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A rising crop of young talent will compete with Steve Smith to be Australia’s next captain, current skipper Tim Paine said on Tuesday.
Smith captained the side before Paine but was slapped with a two-year leadership ban over his part in the ball
New Zealand Rugby slashed wages for all staff and warned of up to NZ$100 million (US$60 million) in lost revenue Wednes
A 10-part documentary series on retired NBA legend Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls dynasty has been finished early for an April release to US and worldwide audiences, presenters announced Tuesday.
“The Last Dance” origina
Pakistan’s head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on Tuesday urged troubled batsman Umar Akmal to discipline himself and focus on his cricket if he wants to revive his derailed career.
England Test Captain Joe Root has said watching the first few episodes of a documentary about the Australian Cricket Team has been a ‘motivator’ ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes Down Under.
‘The Test’ charts Austral
Joginder Sharma bowled the key final over when India beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the first Twenty20 World Cup cricket final in 2007, but said he faces more pressure as a police officer making sure people stay home during the coronavirus crisis.
The 2021 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olym
The owners of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises have discussed the possibility of staging games behind closed doors this year, according to Manoj Badale.
The 13th edition of th
The Sri Lankan national cricket team, on Sunday, made a donation to the Base Hospital, Homagama to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for its health staff.
A cheque for an “undisclosed” am
The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.
“The Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021. The Paralympics will be h
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane said on Sunday that he could leave the Premier League club if the team does not progress in the right direction as he wants to win trophies “sooner rather than later”.
Kane has scored 181 goals for Spurs in
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said Sunday that the decision to postpone this year’s Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus has saved athletes from “mental turmoil”.
Former Olympic champion Coe supported the move to push the Games b
AFP - A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended yesterday, leaving the master batsman free to Skipper Australia again.
The 30-year-old c
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has acknowledged the 2019-20 season across Europe would likely be lost if football is unable to restart by the end of June.
The 2019-20 sea
REUTERS - The father of former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Bobby Hebert Jr. died on Saturday of compli
Athletes who had already qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before they were postponed will keep their places when the showpiece takes place in 2021, sources told AFP on Thursday.
Around 57% of the 11,000 s
Aleem Dar, the International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel Umpire, has opened the doors of his restaurant to poor and unemployed people in Lahore.
Speaking from Lahore on Friday, he said, “My Restaurant (Dar’s Delighto) is near to Shaukat Kh
England bowler James Anderson is determined that the coronavirus will not end his illustrious career as he focuses on keeping fit by taking part in “virtual” training sessions with his teammates.
Anderson, 37, whose 584 Test
Michael Cheika admits he was “hurt” by not being able to secure a major trophy while Wallabies coach, and suggested tumultuous times in domestic rugby didn’t help.
The 53-year-old quit in October after Australia’s humiliating World Cup quar
Former Sri Lanka table tennis star Lalith Priyantha says he is continuing to wage a battle to free the sport which he alleges is held in the bondage of affluent parents who are influencing decisions made by the governing body, instead of veterans who
Despite the early spring chill, English cricketers would normally be turning their thoughts to outdoor practice. Instead, they face a prolonged period in limbo.
The impact of the corona
The Mountain Biking Association of Sri Lanka (MBA) keeping in line with the World Cycling Body’s objective of making biking more people friendly aims to make use of off-road tracks in Colombo and the hill country to promote touring.
The All England Club said a decision regarding this year’s Wimbledon will be made next week.
In a statement, the club said postponement and cancellation of the event scheduled between June 29 and July 12, because of the im
Sri Lanka’s fastest pace bowling prodigy Arun Pragasham has been selected to play in the Ottawa Club Cricket Circuit, representing the Nepean Cricket Club (NCC) in Canada.
Following his deb
A former President of the Amateur Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (ABASL) K. V. Dharmadasa passed away after a brief illness on March 26. He was 88 at the time of his death.
Former Kingswood College and Kandy Sports Club player Fazil Marija said that Sri Lanka’s structure is more suited for Sevens Rugby.
“We have a better chance of playing in sevens rugby than in 15-A-Side rugby at Asian level.”
REUTERS - After weeks of insisting that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would go ahead as planned despite the novel coronavirus becoming a global pandemic, the Organising Committee (OC) admitted yesterday that po
This account is of the rugby match between the first rugby club in Ceylon, the CH & FC, and the Nondescripts Cricket Club (better known for its cricketing history) in 1920 and its historical significance.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has taken a decision to grant a sum of Rs 25 million to the government to help its efforts toward combating the Covid-19 pandemic, which has created a national health crisis.
Kandy Sports Club stamped their class with another successful title defence, taking the Dialog Rugby League trophy back to Nittawella for a sixth consecutive year. The club had not won a trophy till 1992
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