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Rugby: Four coaches undergo World Rugby educational programme

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August 29, 2019 12:02 pm

Four Sri Lanka coaches, namely Shamly Nawaz, Rajiv Perera, Rohitha Rajapaksa and Duminda Silva, were chosen to take part in a special Educational Programme for Coaches of World ...


Swimming: Renowned coach David Bolling passes away

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August 29, 2019 10:40 am

Former Sri Lanka swimmer, who later became one of Sri Lanka's finest swimming coaches, David Bolling, has passed away today (August 29). The reason for his demise, ...


Cricket: Spinner Ajantha Mendis announces retirement

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August 29, 2019 10:17 am

Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, according to reports.  Mendis, known as the 'mystery spinner', pl...


Athletics: SLADA develops mobile app to verify WADA-prohibited drugs list

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August 28, 2019 05:00 pm

Sri Lanka became the first South Asian country to create an Application (App) to monitor World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) prohibited drugs, which was revealed at the Sri Lanka An...


MCA Cricket: Mercantile Open Sixes on Friday

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August 28, 2019 03:30 pm

The much awaited MCA Open Cricket Sixes, organised by the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA), will be held from Friday (30) with the finals scheduled to be played on Sunday (1...


Netball: Lukshmi Victoria elected new SLNF President

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August 28, 2019 03:07 pm

Lukshmi Victoria was elected uncontested as the new President of Sri Lanka Netball Federation (SLNF) at its elections held a short while ago today (28). With the withdra...


Snooker: MICH celebrate 75 anniversary with 'Pot Black' tourney

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August 28, 2019 02:00 pm

The Moors Islamic Cultural Home (MICH) will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a 'Pot Black' Snooker Tournament this weekend.  The tournament will be hel...


Cricket: Jonty Rhodes to hold coaching stints in Sri Lanka

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August 28, 2019 01:00 pm

Reckoned as the world’s best fielding coach, former South Africa cap Jonty Rhodes will visit Sri Lanka to conduct a series of coaching stints with his coaching partner Rya...


Surfing: WSL set to return to Sri Lanka in September

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August 28, 2019 12:16 pm

The World Surf League (WSL) is thrilled to announce that they will be returning to the idyllic right-hand point breaks of Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, this September for the So Sri La...


Rugby: Danush Dayan to lead Sri Lanka 7s in South Korea

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August 28, 2019 11:50 am

Star Kandy Sports Club player Danush Dayan will lead Sri Lanka at the First Leg of the Asia Sevens Series Rugby Championship 2019, which will kick off this Saturday (31) in Sout...


Cricket: Sri Lanka names final squad for U-19 Asia Cup

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August 27, 2019 04:01 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) released the final squad of 15 players for the Under-19 Youth Asia Cup under the captaincy of Nipun Dananjaya.  The side includes seasoned c...


Cricket: ACC awards 21st Century Media sponsorship rights

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August 27, 2019 03:41 pm

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has awarded the Sponsorship Rights of Asia Cup Tournaments from 2020 to 2023 to Twenty First Century Media Pvt. Ltd. (TCM) for a period of four y...


Cricket: Akila Dananjaya's action to be tested in Chennai

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August 27, 2019 03:28 pm

Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya will visit the Center for Sports Science (CSS) of the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research in Chennai for the second time...


Badminton: Buwaneka, Thilini win Singles crowns at NCP Open

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August 27, 2019 11:24 am

Two of Sri Lanka’s most promising shuttlers, Buwaneka Goonethilleka and Thilini Hendahewa emerged Singles champions while Sachin Dias and Dilmi Dias made highlights at the...


Snooker: Rimzan wins maiden National Championship

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August 27, 2019 11:07 am

Hussain Ahmed Mohamed Rimzan of Moors Sports Club thrashed S.M. Thaha of MICH by 6 frames to nil in the final of the 67th National Snooker Championship played at the Automobile ...


President hands over SLC's annual report to ICC Chairman

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August 25, 2019 02:08 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena handed over the annual report of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar yesterday (Aug 24). ...


Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in T20I series against New Zealand

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August 24, 2019 02:17 pm

Lasith Malinga will captain Sri Lanka in its T20 International series against New Zealand, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said today (Aug 24), announcing its 15-member squad ...


Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan next month for three ODI's, T20I's

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August 23, 2019 07:22 pm

Sri Lanka will take wing to Pakistan to take part in three One Day International (ODI)'s and T20 Internationals each next month, Sri Lanka Cricket said today (Aug 23). ...


In pictures : ICC Chairman arrives in Sri Lanka

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August 23, 2019 10:25 am

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar arrived in Sri Lanka last night upon an invitation extended by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Manohar, who w...


ICC Chairman to arrive in Sri Lanka tonight

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August 22, 2019 06:51 pm

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar will arrive in the country for a four-day official visit tonight, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today (Aug 22)....


Sri Lanka eye test series whitewash against Kiwis as second game begins tomorrow

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August 21, 2019 08:43 pm

Sri Lanka will eye a whitewash as they take on the touring New Zealand team in the second and final match of the test series at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo tomorrow (A...


Vijayabahu Motorcross back for 17th consecutive year

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August 21, 2019 02:08 pm

The Vijayabahu Motocross organized by the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment together with the Sri Lanka Racing Riders Association will be held on August 25, 2019 for the 17th consecu...


Williamson, Dhananjaya reported for suspected bowling action

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August 20, 2019 11:32 am

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka bowler Akila Dananjaya have both been reported with a suspected bowling action following the first test match between both side...


Dimuth Karunaratne leads Sri Lanka to victory against New Zealand

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August 19, 2019 06:03 pm

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne led by example, hitting a sparkling 122 to help secure Sri Lanka’s six-wicket victory against New Zealand in the opening test at Galle on Sunday...


South Africa's Amla retires from international cricket

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August 09, 2019 10:45 am

South Africa’s Hashim Amla announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday, bringing the curtain down on one of the country’s leading batting careers...


Local fans celebrate New Zealand cricket skipper's birthday during practice match

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August 08, 2019 07:55 pm

Sri Lankan fans celebrated the birthday of New Zealand national cricket skipper Kane Williamson by inviting him to cut a cake during a practice match today (Aug 8). ...


NZ in SL: Chandimal, Dananjaya in as Sri Lanka names Test squad of 22 players

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August 07, 2019 03:24 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) released the names of the Test squad of 22 players that will represent Sri Lanka against New Zealand in the two-match Test Series, which is part of the I...


Cricket: Ashantha de Mel to continue as head of 3-member National Selection Panel

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August 06, 2019 05:12 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially named a fresh three-member Selection Panel today (6), which Ashantha de Mel will continue to head for a period of one year commencing from Aug...


Hathurusingha’s head coach post to be terminated

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August 05, 2019 10:16 pm

Chandika Hathurusingha, Sri Lanka Head Coach, will have his post terminated by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) tomorrow after its Executive Committee holds an emergency meeting, authori...


Tickets for New Zealand - Sri Lanka test, T20I series available online

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August 05, 2019 11:42 am

Tickets for the upcoming New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka could now be purchased online, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today (Aug 5). The touring Kiwis will take on the...




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