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Oracle Team USA sails to victory against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 18 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, California

Oracle Team USA sails to victory against Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 18 of the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco, California September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT YACHTING)

Oracle Team USA wins America's Cup

Oracle Team USA clinched the America's Cup in a winner-take-all race over Emirates Team New Zealand Wednesday that capped an epic comeback destined for sports history books.



The defending champions crossed the finish 44 seconds ahead of challenger New Zealand, notching an unprecedented eight wins in a row and keeping possession of yachting's coveted prize with a 9-8 victory.

AFP