PM congratulates Ainslie on winning 'global race'

David Cameron has used Sir Ben Ainslie's America's Cup heroics as an excuse to shoehorn in one of his favourite soundbites, tweeting about the sailor's triumph in "the global race":

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Talk about winning the #GlobalRace - Sir Ben Ainslie is responsible for one of the greatest ever sporting comebacks in the America's Cup.

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Ainslie America's Cup victory

British Olympic hero Sir Ben Ainslie has led Oracle Team USA to a historic sporting comeback in sailing's America's Cup. They best Team New Zealand 9-8 after being 8-1 down in the series.