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Speed the key as New Zealand, Italy race for America's Cup

Word around the docks in Auckland is that defender Team New Zealand has a faster boat than Italian challenger Luna Rossa in the 36th match for the America’s Cup. More than the prevai...

Australia wins toss, bats in 4th T20 against New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia won the toss and elected to bat Friday in the fourth Twenty20 cricket international against New Zealand. New Zealand leads the five-match se...

New Zealand wins toss and bowls in 3rd T20 against Australia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl Wednesday in the third Twenty20 international against Australia which will be played without spectators at the 35,000-seat Sky...

Auckland COVID outbreak forces America's Cup postponement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The first weekend of sailing in the America’s Cup has been postponed after new COVID-19 cases were reported in Auckland. It is now not likely to begin until March 10. ...

After 170 years, the America's Cup still eludes Britain

Britain’s attempt to recover the America’s Cup sailing trophy after 170 years has again ended in failure, this time on the opposite side of the world from where the Cup first slipped its grasp. ...

Luna Rossa beats Team UK in Prada Cup final

Italian challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will race defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th match for the America’s Cup after beating Britain’s Ineos Team UK in two races Sunday to seal a 7-1...

Luna Rossa leads Team UK 5-1 in AmCup challenger final

After a week of storms ashore Ineos Team UK won one of two races sailed in a shifting breeze Saturday to raise the faint hint of a comeback in the America’s Cup challenger series final against Luna Ro...

Relations sour between Luna Rossa, America's Cup organizer

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A bitter dispute has erupted between America’s Cup event organizers and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa over the Italian team’s insistence that racing in the challen...

America's Cup organizers, Luna Rossa vie over COVID lockdown

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Challenger of Record Luna Rossa and America’s Cup organizers are divided over how the regatta should proceed while Auckland remains under limited lockdown because of a s...

Brits hope for momentum shift in AmCup challenger series

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Britain’s INEOS Team UK is hoping for a momentum shift in its America’s Cup challenger series final against Italy’s Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli as a coronavirus lockdown in...

Luna Rossa beats Team UK twice to lead Prada Cup final 4-0

Italy’s Luna Rossa beat Britain’s INEOS Team UK twice Sunday on a day of match-racing at breakneck speeds in the America’s Cup challenger series final to take a 4-0 lead in the first-to-seven-wins ser...

Luna Rossa wins "trade-off" to open challenger series final

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The first day of racing in the final of the America’s Cup challenger series between Team UK and Italy’s Luna Rossa measured what British skipper Ben Ainslie called the “...

Luna Rossa beats Team UK to lead Prada Cup final 2-0

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Italy’s Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli beat Britain’s INEOS Team UK in both races Saturday on the first day of the America’s Cup challenger series final in Auckland, taking a ...

No secrets between America's Cup challenger finalists

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Britain’s INEOS Team UK and Italy’s Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will have few secrets from each other when they meet from Saturday in the final of the America’s Cup challen...

New York packs up, reflects after America's Cup exit

Several rounds of dark and stormies may have helped lighten the mood among New York Yacht Club team members Saturday after their elimination from the 36th America’s Cup. The popular ...