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May 30, 2015 7:16 am gmt |
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Steven Bowditch took advantage of a rain-softened layout to move two shots clear at the AT&T Byron Nelson where Masters champion Jordan Spieth struggled on the greens after teeing off later in Thursday’s (May 28) opening round. Early starter Bowditch of Australia, putting superbly, birdied ...
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May 29, 2015 5:40 am gmt |
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Eighth-graders Gokul Venkatachalam of Chesterfield, Missouri, and Vanya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, were declared co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday (May 28). Gokul ended a tense standoff by correctly spelling “nunatak,” an Inuit word for an exposed ridge in a...
In Cricket
May 29, 2015 5:12 am gmt |
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PCB had managed to convince the head of the Sri Lankan cricket interim committee, Siddharth Wettimuny to visit Lahore for the last one-day international against Zimbabwe this Sunday. Also, according to a resource, Pakistan has already got positives vibes from Sri Lanka and they are hopeful they will ...
In OLD_Football
May 29, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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Hamburg SV snatched a 1-1 draw at home to second-tier Karlsruhe in their playoff for a place in the Bundesliga on Thursday (May 28), Ivo Ilicevic grabbing a 73rd minute equaliser to keep their hopes alive. The former European champions, the only club to have played in the Bundesliga every season sinc...
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May 29, 2015 3:43 am gmt |
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Veteran hammer thrower Mahesh Abeyratna set a new meet record of 34.88 metres at the Masters Athletics Sri Lanka Athletic Championships and qualified for World Masters’ Championships which will be held in Leon, France in the near future. He erased the previous record of 31.08 metres with his record b...
In Cricket
May 28, 2015 6:36 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan cricket’s governing body yesterday (Wednesday) announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the women’s national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said all three officials were shown the door at...
In Football
May 28, 2015 6:31 am gmt |
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Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner surrendered to the police mid-afternoon in Port of Spain on Wednesday (May 27), made an initial court appearance on 12 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering and was granted TT$2.5 million ($400,000) bail. Warner, who is among the nine FIFA off...
In Cricket
May 28, 2015 6:16 am gmt |
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Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura will miss the rest of the one-day international series against Pakistan after being suspended for two matches for maintaining a slow over rate in Tuesday’s first ODI. The International Cricket Council said in a statement yesterday (Wednesday) that Chigumbura wa...
In Cricket
May 28, 2015 5:35 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Rupavihini Corporation (SLRC) has clinched television rights for international cricket in Sri Lanka for a period of two years (2015-2017), According to these sources, the State-owned television station had gained exclusive rights to cover six series involving the national team (five hom...
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May 27, 2015 10:29 am gmt |
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Swiss police have arrested a number of executives from football world governing body FIFA over US corruption charges. Police conducted the operation at a hotel in Zurich early on Wednesday. The charges are said to include money laundering, racketeering and wire fraud over the last 20 years. FIFA memb...
In Football
May 27, 2015 5:38 am gmt |
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Real Madrid have terminated the contract of manager Carlo Ancelotti after two seasons in charge. Club president Florentino Perez announced the decision in a press conference yesterday (Monday) as the popular Italian paid the price for a trophyless season at the Santiago Bernabeu. “I would like ...
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May 27, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has hired Jonty Rhodes for a brief coaching stint prior to the national team’s home series against Pakistan during the coming two months. Rhodes arrived in the island last night just after his stint with the Mumbai Indians, the champions of the 2015 Edition of Indian Premier L...
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May 26, 2015 8:44 am gmt |
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Thailand’s sepak takraw men’s national team has begun to intensify its training as the players prepare to defend their title at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Singapore next month. Players were practicing serves, spikes and kicks on Sunday (May 24) ahead of the 28th SEA Games. Thai...
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May 26, 2015 6:45 am gmt |
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Nearly 10,000 runners were treated to sunny skies and pleasant temperatures as they ran 42.195 kilometres through the Danish capital during yesterday’s (Sunday) Copenhagen Marathon. The 36th annual Copenhagen Marathon took over the city’s streets yesterday when 9,752 runners pounded the p...
In Cricket
May 25, 2015 12:06 pm gmt |
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Mumbai Indians’ love affair with Eden Gardens continued as they clinched their second IPL title following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a lop-sided summit clash, at Kolkata Sunday night. It was a story of a stunning turnaround for a team that lost its first four games. Mumba...