America’s Cup: It’s On in March
Is anyone else having a hard time following the status of the America’s Cup? On again, off again and constantly rescheduled, the America’s Cup now has a green light for March, 2009.
A judge in New York dismissed some sort of lawsuit initiated by Team USA (Oracle) against the Swiss (Alinghi), and has set a date 10 months in the future for the event. I tried to read the details of the lawsuit, but quickly got bored. Listening to rich children argue about playtime with their expensive toys isn’t a lot more appealing when the children are adults.
Now, I have no idea why an American judge gets to decide when a sporting event in Spain takes place. But regardless, it’s great news for Valencia, for whom the America’s Cup is a huge boon — one of the few chances the city gets to step into the international spotlight.