Sri Lanka cricket team urges fans to keep faith

Issuing a statement through Sri Lanka Cricket today (15) Sri Lanka White-ball Captain Upul Tharanga has urged the nations’ cricketing fans to rally round the...

Bolt runs 9.95 seconds to win in Monaco

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second time of the year to win the 100m at the Diamond League in Monaco. The 30-year-old...

Federer reaches Wimbledon final

Roger Federer is here once more, back in a Wimbledon final for the 11th time, back on the verge of an eighth championship at the...

Sri Lanka keen to play in Lahore during series

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) concluded its 33rd Annual General Meeting at the Mövenpick, Colombo over the weekend. The meeting which was chaired by newly...

Sri Lanka lose to India, fail to seal World Cup slot

Sri Lanka’s chances of sealing direct qualification to the 2019 World Cup took another hit after their loss in the fourth One-Day International to...

Rohit not thinking about his vice-captaincy

Rohit Sharma has never officially been a part of the Indian team's leadership group, not even in limited-overs cricket, where he has established himself with...

Dilshan not ready to retire yet

Sri Lanka's opening T-20 batsman Tilakaratne Dilshan says he is not prepared to retire from the game as yet as he feels he is...

Mayweather, McGregor trade insults at press tour

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor spectacle is officially underway. Mayweather, boxing's former pound-for-pound king, and McGregor, the UFC's biggest superstar, launched their joint promotional tour Tuesday...

Andy Murray withdraws from US Open after injury

Andy Murray has pulled out of the US Open two days before the start of the tournament in New York after failing to recover...

Cook and Root dominate UK’s first day-night Test

Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit centuries as England dominated West Indies on the first day of the inaugural day-night Test in the UK. Cook...

Chandimal dubs loss to India ‘worst series ever’

There have been past instances of Test matches getting over inside three days in bowler-friendly conditions. But the Sri Lankan team’s defeat in two-and-a-half...

Selection committee headed by Sanath resigns

The Sri Lanka selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has resigned following the recent sequence of poor results, ESPN Cricinfo reported. They have already picked...

Sri Lanka, Korea discuss cooperation in sports

The Minister of Sports and President of the Sri Lanka-Korea Parliamentary Friendship Association in the Sri Lankan Parliament Dayasiri Jayasekara undertook a visit to...

Sri Lanka agrees to send cricket team to Pakistan

The Sri Lankan cricket team will visit Pakistan for one-day international (ODI) and Twenty20 series in the end of this year. Media reports while quoting...

Pakistan mark cricket’s return with series win

In the end, World XI was a group of players, while Pakistan were a team, and it finally showed. In a clinical performance in...

Lewis says Mayweather v Conor fight a ‘farce’

Floyd Mayweather's fight against Conor McGregor is a farce, says former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis. Irish UFC lightweight champion McGregor, 29, will make his...

Gunathilaka suspended for misconduct

Sri Lanka Cricket Thursday slapped a six-match ban on allrounder Danushka Gunathilaka for "misconduct" during the recent series against India which the islanders lost...

Stephens beats Williams to reach U.S. Open final

A new grand slam champion will be crowned at the U.S. Open after Sloane Stephens beat fellow American Venus Williams 6-1 0-6 7-5 in...

SLC looks to get de Silva, Jayawardene on board

Aravinda de Silva, Roshan Mahanama, Brendon Kuruppu, Graeme Labrooy, perhaps even Mahela Jayawardene - these are the names Sri Lanka Cricket is attempting to align itself with as the...

Usain Bolt injured in his last championship final

Usain Bolt "was really cold" before pulling up with injury in his last championship final, according to his Jamaican relay team-mates. Bolt's London finale ended...