Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Published : 6:35 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week’s Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday’s Europa League final.

Moyes resigns after Sunderland relegation

Published : 2:37 am  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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David Moyes has resigned as Sunderland manager following their relegation from the Premier League, the club announced on Monday.

SL face tough challenge from Malaysia

Published : 12:02 am  May 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka will take on Malaysia in a vital Asian Rugby Championship Division One Tournament fixture in Malaysia on Saturday (20).

Four-goal Kane eyes golden boot after crushing Leicester

Published : 6:39 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Harry Kane staked his claim to finish as the Premier League’s top scorer with a scintillating four-goal blast in Tottenham’s 6-1 demolition of Leicester on Thursday.

SL record easy win over the UAE

Published : 11:05 pm  May 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka made it two wins out of two games in the Asian Rugby Championship Division OneTournament after beating the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 33-17 in Malaysia on Wednesday.

Crusaders beat ‘Canes in Super Rugby heavyweight fight

Published : 7:11 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders have strengthened their claims for an eighth Super Rugby crown with a dominating win over defending champions Wellington Hurricanes to stay unbeaten this season.

Atletico comeback falls short as Real reach final

Published : 10:27 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Real Madrid inflicted a fourth Champions League elimination on Atletico Madrid in as many years on Wednesday, losing their semi-final second leg 2-1 but progressing to the final 4-2 on aggregate.

Avindu, Sandun lead Richmond’s fight back

Published : 12:47 am  May 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Avindu Theekshana whose bowling was instrumental in Southern Province lifting the Super U19 inter- provincial title on Sunday put in another dazzling performance but this time with the bat, as he along with Sandun Mendis led Richmond College’s fight back to end day one on a formidable score of 306 for 8 against Ananda College in the Singer U19 two-day league tournament final played at the Thurstan ground.

Colombo FC and Java Lane SC in FA Cup semis

Published : 4:36 pm  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Colombo FC and Java Lane SC qualified for the semi-finals of Cargills FA Cup football tournament winning their respective quarter- final matches played at the Sugathadasa Stadium on Sunday.

Arsenal sink United to revive top-four bid, Liverpool held

Published : 10:20 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Arsenal are back in the hunt to qualify for the Champions League after Arsene Wenger finally got the better of Jose Mourinho in a 2-0 win over Manchester United, while Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Southampton on Sunday.

Avindu, Hansika steer Southern Province to title

Published : 2:46 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A five wicket haul by left spinner Avindu Theekshana laid the foundation for Southern Province to record a win by 26 runs on the Duckworth /Lewis method over Western Province in the final of the Super U19 limited tournament played at R. Premadasa Stadium on Sunday to emerge champions.

City boost top four bid, Hull remain in trouble

Published : 11:50 pm  May 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Manchester City improved their prospects of qualifying for the Champions League with a 5-0 demolition of Crystal Palace, while relegation-threatened Hull suffered a damaging 2-0 defeat against Sunderland on Saturday.

Patient Willis sees light at the end of the tunnel

Published : 12:00 am  May 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Brought in last year as High Performance Manager at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), having played a similar role at Kent County Cricket Club, Simon Willis has been working behind the scenes to improve the standard of grassroots cricket and the development of players, particularly to ease the transition from the domestic to international game, long seen as a problem for Sri Lanka.

Super Rugby front-runners Crusaders soldier on without Whitelock

Published : 11:32 pm  May 4, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The front-running Canterbury Crusaders have decided against appealing captain Sam Whitelock’s Super Rugby suspension and will take on the Northern Bulls on Saturday without two senior All Blacks.

Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

Published : 3:13 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid’s Champions League destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday.

Spurs keep pressure on Chelsea, Manchester misery

Published : 5:46 am  May 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chelsea took a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton but Tottenham ensured the champagne will stay on ice for a bit longer with an impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal.

Royal down Thomians to regain Gunaratne Trophy

Published : 9:10 pm  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Royal College regained the Michael Gunaratne Trophy when they defeated their traditional rivals S. Thomas’ College 31-14 in their Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament second-round fixture worked off at Mount Lavinia on Saturday (29).

Wesley stun lackluster Joes to claim emphatic victory

Published : 2:53 am  April 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wesley College proved to be too strong for St. Joseph’s College as they held on to a 23–14 win in the first game of round two of the Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament 2017 held at the CR & FC Grounds on Friday (28).

Sadeera steers Galle into final

Published : 1:35 am  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A sparkling 120 in 104 balls inclusive of ten boundaries and two sixes from opener Sadeera Samarawickrama helped Galle crush Dambulla by 121 runs in their SLC Super Provincial Limited Overs Cricket Tournament final second-round match played under lights at the R. Premadasa Stadium yesterday.

Man Utd drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola

Published : 2:16 pm  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over his old foe Pep Guardiola when his Manchester United side visit misfiring Manchester City on Thursday.

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