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America's Cup

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Team NZ's Kevin Shoebridge says the remaining four challengers are some of the toughest seen in the last decade.

Despite another challenger bailing out, Team NZ confident America's Cup will be competitive

Team NZ's Kevin Shoebridge says the remaining four challengers are some of the toughest seen in the last decade.

Team New Zealand lifting America's Cup

Another challenger withdraws from 2021 America's Cup in Auckland

Dutch Sail cited financial constraints, leaving just four challengers for the 'Auld Mug'.

Marius van der Pol was unveiled in the 10-man grinding crew  despite having no sailing experience.

Ex-NZ Army soldier completes remarkable transition to become grinder with Team NZ

Marius van der Pol is in the 10-man team along with Olympian Steven Ferguson.

The Great Sound, Bermuda, 24th June 2017, Emirates Team New Zealand beat Oracle team USA in race five. Day three of racing in the America's Cup presented by louis Vuitton.

Team New Zealand name familiar faces and new talent in grinding squad

Swimmers, cyclists and kayakers are in the team.

03:29
Greg Horton is fighting motor neuron disease.

Former Emirates Team NZ director’s battle with motor neuron disease inspires charity drive

Greg Horton is currently battling the disease, which can affect 300 New Zealanders at any one time.

The Great Sound, Bermuda. 1st June 2017. Emirates Team New Zealand and Land Rover BAR reach to the first mark in race five of Round Robin two of the America's Cup Qualifiers.
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Malta Altus withdraw from 2021 America's Cup regatta in Auckland

"This is a disappointing outcome," said Team NZ CEO Grant Dalton.

02:40
World sailing's biggest show will descend on Auckland in 2021.

Team NZ deny report three America's Cup challengers withdrawing due to financial issues

DutchSail, Malta Altus and Stars and Stripes Team USA are reportedly set to pull the plug on their campaigns.

01:36
Team NZ have told 1 NEWS that AC75 sailing will begin two months ahead of schedule.

Auckland to host an America's Cup World Series event in October-November 2020

Meanwhile the first event of the World Series has been delayed.

Team New Zealand lifting America's Cup

Another challenger for 2021 America's Cup accepted by Team NZ

The joint Dutch bid brings the total to six challengers.

05:05

Auckland mayor explains extra $14.5 million funding for America's Cup, hopes Team NZ win in 2021 to maximise return

Phil Goff couldn't guarantee there won't be even more money added to the campaign but is confident it will all be worth it.

The Great Sound, Bermuda, 26th June 2017. Emirates Team New Zealand Helmsman Peter Burling and skipper Glenn Ashby hold aloft the America's Cup. Photo: Chris Cameron / www.photosport.nz

Tiny Mediterranean nation of Malta confirm historic first America's Cup challenge

Reports also suggest new challenges had been submitted from Norway, the US, Italy, Japan, China and Holland.

Auckland taxpayers to pay extra $14.5 million to build America’s Cup village

The Cup Village project will now cost $152 million to build on the Auckland waterfront.

Groupama Team France and Emirates Team NZ - Round Robin 2, Day 6 - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda  June 1, 2017
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Team France to miss 2021 America's Cup after losing major sponsor

The French syndicate intend to return for the 37th edition of the prestigious regatta.

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The Auckland mayor says the new design could be the best base any America's Cup has seen in years.

Government approves further $22.5 million funding for America's Cup infrastructure

The money would take the Government's contribution to the Auckland waterfront development to $136.5 million

Eight new challengers lodge entries for America's Cup

New Zealand will host the 2021 America's Cup in Auckland after winning the title in Bermuda in 2017.

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World sailing's biggest show will descend on Auckland in 2021.

Team NZ reveal Auckland course for America's Cup 2021

The event, set to run from March 6-21, will "bring the racing as close as possible to land-based spectators".

Sir Ben Ainslie at the Portsmouth-based Land Rover BAR HQ

Sail of the century! Sir Ben Ainslie puts America's Cup catamaran on the market

For just $193,000, you can own a piece of America's Cup history.

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Sir Ben Ainslie's Team UK are the first to launch a prototype but the Kiwis are taking a different tack.

Sailing world reacts to first footage of foiling monohull testing for America’s Cup

Sir Ben Ainslie's Team UK are the first to launch a prototype but the Kiwis are taking a different tack.

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The Kiwi sailing heroes said they wanted to be sure they could give their all in both events before committing.

Watch: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke pumped for Olympics and America's Cup

The sailing duo said they wanted to be sure they could give their all in both events before committing.

Team New Zealand lifting America's Cup

Team New Zealand confirm first three challengers for 2021 America's Cup

Entries from Italy, USA and the UK have been accepted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

Watch: New video shows how planned changes to Auckland's waterfront will look over the next few years

Auckland Council released an update on the planned changes to the waterfront in lead up to America's Cup in 2021.

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So far there are only three entries to challenge the Kiwi sailing crew.

Italy? New York? Scandinavia? Where will challengers surface for the America's Cup?

So far there are only three entries to challenge the Kiwi sailing crew.

Team New Zealand lifting America's Cup

TVNZ secures exclusive broadcast rights to 2021 America's Cup

The next America's Cup will be live and free to air on TV and across TVNZ's online platforms.

The Great Sound, Bermuda, 26th June 2017. Emirates Team New Zealand Helmsman Peter Burling and skipper Glenn Ashby hold aloft the America's Cup. Photo: Chris Cameron / www.photosport.nz

Auckland awarded $100m for America's Cup hosting in Budget

The government has dedicated a special support package towards the 2021 cup defence.

Team NZ publish America's Cup class rules for foiling monohulls to be used in next regatta

The AC75 Class Rule defines the parameters within which teams can design a yacht eligible to compete.

02:02

New design released by government for Team NZ to consider as discussions continue over America's Cup extensions

Minister for Economic Development David Parker says the newest design is the least intrusive, requiring only 9900 square metres.

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