Zverev shocks Wawrinka to win St Petersburg Open

Published : 8:17 am  September 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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German teenager Alexander Zverev won his first ATP Tour singles title with a 6-2 3-6 7-5 upset win over Switzerland’s world number three Stan Wawrinka at the St Petersburg Open on Sunday.

Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time

Published : 8:12 am  September 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele narrowly missed out on a new world record when he out-sprinted Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang to win the Berlin marathon in the second fastest race of all time on Sunday.

Injured Tuilagi set to miss England internationals

Published : 8:06 am  September 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is likely to miss England’s autumn internationals with a continuing groin problem that is expected to keep him out of action for at least six to eight weeks, his club said on Sunday.

Southampton coast to victory at spluttering Hammers

Published : 8:03 am  September 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Southampton coasted to a 3-0 win at West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday to record a fourth successive victory in all competitions and increase the concerns of the home fans about their team’s dismal record at the new stadium.

Marquez shrugs off crash to claim Aragon MotoGP pole

Published : 8:51 am  September 25, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez claimed pole position for the Aragon Grand Prix for the fourth consecutive season after overcoming a crash in practice on Saturday.

Milan building momentum after 2-0 win over Lazio

Published : 8:12 am  September 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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AC Milan beat visitors Lazio 2-0 to claim consecutive Serie A wins for the first time since February thanks to Carlos Bacca’s fifth goal of the season and an M’Baye Niang penalty on Tuesday.

Fabregas gives Chelsea win at Leicester, Norwich beat Everton

Published : 8:05 am  September 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas gave his manager a reminder of his talents by scoring twice in extra time as they fought back from two goals down to knock Premier League champions Leicester City out of the League Cup 4-2 on Tuesday.

Luis Enrique and Simeone unite to defend ‘spectacular’ Neymar

Published : 8:03 am  September 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique and Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone have launched impassioned defences of Neymar after the Brazilian’s showboating again came under the spotlight.

Maris Stella, Rathnayake NS overall champs

Published : 7:23 am  September 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Maris Stella College Negombo and A. Rathnayake National School Walala clinched the Boys and Girls overall title respectively at the 85th Sir John Tarbet Senior Athletics Championships which concluded at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Sports Complex in Diyagama yesterday.

Gurukula takes upper hand

Published : 9:51 pm  September 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Gurukula MV Kelaniya took the upper hand against St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa at the end of the first day’s play in their Under-19 Inter-Schools cricket match played at Sir Albert Peiris Stadium in Wennappuwa today.

Kingswood down Isipathana to emerge Cup champions

Published : 9:33 pm  September 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kingswood College cruised to a comfortable 21 points to 05 win over Isipathana College in the final of the Milo Under 18 inter-schools rugby tournament played at Longdon Place yesterday to emerge the Cup champions.

Home ground could finally be a reality for Pathana

Published : 11:27 pm  September 14, 2016 |  4 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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Triple schools-rugby title-winning Isipathana College may finally have a ground of their own, if an initiative led by Minister of Telecom and Digital Infrastructure Development Harin Fernando proves successful.

Wasteful PSG held by Arsenal in Group A opener

Published : 8:46 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Paris St Germain wasted the chance to ignite their stuttering start to the season when they were held to a 1-1 home draw by Arsenal in their Champions League Group A opener on Tuesday.

Kimmich shines as Bayern romp to 5-0 win over Rostov

Published : 8:42 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Bayern Munich crushed Champions League newcomers Rostov 5-0 with two goals from youngster Joshua Kimmich on Tuesday to kick off their Group D campaign and set a competition record with their 13th consecutive home victory.

Messi sets hat-trick record as Barca hit seven

Published : 8:34 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar combined to devastating effect as Barcelona swatted Celtic aside 7-0 at the Nou Camp to lay down a marker in Champions League Group C on Tuesday.

Man City v Borussia Moenchengladbach postponed after heavy rain

Published : 8:31 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Torrential rain before kickoff meant Manchester City’s opening Champions League Group C clash with Borussia Moenchengladbach was postponed on Tuesday because of safety concerns.

Bolt leaves door open to 2017 sprint double at worlds

Published : 8:26 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Usain Bolt has left the door open to running in both the 100 and 200 metres at next year’s world championships where he said he will be more focussed on protecting his legacy than topping his world records.

European football split as UEFA elects new president

Published : 8:19 am  September 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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UEFA elects a new president on Wednesday whose main task will be to stop what European officials say is an inexorable slide towards a breakaway soccer Super League open only to wealthy clubs such as Real Madrid and Manchester City.

Isuru guides Joes to title win  

Published : 10:39 pm  September 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A fine all-round performance of five for 32 and a 107 by Skipper Isuru Pinto supported by an unbeaten 113 from Shashika Umayanga and half tons by Pasindu Jayath and Kavishka Senith helped St. Joseph’s Enderamulla to clinch the Under-15 Division Two title.

Prima U-15 Provincial finals on Sept 29, 30

Published : 10:33 pm  September 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The final of the Under-15 Inter-Provincial Cricket Tournament conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and sponsored by Prima Group for the 10th successive year is scheduled to be played on September 29 and 30 at the SSC Grounds.

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