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
Stuart Broad bowled England to victory in the first Test as New Zealand suffered a dramatic fourth-day collapse at Lord’s on Sunday.
Wesley College overcame Science College Mount Lavinia by 25 points to 14 in a seventh round match of the Singer Under 20 Division 1A inter-school rugby encounter played at Mount Lavinia today.
Kingswood College ran riot as they shocked a sorry St Peter’s College, winning in their Singer Under 20 Division 1A rugby league encounter played at the Bogambara Stadium today 41-15, denting the Peterites’ title aspirations.
In another controversial game of school rugby, Isipathana College beat Royal College 27-20 in their Singer Under 20 Division 1A rugby encounter played at the Royal Sports Complex today, with the Royal players walking off mid way through the second half.
St Joseph’s College triumphed in a nail-biting encounter stunning Trinity College Kandy at Longdon place today, and at the end of an exciting 80 minutes of rugby were able to beat the table toppers 18-17.
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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.
Sunrisers Hyderabad came up with yet another spirited bowling display at home to score a comprehensive 23-run win over Rajasthan Royals in match number 68 of the Indian Premier League.
Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has strongly denied any link to the arrest of three Indian teammates allegedly involved in spot-fixing during an Indian domestic Twenty20 cricket tournament.