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Team Origin struggle in Audi MedCup

Coastal races have not been happy hunting grounds for Britain's Team Origin in the 2010 Audi MedCup series and in the last of the four which have been staged this year, the story repeated itself.

Team New Zealand off to a flyer in the Audi MedCup

It took Emirates Team New Zealand an opening race to clear its throat and then the defending champions of the Audi MedCup series were in full harmony to finish second in the second race and solo supremacy to win the third.

Cutler delighted to be part of Audi MedCup

John Cutler is a professional sportsman. Born near Maine Road, he is still a Manchester City fan, he won an Olympic bronze medal for New Zealand in 1988, married a lady from Vancouver called Caroline, and lives in Aix-en-Provence when not in Auckland. His life, he says, is "kind of precarious."

British squad finishes in frustrating third place

A string of top class performances from Britain’s America’s Cup squad was frustratingly undermined by a couple of poor results which turned a first into a third at the end of the Murcia CAM Trophy regatta in the Audi MedCup.

Car Choice: After 10 years of being spoilt, it's back to reality

Fais Ansari has spent a decade living and working in the Middle East, but is now back in England. He admits to having been spoilt, as petrol was so cheap and he could own dream cars such as Porsches and Audi A8s. Back in reality, with a wife and three children – aged five, three, and one – he already has a mini-MPV for family transport and long journeys, but is looking for a used car which is sporty, automatic, fast, can take all the family, and costs between £20,000 and £25,000.

Team Origin come unstuck in in Cartagena

Britain’s Team Origin again came unstuck in the long race of the Audi MedCup regatta in Cartagena, the fourth in the five-event series.

Team Origin set the pace in Audi MedCup

It was a three, two, one and go to the top of the table day for Ben Ainslie, Team Origin and Britain as a trio of short inshore races were completed in sunshine and sea breezes at the Audi MedCup regatta in Mediterranean Spain.

Team Origin remain on top in Audi MedCup

For the second night running, Britain's Team Origin led the Audi MedCup regatta in Cartagena, not because of continuing skill and dominance but because there was so little wind that the organisers gave up mid-afternoon and sent the fleet home.

Team Origin enjoy opening day of Audi MedCup

The signs of improvement in Britain's Team Origin continued on the opening day of the fourth, of five, Audi MedCup regatta in Spain's Cartagena, especially a start to finish domination of the second race.

Row erupts over Artemis Barcelona win

A furious row was underway tonight after a brilliant display of downwind speed and boat handling by the American Paul Cayard and his Artemis team from Sweden appeared to have won the Barcelona grand prix of the Audi MedCup.

Fierce competition resumes for Audi MedCup

The battle for supremacy in the Audi MedCup series has been rejoined, but it does not involve, yet, the might of Britain’s Team Origin, skippered by Ben Ainslie.

Cristabella crew excel at the Audi MedCup

Britain's star-studded and medal-strewn sailors were again struggling for pace and consistency in waters off Barcelona as the third of this year's Audi MedCup series fired up after a 24-hour delay.

Origin expected to part company with Juan K

A further reshuffle at the top is expected to see the severance of the British America’s cup challenger Team Origin with one of the world’s top designers, the Argentinian Juan Kouyoumdjian. That is like Red Bull parting company with Adrian Newey

Ainslie and Williams progress to quarter-finals of Stena grand prix

On a sparkling track and in sparkling conditions Britain's two top match racers secured their places in the quarter final of the Stena grand prix , the fifth of the 2010 World Match Race Tour.

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