Carrom: Roshita and Cooray maintain rankings at 47th National Championships

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February 16, 2015 12:00 am

Joseph Roshita and Chamil Cooray maintained their national rankings to win the Women’s Singles and Men’s Single titles respectively at the 47th National Carrom Championship 201...

Billiards and Snooker: Army dethrone defending champs Moors SC

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February 15, 2015 08:00 pm

Army SC emerged Inter-Club Division ‘A’ Billiard and Snooker champions when they dethroned defending champions Moors SC in a thrilling seven set final played at the Otters AC b...

Rugby: Kandy favoured to down Air Force in Sunday game

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February 15, 2015 03:00 pm

After many weeks Kandy SC will be hosting a match at Nittawela as they are set to take on Air Force SC in a second round game of the Dialog League Division ‘A’ Rugby Tournament...

Football: Evershine to take on Red Sun in Gampola K/O final

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February 15, 2015 12:00 pm

Close contenders Evershine SC will take on Red Sun SC in the final of the Gampola Football League President’s Cup Knockout Football Championship 2014 final, which will be played ...

Cricket: 36th Bata-the Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year kicks off

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February 15, 2015 08:00 am

The 36th Bata-the Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2015 officially kicked off Sunday (15).   The Sunday Times will carry the first printed coupon, followed b...

U-18 Rugby: Favourites reach Schools Rugby 7s Quarters

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February 15, 2015 04:00 am

The eight teams to qualify to the cup quarter finals of the Under-18 Singer Schools Rugby 7s were found after the completion of the preliminary round matches on day one at the Roya...

Baseball: Former Japanese pitcher conducts coaching clinic

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February 15, 2015 04:00 am

Former Kansas City and Japanese national baseball pitcher, Ryotaro Hayakawa, fondly known as ‘Yo-Yo’ visited Sri Lanka to conduct a two-day skills development programme. &nb...

Tennis: Machado set to take on Zekic in ITF F2 final

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February 15, 2015 12:18 am

Rui Machado of Portugal and Miljan Zekic of Serbia advanced to the final of the Sri Lanka F2 Men’s Futures Tennis tournament with easy wins in the semi-final encounters played at...

Rugby: Sailors defeat Cops convincingly

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February 14, 2015 09:16 pm

Navy Sports Club defeated Police Sports Club by 29-13 in a second round match of the Dialog League Division ‘A’ Rugby Tournament played at Welisara today (14).   The...

ICC WC: Australia trash England by 111 runs

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February 14, 2015 04:49 pm

Australia thrashed England by 111 runs in a Pool ‘A’ match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played at Melbourne today (14).   Put into bat Australia posted 342-9 an...

Rugby: Havelocks defeat Soldiers 31-23

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February 14, 2015 01:30 pm

Havelocks Sports Club defeated Army Sports Club by 31-23 in a second round match of the Dialog League Division ‘A’ rugby tournament played at Havelock Park on Friday (13). &...

ICC WC: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in opener

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February 14, 2015 12:17 pm

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs in the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Christchurch today (14).   Put into bat first New Zealand amassed 331-6 wh...

ICC WC: Lankans look buoyant before opener vs New Zealand

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February 14, 2015 11:55 am

Skipper Angelo Mathews admitted today in his pre-match press chat said that the Sri Lankan team found more ways of losing a match than winning in their run up to the World Cup 2015...

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs

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February 14, 2015 11:42 am

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 98 runs on Saturday in the opening Pool A match of the Cricket World Cup at Hagley Oval. What the captains had to say Brendon McCullum : Today we c...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 opening ceremony

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February 13, 2015 11:09 am

Thousands of fans crammed leafy Hagley Park to see the launch of the first World Cup in New Zealand and Australia in 23 years, the formal part of which began with a lone bagpiper a...

Two part opening ceremony for 2015 World Cup

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February 12, 2015 02:18 pm

The opening ceremony of the 2015 World Cup will be a two-part affair, with Melbourne and Christchurch hosting separate functions on the evening of February 12, two days before the ...

ICC WC: Zimbabwe record morale boosting win ahead of main event against Sri Lanka

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February 11, 2015 12:28 pm

Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets with 28 deliveries remaining in a warm-up match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played at Lincoln today (11).   Electing to bat fi...

ICC WC: Chameera replaces injured SL pacie Prasad

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February 10, 2015 03:00 pm

Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera was named by Sri Lanka as the replacement to injured Dhammika Prasad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 which begins on Saturday (14).   ...

Rugby: Hat-trick Apisai powers Cops over Soldiers

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February 10, 2015 12:56 pm

Centre Apisai Naqalive scored a hat-trick to help Police Sports Club record an inspiring 27-18 win against Army Sports Club in a second round match of the Dialog Division ‘A’ L...

Rugby: Disciplinary Committee disciplines Navy officials

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February 10, 2015 08:00 am

The Disciplinary Committee of Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) on Saturday (7) suspended an official and a former official attached to the Sri Lanka Navy Rugby team from gett...

Volleyball: Club Bentota clinches TTSC Beach title

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February 10, 2015 04:00 am

In a home-and-home final, hosts Club Bentota ‘A’ emerged as the new Champions of the Travel Trade Sports Club Beach Volleyball Tournament, beating their ‘B’ team in the 8th...

General: Army Colours Night on February 12

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February 10, 2015 12:00 am

The 64th Sri Lanka Army Colours Night will take place on February 12 at the BMICH commencing at 7.00pm with the patronage of State Minister for Defence Ruwan Wijewardene who will b...

Cricket: Bloomfield elects office bearers for 2015

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February 09, 2015 08:00 pm

The newly elected office bearers of Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, headed by Jayantha Seneviratne, appointed its sub committees last week after conducting the Annual General...

Tennis: SLTA bracing for bigger deeds under new guide

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February 09, 2015 04:00 pm

With the onset of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) sanctioned Men’s Futures Tournament after a lapse of ten years, the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) chief, Iqbal B...

Billiards: Moors SC, Army SC qualify to all four Club Championship finals

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February 09, 2015 12:00 pm

The completion of the knockout stages the Inter-Club Billiards and Snooker Championships conducted by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Sri Lanka saw defending champions Moo...

Carrom: Heavyweights shocked at 47th National Singles

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February 09, 2015 08:00 am

Schoolboys and girls continued creating upsets in this year’s carrom Nationals as at the 47th National Carrom Singles.   In a huge upset, the present World Men’s Sin...

Football: Poor man’s soccer has no place in Sri Jayewardenepura

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February 09, 2015 04:00 am

Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Football League with a history of over 60 years served the people and the sports loving public of Kotte in various ways in sports, social and welfare acti...

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...

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