Announcement of the 37th America´s Cup
AC37: The Trophy in Barcelona SPAIN

America’s Cup Heading to Barcelona in 2024

Barcelona will host the America’s Cup sailing competition for the first time when the 37th Cup competition will be held in September and October of 2024. The announcement was made this week by Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, current holders of the Cup. Barcelona was selected over another Spanish […]

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Ben Johnson to Oversee SailGP North America Expansion

SailGP has hired Ben Johnson as senior vice president of strategy and commercial development with a goal of increasing the sailing series’ presence in North America to support the league’s global expansion. In the role, Johnson will lead Sail GP’s North American expansion across broadcast and digital rights, commercial partners, agency relationships, and venues and […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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Sports Industry Veteran Alan Ostfield Named U.S. Sailing CEO

U.S. Sailing has named Alan Ostfield, a sports industry veteran who has held positions as several professional teams and most recently at Live Nation, as its new chief executive officer. Ostfield takes over longtime CEO Jack Gierhart after a national executive search. “We are extremely proud to welcome Alan Ostfield to U.S. Sailing and excited […]

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SailGP Seeking Cities with Environmental Focus

The SailGP racing series has launched a bid process for its third season that will require potential hosts to agree to environmental principles that coincide with the goals of the series. To be considered as a host, potential hosts will have to sign the league’s Climate Action Charter and commit to two environmental impact projects: […]

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SailGP Sells Minority Stake to Endeavor

With a few weeks before its second season of competition kicks off, SailGP has sold a minority stake in its league to Endeavor, the global entertainment, sports and content company, that values the league at $200 million. SailGP will get access to the Endeavor network of content production, media rights distribution, creative services, licensing, sponsorships […]

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SailGP Returns to New York, San Francisco in 2020

SailGP, the worldwide series that brought in thousands of fans and millions of dollars to five worldwide stops in 2019, will return to San Francisco and New York during its second season of competition. The U.S. leg of the series debuts May 2–3 on San Francisco Bay, before the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline test […]

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