Ton-up Hafeez leads Pakistan’s strong reply

Published : 11:15 pm  April 29, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Opener Mohammad Hafeez hit an unbeaten century as Pakistan reached 227 for one in reply to Bangladesh’s 332 at stumps on the second day of the first Test in Khulna on Wednesday.

Robben out for season, Lewandowski breaks jaw

Published : 8:04 pm  April 29, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Bayern Munich’s hopes of reaching the Champions League final suffered a severe blow on Wednesday with winger Arjen Robben ruled out for the rest of the season and striker Robert Lewandowski also hurt in their German Cup defeat by Borussia Dortmund.

Rockets shoot down Mavs to advance in playoffs

Published : 12:21 pm  April 29, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden’s 28 points, punched their NBA playoffs second-round ticket on Tuesday with a 103-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

SLC to focus on quality of cricket over quantity

Published : 11:23 pm  April 28, 2015 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka Cricket will cut down the number of national contracts by a sizable proportion for the year running in an effort to enhance its value.

Mominul leads Bangladesh’s good start in first Test

Published : 10:54 pm  April 28, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mominul Haque scored 80 as Bangladesh made an impressive start in the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Tuesday, reaching 236 for four by stumps on the opening day.

Pacquiao sees fist of God delivering win over Mayweather

Published : 12:24 pm  April 28, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is confident he can beat American arch-rival Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on Saturday with the power of God, after abandoning a life he said was packed with sin condemning him to hell.

Bucks, Blazers stay alive in NBA playoffs

Published : 12:02 pm  April 28, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Milwaukee’s Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Bucks again fended off elimination with a 94-88 NBA playoff win over the Chicago Bulls.

Cavs will be without Love for second round

Published : 11:50 am  April 28, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cleveland big man Kevin Love will miss the second round of the NBA playoffs with a dislocated left shoulder, the Cavaliers said Monday. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday’s first-round series-clinching win over Boston when he tangled with Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk as the two players battled for a loose ball.

Taylor in line to lead new-look England against Ireland

Published : 11:44 am  April 28, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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James Taylor could find himself captain of a much-changed England one-day side when the squad to play Ireland is announced on Tuesday.

Another committee to probe cricket

Published : 12:28 am  April 28, 2015 |  5 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake felt confident that Sri Lanka’s present issues with International Cricket Council (ICC) could easily be resolved through dialogue and reiterated that ICC must understand and accept the real situation in Sri Lanka.

Crusaders beat Blues despite McCaw’s early exit

Published : 6:16 pm  April 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders snapped a two-match losing streak to beat the Auckland Blues 29-15 on Saturday, giving some hope to their faltering Super Rugby campaign.

Pacquiao’s hand speed will earn win, says Roach

Published : 5:30 pm  April 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Superior hand speed will give Manny Pacquiao a decisive edge over American Floyd Mayweather in their heavily anticipated megafight in Las Vegas next week, says the Filipino southpaw’s trainer Freddie Roach.

Comment: Let’s do it the democratic way!

Published : 11:42 am  April 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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As confusion and uncertainty hangs over Sri Lanka’s cricket, a lot of pundits who seem to be knowledgeable about the situation have been giving different views on the future of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on local media.

Pocock hat-trick of tries as Brumbies bounce back

Published : 11:10 pm  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wallaby flanker David Pocock scored three tries as the ACT Brumbies bounced back with a 31-18 bonus-point Super Rugby win over the Otago Highlanders in Canberra on Friday.

Isipathana huff and puff to maintain unbeaten record

Published : 10:21 pm  April 24, 2015 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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It was a narrow escape for Isipathana who huffed and puffed to record a close two points 20-18 win over St Peter’s in their Singer U20 inter-schools rugby encounter played at St Peter’s ground in Bambalapitiya yesterday.

Guardiola to return to Barcelona in Champions League semis

Published : 8:45 pm  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Pep Guardiola will return to face his former club Barcelona after the draw for the Champions League semi-finals on Friday paired the Catalans with Bayern Munich while holders Real Madrid were drawn against Juventus.

Cavs, Bulls, Warriors are one win away from series sweeps

Published : 11:53 am  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers moved to within one win of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

Champion Sharapova, Kvitova dumped out in Stuttgart

Published : 11:17 am  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Three-time defending Stuttgart champion Maria Sharapova lost her opening claycourt match of the season Thursday, going down 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the German city.

Holders Sevilla reach Europa semis, Italians too

Published : 10:47 am  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sevilla’s Kevin Gameiro grabbed a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Zenit St Petersburg on Thursday to send the Europa League holders into the semi-finals after woeful goalkeeping had threatened to ruin their night.

Espanyol keen to destroy Barca’s treble dreams

Published : 10:39 am  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Barcelona can take a huge step towards sealing a fifth La Liga title in seven years when they visit local rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Saturday.

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