Lewis Hamilton and leading drivers have condemned Formula One and the FIA for putting drivers at risk for the sake of entertainment after a safety‑car restart led to a major accident at the Tuscan Grand Prix. Egan Bernal’s defence of his Tour de France title wilted and then collapsed definitively in the September heat, as Primoz Roglic tightened his grip on the leader’s yellow jersey and fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar took his second stage win. Saracens scored five tries in their 40-17 win against Exeter with both teams fielding understrength teams before the European Champions Cup quarter-finals. Hull FC recorded their second victory in four days to set up a Challenge Cup quarter-final with Wigan Warriors, after eliminating Castleford. And Tom Brady, the man who helped the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl titles, may be gone but the most successful NFL team of the 21st-century started the season in familiar fashion. … [Read more...] about Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead
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"There have been people who have been in intensive care with Covid-19, but who have made a full recovery, whilst on the other end of the scale, there are people who had a relatively minor infection, but have then gone on to experience symptoms that don’t go away for months." … [Read more...] about What is long Covid and what are the symptoms?
So there is one fight she's won already. Thursday night's contest was tough from start to finish, but Taylor deserved the verdict. Judges ruled the first round even at two points apiece, failing, perhaps, to see the crunching right cross on the bell that sent the Russian's head into a minor tailspin. … [Read more...] about Katie Taylor wins Ireland’s first gold medal of London 2012 Olympics