Cavaliers, Rockets romp in NBA playoff second-round openers

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

Canterbury Crusaders charge on without injured skipper Read

Published : 12:26 pm  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders won a ninth Super Rugby game this weekend, but the result was soured by an injury to All Blacks skipper Kieran Read.

Skipper Chandimal steers Colombo to title

Published : 1:03 am  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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An unbeaten 113 off just 117 balls from captain Dinesh Chandimal helped Colombo record an emphatic 137-run win over Galle in the final of the SLC Super Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament 2017, played at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Saturday.

Petes end Trinity’s unbeaten record

Published : 9:14 pm  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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St. Peter’s College created another major upset as they brought down the unbeaten Trinity side 15-13 in a thrilling Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament second-round match worked off at Bambalapitiya on Saturday (29).

Royal down Thomians to regain Gunaratne Trophy

Published : 9:10 pm  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Royal College regained the Michael Gunaratne Trophy when they defeated their traditional rivals S. Thomas’ College 31-14 in their Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament second-round fixture worked off at Mount Lavinia on Saturday (29).

Wesley stun lackluster Joes to claim emphatic victory

Published : 2:53 am  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wesley College proved to be too strong for St. Joseph’s College as they held on to a 23–14 win in the first game of round two of the Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament 2017 held at the CR & FC Grounds on Friday (28).

Colombo, Galle in Inter-Provincial limited over tournament final today

Published : 1:35 am  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The curtains of the Super Provincial limited over tournament will come down with the final clash between Colombo and Galle scheduled to be played under floodlights at the R. Premadasa Stadium today (29).

Froome helps Viviani to Romandie cycling win

Published : 10:23 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Italian sprinter Elia Viviani missed the cut for Sky’s Giro d’Italia line-up on Friday but bounced back by winning stage three of the Tour of Romandie in Switzerland.

Man Utd boss Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal

Published : 10:23 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United’s chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side’s 0-0 draw at fellow top-four contenders Manchester City.

Mercedes still the team to beat in Russia – Vettel

Published : 10:16 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Championship leader Sebastian Vettel believes his Mercedes rivals remain the team to beat at this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix despite Ferrari convincingly topping Friday’s practice times.

Under 20 Inter-school rugby tournament – Wesley College vs St. Joseph’s College; Isipathana College vs Zahira College

Published : 4:15 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Live updates from the Under 20 schools rugby matches between Wesley College vs St. Joseph’s College; Isipathana College vs Zahira College

Raptors, Spurs advance to second round of NBA playoffs

Published : 12:08 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kawhi Leonard tallied 29 points as the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-96 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday.

Fellaini sent off as Manchester United, Manchester City draw blank

Published : 11:49 am  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Marouane Fellaini was sent off for brainlessly headbutting Sergio Aguero in an otherwise forgettable 0-0 draw between Champions League qualification rivals Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday.

Sadeera steers Galle into final

Published : 1:35 am  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A sparkling 120 in 104 balls inclusive of ten boundaries and two sixes from opener Sadeera Samarawickrama helped Galle crush Dambulla by 121 runs in their SLC Super Provincial Limited Overs Cricket Tournament final second-round match played under lights at the R. Premadasa Stadium yesterday.

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