22 Dec 2010

Newport could host America's Cup in 2013

6:39 am on 22 December 2010

The America's Cup could be about to return to Newport, Rhode Island.

Golden Gate Yacht Club board member Tom Ehman says organizers are serious about holding the 34th America's Cup in 2013 on the East Coast of the United States.

Newport is competing with San Francisco and other locations to host the competition with a venue decision expected by the end of the year.

Newport, which hosted the competition from 1930 until 1983 when Australia 2 took the trophy.