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Twitter: feeding time

What is the company pecking at with its $5bn or more?

Gemfields turns to Sri Lanka for sapphires

Aim-quoted miner buys majority stake in 16 exploration licences

Sporting icons fall victim to changing habits

The familiar in sport is fading as broadcasters drop coverage of old favourites such as the US Open tennis

Baseline sports blog: Raheem Sterling

Most exciting player to emerge in England in more than a decade

US investors lining up Spurs takeover bid

Group backed by Guggenheim has expressed interest in football club

Rangers settles with Ahmad over bonuses

Cash-strapped football club set to find out result of share offer fundraising

Reignwood pays £135m for UK Surrey club

Caring takes £135m Chinese group Reignwood for Wentworth Golf Club

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My First Million: James Tagg

James Tagg has managed to make his inventions pay

Mark Bailey and Sam Torrance
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Putting with Sam Torrance

The champion golfer enjoyed the finest moment of his career in the Ryder Cup – holing the putt, in 1985, that sealed Europe’s first victory in 28 years. Now Europe’s vice-captain, he shows how to sharpen his short game at Gleneagles

Ferrari faces long road back to F1 glory

Sporting failure spurs exit of sports car maker’s chairman

Argos weighs on Home Retail Group shares

Chief warns on consumer sentiment in the UK

Burns fright for Scottish banks

Scottish banks ready plans to become English following a Yes vote

Sports concussion examinations ‘inadequate’

Activision hails its $500m Destiny launch

Games publisher’s new franchise gets off to strong start

Ferrari chairman quits after F1 failures

Fiat chief Marchionne to take over from Montezemolo

Lack of European football to hit Man Utd

Club expects revenues to drop by as much as £48m this season

Marchionne puts Ferrari on the IPO grid

Fiat Chrysler chief executive ousts the older boss of Ferrari

Sales pace slows at Sports Direct

‘Tier one’ sport ambition for America’s Cup

Five challengers for defending champions Oracle Team USA

Whitbread hotel unit rebounds

Premier Inn operator says ‘improving economy’ helps to lift occupancy

Ferrari losses raise pressure on chairman

Fiat chief executive critical of brand’s lack of Formula 1 wins

Blatter to run for fifth term at Fifa

Incumbent president to declare candidacy at end of month

HR guy cleaning up NFL locker rooms

Bullying, homophobia and the N-word still appear to be problems

Great North Run clocks up 1m finishers

Sport boycotts score own-goals

Countries should not withdraw from Russia’s 2018 World Cup

Jorge Mendes, broker for football’s elite

The agent controls the game’s primary commodity – top talent

My First Million: Oliver Townend

International eventer bought his own farm at 25

Palmer assigned to Aston Martin reboot

Nissan executive to join carmaker as it attempts to restore fortunes

Landowner blocks QPR’s stadium goal

Cargiant, part-owner of London site, refuses to give ground to club

Fishing apps for ambitious anglers

A fishing expedition tests a haul of apps for weather, knots and logs

HP failed to break free of English incubus

Court filings reveal company asked advisers if it could back out of deal

Crowdsourcing gets geopolitical

A consultancy is trying to out-forecast the world’s intelligence agencies

West considers World Cup penalty against Putin

Sanctions list could be extended to cover 2018 World Cup

Premier League spending hits new high

Summer football transfer outlay breaks £800m

Mind tricks at work

Q&A: Pakistan protests

Premier League transfers at record £745m

Previous record in 2013 of £630m surpassed

Is Manchester United the new Tesco?

Rona Fairhead to chair BBC Trust

A flawed attempt on football finances