Premier League Cricket: Gunaratne slams unbeaten 146 on Day One


Sri Lanka Test batsman Asela Gunaratne struck  fluent 146 runs as Sri Lanka Army compiled 304-8 against Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) on the first day of the Premier League Tournament Tier 'A' Group 'B' match played at Army Grounds, Panagoda on Friday.

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Premier League Cricket: Rajitha takes six-wicket haul after Akram's advice


Sri Lanka's newest pace bowling senstation, Kasun Rajitha, who plays for Saracens Sports Club,  took a six-wicket haul against Colombo Cricket Club (CCC) on the first day of the Premier League Tier 'A' Group B match played at CCC grounds on Friday.

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Premier League Cricket: Karunaratne, Gunatilleke make tons in season opener


Sri Lanka Test opener Dimuth Karunaratne and Dhanushka Gunatilleke powered Sinhalese Sports Club making two centuries as SSC put on 390-5 at stumps against Tamil Union on the first day of the Premier League Tournament Tier 'A' Group A match played at P Sara Oval, Colombo on Friday.

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Swimming: Kimiko, Kyle leave for World Championships


Two Sri Lankan swimmers Kimiko Raheem and and Kyle Abeysinghe will leave tonight to take part in the  13th FINA World Swimming Championship (25m)  to be held in Canada from December 6 to 11.

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American Vice President elect telephones President Sirisena


Vice President-elect of  Unites States of America (USA) Mike Pence, telephoned President Maithripala Sirisena last night on behalf of President-elect Donald Trump, President Media Unit said.

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Kumar Gunaratnam released from prison


Leader of the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Kumar Gunaratnam was released from the Anuradhapura Prison today after completing his term for violation of Emigration and Immigration laws.

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Lotus Road closed due to protest


Lotus Road in Colombo has been closed for vehicular traffic by police due to a protest.

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Jaliya Wickremasooriya further remanded till Dec 16


Colombo Fort Magistrate today further extended till December 16 the remand order on former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Jaliya Wickremasooriya.

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SLTB requests police protection after 20 buses attacked


The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) has requested police protection for its buses.

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