All Blacks count injury toll ahead of Lions

Published : 2:22 pm  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Auckland Blues hardman Jerome Kaino has joined a growing list of All Blacks sidelined by injury as the Super Rugby competition takes its toll ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour.

Man Utd drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola

Published : 2:16 pm  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his Manchester United side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

Bouchard urges life ban for ‘cheater’ Sharapova

Published : 2:04 pm  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eugenie Bouchard attacked Maria Sharapova as a “cheater” over her return from a drugs ban and suggested the Russian should be kicked out of tennis for life.

Colombo assured of final berth

Published : 1:39 am  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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In what turned out to be a bowler’s paradise, with 16 wickets falling, Colombo prevailed with a hard fought four-wicket win over Kandy in their last second round encounter played under floodlights at the R. Premadasa Stadium today.

Nuwanidu, Nipun, Tashika steer WPS to second win

Published : 1:32 am  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Half tons by Nuwanidu Fernando and Nipun Deshan and a five wicket haul by Tashik Perera helped Western Province South outclass Central Province by 106 runs to record their successive win of the Under 19 inter-provincial limited over tournament played at the NCC ground yesterday.

Rockets oust Westbrook’s Thunder, Spurs and Jazz close in

Published : 11:54 am  April 26, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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James Harden scored 34 points and the Houston Rockets withstood a furious effort from Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook to oust the Thunder from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday.

Minister resolves coaching issue — All ends well

Published : 6:01 am  April 26, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara and the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) reached an amicable agreement yesterday to continue with the coaching programme run by the Dutch Coach Eric Pietersz, with the Minister promising his continued support towards it.

Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test

Published : 5:52 am  April 26, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said his side had taken “a big psychological step” after they defeated Southampton 4-2 to move seven points clear at the Premier League summit.

Minister to meet tennis officials on Tuesday

Published : 12:35 am  April 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A crucial meeting on Tuesday (25) between Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara and officials of the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) could decide the future of the national tennis coach Eric Pietersz and end a long drawn out impasse between the association and a group of parents of aspiring tennis players.

Ten Provincial teams battle for honours

Published : 12:44 am  April 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The potential future stars of Sri Lankan cricket will be in action when the Super Under-19 Provincial Limited Overs Cricket Tournament 2017 gets underway in Colombo on Monday (24).

Neymar out of Clasico after Barcelona lose patience

Published : 3:35 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Barcelona will not risk calling up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with Real Madrid, the Spanish champions said on Sunday, just hours before El Clasico.

Cruden kicks Chiefs to tight win over Force

Published : 3:34 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden kicked the Waikato Chiefs to a grinding 16-7 Super Rugby win over the determined Western Force in Perth on Saturday.

Warriors put Blazers on brink, Gasol’s floater sinks Spurs

Published : 3:16 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Stephen Curry scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors stormed back from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113.

Marquez takes fifth Americas pole in a row

Published : 3:11 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Four-time defending Moto Grand Prix of the Americas champion Marc Marquez captured his fifth consecutive event pole in dramatic style Saturday, edging series leader Maverick Vinales on his final qualifying lap.

Hazard fires Chelsea into Cup final

Published : 3:11 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian’s blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte’s selection gamble paid off in his side’s dramatic 4-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday.

Unbeaten Crusaders lead Kiwi Super juggernaut

Published : 3:11 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders remained unbeaten as New Zealand teams dominated Super Rugby this weekend ahead of June’s British and Irish Lions tour.

Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis

Published : 2:40 pm  April 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A brilliant Monaco side that has taken Europe by storm will not relent in their bid for glory after beating Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League semi-finals, promised coach Leonardo Jardim.

Warriors cut down Blazers, Westbrook runs out of gas

Published : 2:40 pm  April 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Golden State Warriors clamped down on defense as they cruised to a 110-81 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Live updates: SLC Super Provincial Limited Over tournament – Colombo Vs Kandy, Dambulla Vs Galle

Published : 10:00 am  April 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Updates from the Super Provincial Limited Over tournament

Steely Juventus shut down Barca to kill off comeback hopes

Published : 5:16 am  April 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Barcelona’s hopes of staging another sensational Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday at the Nou Camp to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate.

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