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How the Coronavirus is Affecting the 36th America’s Cup

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the 36th America’s Cup

Will the Virus Stop Us From Sailing? As part of the government of Italy’s attempts to curb the spread of Covid-19 (the coronavirus), they have ordered all sporting events in the next month to take place without any fans to cheer the athletes on. Sailing enthusiasts across the globe are wondering what this means for this year’s America’s Cup World Series. The first event of the series is due to take place in Cagliari, Italy on April 23 – 26. Learn more
Courageous Documentary Airs

Courageous Documentary Airs

The premiere of Courageous was aired on the 17th of June 2017 on NBC Sports Films. Courageous is a one-hour documentary that recounts the challenging feat of media pioneer Ted Turner’s brave attempt to win the America’s Cup in 1977. The special show was appropriately aired immediately after the NBC’s coverage of the very first race of the 2017 Finals of the America’s Cup. Learn more
The Americas Cup 2017

The Americas Cup 2017

The excitement is mounting for America’s Cup enthusiasts as the races set to start the end of May, and a new class is to be introduced. Analysts like Jack Griffin are having their say about what they believe can be expected, and here are some of the highlights: Land Rover BAR (GBR) Despite good starts the Brits are still on a losing streak. As they are generally able to manoeuvre and their crew work is sharp, the problem appears to Learn more