Goodbye ‘Dilscoop’, Dilshan to retire after Australia series

Goodbye ‘Dilscoop’, Dilshan to retire after Australia series

Aug 25 - Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan will quit international cricket after the ongoing limited overs series against Australia, the swashbuckling opener announced on Thursday. "I have decided to retire from the ODIs after the third match in Dambulla (on Sunday) and will play the two Twenty20s and then retire completely," Dilshan told local media. After the conclusion of the...

Usain Bolt pictured with another mystery woman as he parties into the small hours for second night in London

Usain Bolt pictured with another mystery woman as he parties into the small hours for second night in London

Danny Boyle London, August 25/The Telegraph: Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world, has been pictured with another mystery woman on a second night out in London as he continues to celebrate his Rio Olympic success. The athlete - who was earlier this week pictured with a Brazilian student amid rumours he would be marrying his girlfriend Kasi Bennett after the Games - was...

Pakistan becomes number one Test team in the world

Pakistan becomes number one Test team in the world

Karachi, August 22 (Dawn): Pakistan's Test team made history Monday as it clinched the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings after the rain-hit fourth and last Test between the West Indies and India ended as a draw. Misbah-ul-Haq was delighted to become the first Pakistan captain to inspire his side to the top of the Test rankings. ICC-cricket.com...

The most memorable social moments from 2016 Olympics

The most memorable social moments from 2016 Olympics

Aug 22 - Rio wasn't a big disaster like many had predicted. But it came packed with thrills and controversies that got people talking. The games in Rio shattered several records and introduced a new generation of Olympic stars like Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and Fu Yuanhi. Here's a look back at some of those triumphant moments as well as...

Sri Lanka picks 18 year old Avishka Fernando for first two ODIs against Australia

Sri Lanka picks 18 year old Avishka Fernando for first two ODIs against Australia

Andrew Fidel Fernando Colombo, August 20 (ESPN Cricinfo): A starring turn in the recent Sri Lanka Under-19 team's tour of England has earned top-order batsman Avishka Fernando a call-up to Sri Lanka's squad for the first two ODIs against Australia. Left-arm spinner Amila Aponso has also been named in a national squad for the first time, following good outings in South Africa with the Sri...

They fought like girls

They fought like girls

Sharda Ugra/ESPN.IN Rio De Janeiro, August 1: The next few days blur the Rio Olympics past our eyes and minds and slide it into our ever-crowded memories, let's pause and take a breath. Take a moment to remember this time in Indian sport because it will never come again. Not because Indian athletes won't be able to repeat the achievements...

Sindhu gets for India its first silver in Rio Olympics

Sindhu gets for India its first silver in Rio Olympics

Rio De Janeiro, August 19 (PTI): P V Sindhu's gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ended in heart-break in when she went down fighting against Spain's Carolina Marin and settled for a silver in the women's singles badminton competition of the Rio Olympics here today. The 21-year-old Indian crumbled under the relentless pressure created by Marin...

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