America's Cup Cost SF $11.5 Million, Doubling EstimatesNewly released figures on Monday revealed that the City Of San Francisco lost $11.5 million hosting the 34th America’s Cup—double than what was previously estimated.
Phil Matier: Has The Ship Sailed For The America’s Cup In San Francisco?The return of the America's Cup to the San Francisco Bay appears to be experiencing some choppy waters with the organizers threatening to pull out and relocate to another city.
Skipper Spithill Returns To Cup America's Champ OracleThe chance to win a third straight America’s Cup with Oracle Team USA was a bigger allure to skipper Jimmy Spithill than taking a big-money offer from a foreign challenger.
Phil Matier: SF’s Chances Of Hosting America’s Cup Sailing Away? Could San Francisco's chance to host the next America's Cup be sailing away? That's what one of the race organizers recently said, indicating that they were looking at other venues like Hawaii and San Diego.
35th America’s Cup Might Not Sail In San FranciscoSailing officials are talking with other venues about hosting the 35th America's Cup in 2017 because San Francisco officials haven't offered the same terms as last year.
San Francisco Mayor Makes Pitch For America's Cup To ReturnIn a strong sign that the America's Cup could return to San Francisco in 2017, Mayor Ed Lee has proposed to organizers that the main venue and team bases be centralized on the Embarcadero and that the schedule be more consistent and condensed.
Report Finds America's Cup Failed To Live Up To Expectations For SF EconomyA new report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute indicates that the City of San Francisco lost money hosting the America's Cup.
Medical Examiner Says America's Cup Sailor Died From Blunt TraumaThe America's Cup sailor who perished in a capsizing during a practice run in May died of "blunt trauma with drowning," according to a San Francisco medical examiner's report on the case.
Defeated New Zealand Skipper Says America’s Cup Team Could Fold Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said “the vultures are already circling” the defeated America’s Cup challenger and that the team will likely fold unless action is taken to secure its future.
Australia Becomes Oracle’s First Challenger For Next America’s CupAustralia is back in the America’s Cup for the first time since 2000 after a challenge by winemaker and sailor Bob Oatley was accepted by software billionaire Larry Ellison.
Oracle's Ellison, Coutts Turned America's Cup Into 21st Century Adrenaline Rush"I think a lot of people who were never interested in sailing suddenly got interested in sailing," Larry Ellison, the software billionaire who owns Oracle Team USA, said after the American boat kept the America's Cup with one final thrilling win.
America's Cup Was 21st Century Adrenaline RushLarry Ellison and Russell Coutts got it right. The staid old America's Cup can be an adrenaline rush.
Larry Ellison Says He Wants To Keep America's Cup In San FranciscoFor much of the finals, it seemed all but certain the next America's Cup would be contested in New Zealand. After Oracle Team USA’s stunning comeback Wednesday, organizers declared the regatta a success.
America's Cup: Where Does USA's Win Rank Among All-Time Sports Comebacks?On an otherwise ho-hum Wednesday afternoon, Oracle Team USA completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, clawing back from an 8-1 race deficit against Emirates New Zealand to win the America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.
Kiwis Question America's Cup FutureNew Zealanders have started to question whether their team's loss in the America's Cup marks the end of the country's 26-year involvement in competing for sailing's oldest trophy.