Thirteen-year-old Bhanuka Rathnayaka is a promising motorcyclist who, in his short span of professional motorcycling, has already won many awards and titles.
The 2015 World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14-March 29 where India will be the defending champions in the 14-nation tournament.
Grand slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended the year still setting the standard.
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Thursday marks 100 days to go to the start of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. AFP Sports looks at the current strengths and weaknesses of the 14 finalists
Overcoming the most difficult realities during and after the 30-year civil war, a group of young cricketers have made great strides in showing the hidden talent waiting to be discovered in the North and East of the country.
At the 2012 London Olympics, before 80,000 roaring fans and a constellation of camera flashes, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon.
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi made his competitive debut for Barcelona on this day ten years ago.
After what at one stage earlier this month looked like a vast game of musical chairs, reigning champions India ended up topping the world rankings when the five-month countdown to the 2015 World Cup started on Sunday.
Jerome Valcke, FIFA’s General Secretary, who was in Colombo on a two-day visit in an exclusive interview with Daily Mirror, said that the world governing body would give its fullest support for the development of football in Sri Lanka.
Mario Balotelli joined Liverpool from AC Milan on Monday. Here AFP Sports looks at five moments of madness from the controversial Italian striker.
A proud Muslim of Pakistani descent featuring a luxuriant black beard has become a cult figure after performing heroics with the ball during England’s spirited fightback in the current series against India.
Since making his Test debut against India in 1997, Jayawardane, 37, has reached many milestones, in his 18-year-long international career and in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mirror Jayawardane discuss his career, the reasons behind the retirement, his rivalry with friend Kumar Sangakkara, future of the game in Sri Lanka and life after cricket.
The schools rugby season may have ended and with it the Peterites can certainly hold their heads high after a splendid performance this year. But the celebrations of the Peterites took a different twist commencing last weekend when after 30 long years the rugby side of 1984 gathered to reminisce the golden era where they donned the blue, white and gold jersey with aplomb.
“I’m so happy for him. I didn’t say much to him – I know he was just overwhelmed”
Mithun Perera and K Prabagaran are considered Sri Lanka’s best professional golfers. While there is no official ranking system in Sri Lanka for professional golfers, to back this claim, their success on the Indian golf tour has earned the duo that title and proved that they are Sri Lanka’s best hope for international glory.
“He was taking starts, not only this game but in the last game as well. We gave him two warnings, and I don’t know what else you can do to stop him doing that, so we had to go for it. I would stick by it. What we did was completely within the rules. We warned him in the last game too.”
“We have not got anything so far. Not even the match fees for the Asia Cup.” – An unnamed Sri Lankan cricketer states.
“I always believed, but we know that to score in 92 minutes is a lucky moment but when you force the game all the time and you believe, it’s always more easy.” – Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his emotions during the Champions league final.
“This one is for the manager and the fans who have believed in us, even when things have not gone well.” – Aaron Ramsey