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    Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have capped off day three of the 49er World Championship in Auckland in typical fashion

    Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have capped off day three of the 49er World Championship in Auckland in typical fashion


    The Olympic champions are second after the final day of qualifying, a point behind Germany.

    Oscar Gunn and Logan Dunning Beck are sixth.

    Nacra 17 sailors Olivia Mackay and Jason Saunders have had a win and a third to improve to 11th overall after six races.

    A genetic and potentially career threatening injury, but pole vaulter Eliza McCartney's staying positive.

    After overcoming a hamstring niggle, the Olympic bronze medalist has succumbed to ongoing tendinitis in her right achilles, which could be genetic.

    McCartney's been on medication which she says has greatly improved her health.

    But she can't confirm if they've found the problem.

    Straight off the plane and onto the training field for new Chiefs coach Warren Gatland.

    The former Wales coach arrived home on Tuesday and headed directly to the team's base at Ruakura.

    The All Blacks Sevens team and Black Ferns Sevens team begin their campaigns tonight at the latest round of the World Series in Dubai.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Sailing News
     07 Dec: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have produced a sailing masterclass to surge ahead at the 49er World Championships in Auckland
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     04 Dec: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have had a first, a third and a seventh to consolidate their position near the top of the fleet in the 49er Sailing World Championships in Auckland
     04 Dec: A mixed opening day for Peter Burling and Blair Tuke at the 49er sailing world championships in Auckland
     02 Dec: Kiwi sailor Jason Saunders is eager to get on the water as the start of the Nacra 17 World Championships nears
     02 Dec: American skier Mikaela Shiffrin has won her 4th World Cup slalom win at Killington in Vermont
     01 Dec: Blair Tuke's welcoming the increased depth across New Zealand sailing ahead of next week's sailing World Championships in Auckland
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