Anderson takes six before England collapse

Published : 7:19 am  May 3, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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James Anderson wrecked the West Indies but England were tottering at 39 for five in their second innings, a lead of 107 runs, on the second day of the third and final Test on Saturday.

Lorenzo on pole for Spanish MotoGP

Published : 8:32 pm  May 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo claimed his first pole position of the season with a new track record time of 1min 37.910sec for the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on Saturday.

Tamin hits double ton as Bangladesh draw Pakistan Test

Published : 8:07 pm  May 2, 2015 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Tamim Iqbal smashed Bangladesh’s highest Test score of 206 as the first Test against Pakistan petered out into a draw after another run feast in Khulna on Saturday.

A confrontation looms large as SLRFU sticks to its guns

Published : 12:41 pm  May 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A bitter battle looms large with confident Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) officials deciding to go ahead with the nominations of Asanga Seneviratne (President), Lasitha Gunaratne (Vice – President) and Kiran Atapattu (Treasurer) despite the rejection of the said names by the Director General of Sports.

Pacquiao the people’s choice as wagering heads toward records

Published : 12:30 pm  May 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Floyd Mayweather is a slight favorite, but Manny Pacquiao is the people’s choice according to the money being wagered on the Filipino icon ahead of Saturday’s welterweight showdown.

Hawks crush Nets to advance in playoffs

Published : 12:15 pm  May 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The top-seeded Atlanta Hawks romped past the Brooklyn Nets 111-87 to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Barca need to finish marathon season in style – Luis Enrique

Published : 8:03 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has urged his side not to let up in the quest for a potential treble despite facing the doomed Cordoba on Saturday just days before entertaining Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Ancelotti doesn’t understand Ronaldo’s Bernabeu boos

Published : 7:56 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has leapt to the defence of World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo after criticism of his behaviour towards his teammates in Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Almeria.

Philippines gets a fever from Pac-mania

Published : 7:16 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Manny Pacquiao will enter the ring for boxing’s “fight of the century” with an entire country in his corner as the Philippines grinds to a halt to dementedly cheer on its favourite son against Floyd Mayweather.

Seven-try Highlanders maul Sharks

Published : 6:57 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Otago Highlanders demolished the Coastal Sharks 48-15 on Friday with a dominant seven-try performance that gives their play-off chances a huge boost.

Mayweather plans to strike early against Pacquiao

Published : 6:43 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Floyd Mayweather says he is going to come out swinging and be the aggressor early against Manny Pacquiao when they meet in Saturday’s super fight in Las Vegas.

Tamim, Imrul thwart Pakistan with record stand

Published : 6:06 pm  May 1, 2015 |  3 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes hit unbeaten centuries to lead a brilliant fightback by Bangladesh on the fourth day of the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Friday.

Australia dismisses Indian rebel league plans

Published : 1:28 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cricket Australia rejected as “highly speculative” reports Friday that leading stars Michael Clarke and David Warner could be offered Aus$50 million ($39.5 million) contracts to play for an Indian-financed rebel league.

Bulls pummel Bucks to reach second round

Published : 1:18 pm  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mike Dunleavy scored a team-high 20 points as the Chicago Bulls cruised to a 120-66 drubbing of the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Hafeez double-ton powers Pakistan in first Test

Published : 12:06 am  May 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mohammad Hafeez hit a career-best 224 as Pakistan took charge of the first Test against Bangladesh with an impressive batting marathon during the third day’s play in Khulna on Thursday.

Pakistan’s Afridi to quit all cricket next year

Published : 11:46 pm  April 30, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi Thursday announced he would retire from Twenty20 cricket next year, ending a colourful international career which earned him unmatched popularity in his homeland.

Asian boost as Blatter closes on FIFA win

Published : 11:06 pm  April 30, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sepp Blatter closed on a fifth term as FIFA president on Thursday as a key ally, Asia’s soccer boss, won new powers and silenced dissent at a regional congress in Bahrain.

Belgian footballer dies three days after heart attack

Published : 11:01 pm  April 30, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The 24-year-old Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens has died three days after suffering a heart attack while playing for Lokeren’s reserves, hospital sources told the Belga news agency on Friday.

Mayweather focused on game plan, not fight hype

Published : 10:51 pm  April 30, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Floyd Mayweather stood nose to nose with Manny Pacquiao for the first time at Wednesday’s news conference, then said he can’t promise their mega showdown will live up to all the pre-fight hype.

Vaas parts ways with SLC

Published : 10:16 pm  April 30, 2015 |  9 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas has quit his role as the team’s fast-bowling coach after he and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) mutually agreed not to renew his contract which ran out yesterday, SLC sources told ‘Daily Mirror’.

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