Goal Hijacked

Own-Goal Football

Generalist Academy | 7th June 2022

How a glitch in tournament rules left Barbados and Grenada competing to score own-goals in a Caribbean Football Cup tie. No match could end in a draw; goals scored in extra time counted double; Barbados had to win by at least two goals to go through to the next round, otherwise Grenada would go through. As full-time approached, Barbados was one goal ahead. Now do the game theory (660 words)

Seven Stowaways And A Hijacked Oil Tanker

Samira Shackle | Guardian | 9th June 2022

Real life thriller at sea. In October 2020, UK ministers praised a naval operation that prevented the hijacking of an oil tanker by seven Nigerian stowaways. This investigation tells another story, of men risking their lives to escape gang violence and a ship's crew that tried to help them despite restrictive maritime laws. Was the "hijacking" in fact staged to get the stowaways safely to land? (5,890 words)

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