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sexta-feira, 27 de setembro de 2013
America's Cup : A shocking comeback in sailing
In the months leading up to the event, the scheme appeared to be running aground. One of the vessels capsized during a training session, killing a sailor. Corporate sponsors revolted when only four teams signed up to race. And Mr Ellison’s own Oracle Team USA was given a two-race penalty in the best-of-17 event for cheating by overloading their boat in an earlier regatta.
But the event went on, and Mr Ellison’s effort was more than salvaged by one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history.