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Tennis: Portugal’s Machado win ITF Men’s Futures title

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February 09, 2015 12:00 am

Rui Machado of Portugal emerged the singles champion of the first Sri Lanka Men’s Futures tennis tournament with an easy win over Jan Satral of Czech Republic in the final played...


ICC WC: Sri Lanka bank on Sanga-Mahela hit show

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February 08, 2015 08:00 pm

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will join hands for the last time in their brilliant careers to plot Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, hoping to make amends for two successiv...


ICC WC: World Cup warm-ups in Australia to be telecast

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February 08, 2015 04:00 pm

The start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is upon us and host broadcaster and ICC global media rights partner Star Sports is gearing up its production to make sure that the 2.5 b...


ICC WC: Marsh will not write off Asian nations

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February 08, 2015 12:00 pm

Former Australia batsman Geoff Marsh has warned all the participating nations, and cricket lovers, not to discount the threat of the Asian nations at the upcoming World Cup, which ...


ICC WC: Tamed Tigers hope to bite at World Cup

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February 08, 2015 08:00 am

Bangladesh will need a dramatic turn in fortunes to ensure another World Cup does not cause more misery after the Tigers endured a morale-sapping year in which they slumped from on...


ICC WC: ICC clears Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi

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February 08, 2015 04:00 am

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that following remedial work and retests, the bowling actions of Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal and Sohag Gazi of Bangladesh have ...


ICC WC: Afghans see World Cup as dream opportunity

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February 07, 2015 11:47 pm

This month's cricket World Cup is a dream opportunity for Afghanistan's team who are hoping to change perceptions about their country, captain Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil said.  ...


Rugby: Sailors regroup to ground Airmen 40-20

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February 07, 2015 10:53 pm

Navy Sports Club bounced back to record a smashing 40-20 win against Air Force Sports Club in a second round match of the Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby Tournament played at ...


ICC WC: Dhammika Prasad ruled out of World Cup

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February 07, 2015 08:04 pm

Sri Lanka fast bowler Dhammika Prasad has suffered an injury and has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 which will begin next Saturday (14) in New Zealand and Austral...


Cricket: Ananda beat Nalanda in UAE Old Boys’ match

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February 07, 2015 12:28 pm

Old Anandians beat Old Nalandians by 17 runs in their 7th annual Battle of the Maroons Old Boys’ Twenty20 cricket encounter in UAE played at the English Schools Cricket ground in...


Junior Cricket: Avishka Fernando named best Under-17 player for 2014

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February 07, 2015 12:00 am

Avishka Fernando, the Sri Lanka Under-19 and St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa allrounder was named the Best Player of the Tournament in the Inter-School Under-17 Cricket Tourname...


Swimming: Ranil Goonasena to head SLACTA

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February 06, 2015 09:00 pm

Ranil Goonasena was appointed the new president of Sri Lanka Aquatic Coaches and Teachers Association (SLACTA) at the special meeting held at the SSC Swimming Pool Complex recently...


Netball: Sports Minister instructs SLNA to conduct elections before March 31

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February 06, 2015 06:00 pm

The Minister of Sports, Navin Dissanayake has instructed the Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Netball Association (SLNA) to conduct its elections for 2015/2017 before March 31. &n...


Golf: Donald Steel Trophy begins on Saturday

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February 06, 2015 03:00 pm

The 17th Donald Steel Golf Championship organised by the Victoria Golf and Country Resort will be worked off at Victoria Golf Course in Digana, Kandy on Saturday (7) from 7.00am. ...


Football: Standard Chartered 5s tournament on Saturday

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February 06, 2015 12:00 pm

The International 5-a-side Football Tournament played for the Standard Chartered Trophy – ‘The Road to Anfield’, leveraging on its sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club, wil...


Athletic: SLAA Technical Officials’ certificate presentation today

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February 06, 2015 09:48 am

Sri Lanka Athletic Association (SLAA) will present certificates to Technical Officials who successfully passed the examinations conducted in 2014 at a ceremony to be held at the Na...


