Ronaldo’s Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Published : 2:14 pm  June 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future, although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup on Sunday.

Lionel Messi pledges ‘fight’ as Argentina eye World Cup

Published : 2:21 pm  June 16, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Lionel Messi vowed to “keep fighting” as Argentina attempt to overcome their World Cup qualifying struggles and seal their place in next year’s tournament in Russia.

Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep

Published : 12:05 pm  June 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kyrie Irving and LeBron James unleashed a historic scoring spectacle Friday to power defending champion Cleveland over Golden State 137-116 in the NBA Finals, ending the Warriors’ bid for a perfect playoff run.

Durant’s late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers

Published : 3:41 pm  June 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Golden State, powered by Kevin Durant’s clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland 118-113 Wednesday in the NBA Finals, moving one victory from the first perfect playoff run in league history.

Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

Published : 2:09 pm  June 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid crushed Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff on Saturday to become the first team to retain the European Cup in the Champions League era.

Juventus bar Zidane’s path to history with Madrid

Published : 1:07 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Only Zinedine Zidane’s former club Juventus stand between the Real Madrid coach and football history in Saturday’s star-studded Champions League final in Cardiff.

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.

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