You cannot be serious: Murray hits back at McEnroe claim

Published : 2:16 pm  June 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray has slammed John McEnroe’s claim the world number one should be seen as ‘a distant fourth’ behind old rivals Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Mayweather, McGregor agree to August boxing super-fight

Published : 2:29 pm  June 16, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts icon Conor McGregor confirmed plans for a long-awaited showdown on Wednesday, triggering both criticism and anticipation for what is set to be one of the richest fights in history.

‘Garbage’ man Murray, Nadal eye dream final

Published : 3:46 pm  June 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal can edge closer to an intriguing French Open final rich in landmark moments on Friday after drastically contrasting campaigns in Paris.

Nadal, Djokovic into quarters as champion Muguruza exits

Published : 2:30 pm  June 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and title-holder Novak Djokovic surged into the French Open quarter-finals for a record-equalling 11th time on Sunday, but reigning women’s champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16

Nadal merciless as Djokovic toils in Paris

Published : 1:18 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal lost just one game in a ruthless display to reach the French Open last 16 on Friday, but title-holder Novak Djokovic needed five sets to survive.

Winless Froome confident for Dauphine

Published : 1:07 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chris Froome heads into the start of the week-long Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday with uncertainty surrounding his form and fitness.

Murray struggled for focus after reaching top

Published : 7:10 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray admits he struggled to stay motivated after a scintillating surge in form that propelled him to the top of the world rankings only a few months ago.

Nadal primed as Murray seeks clay court redemption in Rome

Published : 7:16 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Whether he likes it or not, Rafael Nadal will seek to rubber-stamp his status as the favourite for the French Open when he heads to the Rome Masters Monday looking to underline his return to form on clay.

Froome helps Viviani to Romandie cycling win

Published : 10:23 pm  April 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Italian sprinter Elia Viviani missed the cut for Sky’s Giro d’Italia line-up on Friday but bounced back by winning stage three of the Tour of Romandie in Switzerland.

Farah sets new European record in final indoor race

Published : 10:10 am  February 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000 metres at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in a new European record time of 13 minutes 9.16 seconds.

HighVoltage SC win inaugural trophy

Published : 4:04 pm  December 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The inaugural HighVoltage Challenge Trophy softball cricket tournament organized by the HighVoltage Sports Club, in which 12 teams participated, was won by the hosts.

Le Clos breaks 100m fly world record to win world short course gold

Published : 10:11 am  December 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly.

Ranjith Jayawardena represents Sri Lanka at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series

Published : 2:15 pm  November 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ranjith Jayawardena, is representing Sri Lanka at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series which started yesterday at the Titanic Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey.

Inter-International Schools’ Swimming C’ships this weekend

Published : 1:13 am  November 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The 22nd Inter-International Schools’ Swimming Championships, hosted by Asian International School (AIS) Colombo, will be held on November 5 and 6 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool.

Rousey to return to UFC in December

Published : 11:58 am  October 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey is poised to return to the Octagon on December 30, taking on UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes.

Mifran, Nimali win Best Athletes’ awards 

Published : 7:13 am  October 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mohammad Mifran and Nimali Liyanarachchi were named Best Athlete Men’s and Women’s respectively at the 42nd National Sports Festival which concluded at the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna yesterday.

Gateway College unveils new sports facilities

Published : 5:36 pm  September 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Gateway College, Rajagiriya unveiled their new sports facilities under the patronage of Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister of Sports yesterday. The occasion was attended by many distinguished sporting personalities, teachers, sportsmen and women and well wishers. The school would be celebrating their 20th anniversary next year.

Lyceum conquers California

Published : 10:33 pm  September 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka clinched several gold medals at the recently held International Traditional Karatedō Championship and Seminar in California. The Championship, which took place from July 22 to 24 at the Soka University, saw the participation of six other countries, including the United States, Ireland, and Denmark.

Fury ‘medically unfit’ to defend title

Published : 9:01 am  September 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Britain’s controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s title rematch with Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko has been called off for a second time as the titleholder is “medically unfit to fight”, his camp said.

Boxing star Alvarez finished for 2016 after breaking hand

Published : 11:27 am  September 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will not fight again this year after suffering a fracture to his right hand after his bruising defeat of Liam Smith, his promoters said.

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