Manchester City face an unwanted replay in the last 16 of the FA Cup after labouring to a 0-0 draw at second tier Championship side Huddersfield on Saturday.
Gareth Bale hopes three tough months on the sidelines will have their recompense by helping Real Madrid’s bid for La Liga and Champions League glory and Wales’ hopes of reaching the World Cup.
Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori reached his second final of 2017 with a gruelling 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Argentina’s Carlos Berlocq at the Buenos Aires clay court tournament.
Second-half goals from Pedro and Diego Costa earned Premier League leaders Chelsea a 2-0 win in a difficult FA Cup fifth-round tie at second-tier Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000 metres at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in a new European record time of 13 minutes 9.16 seconds.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic resumed his torment of Saint-Etienne with a hat-trick as Manchester United claimed a 3-0 victory in their Europa League last 32 first-leg encounter on Thursday.
With a host of scoring threats, the Washington Wizards have become one of the NBA’s hottest teams, showing their scoring depth in a 111-98 rout of struggling Indiana.
Gareth Bale will make his return from a three-month injury layoff when Real Madrid host Espanyol on Saturday, coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed on Friday.
Half tons by Dinitha Basnayake and Shehan Fernando helped St. Benedict’s College taking first lease of the wicket make a score of 282 against St. Joseph’s College who ended on 3 for 0 on day one in the Under 19 inter-schools cricket match played at Darley Road.
Defending Clifford Cup champions Kandy Sports Club sent out a strong warning to the other teams in the competition when they outclassed CH & FC by 121 points (19 tries, 13 conversion) to 3 (1 penalty) at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium yesterday.
Richmond College cruised through to an innings and 29-run win over Dharmasoka MV Ambalangoda in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at the Surrey Village ground in Maggona yesterday.
Ragama CC and Colts CC ended the Premier League campaign on a winning note when they recorded outright wins against Chilaw Marians and Tamil Union in the Super Eight encounters concluded at the Colts and Army ground in Panagoda on Friday.
CR & FC managed to book their place in the semi-finals of the Dialog Clifford Cup 2017 when they beat Air Force SC 36 points to 33 at the Racecourse Grounds on Friday.
Live updates from the under 19 Cricket match between St. Joseph’s College and St. Benedict’s College
Updates from the under 19 Cricket match between Trinity College and S. Thomas’ College
Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal to take a huge step towards a seventh straight Champions League quarter-final as goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday.
LeBron James scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and Kyle Korver had 22 to spark defending NBA champion Cleveland over the visiting Indiana Pacers 113-104.
Arsene Wenger’s future was plunged into further doubt on Wednesday as Thiago Alcantara inspired Bayern Munich to a 5-1 rout of hapless Arsenal to leave the Gunners facing a seventh straight Champions League last-16 exit.
Updates from the Under 19 school cricket match between Richmond College and Dharmasoka College
S. Thomas’ and Thurstan recorded outright wins to qualifiy to the quarter finals of the Under 19 inter-school with wins over St Sylvester’s and Maliyadeva in the matched which concluded at Panadura and Kurunegala on Wednesday.