Mahela Jayawardene cracked his 34th century as Sri Lanka overcame early blows to reach 212-3 at tea on the first day of the series-deciding second Test against South Africa Thursday.
Australian World Cup defender Matthew Spiranovic needs ankle surgery and will miss the Western Sydney Wanderers AFC Champions League quarter-final against Guangzhou Evergrande next month, his club said on Thursday.
Six years to the day before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, its top brass predict the Games will have as significant an impact as those of 1964, which marked Japan’s emergence as an economic power.
Scoreboard at lunch on the first day of the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the SSC ground in Colombo on Thursday:
Juan Carlos Garrido sets off this weekend on a journey he hopes will end with him becoming the first Spanish coach to win a CAF club competition.
No-nonsense French coach Philippe Troussier returns to African combat this weekend after a six-year absence when he leads CS Sfaxien against fellow Tunisians Esperance in the CAF Champions League.
Louis van Gaal’s reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy.
Asia-Pacific news calendar from Saturday, July 26 to Friday, August 22:
Rivals at the LPGA International Crown see this week’s global team matches as a sneak peek at the fight for gold in golf’s 2016 Olympic return in Rio de Janeiro.
The NSW Waratahs have the lure of hosting their first Super Rugby final if they can get past the ACT Brumbies, while Richie McCaw bolsters the Canterbury Crusaders for their Coastal Sharks semi-final this weekend.