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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...


Football: Sri Lanka become the bunnies of Asia

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April 01, 2019 09:00 pm

Despite Sri Lanka's disastrous outing at the recently concluded AFC Under (U)-23 Qualification Round Football Tournament held in Bahrain, the coaching staff is still echoin...


Dialog-ST 2019: Thanusha Sandaruwan shifts gears in Emerging Schools category

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April 01, 2019 06:00 pm

Thanusha Sandaruwan Costa of St. John's College, Nugegoda, made a sudden acceleration to his pace to claim the second place of the Emerging Schools category, while the lead...


Motorsports: Baptism of fire for RAC duo at Northern Speed Rally

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April 01, 2019 03:00 pm

Ashan Silva, currently rated as Sri Lanka's top race driver, and co-driver Irfan Fuad emerged the best pair of drivers at the Northern Speed Rally, a 130-kilometre rally wi...


Tennis: Wheelchair warriors of a 'different' Tennis

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April 01, 2019 03:00 pm

Sri Lanka's nearly 3-decade 'civil war' killed many soldiers, while a large number ended up injured and disabled.  It has been a decade since the war...


NOC's 'gratuitous' struggle for independence

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April 01, 2019 12:00 pm

In an unprecedented move, the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) which is recognised under the Sports Law has sought complete independence and autonomy claiming non...


Basektball: Under-18 Boys, Girls qualify for 3x3 World Cup, Asia Cup

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April 01, 2019 09:00 am

Newly introduced in Sri Lanka, 3x3 Basketball is going great guns, as the Sri Lanka Under (U)-18 Boys and Girls teams have qualified to play in the 2019 3x3 World Cup and 3x3 As...


Table Tennis: MAS emerge overcall champs of Mercantile Tournament 2019

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April 01, 2019 06:00 am

MAS continued their dominance in Mercantile Table Tennis (TT) when their Men's and Women's teams emerged 'A' Division Champions at the 62nd Inter Club League...


Athletics: Sri Lanka Defence Services complete 45 years in World Military Sports

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April 01, 2019 03:00 am

Founded in February 18, 1948 in Nice, France, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organisations in the world.  ...


Indoor Cricket: Sri Lanka favourites at New Zealand-Asia Cup

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April 01, 2019 12:00 am

Sri Lanka Indoor Cricket team will leave for Singapore today to take part in the New Zealand-Asia Cup.  The six nation tournament, a 16 overs per side will be held ...


U-19 Cricket: Senadheera twins serve Trinity well

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March 31, 2019 09:00 pm

Ten members of a family turning out for their school cricket team in the course of a few years, is quite something, and stands to the eternal credit of the Ananda brothers from ...




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