23 September 2013

Oracle Team USA wins America's Cup Races 14 and 15, Press Conference LIVE

America's Cup Press Conference Live Sunday, September 22, 2013, 6:30 pm ET (US), 10:30 UTC

After the Sunday races, Point Standings: New Zealand 8, USA 5. Emirates Team New Zealand  still needs just one more win, and now Oracle Team USA needs four more wins to win the America's Cup. This may be one of the greatest America's Cup matchups in history. Can Oracle Team USA come back and shut out Emirates Team New Zealand for 4 more races? Racing continues Monday with Races 16 and 17,  starting at 1:15 pm PT (US), 4:15 pm ET (US), 8:15 pm UTC, LIVE (virtual eye and audio) at americascup.virtualeye.tv. More info at americascup.com. Race Replays at: http://www.youtube.com/user/AmericasCup/videos

Battle for the Cup (video above)

America's Cup: Oracle stays alive with two victories
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Defender Oracle Team USA stayed alive in the 34th America's Cup -- again -- beating challenger Emirates Team New Zealand in Races 14 and 15 of the best-of-17 series Sunday to close the gap to 8-5. Oracle led from the start in the first ...

Sailing-Oracle wins two more America's Cup races, Kiwis dominance slips
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Boatie's death shocks sailing community
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Regatta wasn't all smooth sailing
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Sailing on: Sheboygan man brings wooden yacht back home (with video, photos)
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Kim Jackson: Sailing through the barriers
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