Cavaliers, Warriors eye third NBA finals showdown in a row

Published : 7:16 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending champion Cleveland and powerhouse Golden State enter Sunday’s start of the playoff semi-finals pushing toward an unprecedented third consecutive NBA Finals showdown, adding more sparks to an already historic rivalry.

Nadal primed as Murray seeks clay court redemption in Rome

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Whether he likes it or not, Rafael Nadal will seek to rubber-stamp his status as the favourite for the French Open when he heads to the Rome Masters Monday looking to underline his return to form on clay.

Crusaders beat ‘Canes in Super Rugby heavyweight fight

Published : 7:11 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders have strengthened their claims for an eighth Super Rugby crown with a dominating win over defending champions Wellington Hurricanes to stay unbeaten this season.

Spurs await ‘special’ White Hart Lane farewell against United

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino expects a “special” day on Sunday when his side play Manchester United in the last game at White Hart Lane.

Hamilton resists Vettel to claim Spanish GP pole

Published : 7:09 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix for Mercedes in a closely-contested qualifying session at the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday.

Conte brushes aside Inter talk as Chelsea eye title

Published : 10:35 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte dismissed persistent rumours linking him with a move to Inter Milan as his side prepared for a match at West Bromwich Albion on Friday that could give the Blues the Premier League title.

Crunch time for Crusaders in stellar Super Rugby season

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Table-topping Canterbury Crusaders defend their unbeaten run against the Beauden Barrett-influenced Wellington Hurricanes on Saturday to start a season-defining fortnight of Super Rugby.

Ferrari’s Vettel guarded over Mercedes switch

Published : 10:32 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Championship leader Sebastian Vettel played coy on Thursday when tackled over suggestions that he is considering a switch from Ferrari to Mercedes next year.

Atletico comeback falls short as Real reach final

Published : 10:27 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Real Madrid inflicted a fourth Champions League elimination on Atletico Madrid in as many years on Wednesday, losing their semi-final second leg 2-1 but progressing to the final 4-2 on aggregate.

Murray bows out as Djokovic marches on in Madrid

Published : 10:26 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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World number one Andy Murray’s slump in form continued as he crashed out of in the Madrid Masters third round 6-3, 6-3 to lucky loser Borna Coric on Thursday.

Herrera says fans can fire Manchester United to Europa League final

Published : 12:27 pm  May 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ander Herrera wants Manchester United’s supporters to turn Old Trafford into a cauldron when his side look to complete victory over Celta Vigo in Thursday’s Europa League semi-final return leg.

Curry leads Warriors to complete NBA Western Conference sweep

Published : 12:27 pm  May 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Stephen Curry scored 30 points as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up a series sweep with a 121-95 rout of the Utah Jazz on Monday.

We have picked the best available talent – Michael Jayasekera

Published : 12:49 am  May 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Having picked from the best available talent, Michael Jayasekera, Chairman of Selectors of the Sri Lanka rugby team, on Monday said that he was confident the team could perform well at the Asian Championship Division I rugby tournament, which begins in Malaysia this weekend.

Avindu, Sandun lead Richmond’s fight back

Published : 12:47 am  May 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Avindu Theekshana whose bowling was instrumental in Southern Province lifting the Super U19 inter- provincial title on Sunday put in another dazzling performance but this time with the bat, as he along with Sandun Mendis led Richmond College’s fight back to end day one on a formidable score of 306 for 8 against Ananda College in the Singer U19 two-day league tournament final played at the Thurstan ground.

Colombo FC and Java Lane SC in FA Cup semis

Published : 4:36 pm  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Colombo FC and Java Lane SC qualified for the semi-finals of Cargills FA Cup football tournament winning their respective quarter- final matches played at the Sugathadasa Stadium on Sunday.

Cavaliers sweep past Raptors into conference finals

Published : 10:39 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers powered into the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, downing the Toronto Raptors 109-102 to complete a four-game sweep of their playoff series.

Sonny Bill joins All Blacks injury concerns

Published : 10:28 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sonny Bill Williams has become the latest addition to the All Blacks injury concerns, suffering possible concussion in the Auckland Blues’ Super Rugby win over the NSW Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Sharapova sets up Bouchard grudge match

Published : 10:25 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Maria Sharapova set up a mouth-watering second-round clash with Eugenie Bouchard at the Madrid Open on Monday after battling back from a set down to beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 on Sunday.

Arsenal sink United to revive top-four bid, Liverpool held

Published : 10:20 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Arsenal are back in the hunt to qualify for the Champions League after Arsene Wenger finally got the better of Jose Mourinho in a 2-0 win over Manchester United, while Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Southampton on Sunday.

Avindu, Hansika steer Southern Province to title

Published : 2:46 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A five wicket haul by left spinner Avindu Theekshana laid the foundation for Southern Province to record a win by 26 runs on the Duckworth /Lewis method over Western Province in the final of the Super U19 limited tournament played at R. Premadasa Stadium on Sunday to emerge champions.

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