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New Zealanders lament ‘choker’ tag

‘SOUR GRAPES’ OF WRATH:Having to suffer jibes from Australian media after losing the America’s Cup, Kiwis are saying their team did not choke, they were out-resourced


“The boss’ toys have won the day,” he said in commentary criticized on Twitter as sour grapes.

Wellington yachtie Gaunt said there was one positive he could take after rising early for weeks to watch the epic race, the longest in the America’s Cup’s 162-year history.

“At last I’ll be able to have a lie-in now,” he said.

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