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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...


Tennis: Sri Lanka beat Italy in Wheelchair World Team Cup

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May 27, 2015 10:36 am

Sri Lanka beat Italy 2-1 in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup Wheelchair Tennis Group II Pool ‘D’ competition at the Club Ali Bey Manavgat in Antalya, Turkey.   Sri Lan...


Cricket: Jonty Rhodes to join Sri Lanka team on short stint

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May 26, 2015 04:35 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed a short while ago today (26) that former South Africa allrounder Jonty Rhodes will arrive in Sri Lanka to join the national cricket team’s coach...


Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year

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May 26, 2015 02:01 pm

Kumar Sangakkara, yesterday was announced as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. Tyre major CEAT, who've honored the best of the inter...


West Indies legend Ambrose issues IPL warning

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May 22, 2015 05:20 pm

LONDON AFP: West Indies great Curtly Ambrose has told leading Caribbean cricketers taking part in the Indian Premier League they cannot expect to come straight back into the Test s...


Hero driver still traumatised by 2009 attack on Sri Lanka cricket team

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May 22, 2015 05:03 pm

Lahore (Pakistan) (AFP) - Meher Khalil earned fame and success after saving Sri Lanka s cricket team from a deadly 2009 attack in Pakistan, but the bus driver calls the incident "...


Report on sexual bribes handed over to Sports Minister

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May 21, 2015 07:48 am

The report of the three-member committee appointed to investigate allegations of a sex scandal involving members of the Sri Lanka National Women’s Cricket Team was handed over y...


Cricket Australia Confirms Setting Up A Commission For Investigating Phillip Hughes Tragedy

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May 20, 2015 02:51 pm

Cricket Australia (CA), recently declared that it would perform an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of test batsman Phillip Hughes. It would b...


ICC panel acknowledges imbalance between bat and ball, wants to scrap Powerplay

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May 19, 2015 01:52 pm

Acknowledging that the balance had shifted too far in favour of batsmen in limited-overs format, the ICC cricket committee today recommended the removal of batting powerplay beside...


Langer Out of Running for England Job after Renewing in WA

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May 19, 2015 01:45 pm

Justin Langer has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant England coaching job after renewing his contract with Western Australia for two more years. Langer, who played ...


Zimbabwe fly to Pakistan for historic tour

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May 19, 2015 01:39 pm

HARARE: Zimbabwe have left Harare for a high-stakes tour of Pakistan, national cricket association spokesman Lovemore Banda said on Monday. “The team has left (Harare),” Ban...


Fans flock to see beaten Manny Pacquiao arrive back in Manila

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May 13, 2015 09:50 pm

(REUTERS) An injured Manny Pacquiao arrived back in the Philippines to a hero's welcome on Wednesday, the boxer still adamant he did enough to win his welterweight megabout against...


Rugby: Royal College Union to host the Bradby Fiesta

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May 11, 2015 12:00 pm

The vibrant ‘Bradby Fiesta 2015’ hosted by the Royal College Union will get underway on May 23 at the Bloomfield and Racecourse grounds starting from 11.00am until midnight. ...


Cricket: CSN bid for TV rights to be taken up by the SLC IC

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May 11, 2015 09:00 am

The Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket will sit on Wednesday (13) to evaluate local bids for TV rights, in which CSN an exclusive Sports Channel is a major runner.   ...


General: NOC Chief, Hemasiri Fernando says now the minister is flexible

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May 11, 2015 06:00 am

A positive sign of response was aired by Hemasiri Fernando, President of the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOC) last Thursday (7) when he affirmed that the impending sit...


Badminton-TT: Shuttle and Ping Pong bosses to be elected

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May 11, 2015 03:00 am

The much awaited Annual General Meetings of the Sri Lanka Badminton and Sri Lanka Table Tennis Associations will be held on May 13 and 14 May at the Badminton Association Headquart...


Women’s Cricket: West Indies to tour Sri Lanka from May 13

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May 11, 2015 12:00 am

West Indies Women’s cricket team is scheduled to tour Sri Lanka this month to play 4 One Day Internationals and three T20 matches.   Sri Lanka lost the ODI Series but ...


Rugby: Wesley and S. Thomas’ battle for Sir Oliver Goonetilleke Shield

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May 10, 2015 09:00 pm

Wesley and S. Thomas’ two of the leading Christian schools in Sri Lanka will battle it out in their rugby encounter for the Sir Oliver Goonetilleke Memorial Shield scheduled to p...


Sepakthakraw: India sweeps the board at Asian Tournament

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May 10, 2015 06:00 pm

India made a clean sweep by winning both the Sepaktakraw men and women's Tournaments 2015, at the St. Joseph’s College auditorium, Colombo 10.   India beat Malay CC 2-...


Badminton: Travel Trade shuttle tourney on May 17

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May 10, 2015 03:00 pm

The 20th Travel Trade Sports Club Men’s and Women’s Badminton Championships 2015, sponsored by Serendib Leisure for the 5th successive year will take place on May 17 at S. Thom...


Snooker: Susantha Boteju defeat Fazil to retain top spot

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May 10, 2015 12:00 pm

Reigning national snooker champion Susantha Boteju of YMCA continued his dominance as retained the number one sport when he defeated a gritty youngster M.F.M. Fazil of MICH in the ...


Cricket: Kumar Sangakkara hassled by UK immigration officer

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May 10, 2015 09:00 am

Sri Lanka cricket star Kumar Sangakkara, currently in England turning out for the English county Surrey had to taste the bitter side of the United Kingdom Immigration Department in...


Cricket: MCA Seniors to take part in over 40 cricket sixes

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May 10, 2015 06:00 am

The Senior Citizens of the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) will get their flannels pressed, boots dusted and their fitness levels into peak condition, to take part in the MCA ...




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