New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling, 26, won both races against defending US champion Jimmy Spithill in an upset as the Kiwi team made a strong start in the first day of the first to seven competition. The Kiwis' 50-foot catamaran rose onto its hydrofoils and sped off across the turquoise waters of the Great Sound.
"I think it's pretty obvious these guys are faster and we need to make some changes", Spithill said after New Zealand, helmed by Peter Burling, beat Oracle twice on Sunday to complete a sweep of the first four races.
Races 3 and 4 are scheduled for Sunday.
As both boats headed towards the turn the gap was down to just over three seconds, and it looked like the United States team might record their first win of the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, but it was not to be.
"It's not over yet, we've got five days and they're five very important days".
An early mistake in race three proved costly for the U.S. team and they were unable to fight back as their rivals triumphed by nearly a minute.
In reply, despite knowing that repeating the opening weekend's performance when racing resumes on June 24 would confirm Emirates Team New Zealand as the 35th America's Cup champions, Burling again warned his team against complacency. "We're obviously disappointed with what was a tough day, but the deficit is only one point so we we're not panicking", said a defiant Spithill.
The New Zealand team are a fast, well-oiled machine with their aerodynamic pod of four "cyclor" sailors, who supply the energy needed to power the boat's massive wing sail by pedaling on bikes. The Kiwis used the same foils they did in speeding to two victories on Saturday while the American-backed crew appeared to use two different foils.
Oracle came in with a 10-race winning streak against Team New Zealand, including eight at the end of the 2013 regatta and two in the round-robins this year.
The always-innovative Kiwis are using a cyclor grinding system. Among the cyclists on the crew is Simon van Velthooven, who won a bronze medal in cycling at the London Olympics.
"I think what happened is that we lost a rudder", revealed Spithill, reflecting on the manoeuvre that all but ended their challenge. But we know that. Whether it's system related, appendage related, sailing technique or strategy, we are going to look at absolutely everything.
Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open Potential disaster averted, Koepka proceeded to birdie the next three holes and effectively end the hopes of those in pursuit. Given the list of illustrious names who could not survive past 36 holes here, special credit is due to Scottie Scheffler.
Party president Jean-Christophe Cambadelis immediately resigned after recognizing the party had suffered a crushing defeat. Before voting closed, pollsters had predicted LREM to win between 400 and 470 seats in parliament.
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But the most delicate issue is the future of European Union citizens already living in Britain and British in Europe . She is also trying to contain outrage at home over a London tower block fire which left at least 30 people dead.
The action from Group A continues on Sunday (June 18 ) as Euro 2016 winners Portugal take on Mexico at the Kazan Arena in Kazan. Mexico equalised eight minutes later through a Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese.
But the identification of the victims appears to be proving very hard , which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. One woman wept, saying it was because the PM declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting which lasted less than hour.
Xbox One X has 1 TB of storage and games which were compatible on Xbox one will still work so we need not purchase them again. Many out there have been rallying behind the Scorpio, now the X, for a year now saying it will be a huge Microsoft comeback.
However, the PS4 Pro's specifications - including memory and processor speed - are lower than those of the Xbox One X . The world's most powerful console begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets starting on November 7.
By the time he took the mound in the first inning, he was spotted with four runs from the White Sox offense. A double from Cabrera in the second inning added to Chicago's lead, driving in Yolmer Sanchez and Hanson.
And Microsoft announced that online Minecraft players would soon be united across Switch, Xbox One , PC, mobile, and VR platforms. A year later, the Nintendo Switch version of Rocket League will support cross-play, but Sony still isn't letting it happen .
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attends a training session at the Rubin Training Ground in Kazan, Russia , on Friday, June 16, 2017. Ronaldo previous year extended his contract with the Spanish team until June 21, saying he wanted to end his career at the club.
Koepka takes US Open title
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Flood watch issued for most of VT, NH and Maine
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Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin
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Deputies: Florida man fights off armed robbers with machete
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Favorites Portugal, Mexico meet early in Confederations Cup
Portugal has won six of its last seven games, with the only setback coming in a 3-2 loss against Sweden in a friendly in March. Hector Moreno scored in added time to earn a point for the Mexicans five minutes after Cedric put the Portuguese in front.
Infantino: Not time to think about future of Confed Cup
With a team well balanced by coach Fernando Santos , Portugal outscored opponents 28-4 during that streak, with five clean sheets. Mexico midfielder Carlos Vela got to the ball near the far post and sent it to the middle of the area for Chicharito's goal.
Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested
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Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup
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Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble
The past seven majors, dating back to Jason Day's victory at the 2015 PGA Championship, have been won by first-timers. As the front nine progressed, it looked increasingly as if it would come down to a question of who would blink first.