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Avani Lekhara clinches second gold at Para Shooting World Cup 2022 in France.

Avani Lekhara clinches second gold at Para Shooting World Cup 2022 in France.
Tokyo Paralympics champion Avani Lekhara once again proved her mettle after she clinched her second Gold in the ongoing Para Shooting World Cup in Châteauroux, France. Making an impressive comeback to take the World Cup title from Slovakian veteran Veronika Vadovicova, Lekh…
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Angelo Mathews and Tuba Hassan crowned ICC Players of the Month for May.

Angelo Mathews and Tuba Hassan crowned ICC Players of the Month for May.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Sri Lanka’s batting star Angelo Mathews and Pakistan’s debutante spin sensation Tuba Hassan have been voted the ICC Men’s and Women’s Players of the Month for May 2022. Mathews was voted the recipient of the ICC Men’…
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Mithali Raj retires from international cricket.

Mithali Raj retires from international cricket.
Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj (39 years old), hailing from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, announced her retirement from all forms of International cricket. Previously in September 2019, she retired from twenty 20 International (T20Is) but continued to play One Day I…
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Rafael Nadal wins 2022 French Open, seals 22nd Grand Slam title.

Rafael Nadal wins 2022 French Open, seals 22nd Grand Slam title.
The 2022 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 22 May to 5 June 2022, comprising singles, doubles and mixed doubles play. Iga Świątek won the women’s singles event, capturi…
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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Spanish Grand Prix.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Spanish Grand Prix.
Formula One world champion, Max Verstappen won the Spanish Grand Prix in a Red Bull to take over at the top from Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who retired with an engine failure while leading at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Mexican Sergio Perez finished second, 13 seconds b…
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Malinga appointed Sri Lanka's bowling strategy coach.

Malinga appointed Sri Lanka's bowling strategy coach.
Lasith Malinga, the former fast bowler and captain, has been appointed Sri Lanka's bowling strategy coach for the white-ball leg of the team's home series against Australia, which gets underway on June 7 in Colombo. Malinga, during the tour, will support Sri Lanka…
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Former Windies captain Daren Sammy conferred with prestigious Sitara-I-Pakistan award

Former Windies captain Daren Sammy conferred with prestigious Sitara-I-Pakistan award
Former West Indies captain, Daren Sammy has been conferred with the Sitara-i-Pakistan Award for Services to Pakistan during a ceremony. The 38-year-old all-rounder was being recognized for his role in helping bring international cricket back to Pakistan. It is the third-hig…
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IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2022.

IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2022.
The 12th edition of the 2022 International Boxing Association (IBA) Women’s World Boxing Championship (WWBC) was held at Başakşehir Youth and Sports Facility, Istanbul, Turkey. The event saw the participation of 310 Boxers from 73 nations. Belarusian and Russian boxers were…
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Kenton Cool reaches record-breaking 16th Everest summit.

Kenton Cool reaches record-breaking 16th Everest summit.
British mountaineer Kenton Cool has successfully completed his record-breaking 16th summit of Mount Everest. The climber became the first non-Nepali person to complete the 8,849m (29,032ft) peak 16 times. In his previous 15 trips up Everest, he has been a guide to other well-…
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Yupun Abeykoon sets new national and South Asian record.

Yupun Abeykoon sets new national and South Asian record.
Sri Lanka’s Yupun Abeykoon has set a new national record and a South Asian record in the men’s 200 meters during an athletic meet held in Italy.  The Italy-based Sri Lankan sprinter shattered the existing South Asian and Sri Lanka records in the 200 meters event by clocking …
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2021 Summer Deaflympics.

2021 Summer Deaflympics.
The 2021 Summer Deaflympics, officially known as the XXIV Summer Deaflympic Games, and commonly known as Caxias 2021, is the international multi-sport event that was held in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, as the main host city from 1 May to 15 May 2022.  In addition to Caxias, there…
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Manchester City win fourth Premier League in five years on final day.

Manchester City win fourth Premier League in five years on final day.
Manchester City won their fourth Premier League title in five years on Sunday (May 22) but nearly let the trophy slip from their hands, coming back from two goals down to beat Aston Villa with three goals inside an electrifying five minutes late in the second half. After an …
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South Korea Wins Uber Cup 2022

South Korea Wins Uber Cup 2022
After a thrilling final at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, Korea stunned defending champions China to capture their second Uber Cup title. Korea fought back from behind twice to deny China a record-extending 16th title in the famous team tournament in a tie that last…
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World’s oldest chess grandmaster Yuri Averbakh passes away.

World’s oldest chess grandmaster Yuri Averbakh passes away.
Russian chess grandmaster, Yuri Averbakh who was among the world’s best players for a decade, trained world champions and was the last surviving participant in one of the greatest competitions in history, has died in Moscow at 100.  He won the Moscow Championship in 1949 and…
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Inter Milan clinch Italian Cup with 4-2 victory over Juventus in final.

Inter Milan clinch Italian Cup with 4-2 victory over Juventus in final.
Inter Milan were crowned the 2022 Italian Cup champions after beating Juventus 4-2 in the final late Wednesday 11th.  Nicolo Barella scored an early opener for Inter Milan before Juventus took a 2-1 lead with goals scored by Alex Sandro and Dusan Vlahovic. With 10 minutes to …
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The World's 10 Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes 2022.

The World's 10 Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes 2022.
Lionel Messi has topped the list of Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes 2022 with a reported income of $130 million, followed by Basketball player, Lebron James with $121.2 million while Cristiano Ronaldo was third with $115 million.  Messi had moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-G…
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Italian Open Tennis Tournament 2022.

Italian Open Tennis Tournament 2022.
World No.1 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the 79th edition of the Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) in Rome and to capture the 38th ATP Masters 1000 crown. Novak Djokovic became the fifth man in the Open Era to earn 1,000 match wins …
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World Snooker Championship Title 2022 won by Ronnie O’Sullivan.

World Snooker Championship Title 2022 won by Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Ronnie O’Sullivan (England) has won the 2022 World Snooker Championship by defeating Judd Trump (England) against 18-13 in the finals, which were held from April 16 to May 2, 2022 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The tournament was organised by the World Snook…
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Real Madrid Clinch Record-Extending 35th Spanish League Title.

Real Madrid Clinch Record-Extending 35th Spanish League Title.
Real Madrid clinched a record-extending 35th Spanish league title after its reserve squad comfortably defeated Espanyol 4-0. Rodrygo scored twice and Marco Asensio and substitute Karim Benzema added a goal each to give Madrid its second league title in three seasons, and th…
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SLC announces 14 new coaching appointments.

SLC announces 14 new coaching appointments.
Sri Lanka Cricket, as part of the restructuring program of the High-Performance Center made the 14 appointments to the Coaching Unit. The changes are aimed at further enhancing the focus on the National Team, ‘A,’ Emerging Team and as well as the Under 19 Team. The new coachi…
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