The wrangling over the venue choice for the America’s Cup still seems a little strange. Imagine a city winning the right to host the Olympics only to resell those rights at auction to the highest bidder. What message does it send to the world, that America can’t find the investment to host the world’s oldest sporting trophy? What message is BMW ORACLE sending the Facebook Generation in the USA, that they have to watch something in a totally different time zone – where a 1pm start would mean Californians would have to set the Tivo rather than watch live?
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