Arjuna says strong middle-order batsmen needed to win matches for Sri Lanka

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June 17, 2019 01:06 pm

One-time world cup winning captain turned politician Arjuna Ranatunga has pointed out that the Sri Lankan team needs a strong middle-order batting line-up to strengthen its ...

U-19 Rugby: Zahira edge out Dharmaraja 13-12

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June 15, 2019 10:22 pm

Zahira College edged out Dharmaraja College 13-12 in a Plate Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship played Nittawela on Saturday (15). Zahira led ...

U-19 Rugby: Brilliant Petes rally to beat Isipathana 27-21

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June 15, 2019 09:53 pm

After trailing at halftime by one point, St. Peter's College bounced back to record a stunning 27-21 win against Isipathana College in a Singer Schools Rugby League Champio...

U-19 Rugby: Trinity win second leg 24-13, but lose Bradby Shield

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June 15, 2019 09:46 pm

A totally unexpected, and uninhibited performance by a 15-man Trinity College team saw them get cold comfort by winning the second leg of the Bradby Shield 24-13 against Royal C...

ICC attempt to defend quality of tournament pitches and facilities dealt to Lankan team

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June 15, 2019 11:25 am

World Cup organizers desperately attempted to defend the quality of the tournament pitches and facilities following repeated complaints from Sri Lanka. By Champika Fer...

U-19 Rugby: Wesley end Joes' unbeaten run in Schools League

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June 14, 2019 06:14 pm

Wesley College brought St. Joseph's College's unbeaten record this season, to an end, with a narrow 15-13 win in a Cup Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League...

Lankan team keep fingers crossed for Nuwan’s return

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June 13, 2019 08:29 pm

Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if seamer Nuwan Pradeep will be fit to take the field on Saturday for their fifth World Cup fixture against Australia here at the Surre...

Cricket: Charith Asalanka to lead Sri Lanka Emerging team in South Africa

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June 12, 2019 10:38 am

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) appointed allrounder Charith Asalanka as captain of the Sri Lanka Emerging team that will tour South Africa from June 29. Sri Lanka Emerging team...

Carrom: Nishantha and Roshita win Western Province titles

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June 11, 2019 01:36 pm

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) slicers Nishantha Fernando and Joseph Roshita, representing Colombo District, won the Men's and Women's championships at the Western Province (WP)...

Malinga to return to SL after today's match against Bangladesh : SLC

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June 11, 2019 12:27 pm

Sri Lanka's experienced fast bowler Lasith Malinga will return to Sri Lanka after today's match against Bangladesh as his mother-in-law has passed away, Sri La...

Football: FIFA officially calls off Sri Lanka vs Macau game

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June 11, 2019 10:58 am

The global governing body for football, FIFA, officially cancelled the FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup qualification Match Day 2 match between Sri Lanka and Macau, scheduled to...

Yuvraj announces retirement from international cricket

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June 10, 2019 02:04 pm

Yuvraj Singh, India’s middle-over batting lynchpin in two World Cup triumphs, is to retire from international cricket with immediate effect, the 37-year-old said on Monday...

Nuwan Pradeep to miss upcoming match against Bangladesh due to injury : SLC

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June 09, 2019 07:36 pm

Sri Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the upcoming World Cup match against Bangladesh owing to an injury, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today (Jun 9). ...

U-19 Cricket: Hashan Tillakaratne urges Youth batsmen to be more proactive

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June 08, 2019 11:30 pm

After a seesaw battle between bat and ball, the Pakistan Under-19s were able to hold their nerve to emerge victorious in a nail-biting Youth One Day International (YODI) series ...

MCA Cricket: 18 Teams in the fray at Masters Over-40 6s

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June 08, 2019 11:00 pm

The flannels have been sent to the laundry and the boots made to look new, doing light exercises just to keep in touch for a day, is how the former veteran cricketers of the Mer...

Powerlifting: Only four out of 12 make it to the World Championship in Sweden

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June 08, 2019 10:40 pm

Sri Lanka's powerlifters will be aiming to impress at the World Powerlifting Championship 2019, which is underway in Helsingborg, Sweden, despite two-thirds of its continge...

U-19 Rugby: Vidyartha hold Zahira to 24-all draw

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June 08, 2019 08:36 pm

Vidyartha College managed to hold Zahira College to a thrilling 24-all draw in a Plate Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship played at Nittawela today (8...

U-19: Wesley stun Isipathana 29-18 after Kavindana's four

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June 08, 2019 08:28 pm

Winger Kavindana Perera touched down on four occasions to help Wesley College record a convincing 29-18 win against Isipathana College in a Cup Segment match of the Singer Schoo...

U-19: Royal survive early scare to thrash Science 41-20

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June 08, 2019 08:00 pm

Royal College survived an early scare before recording a magnificent 41-20 victory over underdogs Science College in a Cup Segment match of t Singer Schools Rugby League Champio...

U-19: Joes down Thora 22-10 in Mount

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June 08, 2019 06:00 pm

St. Joseph's College travelled down to Mt. Lavinia to beat hosts S. Thomas' College by 22-10 in a Cup Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship tod...

U-19: St. Peter's thrash Trinity 32-7

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June 08, 2019 05:51 pm

St. Peter's College recorded a thumping 32-7 victory against Trinity College in a Cup Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship played at Bambalapitiya ...

U-19: Antonians drub Rajans 24-21

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June 08, 2019 10:34 am

St. Anthony's College recorded a close 24-21 win against hometown rivals Dharmaraja College in a Singer Schools Rugby League Championship Plate Segment match played at Nitt...

Weightlifting: Sri Lanka team field 3 teams at Commonwealth Championship

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June 06, 2019 01:15 pm

Sri Lanka will field three teams at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship, which is scheduled to held in Samoa from June 9 to 14. The three teams representing Sri ...

Sri Lanka edge out Afghanistan in low-scoring thriller

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June 05, 2019 05:45 am

Sri Lanka survived a woeful batting collapse to beat Afghanistan by 34 runs in a rain-shortened World Cup thriller on Tuesday. The 1996 World Cup champions limped to 201...

Cricket: Sri Lanka may travel to Pakistan for the Test series

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June 02, 2019 09:00 pm

Pakistan, starved for ten years of international cricket at home, is desperate for it to end. And Sri Lanka may well be the first team to travel there later this year for Test m...

Shooting: A noble sport wrongly targeted and 'criminalised' - NSSF

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June 02, 2019 06:00 pm

Aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks and the unfortunate events that followed, sports activities around Sri Lanka came to a standstill, with many events being forced to...

Athletics: Prema Pinnewale conferred with NOC life membership

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June 02, 2019 03:00 pm

Veteran sports administrator Prema Pinnewale was yesterday honoured by the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) conferring him with the life membership of the organiz...

Snooker: Tarindra Kaluperuma win MCA Open Championship 2019

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June 02, 2019 12:00 pm

Tarindra Kaluperuma of Stafford Motor Co., in his maiden appearance at a Snooker tournament, came from behind to defeat Sandun Wijeratne of Hayleys Group, by 2 Frames to 1, to w...

U-19 Cricket: Hashan and his Lion cubs dream of World Cup glory

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June 02, 2019 09:00 am

As the Under (U)-19 World Cup (WC) looms, Head Coach HashanTillakaratne believes his team has the potential to do well in South Africa, with players who will represent the Natio...

Watersport: Dragon Boating showcases Lankan resilience amidst terror attacks

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June 02, 2019 06:00 am

A Dragon Boat Racing training camp was held at the Diyawanna Oya Water Sporting Complex, from May 18, with an Indian Coach and enthusiastic participants.  It was or...

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