America's Cup


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America's Cup

n
(Sailing) an international yachting trophy, first won by the schooner America in 1851 and held as a challenge trophy by the New York Yacht Club until 1983

America's Cup

World’s oldest international sailing competition, first won in 1851 by the schooner America.
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A New York State Supreme Court ruled on October 27 that Ras al-Khaimah is not a suitable destination due to the stipulations of the Deed of Gift, a 19th-century document that provides guidelines in the event of a challenge for the America's Cup. According to the deed, the America's Cup cannot be held in the Northern Hemisphere between November 1 and May 1.
Switzerland's Alinghi, two-time defending champion of sailing's most prestigious prize, the America's Cup, has announced that the next race will take place in the Gulf in February 2010.
Answers on page 105 Just for the fun of it Googling a runner Alinghi 3.35 Southwell Alinghi was the chosen name of the syndicate set up by Ernesto Bertarelli to win the America's Cup. Alinghi challenged for and won the 2003 America's Cup in Auckland, New Zealand and successfully defended the cup at the 2007 renewal in Valencia, Spain.
Emirates airline yesterday renewed their partnership with Emirates Team New Zealand which so nearly won the last America's Cup.
The 31-year-old, who is the most successful British sailor ever, said he could not commit to the Games yet, because they might clash with the America's Cup.
It was an America's Cup race that even the most ardent landlubber had to love: land-locked Switzerland in a rematch with powerful arch rival Team New Zealand.
The fourth day of the 32nd America's Cup Match, staged off the coast of Valencia, Spain, where defending champions Team Alinghi clash with Team New Zealand.
What makes the America's Cup, the climax of which will be reached by 7th July (the final gets under way this afternoon), so commercially alluring is the gargantuan economic benefits it confers upon its host city.
Communications solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris:ALU)(NYSE:ALU), the Official New Media Provider of the 32nd America's Cup sailing race, announced on Friday (1 June) that 30 customers are now offering AmericasCupAnywhere new media services.
The victorious sides are looking to move to within touching distance of challenging Team Alinghi in the America's Cup Match Race.
Team New Zealand (TNZ) is a syndicate that specialised in defending the title to a major international sporting event, the America's Cup Yacht Challenge (America's Cup).
NEW YORK-Lladr has stepped up its commitment to Asia by sponsoring the Chinese team in the America's Cup, the prestigious yachting event that will crown a new champion next spring.
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