Posts Tagged ‘Rio 2016 Olympic Games’

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics

Uncertainty with the BDI@687; caution with Geopolitics
John N. Faraclas With four points plus since last Friday’s closing the BDI is between the dire straits given also the geopolitical and shipfinance chaos; John Faraclas’ Daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 ended up another five points at 848; The Panamaxes and its respective BPI was surprisingly...
August 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Corruption, Energy, Environment, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Sports | Read More

SingPost issues limited edition Team Singapore and Singapore’s First Olympic Gold MyStamp sheets

SingPost issues limited edition Team Singapore and Singapore’s First Olympic Gold MyStamp sheets
Singapore, 20 August 2016 – To celebrate Team Singapore’s achievements at Rio 2016, which include Singapore’s first Olympic gold, Singapore Post (SingPost), in collaboration with Singapore National Olympic Council, will release two special edition Rio 2016 Games of the XXXI Olympiad MyStamp sheets...
August 20th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Communication, Events, News, People and Places, Sports | Read More

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs

SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold with two commemorative slogan designs
Singapore, 16 August 2016 – SingPost celebrates Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal with two commemorative slogan designs. On 12 August 2016, Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the men’s 100m butterfly final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with...
August 16th, 2016 | Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sports | Read More

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety
John Faraclas With ten points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reached 681 points; Geopolitics though bring bad news world-wide. John Faraclas’ daily market report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continued to rise by 29 points reaching 920! The Panamaxe’s BPI gained ten points and now reads 713. The Supras’...
August 15th, 2016 | Energy, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

World Sailing Is Ready For Rio 2016 – By Carlo Croce, President, and Andy Hunt, CEO

World Sailing Is Ready For Rio 2016 – By Carlo Croce, President, and Andy Hunt, CEO
Carlo Croce Years of planning, preparation and, at times, improvisation will culminate on Monday with the beginning of the sailing competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Sailing enjoys a prominent place in Brazil’s Olympic history, as the country has won more gold medals in sailing – six...
August 7th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined

Rio 2016, more flag bearers for sailing than Beijing and London combined
Sailing will have more flag bearers than Beijing 2008 and London 2012 combined at the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Maracana Stadium. In total, 13 athletes will lead their nation around the stadium this evening for the eyes of the world to witness. But who are sailing’s...
August 5th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

World Sailing receives confirmation regarding six athletes from Russia

World Sailing receives confirmation regarding six athletes from Russia
World Sailing received confirmation this morning from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that six sailing athletes from Russia have been declared eligible to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games:   Stefania Elfutina (RS:X Women) Maksim Oberemko (RS:X Men) Liudmila Dmitrieva (470 Women) Alisa...
August 4th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The return of the Radial medallists

The return of the Radial medallists
Laser Radial racing by Sugar loaf Mountain China’s Lijia Xu, The Netherlands’ Marit Bouwmeester and Belgium’s Evi Van Acker, medallists from London 2012, will make their Olympic return in the One Person Dinghy (Laser Radial) at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The trio were locked in a thrilling...
July 28th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing provisionally confirms the participation of six athletes for the Rio Olympic Games

World Sailing provisionally confirms the participation of six athletes for the Rio Olympic Games
Following a conference call earlier today with its Board of Directors, World Sailing have provisionally confirmed the participation of six athletes from Russia for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Stefania Elfutina (RS:X Women) Maksim Oberemko (RS:X Men) Liudmila Dmitrieva (470 Women) Alisa Kirilyuk...
July 26th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Weymouth and Portland saves the best for last

Weymouth and Portland saves the best for last
Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic – picture credits: ©Jesús Renedo / Sailing Energy The best of Weymouth and Portland was on show on Sunday as ten gripping Medal Races brought the final Sailing World Cup event before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to a close. Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland was...
June 12th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

World Sailing Officials Complete Final On-Site Review Of Olympic Preparations

World Sailing Officials Complete Final On-Site Review Of Olympic Preparations
Andy Hunt With less than 75 days to go until the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Sailing Chief Executive Officer Andy Hunt and Head of Competitions Alastair Fox this week participated in a final on-site review of preparations for the Olympic Sailing Competition. Briefings were provided over...
May 26th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

French masters set to star in Hyères

French masters set to star in Hyères
Nacra 17 fleet racing under Copacabana France’s Olympic hopefuls will be aiming to sign off before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a bang on their home waters at Sailing World Cup Hyères. Billy Besson and Marie Riou in the Nacra 17 and the RS:X racers, Pierre Le Coq and Charline Picon, have enjoyed...
April 20th, 2016 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Road to Rio shortening as Hyères looms

Road to Rio shortening as Hyères looms
470 Men Fantela and Marenic The road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is shortening and sailors’ opportunities to test themselves against world class opposition is narrowing with only two Sailing World Cup regattas remaining before the summer showcase. Sailing World Cup Hyères, from 25 April to...
April 18th, 2016 | Sailing, Sports | Read More