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Gallery: One very Aussie bike for Heinrich Haussler at Worlds 

Heinrich “Heino” Haussler is in his 19th year as a professional cyclist. Yet, Wollongong is the first and surely only time the Australian has represented his country on home turf.  As a former Australian road champion (2015), Haussler was surprised with a special Australian-themed bike just for Worlds. “It was a massive surprise from Merida … Read more

Check Out The World’s First Flying Bike: The Xturismo Hoverbike

Take yourself back a couple of decades or so, and you may remember storytellers and fantasy writers envisioning the future, which involved flying cars and hoverbikes. Aerwins Technologies Inc are to thank for bringing this fantasy to life with a vehicle that looks like something ripped right out of a Star Wars movie. The Xturismo … Read more

Strong start by Canada at FIBA Worlds will only get better if Carleton heats up

It’s still early, but the Victor Lapena-era is off to a rousing beginning. The Spanish international and recently appointed head coach of the Canadian women’s team has guided them to an impressive 2-0 start at the FIBA Basketball Women’s World Cup in Australia, counting momentum-building wins over No. 10 Serbia and No. 6 France, as … Read more

Gallery: A special Worlds bike for Biniam Girmay

This weekend’s upcoming elite World Championship road races are sure to be all about the riders, but onlookers may also spot the occasional flash of a special bike or two. One such example is the Cube Litening Aero C:68X belonging to Biniam Girmay.  Riding this new bike built just for the Worlds, the Eritrean rider … Read more

These are the world’s 20 largest insurance companies in 2022

Overall, these insurance giants boast a combined market value of almost $1.6 trillion and assets amounting to more than $11.2 trillion. Total revenue and profit reached almost $1.9 trillion and $140 billion, respectively. While combined sales dropped about 23% from $2.4 trillion from previous year, the insurers saw profits rise almost the same percentage from … Read more

RTL Today – World’s top financial centres: Luxembourg climbs six places to 21st in global rankings

On Thursday, the latest edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) was published, with interesting results. In Asia, Singapore has now overtaken Hong Kong as the largest financial centre, rising to 3rd place overall from 6th in 2021. Hong Kong has since fallen by one position. It is thought that the travel restrictions imposed … Read more

Sydney to host world’s biggest space event,International Astronautical Congress, in 2025

Sydney has defeated four other cities to host the world’s biggest space congress in 2025, in what bid organisers described as a surprise win over well-financed rivals. The International Astronautical Congress typically attracts more than 6000 participants from the global space community, including governments, industry, science and academia. Organisers said Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company Blue … Read more

Cuba Demands ‘Reparations,’ Defends World’s Worst Human Rights Abusers at U.N.

Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla used his time at the 77th United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in the representation of the Castro regime to accuse the United States of being behind the island’s problems and reiterate the communist regime’s support of other authoritarian regimes throughout the world. Rodríguez Parrilla – who opened … Read more

World’s second-biggest fortune fails to halt rout in bonds of Adani firms

Surging share prices of Gautam Adani’s companies have helped make him the world’s second-richest person. The bond market isn’t quite as enthusiastic. Stocks of firms in his Indian business empire–spanning ports to gas distribution and coal mining–have jumped in part on soaring energy prices. Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd. has climbed … Read more