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  Sri Lanka to name Mickey Arthur as head coach: source

Sri Lanka to name Mickey Arthur as head coach: source

South African Mickey Arthur is to be named Sri Lanka’s head coach, replacing Chandika Hathurusingha, who was stripped of his coaching responsibilities following a disappointing World Cup, an official source said on Wednesday. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 5, 2019  12:09 am
SAG ‘19: Sri Lanka bags 5 golds to move up in medal tally

SAG ‘19: Sri Lanka bags 5 golds to move up in medal tally

Sri Lanka has made its way up to the third place in the South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 medal tally as the second day of the tournament unfolded today (03). MORE..

(0) Comments | December 3, 2019  03:36 pm
Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or award

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or award

Lionel Messi won a record sixth men’s Ballon d’Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk to take the honours. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 3, 2019  12:17 pm
Sri Lanka Test squad named for Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka Test squad named for Pakistan tour

Former captains Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal have been named in the 16-man Test squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket for the upcoming tour of Pakistan. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 29, 2019  01:53 pm
Malinga shelves retirement plan, to continue for 2 years

Malinga shelves retirement plan, to continue for 2 years

Sri Lanka captain and veteran pacer Lasith Malinga has had a rethink on his decision to retire after next year’s Twenty20 World Cup, saying he can carry on for another two years. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 20, 2019  01:39 pm
Women’s football: Why a scoreboard in Brazil read 0.8 after a goal

Women’s football: Why a scoreboard in Brazil read 0.8 after a goal

For long, equal pay has been a point of discussion in women’s sport, including football. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 18, 2019  05:38 pm
France, England, Turkey and Czech Republic qualify for Euro 2020

France, England, Turkey and Czech Republic qualify for Euro 2020

England, France, Turkey and Czech Republic secured EURO 2020 finals following Thursday’s results in the qualifying group matches. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 15, 2019  04:45 pm
Test cricket returns to Pakistan after a decade as SL confirm series in Dec

Test cricket returns to Pakistan after a decade as SL confirm series in Dec

Test cricket will return to Pakistan after more than a decade with Sri Lanka on Thursday agreeing to a two-match series in December, which will be a part of the traditional format’s ongoing ICC World Championship. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 14, 2019  01:44 pm
Sri Lanka criminalises offences related to match-fixing

Sri Lanka criminalises offences related to match-fixing

Sri Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing as its parliament passed all three readings of a bill labelled “Prevention of Offences Related to Sports”. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 12, 2019  12:51 pm
International bookie held in KPL match-fixing scandal

International bookie held in KPL match-fixing scandal

An alleged international bookie was arrested on Sunday in connection with the Karnataka Premier League match fixing case, police said. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 11, 2019  01:49 pm
Verona bans head ultra for 11 years after Balotelli abuse

Verona bans head ultra for 11 years after Balotelli abuse

Serie A has confirmed a one-match partial stadium closure for Hellas Verona after supporters racially abused Brescia’s Mario Balotelli, while the club has banned its head ultra for 11 years after defending the discriminatory chants. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2019  12:41 pm
Rugby World Cup Final: South Africa crush England to clinch third crown

Rugby World Cup Final: South Africa crush England to clinch third crown

South Africa captured its third Rugby World Cup championship on Saturday, defeating a favored England team, 32-12, and extending the dominance of teams from the Southern Hemisphere in the tournament. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 2, 2019  04:53 pm