England secured the convincing victory over New Zealand they demanded in the first test at Lord’s but question marks remain over the make-up of their team for the Ashes series against Australia starting in July.
India is mulling a law to deal with the issue of spot-fixing in sport following last week’s arrest of cricketers and bookmakers, government officials said on Monday.
Rafael Benitez insists he has left behind a Chelsea side capable of challenging for the Premier League title next season after ending his six-month reign with the 2-1 victory over Everton that secured a third-placed finish.
Australia opening batsman David Warner will face a disciplinary hearing this week into an alleged code of conduct breach after a Twitter rant directed at two of the country’s leading cricket writers.
England rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson rounded off the perfect weekend after being named European player of the year on Sunday, a day after captaining Toulon to European Cup victory.
Three more records were established on the final day of the 55th Junior National Athletics Championships which concluded at the Diyagama Stadium yesterday, bringing the tally of new records to 17 since the championship began on Thursday (May 18).
World famous South African and IRB (International Rugby Board) referee Jonathan Kaplan will arrive in the island later this month to conduct a referee educator workshop in Kandy and Colombo. However, the timing of Kaplan’s arrival has raised a doubt amongst the rugby fraternity as to whether he is coming to officiate at the Bradby Shield first leg encounter, a move which could essentially deprive a local referee of the opportunity.
Dharmaraja College, Kandy made certain that they are the strongest contenders for the schools rugby plum the ‘League Title’ when they scored a good 48 points (6 goals and 2 penalties) to 26 (3 goals, 1 try) win over St. Anthony’s College
Seven-up Broad leads England Test rout of New Zealand
Wesley overcome Science College 25-14
Kingswood sink St Peter’s with 41-15 win
Isipathana win after Royal walk-off
Joes stun table-topping Trinitians
Australia to investigate Warner’s Twitter ran
Retiring Ferguson seeks anything but a quiet life
British press lauds ‘incredible’ Beckham career
Spurs hold off Warriors to advance, Knicks avoid elimination
New Zealand stifle England in first Test
Sunrisers Hyderabad snatched the last-available play-offs berth with a tense five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders and in the process knocked Royal Challengers Bangalore out of the Indian Premier League.
Almost all aspect of its game worked like a well-oiled machine as Pune Warriors India beat Delhi Daredevils by 38 runs to finish eighth in the IPL tournament on Sunday.
Skipper Virat Kohli’s magnificent batting and short but incisive spell from Zaheer Khan kept Royal Challengers Bangalore in contention for pay-off berth as they easily beat Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs in their final league game of Indian Premier league in Bangalore on Saturday.
Kings XI Punjab produced an all-round show as they ended their Indian Premier League campaign on a winning note with a 50-run humiliation of Mumbai Indians.