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In terms of popularity and viewership unarguably the ICC Cricket World Cup is the third largest sporting extravaganza in the world after FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympics. So it is no surprise that cricketers tend to make use of this tournament as their swan song to bring an end to their international careers.

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With the expected backing of European body UEFA, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein’s hopes of becoming the first Asian president of FIFA will rest on his ability to sway support at home in the Asian Football Confederation. UEFA and AFC members will account for 100 votes -- almost half of the total -- at the May elections in Zurich, where the 39-year-old Jordanian royal...

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Rugby - Kandy SC regained the top spot after a good show in the first round of the Division I rugby league tournament. They are expected to play against CH and FC in the second round game on 18th January at Nittawella. Kandy SC who have pocketed 40 points in eight games, have won seven and lost one.

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MELBOURNE, - The 2015 Asian Cup was launched in Melbourne on Friday with an opening ceremony featuring hip-hop music and indigenous dancers before kickoff between hosts Australia and Kuwait in the opening match of the tournament. Sixteen of the continent’s top teams will battle over three weeks in front of over half a million spectators, organisers estimate, with a global television...

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In an endeavour to improve the young golfers in Sri Lanka the Sri Lanka Golf Union will have a sports psychologist named Adrian McInman to conduct a workshop on mental training at the Ridgeways on January 11 and 12. McInman will make the golfers how to understand and utilize simple effective and time – efficient psychological techniques to improve their scores.

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Former captain and versatile full back of Sri Lanka’s soccer M. Anver Ameer lamented that he is a forgotten man by the present administration of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL).Ameer says that he and the legendary player P.D. Sirisena played together for the national team for a long time and both have captained the national team...

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