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Japanese athletes told not to 'mumble anthem'

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:37

Japan's Olympic team has been warned by the president of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee not to "mumble" the national anthem.

Matthew qualifies for Rio Olympics

Sunday, 03 July 2016 22:30

Sri Lanka swimming sensation Matthew Abeysinghe, already a wild card entry for the upcoming Rio Olympics 2016, created history by becoming the first ever local swimmer to achieve Olympic standard.

'I won't run away from captaincy' - Mathews

Sunday, 03 July 2016 14:32

Angelo Mathews has said he will not "run away" from the Sri Lanka captaincy and insisted he wants to help haul the team out of their current trough.

Cricket in 2024 Olympics if Rome wins hosting bid

Saturday, 02 July 2016 11:06

Cricket will be included in the 2024 Olympics if Rome wins their bid to host the games, the president of the Italian board has said.

Sussex signs Kulasekara for T20 Blast

Friday, 01 July 2016 11:21

Sussex have signed Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara for a short-term NatWest T20 Blast deal as they continue to await the arrival of Mustafizur Rahman.

Messi statue unveiled amid pleas for his return

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:40

A bronze statue of Argentine football star Lionel Messi has been unveiled in Buenos Aires just days after the player announced he was retiring from the national team.

Samaraweera roped in as Cricket Australia's batting consultant

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:07

Former Sri Lanka batsman Thilan Samaraweera is working with some Australia Test players ahead of their tour to Sri Lanka, in his brief consulting stint at Australia's National Cricket Centre in Brisbane.

Roy's rampant 162 sets up stunning chase

Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:15

Jason Roy lit up a gloomy evening in South London with a stunning matchwinning 162 - the second highest ODI score ever made by an England batsman - as Sri Lanka's best batting performance of the series was handed an inferiority complex by a relentless display of hard, clean hitting, allied to the sort of sharp running between the wickets that their own players couldn't come close to emulating.

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