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Emirates Team New Zealand racing in the Louis Vuitton Cup. (© ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET)

Kiwis Move 2 Wins Away From America’s Cup Match

Emirates Team New Zealand closed in on an America’s Cup match against Oracle Team USA, cruising past Italy’s Luna Rossa again Friday to take a 5-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.

08/23/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker in action against Team Luna Rossa Challenge skippered by Massimiliano Sirena during a race in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Kiwis Take 4-1 Lead In Louis Vuitton Cup Finals

Skipper Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand completed a pair of near-flawless races Wednesday, overpowering Italy’s Luna Rossa to take a 4-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.

08/21/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered by Dean Barker practices on the water before race three of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals against Team Luna Rossa Challenge skippered by Massimiliano Sirena on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. Emirates Team New Zealand won the race. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Emirates Grabs 2-1 Lead Over Luna Rossa In America’s Cup Challenger Series

The final of the America’s Cup challenger series has had more failing than foiling. 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.

08/19/2013

Skipper Max Sirena of Italy's team Luna Rossa. (Photo by Paul Todd/Getty Images)

Italian Skipper Also Says America’s Cup Champ Oracle Cheated

Skipper Max Sirena of Italy’s Luna Rossa is the latest America’s Cup competitor to accuse defending champion Oracle Team USA of cheating in what potentially could be one of the biggest scandals in the regatta’s 162-year history.

08/15/2013

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Luna Rossa Sweeps Artemis In America’s Cup Challenger Semis

Italy’s Luna Rossa ended Artemis Racing’s emotional attempt to advance in the America’s Cup trials, finishing a four-race sweep in the challenger semifinals Saturday when the Swedish-backed boat made too many errors.

08/10/2013

Team Luna Rossa Challenge (L) is skippered by Massimiliano Sirena against Team Artemis Racing (R) skippered by Iain Percy during race three of the Louis Vuitton Cup semi final on August 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. Team Luna Rossa Challenge won the race. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Luna Rossa Takes 3-0 Lead Over Artemis In Semis

Italy’s Luna Rossa is one victory away from advancing to the America’s Cup challenger finals and another go-round with powerhouse Emirates Team New Zealand.

08/09/2013

Team Artemis Racing skippered by Iain Percy takes practice before the start of race two of the Louis Vuitton Cup semi final against Team Luna Rossa Challenge (R) skippered by Massimiliano Sirena on August 7, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. Team Luna Rossa Challenge won the race. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Artemis Down 0-2 In Challenger Series After 2nd Day Of Struggles

Like it did in the first race, Artemis slowed dramatically during its first gybe after turning from the reaching first leg onto the downwind second leg.

08/07/2013

Tom Cruise Guest of Emirates Team New Zealand (credit: © ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RA)

Tom Cruise Takes On The America’s Cup

Tom Cruise’s need for speed takes him and his son Connor aboard Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 racing yacht durng the America’s Cup…

07/29/2013

America's Cup

Kiwis Lose Jib, Still Beat Italians In America’s Cup Trial

Emirates Team New Zealand overcame the loss of their 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.

07/21/2013

Emirates Team New Zealand sails their AC-72 near Alcatraz in preparation for the start of the America's Cup race in San Francisco on July 13, 2013. Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa Challenge on San Francisco Bay on Saturday in the first real race of the 34th America's Cup. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Kiwis Rout Italians In 1st Real America’s Cup Race On San Francisco Bay

The first real race of the America’s Cup challenger series was a runaway for Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday even before it hit the starting line on San Francisco Bay.

07/13/2013

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