By Channaka de Silva Hot on the heels of a plan of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) President Jayantha Dharmadasa to disburse more than Rs. 209 million of SLC’s funds among the stakeholders and clubs, SLC Executive Committee which met on Tuesday had approved a board paper submitted by SLC Treasurer Nuski Mohamed seeking an extension [...]25th July, 2014 @ 9:44 pm | 95 reads
Major changes to Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), with test skipper Brendan Taylor losing the one-day role and coach Andy Waller becoming the newly-created director of coaching, were announced by the ZC board on Thursday.25th July, 2014 @ 8:00 am | 182 reads
Off-spinner Sharafuddin Ashraf took three wickets as Afghanistan skittled hosts Zimbabwe for 159 to win the fourth and final one-day international by 100 runs on Thursday and draw the series 2-2.25th July, 2014 @ 7:54 am | 160 reads
The cream of schools rugby players will be in action for supremacy with the clash between the Colombo Blues and Kandy Reds scheduled to be kicked off at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium from 4.30 p.m. onwards.25th July, 2014 @ 7:49 am | 414 reads
Nicknamed the ‘Shark of Messina’, Vincenzo Nibali once again showed his teeth to stamp his authority on the Tour de France and is now cruising towards his maiden title in the race.25th July, 2014 @ 7:47 am | 118 reads
FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter has postponed his scheduled visit to Sri Lanka by two months, the Daily Mirror learns.24th July, 2014 @ 12:49 pm | 399 reads
Badminton chief Suraj Randeniya has faced with sever hostilities after he unconstitutionally sent a draft copy of the amended constitution of the Sri Lanka Badminton Association to the World Badminton Federation (BWF) before being approved within the local governing body.24th July, 2014 @ 12:40 pm | 571 reads
Poland’s Rafal Majka took a big step towards winning the Tour de France polka dot jersey when he took a solo route to the stage victory on Wednesday as Italian Vincenzo Nibali strengthened his grip on the overall race.24th July, 2014 @ 12:08 pm | 280 reads
Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.24th July, 2014 @ 11:24 am | 293 reads
The cream of schools’ Rugby will come together as the Colombo Blues will scrum down against the Kandy Reds for ‘ThePapare All Star’ championship.24th July, 2014 @ 11:19 am | 395 reads
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday.23rd July, 2014 @ 3:19 pm | 460 reads
Long tours not good for preparations, says Van Gaal | 261 reads
Thirimanne to captain Asian Games squad | 726 reads
Officials decide to call applications for national coach | 1835 reads
Sachithra unlikely to play against Pakistan | 465 reads
Cook advised to step down by former England captains | 557 reads
England’s Buttler to make test debut v India | 233 reads
Bardet, Van Garderen suffer as Rogers wins Stage 16 | 205 reads
Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil manager | 639 reads
Zadran blasts Afghanistan to famous win | 316 reads
Real Madrid sign Golden Boot Rodriguez | 353 reads
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Batting in the comfort of home at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds, Mahela Jayawardene played a rude host to the visiting South Africans chalking up his 34th Test century to give his team the early advantage in the second Test as Sri Lanka reached 305 for 5 at stumps on the first day yesterday.
Mahela Jayawardene cracked his 34th century as Sri Lanka overcame early blows to reach 212-3 at tea on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa Thursday.
Dale Steyn took two wickets in two balls to give South Africa a flying start in the series-deciding second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday.
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Alistair Brownlee continued England’s golden start to the Commonwealth Games by winning the triathlon with a dominant display on Thursday. Olympic champion Brownlee, 26, was involved in a duel with younger brother Jonathan for much of the race before pulling away in the last five kilometres of the final segment of the competition, the 10km run.
Scotland’s Ross Murdoch upset the odds by swimming a Commonwealth Games record time to beat favourite Michael Jamieson and secure an unexpected gold in the 200 metres breaststroke in Glasgow on Thursday.
The Commonwealth Games were dealt a huge blow Thursday when England’s double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah announced he was withdrawing due to fitness concerns.
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