Lewandowski needs more protection, Poland coach says

Published : 10:43 am  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Referees must do more to protect Poland striker Robert Lewandowski who has been singled out for rough treatment at Euro 2016, Poland coach Adam Nawalka said on Wednesday.

Phelps doing it his way on Road to Rio

Published : 9:31 am  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Determined to exit swimming on his own terms, Michael Phelps cleared a major hurdle on the road to Rio on Wednesday, qualifying for a fifth Olympics with a victory that has paved the way to more Games glory.

Federer plays cameo role to end Willis fairytale

Published : 9:10 am  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Few players have reduced the great Roger Federer to a role as secondary attraction on Wimbledon’s Centre Court but for one hour and 25 minutes on Wednesday he had just a walk-on part in the Marcus Willis fairytale.

Ronaldo poses biggest threat yet to Polish rearguard

Published : 10:41 am  June 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Poland have an impressive defensive record at Euro 2016 but standing in their way to a semi-final spot is arguably one of sport’s greatest-ever athletes, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Iceland stun England as Euro dream continues

Published : 1:46 pm  June 28, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Iceland pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history when they stunned abject England 2-1 on Monday, leading Roy Hodgson to quit and sending the tiny nation into a quarter-final against hosts France.

Miller goes from ‘Jackass’ to ‘Jack Assen’

Published : 10:08 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Australian Jack Miller celebrated a stunning first MotoGP victory on Sunday after rain and slippery conditions caused chaos at a stopped and re-started Dutch TT at Assen.

Griezmann double sends hosts France into last eight

Published : 10:02 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Hosts France came from behind to beat 10-man Ireland 2-1 and reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals after a tactical switch freed forward Antoine Griezmann to score two second-half goals at Parc OL on Sunday.

Hazard inspires Belgium to 4-0 defeat of Hungary

Published : 9:58 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Belgium captain Eden Hazard produced an inspired performance, including a fine solo goal, to lead his side to a resounding 4-0 victory over Hungary at Euro 2016 on Sunday and set up a quarter-final clash with Wales.

Italy say they are defenders of the attacking faith too

Published : 9:54 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Italian soccer may be known for Catenaccio — or “shutting up shop” defence — but the national side have no intention of just sitting back and waiting for Spain to attack in their Euro 2016 clash on Monday.

Kalisz claims first Rio ticket as Lochte fades

Published : 9:52 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Newcomer Chase Kalisz outduelled Olympic champion Ryan Lochte in the men’s 400 metres individual medley final at the U.S. Olympic swim trials on Sunday, clinching the first ticket to the Rio Games.

Size means nothing with Iceland, says Rooney

Published : 9:48 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England captain Wayne Rooney says size will not mean anything when his team take on tiny Iceland in the round of 16 at Euro 2016 on Monday.

Draxler dazzles as Germany cruise into last eight

Published : 9:20 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Germany’s Julien Draxler repaid the faith of coach Joachim Low with a dazzling display featuring a volleyed goal and an assist as they thumped Slovakia 3-0 to book a Euro 2016 quarter-final with holders Spain or Italy.

Chile retain Copa with shootout win over Argentina

Published : 9:00 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chile upset favourites Argentina with a penalty shootout victory in the Copa America final at MetLife Stadium on Sunday to retain their title in the world’s oldest continental football competition.

Mahamaya champions for a 17th successive year

Published : 5:35 am  June 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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St. Joseph’s win for 13th time The 43rd Age Group Aquatic Championships which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium swimming pool yesterday saw defending champions in the girls’ and boys’ categories Mahamaya Kandy and St. Joseph’s Colombo emerging champions for the 17th and 13th successive year respectively. Mahamaya in securing the top spot for the 17th […]

Unstoppable Slam machine Djokovic eyes fourth Wimbledon title

Published : 1:33 pm  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Having finally rid himself of his French Open curse, Novak Djokovic is chasing a third successive Wimbledon title to move one step closer to the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.

Bale out to beat the luck of the Irish at Euro 2016

Published : 4:49 pm  June 25, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Gareth Bale’s Wales meet Northern Ireland in the Battle of Britain at Euro 2016 on Saturday with mounting pressure on the last 16 teams to claim a quarter-final place.

All Blacks thump Wales 46-6, sweep Test series

Published : 4:11 pm  June 25, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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New Zealand pounded Wales with pace and intensity and a masterful performance by Beauden Barrett to sweep the three-Test series with a 46-6 victory in Dunedin on Saturday.

Final decision on Rugby brawls on Monday

Published : 11:18 pm  June 24, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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The final decision on the recent rugby brawls witnessed in the schools rugby season would be taken on Monday, at a meeting to be held at the Royal College premises. After an disciplinary inquiry that took place on the 22nd, the meeting is to decide the fate of the players and schools who have been accused of breaking the rules at recent games.

Hiruni gets three as ten more records tumble on day two

Published : 11:08 pm  June 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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K. A. Hiruni Perera of Harischandra National School Negombo proved to be the top swimmer at the 43rd Schools Age Group Aquatic Championships when proceedings ended on day two of the four-day championship at the Sugathadasa Stadium swimming pool.

Renown SC beat Saunders SC in Champions League opener

Published : 10:42 pm  June 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Renown SC came from behind to beat ten-man Saunders SC 2-1 in the opening match of the Dialog Champions League football tournament played at the Racecourse grounds on Friday.

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