Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake felt confident that Sri Lanka’s present issues with International Cricket Council (ICC) could easily be resolved through dialogue and reiterated that ICC must understand and accept the real situation in Sri Lanka.
Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is confident he can beat American arch-rival Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on Saturday with the power of God, after abandoning a life he said was packed with sin condemning him to hell.
Milwaukee’s Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Bucks again fended off elimination with a 94-88 NBA playoff win over the Chicago Bulls.
Cleveland big man Kevin Love will miss the second round of the NBA playoffs with a dislocated left shoulder, the Cavaliers said Monday. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday’s first-round series-clinching win over Boston when he tangled with Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk as the two players battled for a loose ball.
James Taylor could find himself captain of a much-changed England one-day side when the squad to play Ireland is announced on Tuesday.
Jose Mourinho has again refuted criticism that his team plays dull football after Arsenal fans jeered them with chants of “Boring, boring Chelsea” during the London derby on Sunday.
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson was trying to keep his players’ feet on the ground on Monday following a run of four successive Premier League victories which have lifted them out of the bottom three.
Bournemouth’s remarkable rise from the brink of obscurity was virtually completed when they effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their 116-year history on Monday.
With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their “lowest point” in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday.