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.

Lions roar to seventh straight win with Rebels rout

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

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