Junior Hockey World Cup: Colts desperate to leave mark in India

KARACHI: Pakistan is eyeing a solid performance in India as the training camp for national probables continues for the Junior Hockey World Cup that will be held in New Delhi in December. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) invited over 40 players to the camp that started last week at the Naseer Bunda Stadium in Islamabad under the supervision of head coach ...

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How fighting for food gave Vunipola hunger

Billy Vunipola comes from a family with a rich sporting heritage and an insatiable hunger – both for food and success – he tells Tom Fordyce

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Twitter share sale trial ‘a success’

The New York Stock Exchange says a test of Twitter’s share sale was ‘a success’, as it tries to avoid the debacle surrounding Facebook’s flotation on the Nasdaq.

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Vettel – without doubt an all-time great

The 26-year-old’s fourth title puts him up there with the best, but statistics are not the only measure of greatness, writes Andrew Benson

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English Premier League: Suarez hat-trick keeps Liverpool on Arsenal’s tail

LONDON: Luis Suarez hit a clinical hat-trick as Liverpool thrashed West Bromwich Albion 4-1 at Anfield to keep pace with Premier League leaders Arsenal. Suarez scored twice in five first-half minutes and again after the break to keep Liverpool two points behind Arsenal, who prevailed 2-0 at Crystal Palace in an early kick-off. Suarez’s first home hat-trick for Liverpool and a ...

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Analysis: Guns do the talking on Line of Control

The rancid smell of gunpowder has a strange habit of overpowering the fabled fragrance of peace. Something similar is happening across the geographical line that separates Pakistan and India. In November 2003, the two hostile neighbours agreed to a ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC). Surprisingly, guns remained silent for almost a decade. Then suddenly in January this year ...

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