Clare Egan of Cape Elizabeth took a step towards qualifying for the 2022 Olympics by ending tenth Friday in a World Cup biathlon 7.5-kilometer dash in Hochfilzen, Austria.
Egan hit 9 of 10 targets, lacking as soon as from inclined place, on the best way to a career-best lead to a dash race. She was 35.7 seconds behind first-time winner Dzinara Alimbekava of Belarus.
“I had wonderful skis at the moment, which actually helped as a result of this can be a ‘working course’ the place effectivity is vital,” mentioned Egan. “Understanding that my skis had been (working) so effectively for me gave me confidence in my race plan.”
Egan now wants only one extra top-12 end this season to clinch an Olympic berth. Based mostly on Friday’s consequence, she’ll have a great beginning place for Sunday’s 10K pursuit.
MAJOR LEAGUES: The Milwaukee Brewers acquired minor league left-handed pitcher Leo Crawford to finish the commerce that despatched former All-Star reliever Corey Knebel to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Dec. 2.
LEDEZMA INJURED: PSV Eindhoven midfielder Richy Ledezma is not going to play once more this season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his proper knee, his Dutch membership mentioned.
The 20-year-old United States worldwide injured his knee within the 18th minute of PSV’s 4-0 win over Cypriot membership Omonia Nicosia within the Europa League on Thursday.
Ledezma made his debut final month for the U.S. nationwide crew and had two assists in a 6-2 win over Panama. He was thought-about more likely to play for the U.S. under-23 crew in qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, and was additionally thought-about to be in competition to make the squad for the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July and August.
ENGLAND: Premier League membership Everton introduced document losses of 140 million kilos ($185 million) after feeling a heavy monetary influence from the pandemic.
Everton mentioned the price of the disruption by the pandemic amounted to 67.3 million kilos, with final season suspended for 3 months till June after which resuming in empty stadiums.