The test event - which doubles as the first round of the 2019 World Cup Series - will take place at the Olympic venue at Enoshima, 70 kilometres south of Tokyo, from September 9-16. Read more
A report was received last night of a gang of youths targeting Olympic tourists on Copacabana Beach and today a "suspicious package" was detonated outside the media centre.
The Australian has overcome a slow start to be in real medal contention with two qualifiers and the medal race left to sail.
Australian Ashley Stoddart has qualified for the medal race but is too far back to win a medal.
The Australian sits 10 points off the Gold and 10 points ahead of Bronze with the double-points medal race to be sailed on Monday Brazilian time.
Billy Besson and Marie Riou bounced back with three top results and are a serious threat to the leaders.
Local hopes are pinned on the daughter of their sailing legend Torben Grael.
The Australians admitted to poor decision-making which dropped them down to sixth, 23 points behind the Kiwis.
The Dutchman has an unbeatable lead in the RS:X and Nick Dempsey will take silver in the medal race tomorrow.
The outside courses are subject to huge swells and the inside ones, especially the medal race course, are bedeviled by fickle winds.
The Kiwis dropped further down the leaderboard but a seventh placing moved the Aussies up.
Croatia and Australia have moved well clear of third place and look set for an epic battle.
Perhaps this explains why Channel 7's coverage of Rio hasn't featured any sailing yet...
Outteridge and Jensen couldn't find the stronger breeze and sit in 11th place, 19 points behind.
Jake Lilley continues to improve and is within striking distance of the medals.