Lions roar to seventh straight win with Rebels rout

Published : 11:51 pm  May 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

South Africa’s red-hot Golden Lions posted their biggest win in Australia with a thumping 47-10 Super Rugby victory over the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.

Pedrosa pips Marquez to Spanish GP pole

Published : 11:50 pm  May 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Dani Pedrosa narrowly edged out world champion Marc Marquez to start from pole for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix after a thrilling duel between the Honda team-mates.

City boost top four bid, Hull remain in trouble

Published : 11:50 pm  May 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Manchester City improved their prospects of qualifying for the Champions League with a 5-0 demolition of Crystal Palace, while relegation-threatened Hull suffered a damaging 2-0 defeat against Sunderland on Saturday.

Delayed kick-offs and uncalled for stoppages ruining schools rugby

Published : 12:38 am  May 5, 2017 |  3 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

For all the on field quality in the ongoing Under-20 Schools Rugby Tournament, poor organisation and administration has left much to be desired for spectators and fans who patronise these venues, with delayed kick-offs and uncalled for stoppages, which has an adverse impact on the rhythm and flow of play.

Visakha, Lyceum on top after second day

Published : 12:29 am  May 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

The 2017 National and Sub-Junior National Swimming Championships organised by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) got underway at the Sugathadasa Stadium Swimming Pool in Colombo on Wednesday (3).

Review: Giant-killing Petes stun Trinity

Published : 12:24 am  May 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

St. Peter’s College have done it again and this time in a more spectacular manner. Last week, at Bambalapitya they created the second major upset of the Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament.

Patient Willis sees light at the end of the tunnel

Published : 12:00 am  May 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Brought in last year as High Performance Manager at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), having played a similar role at Kent County Cricket Club, Simon Willis has been working behind the scenes to improve the standard of grassroots cricket and the development of players, particularly to ease the transition from the domestic to international game, long seen as a problem for Sri Lanka.

Wenger ready to make peace with Mourinho

Published : 11:33 pm  May 4, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United.

Ecclestone stunted F1, says chief Carey

Published : 11:33 pm  May 4, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Formula One’s new chairman Chase Carey has accused predecessor Bernie Ecclestone of failing to grow the sport adequately during his four-decade tenure.

Super Rugby front-runners Crusaders soldier on without Whitelock

Published : 11:32 pm  May 4, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

The front-running Canterbury Crusaders have decided against appealing captain Sam Whitelock’s Super Rugby suspension and will take on the Northern Bulls on Saturday without two senior All Blacks.

Man Utd’s Ibrahimovic ‘fixed’ by knee surgery

Published : 3:13 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been “fixed” and feels “stronger” after undergoing knee surgery in the United States, he said on Tuesday.

All Black Coles under Lions injury cloud

Published : 3:13 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Dane Coles is the latest All Black battling fitness issues ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, with the Wellington Hurricanes revealing Wednesday that the hooker has concussion symptoms.

Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

Published : 3:13 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid’s Champions League destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday.

Cavaliers, Rockets romp in NBA playoff second-round openers

Published : 3:12 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

LeBron James sparked defending NBA champion Cleveland over Toronto while James Harden powered the Houston Rockets to an epic rout of San Antonio in second-round playoff openers on Monday.

Worth the wait, says winner Bottas at 81st attempt

Published : 5:11 pm  May 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Valtteri Bottas admitted his maiden Formula One victory felt “a little bit surreal” but was worth the long wait after securing a tense triumph for Mercedes in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix.

Paul Pierce departs league with ‘no regrets’

Published : 4:58 pm  May 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Paul Pierce said Sunday he departs the NBA with “no regrets” despite the bitter disappointment of the Los Angeles Clippers first-round playoff loss to the Utah Jazz.

Spurs keep pressure on Chelsea, Manchester misery

Published : 5:46 am  May 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Chelsea took a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton but Tottenham ensured the champagne will stay on ice for a bit longer with an impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal.

Suarez double keeps Barca level with Madrid

Published : 12:32 pm  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Barcelona and Real Madrid remain locked together on 81 points at the top of La Liga after seeing off Espanyol and Valencia respectively on Saturday.

Hamilton ‘real struggle’ as Ferrari end Mercedes run

Published : 12:32 pm  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Lewis Hamilton admitted that he and Mercedes have a battle on their hands and will have to find a solution to their problems in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix.

Cavaliers, Warriors well rested as NBA playoffs round two opens

Published : 12:27 pm  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Defending champion Cleveland and season win leader Golden State, each seeking a third consecutive NBA Finals appearance, are well rested as the second round of the playoffs begins Sunday.

Page 3 of 95812345...102030...Last »