Italian skipper: Oracle cheated

Updated: August 15, 2013, 9:03 PM ET
Associated Press

Skipper Max Sirena of Italy's Luna Rossa is the latest America's Cup competitor to accuse defending champion Oracle Team USA of cheating in what potentially could be one of the biggest scandals in the regatta's 162-year history.

"For sure," Sirena said when asked Thursday at a news conference in San Francisco if he thought the defenders are cheaters.

Oracle Team USA last week acknowledged its boats were modified without permission of the Measurement Committee for four America's Cup ...

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