United States GP Qualifying: Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to Austin F1 pole on final lap

Watch Sunday’s race at 8pm live only on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event, with build-up in Austin from 6.30pm; title leader Max Verstappen claims ninth pole position of season, but Lewis Hamilton alongside on front row for long run to Austin’s wide first corner By James Galloway Last Updated: 24/10/21 12:03am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player MUST-WATCH FINAL LAPS: The fight for pole between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen at the United States Grand Prix MUST-WATCH FINAL LAPS: The fight for pole…

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US surgeon explains pig kidney-human transplant test

US surgeons say they have successfully transplanted the kidney of a genetically modified pig into a brain-dead human. The two-hour operation took place at the New York University Langone Health medical centre and, according to experts, is the most advanced experiment in the field so far. Lead investigator, Dr Robert Montgomery, explains the procedure. Read more: Pig kidney transplanted into brain-dead person Source link–!Thank You !– more

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An amazing Sri Lankan  – ‘the power of one’

By Siri Ipalawatte – Canberra From Tidbinbilla to rain forests, red wines to thelijja, cappaccino to kurumba, five-stars to homestay…. Just when I thought I had touched every nook and cranny of Sri Lanka, it sprung yet another surprise. An old Uni friend suggested ‘why not visit the unusual and weird landscape called Ussangoda—the place in Hindu Mythology where King Ravana landed his air machine, dandu-monara? And off came another nugget! He said a batchmate of ours lived in a century-old house in a village called Kiula — an exotic name from the fact that the…

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Euro round-up: Jude Bellingham scores wonder goal in Dortmund win, Bayern also victorious | Football News

Borussia Dortmund scored first-half goals through Emre Can and Mats Hummels before a sensational effort by Jude Bellingham wrapped up a 3-1 victory at Arminia Bielefeld on Saturday. Playing without striker Erling Haaland, who is sidelined for several weeks with a hip injury, Dortmund were never troubled as they secured a seventh league win from nine matches. They remain in second place with 21 points, one adrift of Bayern Munich who thumped Hoffenheim 4-0. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Bellingham scored a stunning solo strike…

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Khaby Lame: What is the secret to success for the Senegal-born TikToker?

Senegalese-born TikTok star Khaby Lame is a viral sensation. Known for his myth-busting of “life hacks” and his famous shrug, he quickly became an international household name. The 21-year-old has even done collaborations with the likes of Naomi Campbell and Greta Thunberg, and is currently the second most popular TikToker. But how did he rise to fame so quickly, and what do his fans in Senegal really think? Produced and edited by Miriam O’Donkor Source link–!Thank You !– more

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Fallon Sherrock and Lisa Ashton qualify for World Championship | Darts News

Fallon Sherrock will return to Alexandra Palace for the first time since her historic achievments in 2019; Lisa Ashton will make her third appearance at the World Darts Championship Last Updated: 23/10/21 10:04pm Fallon Sherrock will return to Alexandra Palace later this year Fallon Sherrock and Lisa Ashton have qualified for the World Darts Championship after another dominant showing at the PDC Women’s Series. The pair met in all three finals on Saturday, with Sherrock winning twice, and it means they occupy the top two spots on the Order of…

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‘Sathi Aga Aruna’ Editor-in-chief Mahinda Ileperuma summoned to CID over controversial news headline

Mahinda Ileperuma, the Editor-in-chief of Sathi Aga Aruna newspaper has reportedly been summoned to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), following a news item published on a headline translated as “Rs. 290 Million Remitted To A Private Account To Pay For Indian Fertiliser – President’s Secretary P.B. Jayasundara Exerted Pressure” raised controversy. The Sathi Aga Aruna Editor-in-chief has been summoned to the CID as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has been instructed by the President’s Secretary to conduct an immediate probe into the news item.…

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Alex Quinonez: World 200m bronze medallist killed in Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil | Athletics News

Alex Quinonez killed in Ecuador; 32-year-old was first athlete from his nation to win a global medal in a track event claiming 200m bronze at World Championships in 2019; “Those who take the lives of Ecuadorians will not go unpunished. We will act forcefully,” says President Lasso By PA Media Last Updated: 23/10/21 8:51pm Alex Quinonez at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in 2019 World 200m bronze medallist Alex Quinonez has been killed in his home country of Ecuador. The 32-year-old finished third at the World Championships in Doha…

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Eoin Morgan says England’s win over West Indies in T20 World Cup opener is ‘as good as it gets’ | Cricket News

Eoin Morgan praises his England bowling attack after impressive start to T20 World Cup campaign with six-wicket victory over West Indies in Dubai; Moeen Ali and Tymal Mills make a big impact with the ball as West Indies are skittled for just 55 Last Updated: 23/10/21 7:52pm England captain Eoin Morgan shakes hands with Jos Buttler after wrapping up the emphatic win over West Indies England captain Eoin Morgan was full of praise for his side after they opened their T20 World Cup campaign with an emphatic six-wicket victory over…

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Wigneswaran wants self-rule for Tamils in North and East

By Dinasena Ratugamage Former Northern Province Chief Minister and Thamil Makkal Thesiya Kuttani (TMTK) leader C.V. Wigneswaran said that issues faced by the Tamil people would not end until the Sri Lankan Constitution recognised the Tamil homeland and allowed self-rule for the Tamils in the North and East. “This is the only way to secure their rights and give them the freedom they deserve,” he said. Speaking to Jaffna-based journalists, Wigneswaran said that Sinhala Buddhist leaders of the country needed to know that Tamils’s rights had to be safeguarded. “Everyone…

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Ross Co 2 – 3 Livingston

A stoppage-time goal earned Livingston a 3-2 victory and consigned struggling Ross County to a fourth consecutive Premiership defeat that leaves them winless after 10 matches. Substitute Tom Parkes’ 95th-minute header was yet another bitter blow for under-fire boss Malky Mackay after his struggling side had squandered the chance to put Livingston on the spot. It was also the price County paid for sloppy defending when Parkes was able to rise and snatch the winner from Alan Forrest’s free-kick. The Staggies achieved the perfect start and the one they so…

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Daily count of COVID cases climbs to 554

The daily count of COVID-positive cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 554 today (October 23), says the Epidemiology Unit. One returnee from overseas is also among the newly-confirmed cases. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 535,529. As many as 503,090 recoveries and 13,593 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic. More than 18,800 active cases in total are currently under medical care, official figures showed. Thank you more

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Celtic 2 – 0 St J’stone

Giorgos Giakoumakis’ first Celtic goal in his first start helped the Hoops to a comfortable 2-0 cinch Premiership win over St Johnstone at Parkhead. In the 35th minute of his fourth appearance since signing from Dutch side VVV-Venlo in August, for a reported fee of £2.5m, the Greece striker confidently converted an Anthony Ralston cross from close range. Celtic kept pushing in the second half and returning full-back Josip Juranovic added a second from the penalty spot with 10 minutes remaining as Ange Postecoglou’s side extended their winning run to…

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