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Michael Cheika yesterday called on Australia’s director of rugby Scott Johnson to take a back seat and trust new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie to “be the boss”.
Cheika, who quit as Australian coach in October after their quarter-final exit aga
Match fixing has already got into domestic cricket in Sri Lanka and will soon reach schools cricket if the authorities fail to put a stop to it, former Sri Lanka Captain Arjuna Ranatunga said yesterday.
“I began to reveal
The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) has decided to begin high altitude training for the National Olympic Pool in Nuwara Eliya from July 4. The Olympic pool is currently training at the Torrington Grounds.
Barcelona gave up more ground to Real Madrid in La Liga’s title race on Tuesday after being held to a 2-2 draw at home to third-placed Atletico Madrid as a late penalty from Saul Niguez cancelled out Lionel Messi’s 700th career goal.
England Captain Joe Root will miss the first Test of their three-match series against West Indies to attend the birth of his child, with Ben Stokes set to take the reins in his absence, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe he has to spend “millions” in the transfer market, saying it is a tricky task to improve his Premier League winners.
Klopp’s side were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30
New Zealand were awarded the Men’s and Women’s World Sevens Series titles yesterday after World Rugby (WR) cancelled the remainder of the season because of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Steve van Aperen, an Australian Polygraph Examiner is willing to assist the Sri Lankan Police to investigate the allegations of the 2011 Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.
Former Sri Lanka National Boxing Coach Withanage Wasantha Kumara was elected as the President of the newly formed Kundasale Sports Club at their inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the
The 25 Sri Lankan National players who are currently training under Head Coach, Mickey Arthur and Batting Coach, Grant Flower at the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy, did not have a stern training session yesterday and instead, they we
“The special training I got from Olympic legend Usain Bolt and other Jamaican international sprinters in the 100 and 200 met
Former Sri Lanka captain Pradeep Basnayake who was elected as the new President of Central Province Rugby Football Union (CPRFU), has highlighted the need for new rugby stadiums and clubs as part of his plan in developing th
All-rounder Akila Dananjaya has been added to the Sri Lanka Squad which is going through the second-phase of training ses
The salaries in the Men’s Hundred will be reduced by 20 percent next year, while the Men and Women will be paid 11.5 percent of what they were due this year.
As the former Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage was on Wednesday summoned to record a statement before the independent committee that launched a special investigation over the staggering match-fixing allegations
Sripali Weerakkody has become Sri Lanka’s first woman cricketer qualified as Master and Fitness Trainer in Australia.
Veteran defender David Luiz has signed a new one-year deal with Arsenal, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.
The 33-year-old B
Fast bowler Jofra Archer has been delayed from joining the England squad after he underwent a precautionary test for COVID
The task of building on the huge success of last year’s Women’s World Cup will fall to a region that has never staged it befor
Seven more Pakistan players due to tour England in August have tested positive for coronavirus, the country’s cricket board said yesterday, taking the total to 10 since the first results were announced this week.
AFP - World number one Novak Djokovic’s hopes of hosting a successful exhibition tournament during a pandemic spectacularly backfired yesterday when he became the fourth player to test positive for coronavirus, raising serious questions about the s
Australia’s cricketers must forge a leaner, tighter Test team to cope with the coronavirus-related job losses forced on the sport, captain Tim Paine said yesterday.
Paine played down reports of tensions between the players and Cricket Australia
Australia’s David Warner has warned against sledging Virat Kohli when India tour Australia this year, saying “trying to poke the bear” will only make the star batsman play better.
As cricket slowl
Former Chairman of the Sri Lanka cricket selection committee Aravinda de Silva responded to the allegations made b
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has made all arrangements to commence residential training for the national pool at the National Football Training Centre in Beddegana, Kotte today.
The 18 players selec
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will support BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, if he desires to be the International Cricket Council (IC
Sri Lanka has to start the National Pool training two years in advance if they are to become the leading swimming nation at the 1
Bayern Munich claimed their eighth consecutive Bundesliga title by beating Werder Bremen 1-0 away thanks to Robert Lewandowski’s first-half strike to open up an unassailable lead at the top of the table on Tuesday.
The league’s top scorer latc
The Under 19 inter-schools cricket tournament (Division One, Two and Three) which came to a standstill in March due to the spread of the coronavirus is scheduled to continue once the green
Former Australia selector Michael O’Connor has said the Wallabies’ World Cup campaign in Japan was doomed to failure due to confusion over coach Michael Cheika’s game plan and appalling training standards within the playing group.
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