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Cricket: Khettarama, Pallekele and Dambulla to get swimming pools

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May 12, 2019 06:00 am

Months after plans for a swimming pool at Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) High Performance Center at R. Premadasa Stadium were abandoned by the previous Thilanga Sumathipala adm...


NOCSL to amend constitutions to allow unlimited terms

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May 12, 2019 03:00 am

Just over a year after the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) introduced term limits to promote good governance and avoid concentration of power around a few indivi...


Cricket: SLC to act serious on illegal bowling actions

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May 12, 2019 12:00 am

Illegal bowling actions have been one of the major talking points in world cricket in the recent past.  One of the major instances where a player was called for an ...


U-19 Rugby: Arrangements for restart of Schools rugby in the pipeline

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May 11, 2019 10:00 pm

According to the latest developments, the 75th Bradby Shield matches has been planned to be played on June 1 and 15 at Pallekele and Colombo respectively.  The Sri ...


Cricket: Sanath Jayasundara charged under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code

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May 11, 2019 09:44 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Sanath Jayasundara with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.  Jayasundara, a performance analys...


Cricket: SLC suspends Avishka Gunawardena

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May 11, 2019 10:21 am

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has suspended Avishka Gunawardena, after the International Cricket Council charged him under its Anti-Corruption Code. "SLC suspended Avishk...


Cricket: Avishka Gunawardana suspended from all forms pending ICC inquiry

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May 10, 2019 10:17 am

Former Sri Lanka national cricketer and Sri Lanka 'A' coach Avishka Gunawardana has been suspended from all cricket pending inquiry for violating ICC’s Anti Corrup...


Sri Lankan team to leave for ICC World Cup today

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May 07, 2019 09:30 am

The Sri Lankan team will leave for England today in order to take part in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup which will be held in England and Wales this year. The ...


Horseracing: RTC takes Nuwara Eliya Racecourse to global index

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May 05, 2019 03:00 pm

The Nuwara Eliya Racecourse, situated 6129 feet above sea level, is listed among the top 100 horseracing courses in the world, according to the latest edition of 'Remarkabl...


Cricket: Sri Lanka step into ICC CWC as overall underdogs

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May 05, 2019 12:00 pm

Subpar on-field performance, match-fixing investigations and issues with the Maitland Place headquarters appear to have impacted severely on one of Sri Lanka's top brands--...


Martial Arts: 16-year-old Navindra Fernando is Australia's Muaythai Champion

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May 05, 2019 09:00 am

Sri Lanka-born, 16-year-old Navindra Fernando, a student of Melbourne Secondary School, won the Muaythai National Championship in Australia, at the 2019 Australian Muaythai Nati...


Athletics: Vidusha Lakshani - Sri Lanka's farsighted Triple Jumper

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May 05, 2019 06:00 am

Women's Triple Jumper Vidusha Lakshani's solitary medal for Sri Lanka at the just concluded Asian Athletic Championship 2019 in Doha, Qatar was overshadowed by the dre...


Cricket: SLC tighten team security for World Cup

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May 05, 2019 03:00 am

As Sri Lanka set to embark on their two-month long tour of England and Wales to compete at cricket’s global showpiece-the World Cup, the board has taken additions measures...


NOC: No VIP status for NOCSL says Ministry of Sports

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May 05, 2019 12:00 am

The Sports Ministry has made it mandatory for the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) to audit their annual accounts through the government auditor--the Auditor Gene...


U-19 Rugby: Schools League to commence after security clearance

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May 04, 2019 09:00 pm

The Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) will commence the second leg of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship 2019, after it is given clearance from Min...


Horseracing: Former rugby stalwart, Kanagasabai now heads RTC

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May 04, 2019 07:48 pm

Newly elected President of the Royal Turf Club (RTC), the local entity in-charge of horseracing in Sri Lanka, Ranjan Kanagasabai, ensures a flowing calendar of 'extremely v...


Rugby: Malaysia claim win 31-26 after late comeback from Sri Lanka

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May 04, 2019 07:33 pm

Malaysia claimed an inspiring 31-26 win, despite a late surge from Sri Lanka in a friendly international rugby match played in Kuala Lumpur a short while ago today (4). ...


MAS unveils Sri Lankan ICC World Cup jersey made out of recycled ocean plastic

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May 03, 2019 06:01 pm

MAS Holdings today (May 03) unveiled the jersey of the Sri Lankan team for the upcoming ICC World Cup cricket tournament this year. A unique feature of the kit was ...


Kumar Sangakkara named new MCC president

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May 02, 2019 08:06 am

Former Sri Lanka cricket veteran Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the next president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Sangakkara, 41, will be the first non-British pr...


U-19 Rugby: Schools League to commence after security clearance

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April 25, 2019 11:25 am

The Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) will commence the second leg of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship 2019, after it is given clearance from Min...


Cricket: SLC calls off Sri Lanka's WC pre-training camps

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April 25, 2019 11:14 am

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to call off the planned preparation camps in which the announced 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 was to take part this wee...


Athletes: Lankans target world qualification as Asian Championship kicks off in Doha

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April 21, 2019 06:00 am

Sri Lanka’s leading athletes will be exploding into action at the Khalifa International Stadium on Sunday (21) when the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships gets underway in...


Motorsports: Fox Hill Supercross 2019 on Sunday

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April 21, 2019 03:00 am

Sri Lanka's most celebrated and top rated motorsports event to be held annually, the Fox Hill Supercross 2019, will rev up with a fleet of 28 events at the Military Academy...


Horseracing: RTC Magic Million Cup on Sunday

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April 21, 2019 12:00 am

With the sensational outcome where Spirited Touch outsmarted champion mare Alcazaba to clinch the RTC Governor's Cup 2019 at the Racecourse in Nuwara Eliya on April 15, the...


SLC releases names of 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

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April 18, 2019 02:07 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today released its 15-member squad which will take part at the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Yesterday, SLC, in press comm...


Dian Gomes elected to Asian Boxing Confederation

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April 18, 2019 12:13 pm

Dian Gomes, President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka was elected as a member of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) yesterday (Apr 17). The Boxing regional bod...


Cricket: Lasith Malinga set to retire from International stage

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April 18, 2019 10:13 am

Speedster and former Sri Lanka captain of ODIs and T20s, Lasith Malinga is likely to retire from international cricket according to sources close to the cricketer.  ...


Dimuth Karunaratne to captain Sri Lanka at ICC World Cup 2019

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April 17, 2019 07:43 pm

Dimuth Karunaratne has been appointed as the captain of the Sri Lankan team for the upcoming cricket world cup, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said. Karunaratne's appointme...


Dialog-ST 2019: Top contenders step on gas, at last few bends

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April 07, 2019 06:00 am

All-Island Schools segment leader Navod Paranavithana of Mahinda College, Galle, doubled up his pace to gain a mammoth lead of 25768 from the rest, as the results of the end of ...


Rugby: SLSRFA President makes shocking exit

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April 07, 2019 03:00 am

Ranjith Chandrasekara, the President of Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) has tendered his resignation according to reliable sources.  Chandrase...






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