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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 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

Team Oracle USA sails their AC-72 Racing Yacht in the bay during a training session. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Oracle Drops Bay Area Native From Crew As America’s Cup Finals Continue

Defending champion Oracle Team USA on Thursday dropped a Bay Area native from its sailing crew as the team tries to find a way to come back from a large deficit in the America’s Cup Finals, which resumes this afternoon in San Francisco.

09/12/2013

Team Oracle USA sails their AC-72 Racing Yacht in the bay during a training session. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

British Olympian Ainslie Subs With Oracle’s A Team In America’s Cup

Might a British knight be able to help turn around the America’s Cup misfortunes of defending champion Oracle Team USA? Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor in history, subbed out struggling tactician John Kostecki for Oracle’s training session Wednesday on San Francisco Bay.

09/11/2013

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