Ben Ainslie of Land Rover BAR led his team to two wins from three starts on Saturday as America's Cup racing came to the Middle East for the first time. Jimmy Spithill's ORACLE TEAM USA is close behind. Double point races are scheduled for Sunday.
The Sultanate of Oman will create a rare slice of sporting history when it becomes the first country in the Middle East to host America’s Cup racing by staging the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman on 27-28 February 2016.
A group of adventurers have completed the 1,300km dry and inhospitable route from Oman to Qatar - an epic 1,300km journey of crossing the vast stretch of Arabian desert called the Empty Quarter which was last completed in 1931 - in 49 days.