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Thu 10 May 2012 at 1136 BST
American skipper Ken Read led his PUMA team to a second consecutive leg win on Wednesday, 9 May arriving on home soil in Miami triumphant following an epic 17-day match race with closest rivals CAMPER to confirm they are back in contention for overall victory.
Tue 08 May 2012 at 1158 BST
Nerves were jangling louder than ever on Monday, 7 May as Groupama hauled back Telefonica to take over third place on Leg 6 in a move that threatened to throw the overall Volvo Ocean Race wide open.
Thu 26 Apr 2012 at 1112 BST
It was crunch time for the Volvo Ocean Race crews on Wednesday, 25 April as they prepared to punch through a weather front standing between them and the sought-after trade winds that will catapult them towards Miami.
Fri 20 Apr 2012 at 0900 BST
Watch a replay of the Itajai Leg 6 start of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Fri 20 Apr 2012 at 0900 BST
See a replay of the In-Port Race at Itajai.
Fri 13 Apr 2012 at 1618 BST
As many of you know, Leg 5 has seen the highest attrition rate to date in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.
Wed 04 Apr 2012 at 1357 BST
A thrilling climax to Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5 could be on the cards after the top three boats entered the final 1,000 miles split by less than 100 miles, while on the other side of South America, CAMPER suspended racing.
Thu 29 Mar 2012 at 1650 BST
The leading pair in Leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race were gearing up for more tough conditions on Thursday, 29 March, as they engaged in an intense tactical battle on the run in to Cape Horn.
Thu 22 Mar 2012 at 1224 GMT
Team Sanya are working to repair damage to their Volvo Open 70 racing yacht after a broken windward rudder caused the aft compartment of the boat to take on water.
Mon 19 Mar 2012 at 1050 GMT
On 18 March, CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand were leading the fleet in a battle against more than 37 knot winds and six metre seas.
Fri 16 Mar 2012 at 1241 GMT
This weekend's Auckland In-Port Race starts at 1400 local time in Auckland, NZ (0100 UTC) on Saturday, 17 March - watch it live here. There should be some exciting racing in Auckland Harbour with an incredible number of spectator boats expected.
Fri 16 Mar 2012 at 1200 GMT
The Leg 5 Start is at 1400 local time (0100 UTC) on Sunday, 18 March. The television coverage begins 15 minutes prior to official race start. Watch it all here.
Mon 12 Mar 2012 at 1216 GMT
PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG won an epic battle for second place on Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Sunday, 11 March.
Thu 08 Mar 2012 at 1132 GMT
In the Volvo Ocean Race,Team Telefonica will lead the fleet out from Sanya in China and on towards Auckland, New Zealand.
Mon 05 Mar 2012 at 1601 GMT
The final outcome of Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race, from China to New Zealand, remained far from certain today, 5 March.
Mon 20 Feb 2012 at 1150 GMT
Team Telefonica will lead the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out from Sanya in China and on towards Auckland, New Zealand.
Fri 17 Feb 2012 at 1121 GMT
Brutal weather lies in store for the Volvo Ocean Race teams as they prepare to resume racing.
Thu 09 Feb 2012 at 1701 GMT
Stefano Beltrando, NDT expert, talks about his role as 'doctor' for the Volvo Ocean Race boats and the importance of the ultrasound testing he carries out for the boats.
Mon 06 Feb 2012 at 1035 GMT
After a tight finish, Team Telefonica clinched their third victory from three legs in the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday, 4 February.
Fri 03 Feb 2012 at 1631 GMT
Team Telefonica are on course for their third consecutive leg victory in the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race as they led the six boat fleet on the final miles of the second stage of Leg 3 from the Maldives to Sanya, China.
Wed 01 Feb 2012 at 1736 GMT
PUMA skipper Ken Read launched a surprise tactical gamble on 1 February that could take the Leg 3 fight all the way to the wire, with the American taking his team offshore just as Telefonica led the main fleet towards the coast of Vietnam.
