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What is the America’s Cup?
The America’s Cup is an international yacht racing competition that is held every four years. It is the oldest, most famous, and most prestigious sailing competition.
The trophy awarded to the winner of the event is also called the America’s Cup.
The America’s Cup is a series of one-on-one races between the defending champion and the winner of a qualifying series that takes place over a period of four years.
When is the America’s Cup?
The America’s Cup is held every four years. It is usually held in February or March.
The 2021 America’s Cup was held from March 6–15. The next America’s Cup will be held in 2025.
More information and context on America’s Cup
The America’s Cup is considered the oldest running international sporting tournament, predating the modern Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup.
In 1851, a yacht sailing race was held around the United Kingdom’s Isle of Wight for a trophy called the 100 Guinea Cup. The winning yacht, helmed by a team from the New York Yacht Club, was named America. The trophy—and the competition—was renamed the America’s Cup in honor of the winning vessel. In the longest winning streak in international sports history, teams from the U.S. won the event every year after that until 1983. Since then, there have been winners from Australia, New Zealand, and Switzerland. The winner of the America’s Cup gets to select the location of the next one.
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The America’s Cup is the most famous and prestigious competition in sailing.
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Oracle Team USA just won The America's Cup.
— ESPN (@espn) September 25, 2013
New Zealand sail away with the America's Cup.
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) June 26, 2017
After 170 years, the America's Cup still eludes Britain. https://t.co/IcgEtDtvj6
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) February 21, 2021
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The America’s Cup always takes place in the United States.
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