The America's Cup
Published or Updated March 5, 2011
Location: United States
Sport: Boat Racing
Also Known As: The Greatest Show on H20
Event Type: Race
First Held: 1851
Next Up: TBA
When and Where: every several years at rotating sites around the world
A race steeped in history, the cup at stake in this regatta is the oldest active trophy known to international sport. The America’s Cup, originally the Royal Yacht Squadron Cup, takes it’s name from the yacht that first won it – the schooner America.
The America’s Cup is a hotly contested race.
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This sailing regatta features the oldest active trophy in international sports, predating the modern Olympics by forty five years.
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