America's Cup: Sir Ben Ainslie and Oracle Team USA join the greatest sporting comebacks of all time

How it compares to other unforgettable sporting fightbacks

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The Independent Online

Sir Ben Ainslie's Oracle Team USA completed the greatest comeback in America's Cup sailing history when they defeated Emirates Team New Zealand in San Francisco on Wednesday night.

Oracle, with the Olympian as its tactician, had previously trailed 8-1 in the best-of-17 series, but clawed it back to seal an astonishing 9-8 success.

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