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America's Cup to go ahead

The organisers of the America's Cup have confirmed this year's event will go ahead despite the death of Olympian Andrew Simpson.

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America's Cup organisers promise 'full investigation"

America's Cup bosses have promised a full investigation into the accident in which British Olympic gold medal winner Andrew Simpson died. Simpson, 36, was sailing with the Swedish Artemis Racing team in San Francisco Bay when his catamaran capsized on Thursday and he became trapped underneath.

Stephen Barclay, the chief executive officer of the America's Cup Event Authority, said an investigation would address why the accident occurred.

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