Murray struggled for focus after reaching top

Published : 7:10 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray admits he struggled to stay motivated after a scintillating surge in form that propelled him to the top of the world rankings only a few months ago.

La Liga win is bigger than World Cup for Zidane

Published : 7:05 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Zinedine Zidane claimed winning La Liga as Real Madrid coach on Sunday surpasses his stellar achievements as a player and even lifting the Champions League in his debut season as coach last year.

Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Published : 6:59 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kyrie Irving and LeBron James combined for 76 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers battled to a 112-99 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday to move within one game of a place in the NBA Finals.

Unbeaten Crusaders block out title talk

Published : 6:59 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders have shut out Super Rugby title talk as they grapple with an arduous schedule that has them playing in their fourth country in as many weeks on Saturday.

Vettel looks to end Ferrari’s 16-year Monaco wait

Published : 6:42 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Championship leader Sebastian Vettel will this weekend seek to increase his advantage and inflict a demoralising blow to his rivals by securing Ferrari’s first win at the Monaco Grand Prix since 2001.

State funds vital for the growth of rugby – Asanga Seneviratne

Published : 6:42 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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President of Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) Asanga Seneviratne believes that state funds are an essential part if the sport is to reach its peak at international level in the near future.

Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Published : 6:35 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week’s Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday’s Europa League final.

Review: Royal secures League and Bradby first-leg in style

Published : 5:18 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Royal College are the new Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament champions for the 2017 season. The team from Reid Avenue delivered the final blow on Saturday to regain the coveted title by overcoming the traditional rivals Trinity College 22-17 at Pallekele in Kandy.

Navodya wins bronze in Thailand

Published : 11:12 pm  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka’s Navodya Sankalpa won the Bronze Medal in the Boys’ 400 metres hurdles on the final day of the Second Asian Youth Athletic Championship which concluded at the National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’

Published : 8:03 pm  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as Man United prepared for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.

Four-goal Kane eyes golden boot after crushing Leicester

Published : 6:39 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Harry Kane staked his claim to finish as the Premier League’s top scorer with a scintillating four-goal blast in Tottenham’s 6-1 demolition of Leicester on Thursday.

Unbeaten Crusaders down Chiefs to stay top

Published : 6:37 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders maintained their unbeaten run with a 31-24 win over the Waikato Chiefs in Suva on Friday, extending their lead at the top of the Super Rugby table.

Royal-Trinity should be a thriller with title on the line

Published : 4:22 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A rousing game of rugby is expected when the traditional rivals Royal College and Trinity College clash in the first-leg of the 73rd Annual Bradby Shield Inter-Schools encounter which will be played at Pallekele in Kandy on Saturday (20).

LeBron ties record with 11th All-NBA pick, Harden unanimous

Published : 4:05 am  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James matched a record with his 11th All-NBA First Team selection while Houston guard James Harden was a unanimous choice, the NBA announced Thursday.

Cavaliers again flirt with historic playoff start

Published : 12:41 am  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of making their second consecutive 10-0 start to the NBA playoffs when they face the Boston Celtics on Friday.

Fitness is key to success for Tony Opatha

Published : 12:29 am  May 18, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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A confident and cocky cricketer, Opatha’s international playing career was brought to an end prematurely in 1983 after he and a group of Sri Lanka players undertook a rebel tour to South Africa, banned from international cricket at the time because of the apartheid regime. Opatha was crucified for eternity for that decision, being singled out as the person who led that tour, and he spent almost three decades away from the country plying his trade as a coach in the Netherlands, Ireland, South Africa and Bangladesh.

SL record easy win over the UAE

Published : 11:05 pm  May 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka made it two wins out of two games in the Asian Rugby Championship Division OneTournament after beating the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 33-17 in Malaysia on Wednesday.

Manchester City eye top four boost to mark Zabaleta farewell

Published : 9:58 pm  May 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Pablo Zabaleta’s farewell is likely to garner much of the attention as Manchester City host West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday, but Pep Guardiola’s side still have work to do to secure a Champions League place.

Jenson Button hints F1 return still possible

Published : 9:56 pm  May 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jenson Button, preparing for his one-off comeback with McLaren-Honda at the Monaco Grand Prix, on Monday hinted he could make a U-turn on retirement and make a full-time return to Formula One in 2018.

Could have done better – Weeraratne

Published : 4:58 am  May 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Skipper Roshan Weeraratne believes that Sri Lanka could have put up a better performance in their Asian Rugby Championship Division I match against Philippines that was played on Sunday, which they won 24-13.

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