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ICYMI – Anticipation and victory in the world of sport, from China to Abu Dhabi

Anticipation for the upcoming Winter Games in Beijing is in the air, carrying with it hopes that the global event will springboard the country towards becoming a winter sports destination. Preparation for the Games has transformed the once-impoverish Chongli district into the a home for Western-style resort villages like Thaiwoo, with a brewpub and shops for global brands like Bogner and Patagonia.

Elsewhere in the world of sport, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen claimed the win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with a dramatic final stretch to the finish line. Rival team Mercedes has since filed notice of their intention to appeal the win arguing that the race director mismanaged a key decision in the closing moments of the race.

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