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May 14, 2015 8:35 am gmt |
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Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sanagakkara was among those who criticized Andrew Strauss over his handling of the latest Kevin Pietersen saga, questioning Strauss’ logic in excluding the English batsman. Sangakkara, who plays alongside Pietersen at English county Surrey, tweeted: “...
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May 14, 2015 6:54 am gmt |
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The New York Rangers capped an historic comeback with a 2-1, Game Seven overtime win over the Washington Capitals to reach the NHL Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden yesterday (Wednesday). Derek Stepan blasted home a rebound off a blistering Dan Girardi shot at Caps goalie Braden Holt...
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May 14, 2015 6:29 am gmt |
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Spain will have the chance to strengthen their position as the European Cup’s most dominant country when FC Barcelona play Juventus – although victory for the Serie A champions would take Italy’s trophy count to 13, one less than Spain. Barcelona reached their first UEFA Champions League ...
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May 14, 2015 5:50 am gmt |
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Pietersen, 34, had been due to fly to India on Friday to fulfil his IPL contract with Sunrisers Hyderabad He was told he would not be selected for England on Monday, despite making 355 not out for Surrey against Leicestershire. Pietersen sustained the injuries during that County Championship match, a...
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May 14, 2015 4:08 am gmt |
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Opener Shreyas Iyer struck an unbeaten 70 after veteran pacer Zaheer Khan led a brilliant bowling show as Delhi Daredevils notched up a comprehensive six-wicket win over table toppers Chennai Super Kings in their IPL cricket match on Tuesday. Electing to bat, Chennai scored just 119 for 6 with Zaheer...
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May 13, 2015 11:11 am gmt |
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Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao says he will be focusing on recovering from a shoulder injury as he arrived in Manila on Wednesday (May 13), one week after losing to American, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wearing a shoulder sling, Pacquaio spoke to media shortly after his arrival at Manila international airpor...
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May 13, 2015 10:43 am gmt |
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Tom Skujins of the Hincapie Racing Team pedaled to a surprising mountain stage win on the third day of the Tour of California on Tuesday (May 12). The 23-year-old Latvian started the day in 95th position, 42 seconds behind Brit Mark Cavendish, but ended the day with a 32-second overall lead and the y...
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May 13, 2015 5:47 am gmt |
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For the third year running after the ruckus he had created in 2012, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan will not be allowed to witness the key IPL cricket contest between his side Kolkata Knight Riders and home team Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on May 14. “No, he will not be allowed as the [&hel...
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May 12, 2015 12:06 pm gmt |
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Champaka Ramanayake has been reappointed as Sri Lanka’s fast-bowling coach after two years away from the role. He replaces Chaminda Vaas, who parted ways with SLC at the end of April. “The appointment takes effect from June 1 and Ramanayake’s appointment will cover three inbound tou...
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May 12, 2015 11:51 am gmt |
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Legendary cricketer Kumar Sangakkara experienced the ugly side of immigration for the first time. The Sri Lankan was reportedly questioned repeatedly by an immigration officer when he arrived to play for county side Surrey. This despite him visiting the UK just weeks back for a county match vs Essex....
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May 12, 2015 11:51 am gmt |
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Manchester City have held talks with highly-rated Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. City’s representatives travelled to Turin to speak to the France international over a potential transfer to the Etihad Stadium. However, dethroned Premier League champions City face stiff competition as the 22-year-old ...
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May 12, 2015 11:50 am gmt |
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Exiled batsman Petersen completed his 50th first-class hundred, from 153 balls, in the final over before lunch on day two of Surrey’s Division Two match against Leicestershire at The Oval. The 34-year-old South African-born batsman had not reached three figures in a recognized match since Old Traffor...
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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...
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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...