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UN chief: little action on South Sudan pledge to allow more peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS: A pledge by South Sudan’s government to allow the deployment of more U.N. peacekeepers and to improve access for U.N. troops already on the ground in a bid to avoid an arms embargo is yet to translate into action, U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said on Monday. President Salva Kiir agreed during a U.N.… Read More »

There's little luck in the science of penalty shootouts

MARSEILLE, France: Thirty years ago this week Antonin Panenka settled the first European championship penalty shootout, patenting the nonchalant dink over a committed keeper, as Czechoslovakia beat West Germany 5-3 after a 2-2 draw. Since then a further 14 Euro matches have been decided by shoot-outs, two in each of the last three tournaments. With… Read More »