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Arjuna Ranatunga bemoans Sri Lanka’s reliance on spin

Sri Lanka’s heavy reliance on its spin bowlers threatens to undermine their chances at the next cricket World Cup on the faster pitches of England, according to former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga.

27 Aug 2016 2:06 AM

Redemption for Neymar

Just two weeks ago Neymar’s commitment to the Olympic team was questioned by Brazil’s fans.

27 Aug 2016 1:36 AM

Tillakaratne Dilshan to retire after Australia series

Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan will quit international cricket after the ongoing limited overs series against Australia, the swashbuckling opener announced on Thursday.

26 Aug 2016 6:42 AM

All-round heroics help Sri Lanka to big win

Australia’s James Faulkner claimed his maiden hat-trick but could not deny Sri Lanka a series-levelling 82-run victory in the second one-day international on Wednesday.

25 Aug 2016 5:50 AM

Rio 2016: Impenetrable Claressa Shields

United States' Claressa Maria Shields displays her gold medals - from London and from Rio - for the women's middleweight 75-kg boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo: AP)

23 Aug 2016 12:26 AM

Rio 2016: Smelling Rose(s) all the way

Britain’s Justin Rose and South Korea’s Inbee Park won the first gold medals in golf in more than 100 years as the sport made a solid return to the Olympics despite the absence of eight of the top 15

23 Aug 2016 12:22 AM

Rio 2016: In-sync Russians on song

With routines revolving around mermaids and gypsies or played out to the backdrop of a megalopolis, Russia’s synchronised swimmers flawlessly soared out of the water to win even more gold for the spor

22 Aug 2016 11:42 PM

USA cagers nail gold again

Completing a third consecutive unbeaten run to Olympic gold, the United States captured a sixth Games title with NBA talent in seven tries by routing Serbia 96-66 in the final.

22 Aug 2016 11:38 PM

Colourful closing ceremony brings an end to Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed to mark the official end of the 16-day sporting spectacle.

22 Aug 2016 9:28 AM

Rio 2016: Neymar steps down after golden feat

Brazil captain Neymar celebrates scoring the winning penalty in the men’s football final in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

22 Aug 2016 6:34 AM