Sri Lanka clip Windies by one wicket in rain-hit ODI

November 02, 2015 in Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) -- Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed 59 off 32 balls as Sri Lanka edged past the West Indies by one wicket in the rain-curtailed first One Day International in Colombo yesterday. Set a Duckworth-Lewis target of 163 in 26 overs, the hosts survived anxious...

‘Very, very good’

October 30, 2015 in Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CMC) -- Newly appointed Test captain Jason Holder has been given a passing grade by interim head coach Eldine Baptiste, who says the 23-year-old needs to continue to back himself in the role. Holder was elevated to the Test captaincy prior to the...

Why not Stephen Curry as the NBA’s best?

October 28, 2015 in Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors interim coach Luke Walton had plenty to say after a frenetic 111-95 victory that followed Golden State's first championship ring ceremony in four decades. His astonished uttering of, "Steph Curry is unbelievable," might trump all that analysis, though. In the...