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Teenager Atkin wins GB's first ever skiing medal – highlights & round-up

Teenager Atkin wins GB's first ever skiing medal – highlights & round-up

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage timesIzzy Atkin won a historic bronze in the women's ski slopestyle to claim Great Britain's second medal of the Winter Olympics.The 19-year-old, born in the United States, scored 84.60 on a strong final run to claim a first British Winter Olympic medal on skis.Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin won gold with a score of 91.20 and compatriot Mathilde Gremaud took silver."I'm speechless and stoked to win the bronze," Atkin said.Fellow Briton Katie Summerhayes finished seventh in the final.Live coverage of day eightThe...
Lockheed Martin wins C-5 logistics support contract

Lockheed Martin wins C-5 logistics support contract

Business
Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for contractor logistics support for the C-5 Galaxy, a military transport aircraft.The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is valued at more than $ 6.6 million under an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.The agreement taps Lockheed Martin to provide "supply chain management, repair, and technical support services," the Pentagon said in a press release.Work will occur in Marietta, Ga., and Greenville, S.C., and is expected to be completed in July 2018.The total amount of the contract will be obligated to Lockheed Martin at the time of award from a combination of fiscal 2018 transportation working capital funds and operations and maintenance funds, according to the Defense Department.Let's block ads...
Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAlleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against his extradition to the US.Mr Love, 33, from Stradishall, Suffolk, was first arrested in October 2013 on suspicion of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank and Nasa systems.Appeal judges said extradition would be "oppressive by reason of his physical and mental condition".They urged the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to prosecute Mr Love, who has Aspergers syndrome, in England.Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett and Mr Justice Ouseley said Mr Love, who also has depression, "did not seek impunity for the acts alleged against him, but contended that he should be tried and, if convicted, sentenced in the United Kingdom".They said: "We accept that the evidence shows that the fact of ext...
Swansea sack Clement after just three wins in 18 games

Swansea sack Clement after just three wins in 18 games

Sports
Swansea City have sacked manager Paul Clement with the club bottom of the Premier League, having won just three league games this season.Clement, 45, took charge in January with Swansea in the relegation zone and guided them to a 15th-place finish.Chairman Huw Jenkins said that changing the manager halfway through a season "was the last thing we wanted to do".He said: "We felt we couldn't leave it any longer and needed to make a change to give the best chance of an uplift."Swansea announced that assistant managers Nigel Gibbs and Karl Halabi have also left the club.The Welsh club says it will give a further update on replacement coaching staff "within the next 24 hours".Before joining Swansea, Clement had worked as Carlo Ancelotti's assistant manager at Chelsea, Paris St-Germain and Real M...
Amsterdam wins hat draw for relocation of EU medicines agency

Amsterdam wins hat draw for relocation of EU medicines agency

World
Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The European Union chose Monday to move its European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority to Paris after Britain's decision last year to withdraw from the EU.The EMA, created in 1995 to evaluate and regulate medicines for humans and animals, has until March 30, 2019, to move into its new headquarters from London's Canary Wharf."Amsterdam ticks many of our boxes," EMA Executive Director Guido Rasi said in a statement. "It offers excellent connectivity and a building that can be shaped according to our needs."He said that internal surveys indicated "a large majority" of nearly 900 EMA staff would be willing to relocate to the Netherlands.Nevertheless, "our activities will be impacted and we need to plan for this now to avoid the creation of gaps i...