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Hasaranga, Fernando star as Sri Lanka whitewash Pakistan in T20 series

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October 10, 2019 08:47 am

Inexperienced Sri Lanka completed a 3-0 clean-sweep in their Twenty20 series with world number one Pakistan on Wednesday with a 13-run victory in Lahore. Chasing a modes...


Rajapaksa, Pradeep set up Sri Lanka series win over Pakistan

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October 08, 2019 09:23 am

Newcomer Bhanuka Rajapaksa hit a whirlwind half-century while Nuwan Pradeep and Wanindu Hasaranga recorded career-best bowling figures as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 35 runs in t...


Water Polo: Royal sink Thora to clinch R.L. Hayman Trophy

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October 06, 2019 12:39 am

A close 7-6 win over their arch-rivals S. Thomas' in the second leg helped Royal College clinched the 28th R.L. Hayman Challenge Trophy at the Sugathadasa Swimming Complex ...


Motorsport: KTM's Jacques Gunawardena poised to grab Motocross National Championship

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October 06, 2019 12:32 am

Jacques Gunawardena, brand ambassador for KTM- Sri Lanka, is leading the ‘Motocross Championship 2019’ and poised to be crowned national champ following the final ra...


Football: Malaysia thrash Sri Lanka 6-0 in International Friendly

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October 06, 2019 12:29 am

A hat-trick by Syafiq Ahmed spearheaded Malaysia to hand Sri Lanka a 0-6 in a Friendly International Football match played at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malay...


Women's Cricket: Aussies thrash Sri Lanka in 1st ODI

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October 06, 2019 12:27 am

Sri Lanka Women suffered an embarrassing 157-run defeat against hosts Australia in their first One Day International of the ICC Women’s Championship match played at Allan ...


Cricket: Sri Lanka names team for Women's Emerging Teams Asia Cup

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October 03, 2019 06:54 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) named a 15-member team for the Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019, which will be held in Sri Lanka from October 22 to 27. Sri Lanka Women...


E-sports declared as new sport in Sri Lanka

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October 03, 2019 10:19 am

The Sports Ministry has issued a gazette declaring e-sports, a form of competition using video games, as a new sport in Sri Lanka. A gazette to this effect had been...


Surfing: Local star Madushan best among locals at Pro World League Qualifying Series 3000

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October 02, 2019 05:39 pm

While most of the island was drenched in rain, Lakshitha Madushan baggs top spot amongst local competitors at the Sri Lanka Pro World Surf League Qualifying Series 3000, held at...


Football: All set for FA Cup 2019 battle of the Top 64

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October 02, 2019 01:45 pm

The most popular football competition in Sri Lanka, the Vantage FA Cup 2019 has arrived at its most exciting stage where the top performing 32 football teams in this year’...


Hockey: RCHC hosts 17th Blue and Gold 7s on October 5 and 6

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September 30, 2019 09:05 am

The 17th edition of the Blue and Gold Hockey Sevens organised by Royal College, Colombo in collaboration with the Royal College Hockey Club (RCHC) will take place on October 5 a...


Carrom: Navy's Roshita wins a double crown at President's Cup Championship

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September 30, 2019 06:02 am

Joseph Roshita of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) won a Double Crown at the 19th President's Cup Carrom Championship conducted by the Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka at their Headq...


Cycling: The Friends become first local cycling club to be sponsored

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September 30, 2019 03:01 am

The Friends Cycling Club became the first, and only, one of a kind in local cycling to receive a sponsorship from a reputed corporate giant, when they received the backing from ...


Pentathlon: Military athletes steal inaugural BTNT 2019

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September 30, 2019 12:08 am

Sri Lanka armed forces -- Army, Navy and Air Force dominated while a sole schoolgirl from the hosts Piliyandala Central made a historic mark at Sri Lanka's first-ever Biath...


Motorsports: Ushan and Rumesha are top guns at 9th Walawe Supercross 2019

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September 29, 2019 09:04 pm

Driver Ushan Perera and rider Rumesha Bultjens stood above the rest among over 150 participants at the 9th Walawe Supercross 2019 held at the Craftsman Autodrome in Sevanagala.&...


