Slingsby, Aussies pull stunner to win SailGP Dubai regattaNovember 13, 2022 GMT
Tom Slingsby skippered two-time defending SailGP champion Team Australia to a stunning comeback victory in the Dubai Sail Grand Prix on Sunday to extend its lead in the season standings.
Slingsby and his unshakeable crew full of America’s Cup and Olympic veterans proved yet again why they are so good.
Ainslie leads Spithill, Burling in SailGP Dubai regattaNovember 12, 2022 GMT
Britain’s Sir Ben Ainslie mastered the light conditions to win two of the three fleet races Saturday in the inaugural Dubai Sail Grand Prix and take a commanding five-point lead over rival skippers Jimmy Spithill of the United States and Peter Burling of New Zealand.
Delapierre steers France to 1st SailGP win in Cádiz regattaSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
Quentin Delapierre skippered Team France to its first SailGP victory by holding off Team USA’s Jimmy Spithill by three seconds in the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cádiz on Sunday.
The victory moved the French into third place in the season standings after six of 11 regattas in the third season of tech billionaire Larry Ellison’s global league.
Slingsby, Aussies take slim lead in Spain SailGP regattaSeptember 24, 2022 GMT
Tom Slingsby and two-time defending champion Team Australia regained their sea legs and took a slim lead in the Spain Sail Grand Prix in Cádiz on Saturday.
Slingsby skippered his foiling 50-foot catamaran to fleet-race finishes of first, second and sixth to bounce back from rough performances in the two previous regattas in the third season of tech tycoon Larry Ellison’s global league.
Spithill steers Team US to 1st regatta win at SailGP FranceSeptember 11, 2022 GMT
Jimmy Spithill steered Team USA to its first victory in SailGP’s three seasons by outlasting rivals Peter Burling of New Zealand and Sir Ben Ainslie of Britain in a tense podium race in light air Sunday at the France Sail Grand Prix in St.
Burling steers Kiwis to dominating win in SailGP regattaAugust 20, 2022 GMT
Peter Burling steered New Zealand to a dominating second straight SailGP regatta victory on Saturday, winning all three fleet races and then routing France and Denmark in the podium race at the ROCKWOOL Denmark Sail Grand Prix in Copenhagen.
Burling steers Kiwis into lead in SailGP’s Plymouth regattaJuly 30, 2022 GMT
New Zealand skipper Peter Burling won one fleet race and finished second in the other two on Saturday to take the lead in the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix Plymouth.
It was the best day yet in Burling’s two seasons in tech tycoon Larry Ellison’s global league, which is contested in foiling 50-foot catamarans capable of hitting highway speeds.
Slingsby, Ainslie renew ‘Ashes on Water’ rivalry in SailGPJuly 29, 2022 GMT
The hottest rivalry in sailing heads across the pond to Old Blighty, where Sir Ben Ainslie and his British crew will face the tall task of defending home waters against Tom Slingsby and his crew of seemingly unbeatable Australians.
Slingsby steers ‘Flying Roo’ to 5th straight SailGP victoryJune 19, 2022 GMT
Tom Slingsby and his mates have perfected the routine by now. They pose with the Australian flag as their catamaran bobs gently in the swells and then spray each other with Champagne after another victory.
Tesla proposes a 3-for-1 stock split; Ellison to leave BoardJune 10, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla proposed a three-for-one split of its stock on Friday, a move that will make a single share of the electric car maker more accessible to investors but not affect the company's overall market value.
SailGP partners with T-Mobile for fast data transmissionMay 23, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The SailGP global league and T-Mobile have announced a partnership to use 5G technology to enhance broadcast coverage of racing at regattas sailed in American ports.
SailGP, which was founded by tech tycoon Larry Ellison, first used T-Mobile’s 5G technology at the Season 2 finale in San Francisco in late March and officially announced the deal Monday.
Slingsby’s Aussies aim for SailGP 3-peat, another $1M checkMay 13, 2022 GMT
The Champagne showers from Team Australia’s Season 2 championship have barely dried and SailGP is already starting another dash for $1 million in cash.
The third season of tech tycoon Larry Ellison’s global league begins this weekend on the turquoise waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound.
Wall Street, tech investors back Musk Twitter bid with $7BMay 5, 2022 GMT
Elon Musk has strengthened the equity stake in his $44 billion offer to buy Twitter with commitments of more than $7 billion from a diverse group of investors including Silicon Valley heavy hitters like Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison.
Slingsby steers Team Australia to SailGP’s $1 million prizeMarch 28, 2022 GMT
Tom Slingsby is the surest bet in sailing when a boatload of cash is at stake.
Slingsby and his defending champion Team Australia sped ahead of rivals Nathan Outteridge of Team Japan and Jimmy Spithill of Team USA to claim SailGP’s $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship on a crazy Sunday on San Francisco Bay.
Outteridge qualifies for SailGP’s $1 million grand finaleMarch 27, 2022 GMT
Team Japan skipper Nathan Outteridge clinched the third and final spot in SailGP’s $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship race with a strong performance in Saturday’s three fleet races in the Mubadala United States Grand Prix on San Francisco Bay.
SailGP’s sprint for $1 million could be race of attritionMarch 25, 2022 GMT
After a week of mayhem on lively San Francisco Bay, it's not unrealistic to think that SailGP's $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship will go to the last F50 catamaran remaining in one piece.
SailGP could have team owned by cryptocurrency fans by 2023March 24, 2022 GMT
SailGP, the global league co-founded by software tycoon Larry Ellison, could have a team owned and operated by cryptocurrency enthusiasts as soon as the start of its fourth season in late 2023.
SailGP announced a multi-year partnership Thursday with blockchain development platform NEAR that will allow sailing and cryptocurrency fans to engage with their favorite teams and athletes in new ways.
Ellison firm buys Hyatt Regency at Lake Tahoe for $345MOctober 29, 2021 GMT
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Oracle Co-Founder Larry Ellison’s investment firm has purchased the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino at Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Daily Tribune reported.
Sir Ben Ainslie buys majority stake in British SailGP teamOctober 6, 2021 GMT
Britain’s Sir Ben Ainslie now has another title: Team owner in the SailGP global league.
Ainslie and business partner Chris Bake have purchased majority ownership in Great Britain SailGP Team, with American tech billionaire Larry Ellison retaining a minority stake.
Lanai rental housing project gets green lightAugust 27, 2021 GMT
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A county affordable housing committee voted to recommend approval of a rental project on Lanai, where no new affordable homes have been built in 30 years.
The Hokuao 201H Housing Project, which was proposed by billionaire Larry Ellison’s company Pulama Lanai, includes the development of 150 two-bedroom rental homes on former pineapple fields.
Fast data off fast boats to highlight SailGP’s second seasonApril 15, 2021 GMT
The second season of the SailGP global league will be awash in data that will benefit sailors as well as TV viewers, thanks to its association with tech billionaire Larry Ellison, the cofounder of Oracle Corp...
Aussie sailor could be going for cousin’s job on SailGP boatFebruary 12, 2021 GMT
Lisa Darmanin is eager to break the glass ceiling on the Australia SailGP Team, even if it means dislodging her cousin and Olympic sailing partner, Jason Waterhouse...
US officials attend opening at controversial Jerusalem digJune 30, 2019 GMT
JERUSALEM (AP) — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House's mediation efforts...
Tesla names independent board members in SEC settlementDecember 28, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla named two independent board members Friday as part of a settlement with U.S...