The America's Cup could be put off until 2025 with Jeddah in Saudi Arabia still an option to host.
The contenders for New Zealand’s favourite sporting moment of the year at the Halberg Awards have been announced, with Team NZ, the Black Caps, and several Olympic medal wins among them.
Twenty-eight finalists have been named from the 79 nominations received last month.
While there was plenty to celebrate at the Olympics Kiwi sports stars gave us other reasons to wave the flag, writes Brodyn Knuckey.
The Italians join challenger of record Ineos Britannia and Swiss syndicate Alinghi in announcing their challenges.
The Italian syndicate will look to go one better at the next regatta.
The Team NZ boss said the star duo won't be able to do both the Olympics and America's Cup again.
Lockdown and a last-minute bid from a Kiwi rich-lister have prompted the delay.
It’s hoped that it will provide a legitimate pathway to get more women competing for the Auld Mug.
Team NZ boss Grant Dalton said a decision on the venue would be made soon.
Analysis shows NZ got 48c back for every dollar spent on the event.
Luna Rossa helmsman Francesco Bruni took aim at Team NZ over their handling of details for the next America’s Cup.
The two sailors can see both sides of the situation but also have an Olympics defence to focus on as well.
The PM said she, like every other Kiwi, wants the next regatta in NZ but at some point value for money becomes a factor.
The next regatta is unlikely to be held in NZ.
Dalton says Team NZ and the Government are "a distance apart" less than 48 hours before an exclusivity period expires.
The Americans will keep their base in Auckland, the clearest indication yet they will challenge for the next America's Cup if it remains in New Zealand.
He said it would give New Zealand the chance to raise commercial revenue.
Ernesto Bertarelli turned heads with his congratulatory message.
Sir Stephen Tindall said he hopes the next challenge is in NZ but admits we are in "trying times".