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FILE - In this  June 11, 2009 file photo, Bermuda's Prime Minister Ewart Brown gives a news conference in Hamilton, Bermuda. Brown, a physician who served as premier of the British territory from 2006 to 2010, was charged on Jan. 20, 2021, with 13 counts of corruption in an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme that spans at least a decade and involves a U.S.-based hospital.  (AP Photo/The Royal Gazette, Akil Simmons, File)

Government charges former Bermuda premier with corruption

Jan. 21, 2021 10:16 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bermuda’s former premier, Ewart Brown, has been charged with 13 counts of corruption in an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme that spans at least a decade and involves a U.S.-based hospital. Brown, a physician who led the British territory from 2006 to 2010, will plead...

NYYC drives conversation about future of America's Cup

Dec. 11, 2020 10:43 AM EST

The four teams entered in the 36th America’s Cup have yet to pit their fantastical-looking boats against one another and the New York Yacht Club is already pondering the future of sailing’s marquee regatta. With a preliminary regatta just days away in Auckland, New Zealand, the NYYC hosted a Zoom...

FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, Oracle Team USA skipper and helmsman Jimmy Spithill stands alongside the America's Cup trophy, known as the

America's Cup star Jimmy Spithill to lead US SailGP team

Dec. 8, 2020 11:32 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jimmy Spithill has signed on as CEO and helmsman of the U.S. team in SailGP, giving the global league another former America’s Cup champion in its stable of stars. Spithill is an Australian who sailed in three America’s Cup campaigns for Oracle Team USA, winning the first...