Sweden return to America's Cup

Chief executive Paul Cayard confirmed Sweden’s return to the America’s Cup fray with an entry from Torbjorn Tornqvist’s Artemis team. Juan Kouyoumdjian will head the design team for the 72-foot wing sail catamarans for the 2013 event.

With less than 200 miles to run, Franck Cammas in the 105-foot trimaran Groupama 3 was expected to win, in the early hours of Tuesday, the Route du Rhum race from St. Malo to Guadeloupe.