wind and sea conditions, as well as knowledge concerning sailboats themselves. - Source: Wikipedia
When Joe Gibbs publicly addressed the illegal part found in Matt Kenseth's engine, the team owner was respectful of NASCAR's inspection process but adamant about the importance of not sullying Joe Gibbs Racing's reputation over an infraction he insisted was not intentional.
The America's Cup sailor who perished in the San Francisco Bay after his team's space-age yacht capsized during a training run was an Olympic gold medalist from the United Kingdom.
As emergency workers tended to injured fans and ambulance sirens wailed in the background, a somber Stewart skipped the traditional post-race victory celebration. The crash began as the field closed in on the finish line and sent rookie Kyle Larson's car sailing into the fence that separates the track from the seats.
With a few notable exceptions, baseball has never really caught on with the rest of the world.
Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media magnate Ted Turner. But there is less of a family resemblance when it comes to politics.
The toughest sides of the men's and women's draws at the Australian Open are playing up to expectations. Now, a consequence of that smooth sailing is the likelihood of some semifinals being worthy of any Grand Slam title matches.
Each time Virginia Tech had a chance to build momentum and take control, Clemson was there to swipe it away.
The pack is apparently here to stay and NASCAR drivers don't like it one bit.
The championship contenders said Talladega Superspeedway would be the wild-card race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
After three years on top, the end is here for Dario Franchitti.
Fans of the Olympics in the Washington area won't just be cheering for Team USA. Athletes from more than 200 countries are expected to compete at the London Games, and flags from just about all of those nations fly somewhere in D.C. We checked in with ambassadors around the District to find out who they and their countrymen will be supporting the next two and a half weeks.
Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney kicked off his first traditional campaign trip of the general election Friday by returning to the sprawling New Hampshire farm from where he launched his second presidential bid just over a year ago.
Mike Knuble was already in the penalty box for holding. Then, Brooks Laich sent the puck sailing over the glass from the defensive zone.
Carl Edwards fell bitterly short in last season's bid to win the NASCAR championship. He's starting 2012 out front.