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May 12, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Association, in collaboration with Pakistan High Commission organized the 2015 Sports Gala on Sunday, 10th May, 2015, at the Malay Cricket Club grounds, Slave Island. The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra was the chief guest on the occ...
In Cricket
May 12, 2015 11:49 am gmt |
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Cricketing ties between India and Pakistan are set to resume with a series to be played in the United Arab Emirates in December. The announcement of three tests matches, five one-day internationals and two T20 games came in Kolkata yesterday (Sunday) after a meeting between the countries’ gover...
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May 12, 2015 9:12 am gmt |
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Andy Murray beat Rafael Nadal in straight sets to become the Mutua Madrid Open champion. Murray claimed an extraordinary 6-3 6-2 victory in one hour and 28 minutes as he dethroned clay king Nadal in front of his Spanish fans. It was the 10th 1000 Masters title of Murray’s career but his first o...
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May 11, 2015 11:40 am gmt |
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Malaysia’s diving team prepared for the biennial Southeast Asian (SEA) Games today (Monday), hoping to win all eight gold medals in the upcoming Games in Singapore. Diver Ooi Tze Liang, the first male to win a diving gold medal for Malaysia in the Commonwealth Games, was practising at the Natio...
In Cricket
May 11, 2015 10:05 am gmt |
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Former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has undergone an unpleasant experience with a UK Immigration officer on 7th may night when he arrived in London. The veteran cricketer tweeting about his experience a short while ago has described it as ‘rude, patronizing and extremely discourteous in...
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May 11, 2015 9:06 am gmt |
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SLC is in talks with Jonty Rhodes, the former South Africa batsman and current Mumbai Indians fielding coach, to work with the Sri Lankan team for a ten-day stint in the lead-up to the home series against Pakistan in June. “Jonty has given us an offer and we hope to talk to him and finalize [&h...
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May 11, 2015 7:52 am gmt |
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For the third time in four years, the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers required a Game Seven to decide who moves on in the playoffs after the Rangers beat the Caps 4-3, yesterday (Sunday). Chris Kreider scored twice at the Verizon Center, and Rick Nash and Dan Boyle tallied in the third perio...
In Cricket
May 10, 2015 10:58 am gmt |
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Hours after former England captain Strauss was confirmed as the national team’s director of cricket, Moores’s second stint as coach was cut short after a disappointing year in charge of a struggling team. Strauss has been tasked with resurrecting England’s fortunes, starting with home series against ...
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May 10, 2015 10:13 am gmt |
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Over 11,000 runners took part in the Strongman Run at the Nuerburgring race circuit on Saturday (May 9), tackling 23kms (14 miles) of obstacles around the track. Obstacle races with water hazards, crawl-tunnels, climbs and slides are big business for promoters and popular with athletes who like the c...
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May 10, 2015 9:20 am gmt |
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Andy Murray booked his place in Sunday’s final of the Madrid Masters with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Japan’s Kei Nishikori on Saturday (May 9). The second seeded Scot followed up last week’s title in Munich, his first on clay, with another strong showing. He broke last year’s losi...
In Football
May 10, 2015 8:53 am gmt |
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There was more misery for Bayern Munich’s head coach Pep Guardiola with his side losing 1-0 at home against Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday (May 9).  The Bavarian giants, who were beaten 3-0 by Barcelona in the Champions League, found themselves down to ten men with 12 minutes played whe...
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May 10, 2015 3:49 am gmt |
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The New York Rangers saved their season with a 2-1 win over Washington in Game Five of their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Friday (May 8) after defenseman Ryan McDonagh scored in overtime to seal the victory. The Capitals lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 with Game Six set for Washington on...
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May 9, 2015 12:23 pm gmt |
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The world number one finished four shots behind joint leaders Kevin Na and fellow American Jerry Kelly. Na backed up his opening-round 67 with a three-under 69, while 48-year-old Kelly shot a seven-under 65 on day two. England’s Ian Poulter is among the group of players tied for 13th alongside ...
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May 9, 2015 6:06 am gmt |
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Beijing has extended a ban on outdoor barbecues at restaurants operating in some suburban areas as it tries to improve its notoriously poor air quality as part of its bid to win the 2022 Winter Olympics, state news agency reported. Generally used to cook popular street food like kebabs, barbecues are...
In Cricket
May 8, 2015 12:51 pm gmt |
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Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim for their third win on the trot and end the home leg on a high when they face a demoralized Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, in Kolkata on Saturday. Third-placed KKR would aim for another clinical finish at the...