The Grand National Post by Francisco Lacerda, 10th March 2021

April 10th is more eagerly anticipated than ever before! There won't crowds at Aintree to see it unfold in person but, a worldwide audience will be captivated by this great British sporting institution.

Picking the winner of the Grand National is a challenge for seasoned punters and once-a-year bettors alike. Here we look at some of the key stats that can help narrow down the criteria for picking an Aintree Grand National winner.

TOKYO 2020 13th July 2020 Post by Francisco Lacerda, 27th October 2020

Tokyo is ready to make history and preparations are under way for the staging of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

It is set to be the largest and most-watched ceremony of the year with billions of people expected to tune in to celebrate the Games.

As part of the preparations, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games have established a “Basic Policy” to deliver a ceremony production that fans and audiences will love, while at the same time highlighting the appeal of Japan and Tokyo to the world.

The “Basic Policy” defines our approach to the creative production of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

192 countries to take part in Expo 2020 Post by Francisco Lacerda, 10th February 2021

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Expo 2020 Dubai today confirmed that 192 countries have announced their participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, making it the most inclusive and international Expo ever to be organised.

An official spokesperson said, “We have invited all countries in the world without exception, in line with our commitment to making Expo 2020 Dubai a truly international event and platform for all of humanity.

“For more than 170 years, World Expos have been apolitical events focused on furthering humanity for the common good through innovation, cultural exchange, creativity and collaboration. We are proud to continue that tradition.”

Expo 2020 is a World Expo to be hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, originally scheduled for 20 October 2020 – 10 April 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new dates are 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022. Despite being postponed, organizers will keep the name Expo 2020 for marketing and branding purposes.



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