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Land-locked Switzerland begins search for race site

Updated: March 1, 2003, 11:41 PM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to ESPN.com

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- So the America's Cup is on its way to Europe. Immediately after crossing the finish line, the Societe Nautique de Geneve announced that the Golden Gate Yacht Club, based in San Franciso, would be the Challenger of Record for the next match in 2007.

The Golden Gate Challenge was backed by Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison. He will now lead a potentially large group of challengers who hope to take the cup away from Switzerland.

The trophy will travel to the ...

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