Thu 26 Jan 2012 at 1703 GMT
It was the battle of the Australian navigators onboard Camper, Puma and Telefonica as the Volvo Ocean Race teams closed in on the Malacca Strait on Australia Day, Thursday, 26 January.
Mon 23 Jan 2012 at 1203 GMT
It may be the start of China's Year of the Water Dragon, 23 January, but it is PUMA's 'sea monster' Mar Mostro that is dominating in the Volvo Ocean Race having stretched their Leg 3 lead in the Indian Ocean drag-race overnight.
Thu 19 Jan 2012 at 1626 GMT
They may have been deprived of a visit to Neptune's court during Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race but there was no escaping the King of the Seas for the four Team Sanya crew members as they raced to the safe haven.
Mon 16 Jan 2012 at 1227 GMT
CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand are looking ahead to conditions that should suit them better on the long route to Sanya after a sprint stage from Abu Dhabi that saw them finish off the podium for the first time.
Thu 12 Jan 2012 at 1437 GMT
Watch the Etihad Airways In-Port Race live here. Pre-roll material will start at 0930 UTC (1030 CET) on Friday, 13 January with the programme start at 0945 UTC (1045 CET). The In-Port programme will last 90 minutes.
Thu 12 Jan 2012 at 1418 GMT
Watch the Leg 3 start live here. The Leg 3 start programme on Saturday, 14 January will last 60 minutes and finish at 1045 UTC (1145 CET) with further streaming after the programme finish until radio signals are lost from the fleet and TV cameras.
Thu 12 Jan 2012 at 1205 GMT
Double points are at stake on the weekend of 13-15 January as the five teams gathered in Abu Dhabi prepare for back-to-back scoring opportunities starting with Friday's Etihad Airways In-Port Race.
Fri 06 Jan 2012 at 1206 GMT
In Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Groupama notched their first win.
Tue 03 Jan 2012 at 1401 GMT
Five Volvo Ocean Race teams reconvene for the race into Abu Dhabi.
Fri 30 Dec 2011 at 1044 GMT
A nerve-wracking operation to load the five Volvo Open 70s onto a ship has been successfully completed.
Wed 28 Dec 2011 at 1630 GMT
Five multimillion dollar Volvo Open 70s are heading for the northern Emirates as part of the Volvo Ocean Race's anti-piracy plan after a perfectly executed but nerve-wracking operation to hoist the 15-tonne boats 40 feet in the air and onto a ship.
Fri 23 Dec 2011 at 1223 GMT
The spirit of Christmas has caught up with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, prompting the merry sailors to break into an original rendition of the classic carol 'Jingle Bells'.
Wed 21 Dec 2011 at 1405 GMT
At the front of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet the pressure is on Groupama 4 and Franck Cammas who have just 24 hours to translate their 45 nautical miles lateral separation into distance ahead as they approach the windless belt of Doldrums.
Mon 19 Dec 2011 at 1557 GMT
Team Sanya were forced to sacrifice their Leg 2 lead and detour west to Madagascar for emergency repairs on Monday, 19 December leaving Camper, Telefonica and Puma's Mar Mostro to fight it out for first place within two nautical miles of each other.
Thu 15 Dec 2011 at 1631 GMT
Strong winds and rain squalls from an unstable trough have created a 'second start line' in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as the six yachts shuffle positions, proving that the race to Abu Dhabi remains anyone's to win.
Mon 12 Dec 2011 at 1517 GMT
Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Cape Town and into an expected upwind battering overnight as Leg 2 to Abu Dhabi began on Sunday, 11 December.
Fri 09 Dec 2011 at 1036 GMT
The six-boat Volvo Ocean Race fleet could face fearsome wind conditions in Cape Town when racing recommences on Saturday, 10 December.
Tue 15 Nov 2011 at 1446 GMT
PUMA Ocean Racing have regained control of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet, but were victims of the Doldrums' elastic band effect as CAMPER and Groupama made gains on the leaders.
Fri 11 Nov 2011 at 1443 GMT
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing retired from Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday, 11 November having returned to racing early on Thursday following a dismasting on the first night.