You cannot be serious: Murray hits back at McEnroe claim

Published : 2:16 pm  June 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Andy Murray has slammed John McEnroe’s claim the world number one should be seen as ‘a distant fourth’ behind old rivals Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Mayweather, McGregor agree to August boxing super-fight

Published : 2:29 pm  June 16, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor confirmed plans for a long-awaited showdown on Wednesday, triggering both criticism and anticipation for what is set to be one of the richest fights in history.

‘Garbage’ man Murray, Nadal eye dream final

Published : 3:46 pm  June 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal can edge closer to an intriguing French Open final rich in landmark moments on Friday after drastically contrasting campaigns in Paris.

Nadal, Djokovic into quarters as champion Muguruza exits

Published : 2:30 pm  June 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and title-holder Novak Djokovic surged into the French Open quarter-finals for a record-equalling 11th time on Sunday, but reigning women’s champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16

Nadal merciless as Djokovic toils in Paris

Published : 1:18 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal lost just one game in a ruthless display to reach the French Open last 16 on Friday, but title-holder Novak Djokovic needed five sets to survive.

Winless Froome confident for Dauphine

Published : 1:07 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Chris Froome heads into the start of the week-long Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday with uncertainty surrounding his form and fitness.

Murray struggled for focus after reaching top

Published : 7:10 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Andy Murray admits he struggled to stay motivated after a scintillating surge in form that propelled him to the top of the world rankings only a few months ago.

Nadal primed as Murray seeks clay court redemption in Rome

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

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.

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).

Froome helps Viviani to Romandie cycling win

Published : 10:23 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

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.

Netball star Tharjini moving Down Under

Published : 1:22 am  April 18, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

The biggest star Sri Lanka has ever produced in netball Tharjini Sivalingam left for Australia for a six-month playing and training contract in a move that may signal the end of an era.

Lyceum Wattala retains ISAC title

Published : 12:44 am  February 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Lyceum International School Wattala retained the overall title for the second successive year at the 17th International Schools Athletic Championship (ISAC) which concluded at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Sports Complex in Diyagama on Monday.

Farah sets new European record in final indoor race

Published : 10:10 am  February 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000 metres at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in a new European record time of 13 minutes 9.16 seconds.

Brady stands alone after Super Bowl epic

Published : 12:10 am  February 7, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

With four Super Bowl victories in his previous six appearances, Tom Brady had already carved himself onto the Mount Rushmore of quarterback icons.

Patriots, Falcons chase history at Super Bowl

Published : 3:53 pm  February 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will be chasing history as they attempt to stop the Atlanta Falcons from claiming their first Super Bowl crown Sunday.

Alvarez and Chavez set US fight date

Published : 9:40 am  January 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will square off on May 6 in one of the biggest fights in Mexican boxing history, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.

MDS Fencing Club wins fencing title

Published : 1:27 am  December 23, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

MDS Fencing Club came out on top when they emerged overall champion of the 5th National Fencing Championship which concluded at the MAS Royal Arena in Reid Avenue on Thursday.

Royal, Visakha claim titles

Published : 12:04 am  December 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Royal College Colombo and Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo emerged Boys and Girls champions respectively in the inaugural School National Fencing Championship worked off at the MAS Royal Arena Auditorium in Reid Avenue on Wednesday.

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Published : 11:00 am  December 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps towered over the 2016 Rio Games, capping an era of sustained excellence that promises to reverberate through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond.

Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record to win world short course gold

Published : 10:11 am  December 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
alt text

Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly.

Page 1 of 2612345...1020...Last »