Michael Schumacher's Formula One Ferrari F2003 GA with chassis number 229 during Sotheby's auction house preview in Geneva. AFP
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The Ferrari with which Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher won the 2003 World Championship was auctioned in Geneva on Wednesday for more than $13 million.
"This extraordinary car has reached a world record price for a modern Formula 1," Sotheby's, the auctioneer said that after the F2003GA, the 229 chassis sold for 13 million Swiss francs ($13.2 million) to a telephone bidder.
The price far outstripped expectations with the car estimated pre-sale to fetch between 7.5 and 9.5 million Swiss francs.
The world's largest known cut diamond went on public display for the first time on Monday ahead of its sale, when it is expected to reach $5 million.
For Muslim women in India who are often abused online, it is an everyday risk, even as they use social media to call out hatred and discrimination against their minority community.
These work pants, which auction officials said are the oldest known jeans in the world, are characterized as durable, with five buttons, and were sold among 270 artifacts dating back to the era of the gold rush, for a total amount of nearly one million dollars in Reno,” according to Holabird Western American Collections.
This race was part of the sports and cultural activities organised by the Embassy in preparation for the UAE hosting the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(COP28), which will take place at Expo City Dubai from 30th November to 12th December, 2023.
Babar took to his social media account and wrote, “Overwhelmed with the love and support here in Hyderabad.” Shaheen Shah Afridi also lauded the Indians for their warm reception for the Pakistani cricketers.
The camp, organised by The Flying DAF Squash Academy with the support of Dubai Sports Council and the UAE Squash Association, was divided into two phases at the J-Club, at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, with the objective of positioning Dubai as a global base for the sport.