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Pak in SL: Opener Upul Tharanga recalled in place Sangakkara for final Test

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June 30, 2015 06:19 pm

Opener Upul Tharanga has been recalled into the Sri Lanka Test squad prior to the third and final match against Pakistan which begins on Friday (3) at Pallekele.   He co...


Football: Colombo FC and Blue Star reach FA Cup final

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June 30, 2015 06:00 pm

Colombo FC and Blue Star SC beat Army SC and Navy SC respectively in the semi-finals to reach the Cargills Food City FA Cup final on Sunday (28).   Both matches were dec...


U-20 Rugby: Science, Trinity set to meet Royal, Isipathana in Milo KO semis

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June 30, 2015 03:42 pm

Science College and Trinity College beat St. Peter’s College and D.S. Senanayake College in the quarter-finals of the Milo President’s Trophy Knockout Under-20 Schools Rugby Ch...


Motor Sports: Gunners Supercross on July 5

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June 29, 2015 09:00 pm

The calm and tranquil hamlet of Minneriya will be shattered to the thundering roar of machines when the 10th edition of the Gunner Supercross 2015 flags off on July 5 at the Artill...


Golf: Xterm Classics on July 4 at RCGC

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June 29, 2015 06:00 pm

Suren Cooke Agencies together with Sumitomo Chemicals will inaugurate Xterm Golf Classic 2015, scheduled to be held on July 4 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.   The tourn...


Rugby: Inaugural Inter-Branch tourney of Royal Institute on July 3

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June 29, 2015 03:00 pm

For the first time in its history, Royal Institute International School Colombo will organise an Inter-Branch 7s Rugby Tournament.   The one-day tournament contested amo...


Cricket: Training course on Electronic scoring

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June 29, 2015 12:00 pm

A training workshop on electronic scoring at cricket matches will be held on July 1 at the National Sports Academy situated in Torrington, Colombo.   A senior scorer in ...


Junior Cricket: All-Island Under-17 Schools tourney semis on Monday and Tuesday

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June 29, 2015 09:00 am

Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda, Vijayabahu Central, Okkampitiya, Colombo Gothami Balika Vidayalaya along with Devapathiraja College, Ratgama will be playing the semi-finals of the inaug...


Rugby: SLRFU elections knocked on upon court injunction

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June 29, 2015 06:00 am

In the midst of controversies pertaining to the Sports Regulation, which is under amendment, and pressure from international sports governing bodies and the International Olympic C...


Netball: Sujatha emerge champs at Unity Challenge Trophy Festival

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June 29, 2015 03:00 am

Sujatha College Matara emerged the Under-15 and Under-17 champs at the Down South Netball Festival organised by the Unity Sports Club and held at the German Sri Lanka Football Grou...


Cricket: Graham Ford shows interest for Sri Lanka job

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June 29, 2015 12:00 am

Former Sri Lanka cricket coach has shown interest in making a comeback to the side currently led by Angelo Mathews according to reports.   Ford, who was Sri Lanka coach ...


Rugby: Martis the dream merchant who produces five league champs from three schools

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June 28, 2015 09:00 pm

The imagination that has enveloped the Lankan public with schools rugby is as great as or even more emotional than the game of cricket.   Still a crux schools rugby enco...


Tennis: Peterites prick favourites to pocket Under-17 title

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June 28, 2015 06:00 pm

St. Peter’s College tennis players, fresh from their triumphant win in the Under-15 age group, went on to win the All-Island Under-17 Tennis Championship held at the SLTA Courts ...


Amended Sports Regulation coming soon - Sports Ministry DG

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June 28, 2015 03:00 pm

While pressure keeps on mounting on a number of local sports governing bodies, the Ministry of Sports stated that its under-construction Sports Regulation, that needs amendments, h...


Rugby: Royal seeks double title after 27 years as Milo Knockouts kickoff

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June 28, 2015 12:00 pm

Royal the newly crowned kings of schools rugby will be seeking to clinch the double by bagging the Milo President’s Trophy knockout title when the schools knock-out tournament ge...


