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1996 Men's Olympic Yachting Medalists

Finn: 1. Mateusz Kusznierewicz, POL (32 pts); 2. Sebastien Godefroid, BEL (45); 3. Roy Heiner, NET (50). Mistral: 1. Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, GRE (17 pts); 2. Carlos Espinola, ARG (19); 3. Gal Frid…

1996 Women's Olympic Yachting Medalists

Europe: 1. Kristine Roug, DEN (24 pts); 2. Margriet Matthijsse, NET (30); 3. Courtenay Becker-Dey, USA (39). Mistral: 1. Lee Lai–Shan, HKG (16 pts); 2. Barbara Kendall, NZE (24); 3. Alessandra Se…

2000 Men's Olympic Sailing Medalists

Finn: 1. Iain Percy, GBR (35 pts); 2. Luca Devoti, ITA (46); 3. Fredrik Loof, SWE (47). Mistral: 1. Christoph Sieber, AUT (38 pts); 2. Carlos Espinola, ARG (43); 3. Aaron McIntosh, NZE (48). 4…

2000 Women's Olympic Sailing Medalists

Europe: 1. Shirley Robertson, GBR (37 pts); 2. Margriet Matthysse, NED (39); 3. Serena Amato, ARG (51). Mistral: 1. Alessandra Sensini, ITA (15 pts); 2. Amelie Lux, GER (15); 3. Barbara Kendall, …

Robert Fripp

Robert Fripp was a co-founder and guitarist of the band King Crimson, whose 1969 debut album In the Court of the Crimson King is a classic of the progressive-rock genre. Through 1995 they recorded sp…

Women's History Month

Women Prize Winners in Literature Women's History Month Nobel Winning ScientistsNobel Peace Prize Winners Pulitzer Prize Winners in JournalismWomen Rulers of the WorldWomen InventorsNational Wom…

Women Nobel Prize Winners

Marie Curie was not only the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, in 1903, but she was also the only woman ever to win two Nobel Prizes. Below is a list of all women Nobel Prize winn…

Nobel Prize for Literature

The Nobel Prize for Literature, one of the six international awards administered by the Nobel Foundation, honors outstanding achievement in letters. The estate of Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833…

Sailing

First Olympic Appearance: 1900 by Gerry Brown and Mark Zurlo Did You Know? Boats that come in contact with a buoy out on the race course must do a 360, sailing around the buoy in a …

The Most Expensive Painting

The Question: I'm looking for the most expensive painting in the world. Who was it painted by and when? The Answer: According to Guinness World Records, the most …