Thursday, October 19, 2017

Sports

Sports

No slip catch is ever easy because, generally, the ball gathers momentum as it flies towards the cordon. So what is required to be...

After 22 years of glacial progress, the ICC is trying to impose some sort of order on a system that has been growing wild...

The Test series league will see nine teams play six series over two years – three home and three away, while the ODI league...

The narrow win in Abu Dhabi gives Sri Lanka a unique chance for a series win over Pakistan at their neutral venues of the...

Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal scored a magnificent 150 on Friday to place Sri Lanka in a strong position in the first test match...

Amitabh Bachchan shared his experience of meeting India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu on his show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) Sindhu will be seen on the...

Ben Stokes was seen in a video, obtained by The Sun, punching two men outside a night club in Bristol on Monday Days after England...

Australia has produced some of the greatest cricketers - and glovesmen - of all time. Keeping wickets is probably, the most demanding and challenging role...

Johanna Konta has criticised coverage of women’s tennis and believes the sport deserves ‘more credit’ for the skill showcased by its leading lights. Who’s right?...

Five Indians find themselves in the top-20 of the BWF men’s singles rankings with HS Prannoy being the biggest gainer after his quarterfinal showing...
WALAWA SUPERCROSS 2017

Jaffna players debut in Negombo The under 10 Inter School Tennis Tournament concluded recently in Negombo with the participation of over 35 schools displaying their...

Pics by Eshan Dasanayaka

Fielding is a vital skill for cricketers in this day and age Following the steady rise of limited overs cricket, fielding is no longer a...

Sri Lankan all rounder Thisara Perera last week proved that he was a capable finisher when he guided his World XI team to a...

West Indies will need to smash hosts England in the upcoming one-day international series to avoid the ignominy of being forced to qualify for...

LAHORE: New Zealand’s Grant Elliott, part of the World XI squad on Pakistan tour, said he has found the security here to be “amazing”...

Australia have called up Peter Handscomb for the upcoming five-match ODI seriesin India, starting in Chennai on Sunday (September 17), as a cover for...

In what is fantastic news for Zimbabwe, former skipper Brendan Taylor has made himself available for selection for his country by signing a new...

Virat Kohli believes in practising what he preaches. It is in keeping with this principle that the India captain has rejected a multi-crore offer...

Waqar Younis, former Pakistan captain and head coach, will be Islamabad United’s bowling coach for the HBL PSL 2018.  The announcement was made last...

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., named after father Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, was born on September 1 and weighed in at six pounds, 14 ounces....

Seventeen national anti-doping organisations have demanded Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics Less than five months before the start of the Pyeongchang Games,...

Since the inception of the wonderful sport we’ve all grown to love, there have been numerous remarkable, stellar athletes that have graced the game....

With the view of fostering the winning spirit of the country’s children via active engagement with and participation in sports and with the lofty...

The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Regiment (EMER) of the Sri Lanka Army has organized the Walawa Supercross 2017 racing event for the seventh time...

Popular racer Upulwan Serasinghe speaks ... Q : How did you get into racing? I started racing when I was around 24 or 25 years of...

All-rounder Angelo Mathews is perhaps one of the few players in the current Sri Lankan national team who can claim to be a truly...

Jason Holder with all his flaws and limitations is the best candidate to lead the West Indies at present. Their win against England at the...

New Zealand’s cricketers will have a new stop on their limited-overs tour to India in October. They have three ODIs and three T20s, preceded by...

Australia’s Nathan Lyon’s tally of 22 wickets in the two-Test series against Bangladesh propelled the off-spinner to his career-best ranking of No.8. David Warner...

Walawe Supercross Motor Car and Motorcycle Race will be held on September 17 in Uda Walawe, Embilipitiya for the seventh time. The organizers expect...

“For American tennis, there’s no question marks,” Sloane Stephens said with a grin on Thursday night at the US Open. For the first time...

India Women’s captain Mithali Raj, senior player Jhulan Goswami, Smriti Mandhana, Poonam Raut, Harmanpreet Kaur, Veda Krishnamurthy and Deepti Sharma were part of the...

Salman Butt clearly remembers the way he was dismissed against Sri Lanka in Lahore in 2009 — the last batsman out in the last...

Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding today dismissed Brian Lara’s criticism of his conduct during West Indies’ 1980 tour of New Zealand, saying he has...

The 1996 World champions needed two wins in the five-match series to secure a place. Sri Lanka has been unable to seal a direct qualification...

After being felicitated by Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday, Saina Nehwal said that she was sure to win a medal at the World...

The  picturesque Pannala  Race  Track  will  come  alive  once  again   on   the  08th  and  09th  September  2017,  when  the  “Pannala  Circuit  Meet”  is  held.Conducted ...

What’s the story? The connection between West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite and International Pop Icon Rihanna dates back to their school days. And according to...

BY Bandula de Silva, Mohan Dayaratne and the St. Anne’s College Old Boys Union Colombo The young and the old, present and past students of...

After an unusual incident at The Oval cricket ground during the county match between Surrey and Middlesex, the officials decided to suspend the play...

Bangladesh opener, Tamim Iqbal, has been fined 15 percent of his match fees and given one demerit point after being found guilty of breaching...

India cricketer Ambati Rayudu was involved in an altercation with a senior citizen while on his way to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in...

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi has suffered a broken leg in a motocross training accident. Rossi sustained the injury to both the tibia and fibula of...

The 14-time major champion revealed on Twitter Thursday that his doctor gave him the go-ahead to begin chipping golf balls. The tweet was accompanied...

WORLD No.1 Rafael Nadal has battled back after dropping the first set to subdue Japan’s 121st-ranked Taro Daniel and reach the third round of...

Michael Schumacher will remain one the best Formula One drivers of all time even if Lewis Hamilton breaks his records, according to Carlos Sainz...

More than 30% of athletes competing at the 2011 World Championships admitted to using banned substances during their careers, according to a World Anti-Doping...

A world champion runner who won gold at London earlier this month has said he has been attacked by three people in a brutal...

KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore athletes from big-ticket sports like football and athletics put in a sub-par showing at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, said officials...

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