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U.S. sailing team hires Charlie McKee

Updated: November 29, 2012, 10:10 PM ET
Associated Press

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. -- Two-time Olympic medalist Charlie McKee has been appointed high-performance director of the U.S. Olympic sailing program.

Thursday's announcement came three months after the United States' embarrassing flop at the London Olympics, when it failed to win a medal for the first time since the 1936 Berlin Games.

McKee's responsibilities will include managing all on-the-water elements of the U.S. sailing team, including the coaching program, technical development and ...

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