Walker seals Volvo Ocean Race win

2015-06-22 19:19
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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Ian Walker, has won the Volvo Ocean Race, becoming the first British skipper to win this premier event.

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2012-05-29 21:00

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Groupama lead 7th Volvo stage

2012-05-21 19:37

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Groupama play catch-up

2012-06-10 19:02

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Volvo pacesetters in trouble

2012-05-27 15:28

Spain's Telefonica were struggling at the back of the main fleet and face the prospect of losing their long-held Volvo Ocean Race lead.

 
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PUMA throw Volvo race open

2012-05-09 22:19

American skipper Ken Read threw the Volvo Ocean Race wide open after guiding PUMA to a second successive stage victory.

 
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Leak scare for Groupama

2012-05-30 18:09

French boat Groupama emptied more than a tonne of water from their boat to continue their comeback in the Volvo Ocean Race.

 
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Camper crew suffer discomfort

2012-05-23 22:42

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PUMA lead Volvo sixth leg

2012-04-30 15:01

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PUMA hanging on to slim lead

2012-04-29 13:07

American team PUMA are holding on to a slim lead in the sixth leg as the Volvo Ocean Race fleet heads for Miami.

 
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Camper take charge in 6th leg

2012-04-23 18:29

Comeback specialists Camper and Abu Dhabi are leading the sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race just days after major repairs.

 
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Wounded sailor lifts Groupama

2012-04-10 18:06

Sailor Brad Marsh arrived in Itajai with five staples in his wrist to help Groupama take third place in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

 
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Volvo leader dismasted

2012-04-04 20:07

French yacht Groupama was dismasted on Wednesday while it was leading the fifth stage of the Volvo Ocean race.

 
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Underdogs on comeback trail

2012-03-28 15:55

Abu Dhabi began the pursuit of an unlikely podium place in the Volvo Ocean Race as they started closing the gap on their rivals.

 
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PUMA gain crucial Volvo edge

2012-04-26 19:03

American-led PUMA secured a small but crucial advantage on the Volvo Ocean Race fleet after swapping the overnight lead.

 
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Puma lead way to Miami

2012-04-23 11:52

Puma skipper Ken Read wasted no time in stamping his intention to win the Volvo Ocean Race leg 6 race to his home country.

 
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PUMA win epic Volvo stage

2012-04-07 08:16

After 20 days of sailing through some of the toughest conditions imaginable, PUMA won the Volvo Ocean Race's fifth stage.

 
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PUMA take Volvo Race lead

2012-04-01 16:07

American team PUMA overhauled Groupama to snatch the lead in the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race.

 
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Camper in trouble at Volvo

2012-03-25 13:32

Brutal conditions in the Southern Ocean forced a third Volvo Ocean Race boat to start the long journey to find a haven for repairs .

 
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D-Day for Volvo Race fleet

2012-04-25 15:50

American team PUMA snatched the lead in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race as the fleet prepared for a crucial 24 hours.

 
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Groupama cash in at Volvo

2012-04-22 09:21

World sailor of the year Iker Martinez made the worst mistake of his career to gift the Itajai in-port race to French boat Groupama.

 
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Groupama battling after hiccup

2012-04-05 21:20

Groupama will fashion a makeshift solution from the remains of their broken mast in an attempt to finish Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

 
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More hiccups for Abu Dhabi

2012-03-29 21:28

Abu Dhabi's comeback was put on hold when the team became the latest victim of the structural problems in the Volvo Ocean Race.

 
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More heartache for team Sanya

2012-03-22 15:43

The bad luck that has dogged Chinese team Sanya in the Volvo Ocean Race struck again when a rudder snapped.

 
 

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