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America’s Cup weighs up options amid Covid-19 outbreak in Auckland

INEOS Team UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli (R) attend a training session on Auckland Harbour (Photo by GILLES MARTIN-RAGET/AFP via Getty Images)

Organisers of this year’s America’s Cup in Auckland have revealed that a postponement of the sailing event is being considered amid a small outbreak of Covid-19 in the New Zealand city.

The America’s Cup match between current champion Team New Zealand and the winning challenger is currently scheduled to take place from March 6-13. The Prada Cup challenger series to determine the winner is currently ongoing and is scheduled to conclude later this month.

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