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IOC inspection team in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) evaluation commission began a four-day inspection of Tokyo’s plans to host the 2020 Olympics today. IOC vice president Craig...

Djokovich brushes off Berdych

Novak Djokovic brushed off Tomas Berdych to claim a fourth Dubai Championships title in five years.  The Serbian world number one extended his winning...

Sri Lankan players won International Golf tournament held in India

Sri Lankan players who won the singles and doubles trophies in the 8th NCR Cup International Golf tournament held in India arrived in the...

Bangladesh captain optimistic despite slew of injuries

Bangladesh team arrived in Sri Lanka without all rounder Shakib Al Hasan, whose calf surgery following a stress injury will keep him out for...

Djokovic meets Berdych in Dubai Open final

Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 17 matches by beating Juan Martin del Potro 6-3 7-6 in the Dubai tennis championship semi-finals yesterday. Djokovic, unbeaten...

Sangakkara in squad for tour match

Kumar Sangakkara has been named in the squad for the Emerging 11 that will play a three-day warm up match in Matara against Bangladesh,...

Sutil secures Force India race seat

After weeks of speculation, Germany’s Adrian Sutil has won the race for the final seat available in Formula 1 this season at Force India....

Bolt to run at Paris Diamond League

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been signed up to run the 200 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Paris in July. Organisers...

Match-fixing hits Lebanon

The Asian Football Confederation is to investigate a report of match-fixing in Lebanon after 24 players were handed down suspensions ranging from three seasons...

West Indies complete series sweep over Zimbabwe

West Indies easily won their third and final one-day international with Zimbabwe in Grenada yesterday to complete a 3-0 series clean sweep. Darren Bravo stroked...