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capitalization: sporting events and trophies

Capitalize the official and familiar names of major sporting events and trophies:

  • the Queen’s Plate
  • the XXXI Olympiad; the Olympic Games
  • the World Series
  • the Stanley Cup
  • the Canada Cup of Curling

Capitalize the short form in subsequent references:

  • The second Series game will be played today.
  • Her team won the Cup last year as well.