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America’s Cup decision: a win for the wowsers?

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 16 Jun 2021

America’s Cup decision: a win for the wowsers?
INEOS Team UK is the challenger of record for the next America's Cup
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 16 Jun 2021
The triumphalism on social media following Team New Zealand’s rejection of the government’s assistance package to mount the next America’s Cup regatta in Auckland might seem to suggest it’s all over bar the shouting.The love-it-or-hate-it event appears to be heading to the northern hemisphere according to the hot gossip BusinessDesk picked up after the responsible minister, Stuart Nash’s, press statement expressing regret TNZ had turned the government’s offer down.Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland are all...

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