(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Australian Open champion Roger Federer beat Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in an all-Swiss final to win the BNP Paribas Open – his fifth Indian Wells triumph."Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to win BNP Paribas Open"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Roger Federer played superbly to claim a third straight win over Rafael Nadal for the first time in his career and reach the last eight in Indian Wells."Roger Federer powers past Rafael Nadal, Kyrgios beats Djokovic"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Shashank Manohar, the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has stepped down after 8-months in the role."Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC independent Chairman"
(GALLE, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka Cricket team’s Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm Spinner in Test Cricket on Saturday (11), claiming 6 for 59 to bowl his team to an emphatic 259-run victory against Bangladesh National Cricket team in the first Test at the Galle International Stadium."Rangana Herath 6 wicket haul leads Sri Lanka to thumping win over Bangladesh"
(AUCKLAND, LANKAPUVATH) – Hughie Fury, cousin of former World Heavyweight Champion Tyson, will fight New Zealand’s Joseph Parker for the WBO Heavyweight Title in Auckland on 6 May."Hughie Fury to face Joseph Parker for WBO Heavyweight Title in New Zealand in May"
(LAHORE, LANKAPUVATH) – Pakistan tightened security in the City of Lahore ahead of a hugely anticipated final of its domestic cricket league on Sunday (05), pushing ahead with a rare high-profile match despite a recent spike in Islamist violence."After bombs, Pakistan tightens security for rare major cricket match"
CR & FC virtually thrashed a hapless CH and FC by 62 points (10 tries, 6 conversions) to 3 (1 drop goal) in their Dialog ‘A’ Division inter-club league rugby second round match played at CR & FC grounds, Longden Place yesterday. At half time CR led 24-nil. It was an awesome performance orchestrated by CR and FC speedy winger Randitha Warnapura who scored two breathtaking tries to go along with two brilliant tries scored…"CR & FC outrun CH & FC by 62-03"
Lasith Ranasinghe of Bandaranayake College, Gampaha and M.K. Poornima Jayamali of Leeds International College, Panadura set up two new meet records on the second day of the 32nd All Island School Athletic Meet at Bogambara yesterday. In the boys under 17 javelin throw event Lasith recorded 66.96 metres while Poornima Jayamali leaped 1.74 metres in the under 19 girls high jump event. The previous record (65.51 metres) of I.A. Paranagama of Nalanda College, Colombo in…"32nd All Island School Athletic Meet : Two meet records set up on second day"
DURBAN: Even after a 121-run loss in the second One-Day International against South Africa in Durban on Wednesday (February 1), Graham Ford, the Sri Lanka coach, stressed on focusing on the positives. After the hosts posted 307 for 6, Sri Lanka were shot down for 186 with no significant resistance coming from any of their batsmen. “For some of the guys it’s a bit of a jolt to come and see how tough it is to…"Despite another dismal show: Ford sees improvemen"