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Football-Atletico Madrid gained a measure of revenge for their defeat by Real Madrid in last season's Champions League final with a derby win away to their rivals.

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(Colombo Lankapuvath)  Reigning La Liga champions Atletico took an early lead at the Bernabeu as Tiago headed in from a corner.

Cristiano Ronaldo, on his return from injury, scored a penalty he had won to bring the teams level soon after.

But Atletico, who had to resist plenty of home pressure, won the game courtesy of Arda Turan's neat finish.

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Oscar Pistorius: IPC will allow him to compete at Rio Paralympics

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(Colombo Lankapuvath)  Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games if he is not in jail, the International Paralympic Committee has revealed.

The South African, 27, was found guilty of culpable homicide on Friday after the judge ruled he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by mistake.

Sentencing will take place on 13 October, but Pistorius could compete at Rio if he has served his sentence.

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Uva Province Sports Complex vested with the public

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(Colombo Lankapuvath)President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the newly built Uva Province Sports Complex.

Sports complexes are coming up in every Province based on the Mahinda Chinthana Forward Vision where it states that at least one fully-fledged sports complex will e established in each Province with modern facilities to provide opportunities for rural sportsmen and women to improve their talents and sports skills.

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Shamed athlete Oscar Pistorius released on bail after being convicted of killing Reeva Steenkamp

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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius walked free today after being found guilty of the manslaughter of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp during a Valentine's Day shooting at his home in Pretoria.

The 27-year-old will be released on bail until his sentencing hearing on October 13 by Judge Thokozile Masipa, who earlier ruled he was guilty of culpable homicide.

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Colombo & Hambantota, venues for 2017 Asian Youth Games

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(Colombo Lankapuvath) The President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Chairman of OCA Sports Congress, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabahhas reconfirmed that Sri Lanka would be endorsed as the Host for the 2017 Asian Youth Games in the cities of Colombo and Hambantota.

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