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Transfer news and gossip LIVE: Manchester United step up efforts to sign Fernandes, Eriksen edges closer to Tottenham exit, West Ham rule out Fellaini move

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer window is now open and we will keep you across all the big news, rumours and gossip throughout January. Tune into talkSPORT for the very latest news and expert reaction from former managers, players and top pundits and follow our live rolling blog below… Top stories on talkSPORT.com Premier League done deals: Every […] talkSPORT
Twins sign free agent pitchers Rich Hill, Homer Bailey

Twins sign free agent pitchers Rich Hill, Homer Bailey

Sports
Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins bolstered their starting rotation Tuesday, signing free agent pitchers Rich Hill and Homer Bailey. Bailey and Hill each agreed to one-year deals with the American League Central franchise. Sources told MLB.com and ESPN Bailey's deal is worth $ 7 million, while Hill's contract is worth $ 3 million. Hill, 39, is not expected to play until midseason after having arm surgery. The left-handed pitcher posted a 2.45 ERA and 4-1 record in 13 starts last season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The veteran starter owns a career 3.82 ERA with a 65-42 record in 284 appearances. Hill played for the Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics, in addition to his multiple tenures with the Dodgers. Hill worke...
Inventing sign language for space

Inventing sign language for space

Science
British sign language is receiving an astronomical update thanks to a unique collaboration between a space scientist and a group of deaf astronomers. The University of Leeds based astrophysicist found that there were no signs for terms describing the latest discoveries in the world of astronomy. So she has decided to help create them. Reporting by Victoria GillLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Science & Environment
Chelsea ready to ‘break transfer record’ to sign Borussia Dortmund and England star Jadon Sancho ahead of Man United and Liverpool

Chelsea ready to ‘break transfer record’ to sign Borussia Dortmund and England star Jadon Sancho ahead of Man United and Liverpool

Sports
Chelsea are prepared to smash their transfer record to sign Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.The Premier League club are currently banned from signing any players, but it is understood they will find out on Thursday if an appeal to overturn their transfer ban has been successful. AFP or licensors Jadon Sancho could leave Borussia Dortmund next year And if Chelsea are given the green light, they will be able to buy players in the next transfer window, rather than wait until the summer. Goal claim the club are ‘confident’ of landing Sancho ahead of Manchester United either in January or next summer. He is close friends with Blues stars Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi, who he grew up with in London. And Sancho is expected to command a much bigger fee
Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’

Slow walking at 45 ‘a sign of faster ageing’

Health
How fast people walk in their 40s is a sign of how much their brains, as well as their bodies, are ageing, scientists have suggested.Using a simple test of gait speed, researchers were able to measure the ageing process.Not only were slower walkers' bodies ageing more quickly - their faces looked older and they had smaller brains.The international team said the findings were an "amazing surprise".Doctors often measure gait speed to gauge overall health, particularly in the over-65s, because it is a good indicator of muscle strength, lung function, balance, spine strength and eyesight.Slower walking speeds in old age have also been linked to a higher risk of dementia and decline.'Problem sign'In this study, of 1,000 people in New ...