America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda - Daily Mail

The America's Cup qualifiers got off to a smashing start Saturday on Bermuda's Great Sound. It was a good day for two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA and a bad one for Sir Ben Ainslie of Britain. Moments after Oracle Team USA came from ...

America's Cup - Day one of racing - Radio Sport

There was plenty of passing and close races, some umpire calls and drama with Team BAR Team colliding with Softbank Japan. Emirates Team New Zealand demolished the French in their first race but lost by six seconds to arch-rivals Oracle in their second ...

Barker's narrow escape: 'Lucky not to have serious damage' - Radio New Zealand

New Zealand's Dean Barker was struck by the hull of rival BAR's boat in a start collision which left several crew with minor injuries, but his boat Softbank Japan team was able to recover and win. The collision between Softbank Team Japan and Landrover ...

America's Cup 2017: Sir Ben Ainslie and Great Britain endure mixed bag on first day - Express.co.uk

GREAT BRITAIN beat Sweden in their opening race of the 2017 America's Cup but were involved in high drama on the final battle agains Japan today. By Stuart Ballard. PUBLISHED: 22:15, Sat, May 27, 2017 | UPDATED: 22:42, Sat, May 27, 2017 ...

America's Cup 2017: Ben Ainslie's GB team joint top despite collision on day one - BBC Sport

Sir Ben Ainslie's Great Britain team won one and lost one of their opening two races as the America's Cup Qualifiers got under way on Saturday. After Friday's opening day in Bermuda was postponed due to strong winds, Ainslie's Land Rover BAR beat ...

US beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers - Houston Chronicle

Two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA rallied past Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday for its second victory on the opening day of the America's Cup qualifiers on Bermuda's Great Sound. It was a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup, when ...

Dockyard buzzes on opening day - Royal Gazette

The atmosphere has been positively buzzing on the first day of the 35th America's Cup — an event on a scale never before seen on the island. Close to 8,000 ticket holders turned out for the sell out event at the America's Cup Village in Dockyard that ...

America's Cup: Holders Oracle earn early edge over rivals Team NZ - New Zealand Herald

Team NZ have conceded early bragging rights to America's Cup rivals Oracle Team USA, dropping their first head-to-head meeting with the holders on the first day of racing in the Louis Vuitton qualifying series off Bermuda. After their disastrous ...

Oracle claim double victory in Bermuda - Radio New Zealand

Team New Zealand have been beaten by defenders Oracle Team USA in their second race at the America's Cup challenger series in Bermuda. No caption. Team NZ and Oracle race. Photo: Twitter: @americascup. Team New Zealand had taken lead midway ...

Deja vu? Oracle come from behind to beat Team New Zealand in America's Cup thriller - Stuff.co.nz

Team NZ blow a big lead over Oracle as Jimmy Spithill's bulldog tactics come to the fore again on day one of the America's Cup. AMERICA'S CUP/SUPPLIED. Oracle and Team NZ traded blows in an enthralling battle. AMERICA'S CUP/SUPPLIED.

Photos: America's Cup First Day Of Racing - Bernews

The Louis Vuitton America's Cup got underway today [May 27] with six races taking place. The first race saw Team Oracle USA defeat France, the second race saw Sweden's Team Artemis defeat Softbank Team Japan, while the third race saw new Zealand ...

BAR damage threatens race with Team NZ - Newstalk ZB

Ben Ainslie Racing (GBR) became the first victims of the America's Cup demolition derby, suffering significant damage during their race against Japan off Bermuda this morning. If they can't quickly repair their boat overnight, Team New Zealand may get ...

Watch: 'It's cat and mouse' – media chase down Schapelle Corby's convoy home - TVNZ

LIVE: Here's the re-match! Team NZ take on Oracle in America's Cup now LIVE. 12:12pm. share. Source: 1 NEWS. Join 1 NEWS NOW's live coverage as the 35th America's Cup gets underway on Bermuda's Great Sound. 7.12am. Team NZ first around leg ...

Watch: What a race! Burling, Oracle's Spithill both pull off epic passing moves in heart-stopping re-match - TVNZ

It was the match-up that everyone had been waiting for, Oracle skipper James Spithill taking on New Zealand's Olympic gold medal winning helmsman Peter Burling. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00.

Team NZ lose to Team USA at America's Cup - Newstalk ZB

Team New Zealand have lost a rollicking duel with America's Cup holders Team USA in the highlight of the opening day of the regatta in Bermuda. (NZH). AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare ...

Race-by-race: Oracle perfect, Artemis stunned - Royal Gazette

Oracle Team USA got a clear win over Groupama Team France in race one of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers this afternoon. Both teams made a deep dive into the starting area, with Team France entering the box about six seconds after their ...

Team NZ, Oracle take early toll on Team France - Radio Sport

Rookie helmsman Peter Burling had Team New Zealand on the board early in the America's Cup qualifier series, romping home over Team France in their first race off Bermuda this morning. At 26, Olympic 49er champion Burling is the youngest ever ...

Team New Zealand kick off America's Cup in style with dominant display against France - Independent Community Newspaper

Team New Zealand made an early statement as they opened their America's Cup campaign with a dominant victory over Team France. After organisers were forced to postpone the opening day due to high winds on Saturday (NZ time), the battle for the Auld ...

Sailing-Team USA storm to win over French in first America's Cup race - Daily Mail

May 27 (Reuters) - Oracle Team USA got off to a flying start on the first day of the America's Cup racing in Bermuda on Saturday, comfortably beating Groupama Team France. The U.S. crew, who are defending the cup they won in San Francisco in 2013, got ...

Oracle kick off 35th America's Cup with comfortable win over Team France - Stuff.co.nz

Team New Zealand open their America's Cup campaign against Team France and Oracle Team USA. The 35th America's Cup is officially under way. After organisers were forced to postpone the opening day due to high winds on Saturday (NZ time), the battle ...