The next America's Cup contest could go ahead with Team New Zealand reduced to the role of a spectator.
The New York Court of Appeals has this morning (NZT) ruled in favour of Oracle over Alinghi in a long-running legal fight that will now make Golden Gate Yacht Club the challenger of record for the America's Cup.
And it means the 33rd America's Cup could be a simple head-to-head contest.
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