America’s Cup

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Ellison kicked off the week-long Oracle Open World conference that runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle CEO Ellison Skips SF Speech To Watch America’s Cup

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so immersed in his boating team’s stirring comeback in the America’s Cup that he backed out of giving the marquee speech at his software company’s biggest customer conference of the year.

09/24/2013

Oracle Team USA comes in to win race 14 of the 34th America's Cup on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco. (AFP/Josh Edelson/Getty Images)

USA Continues America’s Cup Streak; New Zealand Lead Down To 2

Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA accelerated off the starting line and stayed ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand to win their fifth straight race and remain alive in the America’s Cup on Monday.

09/23/2013

America's Cup Race 14

Oracle Team USA Wins Both Sunday Races To Stay Alive In America’s Cup

Jimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA were masterful in light air Sunday on San Francisco Bay, winning two races against Emirates Team New Zealand to stay alive in the America’s Cup.

09/22/2013

Oracle Team USA (L) competes against Emirates Team New Zealand during the 34th America's Cup on September 10, 2013 in San Francisco. Oracle lost the race and opted to postpone the second scheduled race of the day. AFP PHOTO/Don Emmert (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Unsettled Wind Postpones Race 14 Of America’s Cup

Race 14 was postponed Saturday because the wind hadn’t settled in from the desired direction by the 2:40 p.m. cutoff time.

09/21/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand (front) and Oracle Team USA during the 34th America's Cup September 20, 2013 in San Francisco. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Scores Another America’s Cup Win After Light Winds Torpedo Final Kiwi Victory

Oracle Team USA coasted to an easy win in America’s Cup Race 13 Friday, after Emirates Team New Zealand’s final victory was thwarted when light wind ended the earlier race with the Kiwis comfortably ahead.

09/20/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill leads Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker in race 12 of the America's Cup Finals on September 19, 2013 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oracle Team USA Wins To Stay Alive In America’s Cup

Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA sped around San Francisco Bay to win Race 12 Thursday and prevent Emirates Team New Zealand from sailing off with the America’s Cup.

09/19/2013

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New Zealanders Enjoy Bay Area During America’s Cup Action

After Oracle Team USA won the lone race of the day in the America’s Cup on Thursday, it gave fans of challenger Emirates Team New Zealand to soak up San Francisco for at least one more day.

09/19/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker races Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in race 11 during the America's Cup Finals on September 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kiwis 1 Win From America’s Cup Trophy; High Winds Postpone Race 12

Emirates Team New Zealand won Race 11 of the America’s Cup by 15 seconds Wednesday to close within one victory of taking the oldest trophy in international sports from powerhouse Oracle Team USA.

09/18/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker almost capsizes while racing against Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill during race eight of the America's Cup Finals on September 14, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Oracle Team USA won the race.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Races Postponed Due To Strong Winds

Strong wind blowing in through the Golden Gate Bridge and a strong tide flowing out to sea forced organizers to postpone two America’s Cup races Tuesday between Emirates Team Zealand and defender Oracle Team USA.

09/17/2013

Oracle Team USA tactician Ben Ainslie (R) on the stern of the boat races against Emirates Team New Zealand (R) while competing in the  the 34th America's Cup  in San Francisco. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images))

Ainslie Hopes To One Day Win America’s Cup For Britain

Back home in Britain, he’s known as Sir Ben Ainslie. Out on San Francisco Bay, he’s the tactician for America’s Cup defender Oracle Team USA. And really, Ainslie can’t lose even if Oracle fails to defend the America’s Cup.

09/16/2013

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