Table Tennis: WP Ranking Tournament this weekend

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February 05, 2015 09:00 pm

The Western Province Ranking Table Tennis Championship will be held at Lumbini College Indoor Stadium this weekend.   A total of 317 players submitted their entries for ...


Cricket: SLC retains Jeremy Snape for ICC World Cup 2015

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February 05, 2015 05:04 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket announced that the services cricketer turned psychologist, Jeremy Snape, has been retained to help the Sri Lankan team in the run-up to the forthcoming World Cup ...


Football: Thailand down Singapore 3-2

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February 02, 2015 11:45 pm

Thailand put a spirited show to beat Singapore 3-2 in the second match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup at the Sylhet Stadium on Friday (30).   Midfielder Sensomaiad Adisak h...


Football: Singapore hold Bahrain to scoreless draw

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February 02, 2015 08:00 pm

Bahrain was held to a goalless draw by Singapore in the group B match of Bangabandhu Gold Cup at the Bangabandhu Stadium on Sunday. Bahrain Midfielder RHAMA Marhoon went pass th...


Football: Malaysia beat Sri Lanka 2-0 to reach semis in Bangabandu Gold Cup

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February 02, 2015 04:00 pm

Malaysia sealed a semi-final slot of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup beating Sri Lanka 2-0 at the Sylhet Stadium on Saturday (31).   Malaysia beat hosts Bangladesh 1-0 in their...


U-20 Rugby: St. Peter’s clinch Schools 7s title beating last-year champs Isipathana

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February 02, 2015 01:30 pm

In a closely contested battle St. Peter's College bounced back to edge last year’s champions Isipathana College by 7-5 to bag the All-Island Schools Under-20 7s Rugby Championshi...


Rugby: Havelocks beat Navy and their title hopes

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February 02, 2015 12:50 pm

Havelocks Sports Club defeated reigning Dialog Division ‘A’ League champions Navy Sports Club by 18-10 in a second round match played at Welisara on Sunday (1).   Ha...


Golf: It’s not a rich man’s sport anymore – Mithun Perera

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February 01, 2015 11:00 pm

Two professional golfers representing Sri Lanka, Mithun Perera and K. Prabhagaran are of the view that more tournaments similar to Sri Lanka Open, which gives amateurs the opportun...


Cricket: New Sports Minister set to meet SLC top guns

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February 01, 2015 05:00 pm

Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake will meet the Sri Lanka Cricket hierarchy on Monday (2) at 10.00am with a set of strict guidelines which they will have to follow.   Th...


Cricket: Malinga, Mendis, Prasad getting better ahead of ICC WC 2015

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February 01, 2015 12:00 pm

Sri Lanka’s mainstay in the fast bowling department Lasith Malinga is in full training prior to the ICC World Cup 2015 now and is ready to take part in the two practice games ahe...


Golf: 5 under par Prabhagaran pips Mithun by 1 to retain Sri Lanka Open title

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February 01, 2015 07:00 am

After trailing the previous day, K. Prabhagaran from Nuwara Eliya Golf Club defended his title successfully by shooting five under par 66 to overhaul overnight leader, Mithun Perer...


Cricket: Ashok Vitharana funeral on Sunday

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February 01, 2015 03:00 am

Walk into a forum at once you can pick the unspoiled smile of Ashok who would walk up to you and engage in a common topic.   Besides being a sports lover, there was anot...


U-20 Rugby: Isipathana set to defend All-Island 7s title

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January 31, 2015 11:03 pm

Defending champions Isipathana College reached the Cup quarterfinals after the first day’s play All-Island Schools Under-20 Rugby 7s conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football...


Rugby: CR stuns Kandy to draw vital game at Longdon Place

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January 31, 2015 08:04 pm

Hosts CR&FC finally achieved what they were aiming for seasons, putting an end to Kandy Sport Club’s winning streak and recording a thrilling 27-all draw in the second round ...






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