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Day 1 of the America's Cup: Report & Press Conference

It is impossible to exaggerate the importance and significance of the of the first race in any America’s Cup as the anticipation and build up that proceeds the first day is beyond anything else in sport. Day one of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA didn’t disappoint with the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli sitting on a tie after two…
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America's Cup Racing to start on 10 March

The highly anticipated Race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup Match will start shortly after 4 pm (NZT) on Wednesday 10th March after the Government announced a reduction in alert levels today. Under COVID-19 Alert level 2 or 1,the race schedule will remain as planned with 2 races per day –Wednesday 10th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th, Monday 15thand each day after…
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Measurement & Meteorologists

The latest lockdown in Auckland has delivered a new challenge to both Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli as they prepare for the 36th America’s Cup Match. The level 3 restrictions that were announced by the Government late on Saturday night have already seen the postponement of the start of the Match. There will be no racing this weekend, Wednesday 10 March is the earliest…
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America's Cup Match Postponed Due to COVID-19

We are again faced with delays to racing, this time for the Cup Match. Below is the official statement from the America’s Cup, and the information on the situation in New Zealand as it develops. **UPDATE** There have been no new community cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand since Sunday night, today being the fourth in a row of zero cases. We will hopefully know more on Monday/Tuesday…
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LIVE: The Official Prada Cup Presentation

The prize-giving ceremony on the main stage of Auckland’s America’s Cup Village marks the delivery of the PRADA Cup to Team Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, Challenger of the 36thAmerica’s Cup Matchpresented byPRADA. The program began with Maori warriors — opening with a greeting and concluding with a Haka. A highlight video also allowed us to relive the most…
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The Mystique of the America's Cup

Live with John Bertrand AO to talk about the Prada Cup Final, and the match up that we can expect between Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, the official Challenger and Emirates Team New Zealand, the Defender! We take a look back at the teams who have been in it for multiple campaigns, from Sir Thomas Lipton (5), to Baron Bich (4), Alan Bond (4), Team New Zealand (10), Syd Fischer (5), Larry Ellison (5)…
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Prada Cup Final – Day 4 – Press Conference & Report

The G.H. Mumm Champagnewas flowing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli who sailed to victory today in the PRADA Cup Final. The Italians winning the Series 7-1 over INEOS TEAM UK, now move onto the America’s Cup Match, the ultimate goal four years in the making, starting in 12 days time.Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli outraced the British team in today’s medium to light conditions that proved to favour…
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Prada Cup Final - Day 3 - Press Conference & Report

The PRADA Cup Final is not done and dusted yet, with INEOS TEAM UK marking their first point on the scoreboard, there may still a long way to go.In the first race of the day, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli resumed racing where it was left last weekend, getting their nose in front at the start and kept the British in their wake to claim a vital fifthpoint. However in the second race Ben Ainsie got…
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PRADA Cup Final Races 5 to 8 - How to watch!

It’s race day! Yes we are back and ready for more of the battle between Luna Rossa PRADA Pirelli and INEOS Team UK. Preview show – 20 Feb 2021 Preview show – 21 Feb 2021 WATCH To help make our amazing sport work, TV deals have been made around the world, so availability differs depending on your location. Check how you can…
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Racing will continue this weekend

ACE CURRENT RACE SCHEDULE UPDATE While America’s Cup Event is encouraged by the news that Auckland has come down to COVID Alert Level 2, one step closer to Level 1 potentially early next week, it is clear that COR are determined to remain inflexible to a change in the race schedule against the interests of the public and commercial benefits to the city and businesses. ACE has consistently…
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