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Joint leaders of Volvo Ocean Race quit with broken mast

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hours after a Chinese team suffered a staggering setback when its mast broke in the remote Southern Ocean, the youngest crew in the Volvo Ocean Race experienced one of sailing’s rarest and toughest feats when it rounded treacherous Cape Horn at the bottom of South America.

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US crew battles for Cape Horn bragging rights in global race

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg early Sunday as the six-strong fleet continued to endure a helter-skelter ride toward Cape Horn in the Southern Ocean.

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