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The competition for the oldest trophy in international sport, the America’s Cup celebrates its 162nd birthday this week.
It was August 22, 1851, when the yacht America beat the best of the British fleet in a race around the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England. 

The competition for the oldest trophy in international sport, the America’s Cup celebrates its 162nd birthday this week.

It was August 22, 1851, when the yacht America beat the best of the British fleet in a race around the Isle of Wight, off the south coast of England.