Table Tennis: Sri Lankan women qualify for 2020 World Championship

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September 29, 2019 06:02 pm

Sri Lanka Women qualified for the 2020 World Table Tennis (TT) Championship to be held in Busan, Korea.  The Women Paddlers were ranked 15 from 24 countries at the ...


Badminton: Young shuttlers on a mission in Kazan at World Junior Tournament

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September 29, 2019 03:07 pm

Sri Lanka will be represented by an eight member Girls and Boys team at the World Junior Badminton Tournament to be held in Kazan City, Russia from September 30 to October 13.&n...


Cricket: Journalist Sarath Jayasinghe invites contributions to his latest book

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September 29, 2019 11:48 am

Veteran cricket journalist (Sinhala) Sarath Jayasinghe invites cricket loving readers to contribute to his forthcoming issue of ‘Sri Lankaave Jagath Ekdina Cricket Puraana...


Cricket: Dinesh Chandimal to inspire soldiers

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September 29, 2019 09:00 am

It is inconceivable that a batsman who has a First Class average of 45.80 and a Test average of 41.46 continues on the scrap-heap when some players whose averages don’t re...


Athletics: Savaged by the heat in Doha, Wijayaratne aims a triple in Nepal

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September 29, 2019 06:07 am

Sri Lanka’s only representation at the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Championships, Hiruni Wijayaratne, could not finish the Women’s Marat...


Sailing: Optimistic 10-member Sri Lanka team for IODA Asia and Oceania Championship

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September 29, 2019 04:00 am

A team of 10 young Sri Lankan sailors left this weekend to Mussanah, Oman for the International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) Asia and Oceania Championship, to be held from...


SL in Pak: 2nd ODI rescheduled for Monday due to rain

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September 29, 2019 02:00 am

The second ODI of the three-match series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, which was originally scheduled for Sunday (29), will now be played on Monday (30) at the National Stadiu...


Golf: 20th AmCham-FedEx Express Tourney at RCGC on September 29

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September 29, 2019 12:04 am

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Sri Lanka and Mountain Hawk Express (MHE) – Licensee of FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), in Sri Lanka, ann...


Surfing: 'Occy' hit by Arugam Bay waves but promotes the sport while in Sri Lanka

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September 28, 2019 11:55 pm

All eyes were on the water for Heat 16 of Round 3 of the So Sri Lanka Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3000 event, as the 1999 World Surfing Championship winne...


Athletics: SL Army rewards Asian bronze medalist Vidusha Lakshani

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September 28, 2019 11:38 pm

Asian Athletics Championships Bronze medalist Vidusha Lakshani was honored by Sri Lanka Army at a ceremony held coinciding with the Inter-Regiment annual championships for Netba...


Water Polo: Royal beat S. Thomas' in Hayman Trophy Leg 1

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September 28, 2019 10:58 pm

In a thrilling encounter, Royal College squeezed to a three goal lead to win 14-11 over arch rivals S. Thomas' College in the first leg of the 8th Dr. R.L. Hayman Trophy Wa...


Sri Lanka - Pakistan 2nd ODI rescheduled after heavy rains

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September 27, 2019 09:53 pm

Sri Lanka's second One Day International (ODI) encounter with Pakistan has been rescheduled to September 30, hours after rains washed out the first game in Karachi today (Se...


Sri Lanka to play India in three T20I's

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September 26, 2019 11:31 am

Sri Lanka will play three T20 International (T20I)'s in India next year, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said, replacing India's scheduled encounter with Zimbabwe. ...


Sri Lanka Cricket team takes wing to Pakistan

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September 24, 2019 03:04 pm

The Sri Lankan cricket team today (Sept 24) took wing to Pakistan for a One Day International (ODI) and T20 International (T20I) series. The tour will begin on September...


Surfing: 99 World Champion Mark Occhilupo to compete at So Sri Lanka Pro surfing event

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September 22, 2019 01:13 am

The So Sri Lanka Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3000 event will not only play host to a massive field of international QS competitors but also a former World...




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