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US Wins Back America's Cup

After 15-year drought, Eliison's BWM Oracle trimaran defeats Swiss Alonghi

(Newser) - Larry Ellison's space-age trimaran BMW Oracle won back the America's Cup for the United States by speeding across the Mediterranean and routing two-time defending champ Alinghi of Switzerland in a two-race sweep. The 65-year-old software tycoon was onboard his incredibly fast craft today, after sitting out Race 1 due to... More »

America's Cup Sails to Persian Gulf

Defending champions choose UAE site for 'perfect weather'

(Newser) - February’s America’s Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates for the first time, the defending champs, who get to choose, announced yesterday. The decision marks the Middle East’s continued growth as an international sports mecca, the Wall Street Journal notes. Ras al-Khaimah in the southern... More »

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