It’s a fairly well documented fact that major sporting events rarely meet their forecasted numbers to the host venue, and the political fallout from things like the World Cup and Olympics tend to destroy careers and governments while the economic hangover can destroy economies. While the America’s Cup isn’t in the league of the true ‘majors’, for a tiny country like Bermuda, it’s proving to be quite the headache.
Since the awarding of the 35th AC to Bermuda in exchange for roughly $ 78 Million of local money and guarantees, the majority OBA …
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With Pete Burling and the kiwis just one win away from the rematch of ‘sporting’s greatest comeback’ and a seemingly unsurmountable speed advantage over Nathan Outerridge’s Artemis Team, today will likely see Emirates Team New Zealand skate through to another America’s Cup. Radiosport NZ’s Darcy Waldegrave gave me a call last…
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