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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
New Zealand beat Wales to clinch third place at World Cup

New Zealand beat Wales to clinch third place at World Cup

Veteran winger Ben Smith scored a classy try double as New Zealand beat Wales 40-17 to clinch third spot at the Rugby World Cup on Friday in the perfect send-off for storied coach Steve Hansen. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 1, 2019  06:27 pm
Warner steers Australia to series sweep of Sri Lanka

Warner steers Australia to series sweep of Sri Lanka

David Warner capped a brilliant return to form on home soil with a third successive half-century to fire Australia to a seven-wicket victory and a 3-0 series sweep of Sri Lanka in Melbourne on Friday. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 1, 2019  06:19 pm
Sangakkara to captain MCC against Essex in Sri Lanka

Sangakkara to captain MCC against Essex in Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara, the first overseas president of the Marylebone Cricket Club, will lead the MCC against English County champions Essex in Sri Lanka next year. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 1, 2019  12:11 pm
Glenn Maxwell takes indefinite break with mental health struggles

Glenn Maxwell takes indefinite break with mental health struggles

Glenn Maxwell, the Australia all-rounder, has taken a break from cricket due to struggles with mental health, Cricket Australia stated on Thursday, 31 October, says the International Cricket Council. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 31, 2019  01:50 pm