Quick Glance: Uganda Secures Spot in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024
- Uganda secured their place in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and West Indies with a convincing win against Rwanda in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier.
- This will mark Uganda's debut in a senior ICC World Cup.
- They will be joining Namibia from the Africa qualifier in the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, which will feature 20 teams for the first time ever.
- Zimbabwe will miss out for the second time in three editions after losing to both Namibia and Uganda.
Quick Glance: Flight Powered by Fat and Sugar Crosses Atlantic
- Virgin Atlantic tests sustainable fuel on London to New York flight
- Fuel made from waste fats and plant sugars emits 70% less carbon
- Experts see sustainable fuels as crucial for reducing aviation industry's carbon footprint
- Sustainable Aviation Fuels currently account for about 0.1% of airlines' fuel consumption
The Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh won the right to host the Expo 2030 world fair, vote results showed, in another diplomatic victory for a Gulf country after ... Show more
Quick Glance: Saudi Arabia Secures World Expo 2030 Hosting Rights
- Saudi Arabia won with 119 out of 165 votes, defeating South Korea and Italy.
- The victory offers Saudi Arabia the chance to be in the global spotlight as the crown prince aims to conclude his plan to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent economy, 'Vision 2030'.
- The win also demonstrates Saudi Arabia's ability to use its power, money, and influence to overcome attempts to isolate and stereotype the kingdom.
- Saudi Arabia unveiled an extensive campaign focusing on the futuristic megaprojects that Prince Mohammed planned to build across the country by 2030, including a giant cube-shaped structure referred to as 'a gateway to another world' in promotional videos.
Quick Glance: South Korea Suspends Hwang Over Illegal Filming
- Hwang Ui-jo is currently on loan at Norwich from another club.
- The South Korean national team has suspended Norwich City striker Hwang Ui-jo pending a police investigation alleging he secretly filmed an ex-partner.
- Hwang denies the allegations and has recently played for Norwich against Watford.
- The committee has decided not to nominate Hwang Ui-jo for the national team until the allegations are resolved.
Knicks clobber Hornets, advance to in-season tournament knockout round
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Quick Glance: Mark Cuban Sells Majority Stake of Dallas Mavericks to Adelson Family
- Cuban retains ownership in the team and will oversee basketball operations.
- Adelson plans to sell $2 billion worth of Las Vegas Sands stock, approximately 10% of her stake.
- The Adelson family holds the largest share in Las Vegas Sands.
- Las Vegas Sands intends to utilize the proceeds from the stock sale for the acquisition of a majority interest in a professional sports franchise.
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Quick Glance: Neuer Extends Contract with FC Bayern: Impact on VfB Keeper Nübel
- Manuel Neuer's era at FC Bayern Munich continues.
- Neuer's contract extension affects Alexander Nübel's career planning.
- Nübel's chances as future Bayern keeper diminish.
- VfB planner Wohlgemuth explores options for Nübel's future.
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