Table Tennis: Udaya bags maiden international gold medal for Sri Lanka

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June 28, 2015 09:00 am

Table Tennis history of Sri Lanka was re-written in New Delhi last week by Imesh Udaya Ranasinghe when he won a gold medal at the South Asian Junior Cadet Table Tennis Championship...


Atletics: Vijitha Girls retain top spot at Southern Schools Championship

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June 28, 2015 06:00 am

The Vijitha Central College girls athletic team won the overall girls championship at the Southern Province Athletic Championship held at the Uyanwatte Stadium.   The Vi...


Netball: Matara crowned Inter-District Men’s champions

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June 28, 2015 03:00 am

Matara District overcame Ratnapura District 28 points to 20 points to emerge Champions at the All island inter district Men's Netball Championship held at the German-Sri Lanka Foot...


Carrom: Favourites on top at 28th Federation Rankers Championship

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June 28, 2015 12:00 am

Sixteen Men’s Singles matches took place last week-end at the 28th Federation Rankers Carrom Championships played at the Carrom Federation Headquarters, Maharagama.   ...


Football: Army, Navy, Colombo FC and Blue Star in FA Cup semis

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June 27, 2015 09:00 pm

Top contenders Army, Navy, Colombo FC and Blue Star will battle it out with full force with intentions of reaching the final destination, when the Cargills Food City FA Cup reaches...


Pak in SL: Shehzad and Ali put Pakistan in strong position on Day 3

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June 27, 2015 05:55 pm

Pakistan bounced back with a much better performance after a 120-run partnership for the second wicket by Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali as they trailed the Sri Lanka first innings by...


Tennis: Colombo Championships finals on Sunday

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June 27, 2015 03:34 pm

The finals of the 100th Colombo Tennis Championships will be played at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association Courts (SLTA) from 2.30pm on Sunday (28).   In the Women’s Sing...


Football: Jaffna and Kandy clash in Inter-League final today

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June 27, 2015 06:00 am

Jaffna Football League will take on Kandy Football League at the final of the South Korea-Sri Lanka Friendship Under-19 Inter-League Football Tournament at University ground in Jaf...


U-19 Cricket: Charith Asalanka is Bata-ST Schoolboy Cricketer 2015

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June 27, 2015 03:00 am

The selection panel headed by Jayantha Seneviratne had very little problems in picking Charith Asalanka, the versatile cricketer with all-round capabilities, as the 36th Bata-the S...


Football: New fully-fledged futsal complex opens in Mattakkuliya

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June 27, 2015 12:00 am

With the sole intention of adding boost and brining more interest on football, considered as the poor man’s sport in Sri Lanka, a group of men made the initiative by unveiling th...


Badminton: 5th Li-Nang Inter-Firm Doubles from June 20 to 29

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June 26, 2015 09:00 pm

The 5th Li-Ning Mercantile Badminton Association Inter Firm Team Doubles Badminton Championship 2015, organised by the Mercantile Badminton Association and sponsored by Li-Ning beg...


Cricket: Scorer Faleel Keyath calls for help

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June 26, 2015 06:00 pm

Cricket as a game may have has advanced by leaps and bounds and present-day cricketers as well as match referees and umpires lead comfortable lives with the riches earned through c...


Cricket: Graham Ford shows interest for Sri Lanka job

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June 26, 2015 03:00 pm

Former Sri Lanka cricket coach has shown interest in making a comeback to the side currently led by Angelo Mathews according to reports.   Ford, who was Sri Lanka coach ...


Athletics: Nimali wins second medal ay Asian Grand Prix

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June 26, 2015 12:00 pm

Middle distance runner Nimali Liyanarachchi won her second consecutive title in the Women’s 800metre run clocking 2:06.14 seconds to edge out India’s Gomathi Mrimuth, who clock...


Pak in SL: Sri Lanka on top after bowling out Pakistan for 138

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June 26, 2015 10:06 am

Sri Lanka begins the second day of the second Test against Pakistan 68 runs behind but with nine wickets in hand at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo today (26).   In reply to...




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