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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...


Cricket: ‘Airtel Fastest’ selects 45 bowlers for round two

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April 07, 2019 12:39 am

The Airtel Fastest first round came to an end yesterday at the Thurstan College cricket ground in Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Colombo, when the final 45 bowlers were picked for...


Cricket: SLC selection conundrum continues

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April 07, 2019 12:31 am

One of the problems bugging Sri Lanka’s limited over team is the absence of a pair of solid openers. Not all that long ago, hopes were high that Niroshan Dickwella will fi...


Farveez Maharoof appointed as Manager of SL U-19 team during Pakistan tour

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April 05, 2019 07:04 pm

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Farveez Maharoof has been appointed as the Manager of the U-19 National Team for the upcoming Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sai...


Dilhara Lokuhettige charged for breaching ICC's Anti-Corruption Code

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April 04, 2019 04:06 pm

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption code, ICC said in a press release. ...


Random breathalyser tests on cricketers in future : SLC

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April 04, 2019 05:35 am

In the wake of the recent drunk driving accident involving national test captain Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to conduct random breathlyser tests...


Cycling: All set for 3rd Sri Lanka T-Cup International Tour

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April 02, 2019 12:00 pm

The 3rd edition of the Sri Lanka T-Cup International Cycle Tour will be held from May 10-12 from Pasikudah to Negombo- a distance of 350 km.  The event is sponsored...


Athletics: AASL targets six medals at 23rd Asian Championship

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April 02, 2019 09:00 am

Sri Lanka will be targeting at least six medals at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships which will be worked off from April 21 to 24 in Doha, Qatar.  President of...


Motorsports: 85th Mobitel-Mahagastota Festival of Speed 2019 on April 6-7

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April 02, 2019 06:00 am

Mobitel is partnering Ceylon Motor Sports Club (CMSC) to sponsor the 85th Mahagastota Hill Climb Race at Mahagastota Hill, which has become an annual feature on the Motor Sports...


Watersports: ESQUEL to sponsor Dragon Boating in Sri Lanka

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April 02, 2019 03:00 am

A four-year Sponsorship Agreement, commencing 2019, to promote Dragon Boating in Sri Lanka, was signed between Apparel exporter, Esquel Sri Lanka Ltd (ESLL) and the National Ass...


General: Government pursue million-dollar project once again in Nuwara Eliya

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April 02, 2019 12:00 am

Months after the project was put on hold over questions of financial viability, the Government is once again pursuing the multi-million dollar proposed High Altitude Training Ce...






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