Chief Selector of the national cricket team Sanath Jayasuriya yesterday hinted that they may already have a replacement for the vacant head coaching position, saying that he and others involved in the recruitment process hope to discuss the vacancy with batting coach Marvan Atapattu, ahead of the tour of Ireland and England next month.
Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone said he remained confident as he went on trial on Thursday for bribery in Germany in a case that could end the Briton’s decades-long dominance of the motor sport.
Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as Karim Benzema’s first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead over holders Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the squads for the upcoming tour of Ireland and the T20 International against England, with wicket-keeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella the only new addition, named for the first leg of the tour.
World Cup winning skipper Lasith Malinga was appointed the captain of the Sri Lanka for Twenty20 Internationals, replacing previous captain Dinesh Chandimal
The chaotic situation at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) reached crisis proportions yesterday, just a fortnight ahead of a near-two-month full tour of England as the country’s national players who are rebelling against the establishment delivered another decisive blow.
In a media release, Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed that the World Cup winning and National Coach Paul Farbrace has tendered his resignation.
Former test captain Moin Khan was handed the dual role of Pakistan’s team manager and chief selector on Monday.
Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Swiss compatriot Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters as the Australian Open champion laid down a marker as a French Open dangerman.
After holding on to win what he called a “racer’s race” a fortnight ago in Bahrain, Lewis Hamilton revelled in having the track to himself as he cruised to a hat-trick of victories in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.
The Indian cricket board on Sunday decided to recommend to the Supreme Court a three-man panel to probe a spot-fixing scandal that hit the Indian Premier League, an official said.
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Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes thanked his predecessor Alex Ferguson on Wednesday for having given him the opportunity to lead the Premier League club.
Liverpool can eliminate one of their two rivals from the Premier League title race by beating Chelsea on Sunday and the way the dice is rolling for them they might even have one hand on the trophy by the end of the weekend.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes returned to the club’s training ground on Wednesday to help caretaker manager Ryan Giggs prepare for this weekend’s Premier League match at home to Norwich City.
Premier League leaders Liverpool on Wednesday published plans for the redevelopment of their Anfield home that would raise the stadium’s capacity from 45,276 to around 54,000.
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