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September 20, 2017 11:58 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced the newly appointed panel of selectors as ratified by the Minister of Sport comprising Graeme Labrooy (chairman), Gamini Wickremasinghe, Jerry Wouterz, Sajith Fernando and Asanka Gurusinha. The new selectors will begin their term with the selection of the Test sq...
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September 20, 2017 5:18 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Cricket team qualified to the 2019 ICC World Cup tournament following West Indies defeat to England in the first ODI yesterday. Sri Lanka lost the automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup at the fourth ODI match against India on August 31. The Sri Lankan team relied on the outcom...
In Football
September 20, 2017 3:41 am gmt |
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Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez celebrated his first Bundesliga start for Bayern Munich in style by inspiring them to a 3-0 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday (September 19). James, on loan from Real Madrid, scored the second goal and cleverly set up the third, having also played a part in winning the ...
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September 18, 2017 7:18 am gmt |
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An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side’s stunning 93-85 victory over neighbours Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday (September 17). Dragic, who plays for the NBA’s Miami ...
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September 18, 2017 4:07 am gmt |
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Australia started the final day 2-1 up after winning Saturday’s doubles and Kyrgios looked the favourite early on, silencing the rowdy Belgian crowd by hitting 10 aces in the first set and winning the tiebreak. Goffin, whose knee injury at the U.S. Open in August initially put his semi-final ap...
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September 18, 2017 3:56 am gmt |
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David Goffin and Steve Darcis staged a thrilling comeback on Sunday (September 17) to take Belgium into their second Davis Cup final in three years with a 3-2 victory over Australia. World number 12 Goffin, playing some of the best tennis of his career, defeated world number 20 Nick Kyrgios 6-7(4) 6-...
In Cricket
September 17, 2017 11:46 am gmt |
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“Something has to be done to uplift cricket. We should select skillful cricketers. All this conflicts have occurred due to weaknesses of the Present administration. We should follow the laws. Some changes should be done to save the cricket for future generation” said the Mahanayaka Thero of the Asgir...
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September 17, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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Cricketer Lasith Malinga launched a scathing attack on Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for preparing wickets against the wishes of the national team during the recent home series defeat to India. Making a presentation at a brainstorming session in Battaramulla to create a new direction for SLC and transform ...
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September 17, 2017 8:12 am gmt |
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Olympic silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated world champion Nozomi Okuhara in a thrilling summit clash to clinch the women’s singles title at the Korea Open Super Series in Seoul on September 17. The 22-year-old Indian saw off eighth seed Okuhara 22-20 11-21 20-18 in an energy-sapping conte...
In Football
September 17, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Bayern Munich forward Arjen Robben scored a rare right-footed goal in a 4-0 Bundesliga rout of Mainz 05 on Saturday (September 16). Bayern bounced back from last week’s defeat at Hoffenheim with an easy win over a Mainz side that have three points and already look like relegation candidates. Th...
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September 16, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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Both 2017 Davis Cup semi-finals are tied after Friday’s action, as David Goffin and Nick Kyrgios took care of business in Brussels in the tie between Belgium and Australia. In the first rubber between France and Serbia, Dusan Lajovic caused a huge shock by beating Lucas Pouille, adding some exc...
In Football
September 16, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes former striker Wayne Rooney will receive a warm welcome when he returns to Old Trafford as a member of Everton on Sunday. Per Reuters, he described the former England international as a legend: “I think he’ll get the welcome that he deserves. ...
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September 16, 2017 3:42 am gmt |
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Sports minister of India’s coastal Goa State, Manohar Azgaonkar, on Friday (September 15) unveiled the FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy at an event in Margao city. Goa, whose official sports is football, is the fifth stop of the countrywide tour of the trophy before it travels to the s...
In Olympic
September 15, 2017 11:20 am gmt |
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Domestic sponsorship for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has so far reached a record $2.8 billion, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday (September 13), an amount almost three times as much as in previous summer Games. John Coates, the IOC’s head of the Tokyo Games coordination commissi...
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September 15, 2017 4:02 am gmt |
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Marc Leishman continued his strong form, carding nine-under-par 62 for the first-round lead at the BMW Championship outside Chicago on Thursday (September 14). The Australian holed 10 birdies for a two-shot advantage over fellow countryman Jason Day and Americans Charley Hoffman and Jamie Lovemark at...
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September 14, 2017 6:50 am gmt |
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Dozens of wakeboard riders from Russia and across the globe splashed the waters of a 50-metre pool in the heart of Moscow as part of the Russian capital’s birthday celebrations on Saturday (September 9). The competition featuring the world’s best wakeboarding professionals – includi...
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September 14, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Decorated U.S. Olympians, including gold medalists John Naber and Nastia Liukin, turned out in Los Angeles on Wednesday (September 13) to celebrate Los Angeles being awarded the 2028 Games. Paris was also awarded the 2024 Summer Olympics as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades...
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September 12, 2017 8:40 am gmt |
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The escalating North Korean crisis had so far raised “no hint” of a security threat for next year’s Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday (September 11). Hours after the United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped...
In Cricket
September 11, 2017 7:45 am gmt |
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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Saturday announced the itinerary for a full series against Sri Lanka that will be played mainly in neutral venues but features a planned finale in Lahore on October 29. The series will comprise two Tests — the second a day-night affair — five one-day and three...