Oracle Team USA destroyed Emirates Team New Zealand in the winner-take-all final race to win the America’s Cup. It’s the greatest comeback in the history of the sport. Oracle was down 8-1 in the first-to-nine competition. They won the next eight races in a row, culminating this afternoon in a […]
After the most epic comeback in the history of the sport, Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA is the big favourite to win the America’s Cup over Emirates Team New Zealand today. The betting site Ladbrokes has Oracle’s odds at 1-to-3 and New Zealand’s at 9-to-4. It’s a huge turnaround. New […]
” We’re holding this cup in the San Francisco Bay, the most spectacular natural amphitheater for sailing that God created on this Earth.” That’s how Oracle CEO and sailing enthusiast Larry Ellison explained his decision to move the America’s Cup to the San Francisco Bay. The event has been criticised […]
After the greatest comeback in the history of the competition, the 2013 America’s Cup comes down to one winner-take-all race today. It’s on TV at 4 p.m. eastern on NBC Sports Network. You should watch, even if you have no idea how sailing works. Here’s everything you need to know. […]
One of sport's greatest ever comebacks.
From 8-1 down to 8-8, first to nine wins.
Rubbing it in Ellison's face as best they can.
The penalties are "unprecedented."
Two sailors were thrown overboard.
These boats actually fly.
The sailing race is now too expensive for other teams to compete.
She dared to ask him a question.
Crew shaken up.
Next up for Larry Ellison’s racing team: make their wrecked boat fly.
[credit provider=”AP”] Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, whose team won the America’s Cup sailing competition in 2010, has had a string of bad luck in the sailing competition.Yesterday, another one of his $8 million catamarans capsized and was badly damaged, the San Francisco Chronicle reports
AllthingsD’s Liz Gannes found this awesome video of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s million-dollar racing sailboat capsizing during the America’s Cup World Series on Saturday. Pretty dramatic stuff:
[credit provider=”Owen Thomas, Business Insider”] This week in San Francisco, the waterfront’s been transformed into a race course for the sailing world’s elite athletes.The America’s Cup, a sailing competition where teams compete for the sporting world’s oldest trophy, takes place here next year. But the first of two preliminary contests, […]
[credit provider=”AP”] America’s Cup teams are gearing up for a 2013 race that will resemble a battle of the titans, only faster, more dangerous for the crew and more exciting for the spectators. And Larry Ellison is leading the way.That’s according to Forbes’ Daniel Fisher, who spent an afternon on […]