Briton Simon Yates dropped out of the Giro d’Italia yesterday due to a knee problem, as Santiago Buitrago went on to win on stage 17, a 165-kilometre ride from Ponte di Legno to Lavarone.
Angelo Mathews and Dhananjaya de Silva each hit a fifty and put on a 102-run partnership to keep Sri Lanka going strong in the rain-hit second Test against Bangladesh yesterday. Mathews remained unbeaten on 58 after de Silva was out for the same score to take Sri Lanka to 282-5 at stumps on the thir
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Lucknow Super Giants by 14 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) eliminator on the back of a sensational century from Rajat Patidar in Kolkata yesterday.
Andrew Strauss has launched a performance review aimed at making England “the best in the world at all formats” within the next five years.
Mohamed Salah has confirmed he will see out his contract at Liverpool next season, but the Egypt forward remains non-committal on his future at Anfield beyond 2023. Salah’s contract expires at the end of next season and talks over a new deal have dragged on for months without a resolution.
Openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Oshada Fernando each hit a fifty as Sri Lanka gave Bangladesh a fitting reply in the second Test in Dhaka yesterday.
South African batsman David Miller smashed an unbeaten 68 to lead newcomers Gujarat Titans into the Indian Premier league final with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals yesterday.
Czech rider Jan Hirt took the 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia yesterday to claim his first ever Grand Tour win, while Richard Carapaz held on to his slender overall lead after a brutal mountain stage.