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Volvo Ocean Race Archive

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With a cumulative audience of 1.5 billion, this race not only spanned the globe, it excited the world!
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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 Recap
The world's most extreme sailing event ended in July after months of harsh racing. DHL was on board for every leg.
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Team Sanya win DHL Shore Crew Award
Team Sanya's small team, modest budget, can-do attitude and tenacity in the face of some near-race-ending challenges won over DHL.
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Groupama wins Volvo Ocean
French team edges out closest victory in race’s 39-year history with perseverance and a little help from DHL
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Sanya wins Leg 8 Shore Crew
Chinese team pulls together after series of rough legs and wins DHL Shore Crew Award for their efforts.
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Groupama Comes Home In the Lead
The mainly French Groupama team received a warm homecoming welcome in Lorient, France as they sprinted first into port after a grueling Leg 8 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
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CAMPER Wins Leg 7 DHL Shore Crew
DHL honors CAMPER with the DHL Shore Crew Award for consistently solid performance throughout the Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012.
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Abu Dhabi Lands First in Lisbon
Tight North Atlantic crossing ended Leg 7 with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing first in Lisbon, restructuring leaderboard. It's anyone's game.
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DHL Shore Crew Award to Abu Dhabi
DHL honors Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing with the DHL Shore Crew Award for overcoming near-race-ending obstacles during Leg 6.
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A Performance Boosting Partnership
In the race organizer’s recent Mid Race Report, Volvo Ocean Race 2011/2012 praised its partnership with DHL.
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‘Mirror Image’ Finish Turns Tide, Tightens Race
After several repair-ridden, physically demanding legs, crews have now survived a mentally challenging Leg 6 that came down to the wire.
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A Busy, Banner Week for Groupama
While a broken mast and serious injury to bowman Brad Marsh could have easily sidelined Groupama.
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Mast High! - DHL Races to Save Groupama's Race
The race was on to get Groupama's replacement mast to Itajai, Brazil in time for the in-port race - a 6,000 mile, extreme logistics challenge!
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Southern Ocean Knocks Out Two Contenders
Rough weather in Southern Ocean made for wild ride, sending teams ashore early for repairs and forcing Abu Dhabi and Team Sanya to retire.
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Vicious Weather Punishing Crews in Leg 5 of Volvo Ocean Race
The racing teams all knew they would be challenged by crossing the expanse between New Zealand and Cape Horn.
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Groupama win Leg 4
A challenging Leg 4 ended in victory for the French Groupama sailing team after more than 19 days on the open water.
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Telefónica sail to Leg 3 win
Team Telefónica begins looking unbeatable as the Spanish crew clinches its third-straight Volvo Ocean Race leg victory at Sanya.
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Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2
The second Leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has come to an end in Abu Dhabi, 25 days, and many adventures, after the fleet left Cape Town in December.
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Steering clear of the No-Go Zone
DHL uses its logistics know-how to keep Volvo Ocean Race teams safe from pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Team Sanya Goes Offshore
DHL Madagascar goes above and beyond the call of duty to support the shipwrecked Volvo Ocean Race sailors
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Sanya wins first-ever DHL Shore Crew Award
New award recognizing race's ‘unsung heroes’ goes to Sanya’s shore crew for reparing and readying their boat in record time.
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DHL to the Rescue
When Abu Dhabi Racing's mast broke in three pieces on hours into the Volvo Ocean Race, DHL sprang into action to get the team back in the race.
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Volvo Ocean Race - delivered by DHL
It's one of the world's most extreme sports - a race against time and Mother Nature. The perfect challenge for global logistics leader!
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