ITV News London's Chris Paxton is training to take part in the Clipper Race which will see him sailing around the world.Read the full story ›
ITV News London's Chris Paxton is sailing round the world in the Clipper Race. He's now been assigned to a team...Read the full story ›
In September, London will host the start of the Clipper round-the-world sailing race. ITV News London’s Chris Paxton is taking part.Read the full story ›
Mayor Boris Johnson and sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston today announced London as the host city for the start of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
A fleet of 12 yachts will leave St Katharine Docks on 1 September for the estimated 11 month journey.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson said:
“Playing host to the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will once again see London showcasing why it is the best big city on earth in which to hold major sporting events."
ITV News London's Chris Paxton is taking part in the round-the world Clipper sailing race. People from across the globe are taking part.Read the full story ›
The Clipper Race is an 11-month sailing race, going round the world. And ITV News London's Chris Paxton has signed up to do it...Read the full story ›
A yachting boss and senior London 2012 executive has pulled out of an honours ceremony at Buckingham Palace today following the death of Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Andrew Simpson.
Sir Keith Mills, the deputy chairman of Locog (London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) was due to be made a Knight Grand Cross - the highest grade of knighthood.
A London 2012 spokesman said: "We are all deeply saddened by the news of Andrew's death and, as a result of this tragic accident, Sir Keith will no longer be attending his investiture at Buckingham Palace today."
Saddened by death of Olympic sailor Andrew Simpson. My thoughts are with his family and team mates at this tragic time
Dame Kelly Holmes has paid tribute to sailor Andrew Simpson.
My thoughts go out to Britain's Andrew Simpson,winner of Olympic Gold in 2008,Silver 2012 who died trg for America's Cup in San Francisco.