Emirates Team New Zealand beat defending champion Oracle Team USA so soundly in Race 5 of the America’s Cup on Tuesday that Larry Ellison’s syndicate had to call timeout.
Oracle Team USA’s heart-stopping victory in Race 4 of the America’s Cup may have saved the event as well as the syndicate’s chances to retain the oldest trophy in international sports.
After a rough week of unprecedented penalties and three straight losses, defending America’s Cup champion Oracle Team USA finally had something to smile about following a high-speed romp around San Francisco Bay.
Ten years after Team New Zealand lost the America’s Cup to a countryman and a European billionaire, the Kiwis are in San Francisco for a singular mission.
Hours after being hit with the harshest penalties in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup, skipper Jimmy Spithill defiantly declared defending champion Oracle Team USA to be an underdog that “will come out fighting” against Emirates Team New Zealand starting Saturday.
An international jury has begun hearings into what could be one of the biggest scandals in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup.
Two sailing powerhouses that have spent the summer trading verbal jabs are finally set to meet in the ultimate grudge match — the 34th America’s Cup.
Emirates Team New Zealand is trying to wrap up a spot in the America’s Cup match against defending champion Oracle Team USA as fast as it can.
Emirates Team New Zealand sailed away with another win because of a mechanical failure to Italy’s Luna Rossa, taking a 2-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals Monday.
Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy’s Luna Rossa by 3 minutes, 21 seconds in their final meeting in the round-robins in the America’s Cup challenger trials Sunday on San Francisco Bay.
Emirates Team New Zealand overcame the loss of its jib early in the race and routed Italy’s Luna Rossa on Sunday in just their second head-to-head matchup in the America’s Cup challenger series.