Sail­ing hero takes over

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Af­ter a year to for­get, Swim­ming Aus­tralia tapped into one of the sport-ob­sessed na­tion’s great­est tri­umphs by ap­point­ing Amer­ica’s Cup-win­ning skip­per John Ber­trand as its new pres­i­dent on Fri­day. The dual Olympian re­places Bar­clay Net­tle­fold, who re­signed in June af­ter just eight months in the job when he was ac­cused of mak­ing an in­ap­pro­pri­ate re­mark to a fe­male team con­sul­tant.

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