Strauss says “trust issue” reason for Pietersen exile

Published : 6:04 pm  May 12, 2015 |  2 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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England director of cricket Andrew Strauss said Tuesday that Kevin Pietersen was “not part of our plans for the summer”, saying there was a “massive trust issue” between the England and Wales Cricket Board and the controversial batsman.

Minister meets SLC Stake Holders today

Published : 10:58 am  May 12, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake will meet the representatives of member clubs and associations of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today in a meeting that is crucial for the future of cricket in the country.

Pietersen boosts hopes of England recall with century

Published : 12:27 am  May 12, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kevin Pietersen hit his first county championship century in almost two years on Monday to boost his hopes of an England recall.

England coaching call for Strauss, says new ECB boss

Published : 12:13 am  May 12, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) new chairman Colin Graves insisted Monday that the decision on England’s new head coach was one for Andrew Strauss.

Rosberg checks Hamilton’s momentum

Published : 12:08 am  May 12, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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If last year is anything to go by, Nico Rosberg’s Spanish Grand Prix victory could be the start of a run of success for the German that puts the heat back on Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton.

Rankings slide leaves Nadal facing toughest challenge

Published : 11:55 pm  May 11, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Rafa Nadal’s slide down the ATP rankings means if he wins a record-extending 10th French Open title early next month it would go down as one of the greatest achievements of his illustrious career.

Gerrard urges Liverpool to move forward

Published : 6:14 pm  May 11, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard urged the club to look to the future after their Champions League hopes all but evaporated following a 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Sunday.

James hits buzzer beater as Cavaliers edge Bulls

Published : 1:00 pm  May 11, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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LeBron James made a baseline jumper as time expired to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 86-84 win over the Chicago Bulls in game four of the NBA playoff quarter-finals on Sunday.

Crusaders rout Reds to farewell McCaw, Carter

Published : 11:32 pm  May 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders thrashed the Queensland Reds 58-17 in Christchurch on Friday to give legends Richie McCaw and Dan Carter a triumphant home farewell.

Sturridge facing lengthy layoff

Published : 11:12 pm  May 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be sidelined until at least September as he battles back from a hip operation, club manager Brendan Rodgers said.

Spain govt says league strike harms game

Published : 9:58 pm  May 8, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A threat by footballers in Spain to strike in a dispute over the sharing of riches from television rights harms the game and its precious revenues, the government warned Friday.

SLC integrity at stake

Published : 1:06 pm  May 8, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Shocking evidence has emerged to reveal that one of the individuals entrusted to clean up Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in the recently appointed cricket interim committee has himself been previously flagged by the ICC for a ‘corruption related matter’.

Younis, Azhar hammer luckless Bangladesh

Published : 12:03 am  May 7, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Younis Khan and Azhar Ali hit centuries as Pakistan capitalised on Bangladesh’s misfortune to post a commanding 323 for three on the opening day of the second and final Test on Wednesday.

No Oscar for Brazil at Copa

Published : 6:18 pm  May 6, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Brazil coach Dunga on Tuesday unveiled a squad shorn through injury of Chelsea’s Oscar for the Copa America in Chile as the five-times world champions look to return to winning ways after last year’s World Cup failure.

Serena on fast track to break record – Navratilova

Published : 6:12 pm  May 6, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Serena Williams can break Margaret Court’s record of 24 grand slam singles despite being five short at an age when most players have retired, according to Martina Navratilova.

Sri Lanka parts ways with National football coach Kavazovic

Published : 12:29 am  May 5, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka Football Federation has parted ways with their Serbian national coach Nikola Kavazovic just one year into his two year contract.

Warriors’ Curry wins NBA’s Most Valuable Player award

Published : 11:07 pm  May 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sharpshooting guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who set a single-season record for three-pointers made, won the NBA Most Valuable Player award for the 2014-15 campaign, the league said on Monday.

Chelsea title ends hurt, says skipper Terry

Published : 9:38 pm  May 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chelsea captain John Terry said his side had ended five years of hurt after they secured the Premier League title with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Halep, Bouchard suffer first round exits, Serena, Sharapova through

Published : 9:14 pm  May 4, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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World number two Simona Halep crashed to a shock 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 defeat to France’s Alize Cornet, whilst Eugenie Bouchard’s slump continued in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday.

Hazard storms Palace to give Chelsea title

Published : 9:06 pm  May 4, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at a festive, sun-soaked Stamford Bridge on Sunday to claim their first Premier League title since 2010.

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