All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘America’s Cup’

Oracle Team USA Takes 2013 America’s Cup in Epic Win

It seemed like a long shot, and it was. On Wednesday afternoon Oracle Team USA showed up at San Francisco Bay facing a seemingly insurmountable deficit of 8-1 against Emirates Team New Zealand. Though Oracle Team USA were the defending champs, they did not seem likely to repeat their victory from three years ago. Throughout most of the race, New …

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Oracle Team USA Trounces New Zealand to Win America’s Cup

Team leader Jimmy Spithill and his mates aboard Oracle Team USA trounced Dean Barker’s Emirates Team New Zealand to win America’s cup today, it was reported by Associated Press. In what was fated to be a stunning loss for information technology billionaire Larry Ellison’s cynosure, the two 72-foot, space-age catamarans made an all out effort to sprint around San Francisco …

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America’s Cup: Team Oracle Still Alive

Eleven days ago, Oracle Team USA was losing to Emirates Team New Zealand by a score of 6-0. At that point, Oracle Team skipper Jimmy Spithill stated that New Zealand had “almost got it in the bag.” Spithill still had faith in his team, though: “Imagine if these guys lost from here, what an upset that would be. That would …

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America’s Cup: New Zealand Three Races from Victory

Following two crushing defeats for Oracle Team, representing the United States, Emigrates Team of New Zealand is now only 3 races from victory in the America’s Cup. New Zealand was able to win the Race 6 by a margin of 47 seconds and Race 7 by a margin of 1 minute and 6 seconds, giving the Kiwis a 6-0 edge …

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