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Leeds United 1-4 Leicester City: Foxes move within a point of top

Leeds United 1-4 Leicester City: Foxes move within a point of top

Sports
Youri Tielemans struck twice as Leicester recorded an emphatic win at Leeds to move to within a point of Premier League leaders Liverpool.Jamie Vardy was involved in the Foxes' first three goals - teeing up Harvey Barnes within two minutes for the opener after a costly mistake by Robin Koch.Tielemans netted Leicester's second - pouncing on a rebound from Vardy's diving header - before Stuart Dallas' cross flew all the way into the net for Leeds after half-time.But Leeds' response in the second half was stumped as Vardy netted a third for Leicester before Tielemans scored from the spot in stoppage time.Marcelo Bielsa's side - without record-signing Rodrigo, forced to self-isolate after coming into contact with somebody who tested positive for coronavirus - were made to pay for a sloppy firs...
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy: Test firing of hypersonic missile hit within 6 inches of target

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy: Test firing of hypersonic missile hit within 6 inches of target

Business
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. hypersonic missiles can strike within six inches of a target after traveling thousands of miles at Mach 5 or faster, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said. Speaking to a conference of the U.S. Association of the Army on Tuesday, McCarthy referred to a Mar. 19 test of the missile, which was fired from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. It flew at hypersonic speed, defined as five or more times the speed of sound, before striking its "designated impact point," the Army said. Advertisement "Hypersonic missiles are hitting their targets with a variance of only a mere 6 inches," McCarthy said on Tuesday. His comments came a week after Russia announced the successful test-firing of its Zircon hypersonic missile, striking a target 300 miles away after travelin...
EFL clubs could ‘disappear within five to six weeks’ – Leyton Orient chairman

EFL clubs could ‘disappear within five to six weeks’ – Leyton Orient chairman

Sports
Some EFL clubs will "disappear within five to six weeks" unless they get financial support, says Nigel Travis, chairman of League Two Leyton Orient.The idea includes reducing the Premier League to 18 clubs and scrapping the EFL Cup.In return, the EFL would get 25% of all future TV deals plus a £250m bail-out."If clubs don't get something soon you will see clubs disappear, I would predict, within 5-6 weeks," Travis told BBC Radio 5 Live.But he added: "One thing I need to quash is, this isn't about the pandemic, this is about a crisis in football that goes back many years."Before the pandemic, 75% of clubs were losing money - that can't continue. The pandemic has, if you like, exacerbated the problem and we need to get it fixed."I know you are talking about 'Project Big Picture' - this is a
Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire woman, 75, ‘first positive test within UK’

Coronavirus: Nottinghamshire woman, 75, ‘first positive test within UK’

Health
The earliest known person to contract coronavirus within the UK has been identified, scientists believe.Analysis of samples by the University of Nottingham showed a 75-year-old woman, from Nottinghamshire, tested positive on 21 February.She is also understood to be first in the UK to die after contracting Covid-19.A Surrey resident was previously believed to have caught the virus first.News of the case has emerged only now, because samples were being analysed in retrospect by researchers as they investigated the origins of the UK pandemic.Latest news and stories from the East MidlandsNearly 2,000 routine respiratory samples taken from patients at the Queen's Medical Centre, a Nottingham teaching hospital, between January and Marc...