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.

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

Published : 7:16 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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

Published : 7:11 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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

Published : 10:35 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

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