Tag: America’s Cup
Oracle Team USA wins Race 8 after Emirates Team New Zealand barely avoids capsizing.
Racing resumes with Oracle Team USA needing a win to keep alive its hopes of retaining the Cup.
New Zealand now leads Oracle Team USA by five races, forcing Oracle to postpone today’s second contest.
The America’s Cup finals begin Saturday and the defending champion is already behind.
An America’s Cup jury has banned 2 Oracle sailors and penalized the team 2 points for cheating.
Local tech titan Larry Ellison took to “CBS This Morning” to defend changes to the America’s Cup race. Ellison’s Oracle Team USA is the Cup’s defending champion, which means Ellison was able to set the parameters in this year’s race. He decided to hold it in San Francisco Bay as opposed to the open sea, and […]
It’s time for today’s Louis Vuitton Cup action, and lucky us, this one was a race that actually had two boats facing off — Italy’s Luna Rossa Challenge vs. Emirates Team New Zealand. We don’t want to spoil this for the 12 regular readers who have been following this closely (ha ha! Just kidding, America’s […]
The America’s Cup has had its share of problems, including a lag in fundraising and a disappointingly small number of challengers. The event has also had to suffer through the embarrassment of a number of Louis Vuitton Cup races, which will determine who will take on reigning champ Oracle Team USA in the America’s Cup […]
The America’s Cup International Jury issued a ruling today upholding an appeal by two teams competing in the America’s Cup sailing races that argued that the regatta’s director, Iain Murray, could not unilaterally make certain rule changes. The five-person panel ruled in favor of Luna Rossa Challenge and Emirates Team New Zealand, the two teams […]
Update: The round-robin race is now over. Emirates Team New Zealand won — it had no opponents (for the second race in a row), but there you have it. Andddd @EmiratesTeamNZ screams across the finish line at 43.26 knots #americascup #bestsailorsfastestboats pic.twitter.com/7FJAPiRMBa — America’s Cup (@americascup) July 9, 2013 Sweden’s Artemis Racing was originally scheduled […]