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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...


Snooker: Rasheed upsets reigning national champ Boteju

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June 26, 2015 09:00 am

Army’s M.S.M. Rasheed emerged champion at the Colombo YMCA Invitation Open Snooker Championship when he recorded a stunning and thrilling five frames to four win in the nine fram...


General: 469 school stars to be felicitated on June 26 at Milo Colours Nite

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June 26, 2015 06:00 am

The annual All Island Schools Milo colours nite organized by the Sri Lanka Schools Sports Council (SLSSC) along with the Minister of Education and sponsored by Nestle Lanka Ltd for...


Golf: Fernandez wins HSBC 5-club Stableford

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June 26, 2015 03:00 am

With an overall tally of 38 points Rohan Fernandez won the traditional HSBC 5-Club Stableford Golf Tournament concluded last weekend at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC).  ...


U-19 Cricket: Malinga claims 36th Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer crown with record haul

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June 26, 2015 12:00 am

So it’s final and as expected it’s a total surprise and finally, after weeks of domination the ultimate supremacy of the fortress went to Malinga Amarasinghe of Nalanda College...


Table Tennis: South Asian silver medal for Sri Lanka

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June 25, 2015 09:00 pm

Sri Lanka Junior Table Tennis players taking part in the South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships 2015 at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi won four silver m...


American Football: New tournament for local Universities this weekend

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June 25, 2015 06:00 pm

The efforts of former Sri Lanka and CR&FC three-quarter and well renowned Rugby referee Dilroy Fernando in promoting American Football in Sri Lanka will take a new twist, with ...


Carrom: Top heads go rolling at 28th Federation Cup

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June 25, 2015 03:00 pm

The 28th Federation Carrom Tournament got off to a flying start at the Carrom Federation Headquarters last weekend when ranked players Nishantha Fernando and Lahiru Eshan were beat...


Hockey: All-Island Schools Tournament in Matale from June 25

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June 25, 2015 12:13 pm

The All-Island Schools Hockey Championship 2015 for boys and girls Under-17 conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Hockey Association (SLSHA) together with the Matale Schools Hockey Co...


Pak in SL: Pakistan elect to bat at Oval Test

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June 25, 2015 11:02 am

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second Test match which began at the P. Sara Oval ground in Colombo today (25).   The Pakistan side com...


Clarke says Ashes will be played in right spirit

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June 22, 2015 09:48 am

London REUTERS: Australian captain Michael Clarke believes the Ashes series against England starting next month will be played in the correct spirit, even if some players come clos...


Thailand battle back to win first World Cup game

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June 12, 2015 12:24 pm

REUTERS Striker Orathai Srimanee scored two first half goals to lead World Cup debutants Thailandto a pulsating 3-2 comeback win over fellow minnows Ivory Coast in their women's Wo...


FIFA to elect Blatter successor on December 16: BBC

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June 10, 2015 01:09 pm

LONDON (Reuters) - Scandal-hit FIFA is likely to elect a new president at a Dec. 16 emergency meeting in Zurich, the BBC reported on Wednesday. "The BBC has learned that is the ...


Waqar Younis confident as team begins Sri Lanka tour

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June 10, 2015 10:32 am

Lahore (AFP) Pakistan's coach Waqar Younis expressed confidence the cricket squad would achieve targets in Tests and one-day series as they set off for a tour of Sri Lanka on Monda...


Rugby Union - Former All Black Jerry Collins dies in French car crash

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June 05, 2015 01:49 pm

Former New Zealand rugby international Jerry Collins was killed Friday along with his wife when a bus crashed into their car in southern France, local officials said. Collins, 34,...


Jonty Rhodes in Sri Lankan on fielding stint

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June 04, 2015 12:25 pm

Jonty Rhodes the former South African great arrived  in Sri Lanka on a short stint for 10 days as a fielding coach. Jonty is here ahead of the home series against Pakistan which s...


FBI extends FIFA scrutiny to World Cup host bids of Russia, Qatar

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June 04, 2015 12:05 pm

(REUTERS ) The FBI's investigation of bribery and corruption at FIFA includes scrutiny of how soccer's governing body awarded World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar, a U.S. l...


Badminton: Yonex Sunrise International Challenge in June

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May 28, 2015 09:00 am

Sri Lanka will host the Yonex Sunrise International Badminton Challenge Championship 2015 for the 2nd successive year scheduled to be played from June 2 to 6 at the Sugathadasa Sta...


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

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May 28, 2015 06:00 am

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 wil...


Basketball: Schools Old Boys and Old Girls Semi League on June 5, 6

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May 28, 2015 03:00 am

The Masters Basketball Sri Lanka (MBSL) will conduct the 2nd Schools Old Boys and Old Girls Semi League Tournament, commencing during the weekend June 5 and 6, 2015 at the MCA Bask...


Cricket: Cavaliers Veteran’s Sixes on Sunday

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May 28, 2015 12:00 am

A set of old cricketing soldiers will march along to the Mercantile Cricket Association grounds on Sunday (31) to compete in the Lanka Cavaliers Veterans Six-a-Side cricket tournam...


Motor Racing: Tarmac Championship 2015 at Katukurunda on Sunday

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May 27, 2015 09:00 pm

The Asian Motor Racing Club (AMRC) and Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR), two of the most prestigious motor sports clubs in the country will unveil the C...


Table Tennis: Rajiva to head SLTTA

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May 27, 2015 06:00 pm

Rajiva Wijetunga of MAS Intimates Slimline was elected uncontested to the Post of President of the Sri Lanka Table Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting held at the Sri ...


Football: Former CEO Anura de Silva to head FFSL

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May 27, 2015 03:46 pm

Former football Chief Executive Officer and former national captain Anura de Silva was elected President of Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) with a majority of 38 votes at t...


Cricket: Ministry of Sports appoint Inquiry Board to probe SLC corruption

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May 27, 2015 10:55 am

Minister of Tourism and Sports, Navin Dissanayake appointed a Board of Inquiry comprising three Attorneys-at-Law -- Ravi Algama, Jaliya Bodinagoda and Varuna Mallawaarachchi to pro...




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