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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 ...


Rugby: Soldiers fight back to drub Airmen 24-13

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January 31, 2015 12:00 pm

Army Sports Club staged a gallant brand of play to outplay Air Force Sports Club by 24-13 in a second round match of the Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby Tournament played at R...


U-20 Rugby: School season kicks off today with All-Island Sevens

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January 31, 2015 11:07 am

The Schools Rugby season kicks off with the All-Island Inter-School Under-20 Sevens Tournament which will be held today (31) and tomorrow (February 1) at the Royal Sports Complex i...


CWC 2015: ICC announces umpire and match referee appointments

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January 30, 2015 09:00 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the pool stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be staged...


SL in NZ: ICC reprimands Nuwan Kulasekara for unacceptable aggressive behaviour

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January 30, 2015 04:30 pm

Sri Lanka allrounder Nuwan Kulasekara has been reprimanded by the International Cricket Council for ‘unacceptable aggressive behaviour’ during the seventh and final ODI against...


Rugby: CH and FC withdraws from Dialog 'A' Division League Championship

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January 30, 2015 03:00 pm

CH&FC (Colombo Hockey and Football Club), one of the oldest rugby playing clubs in Sri Lanka, has withdrawn from the ongoing Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby Tournament. ...


Rugby: Rajapaksa siblings removed as skippers of Navy and Army

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January 30, 2015 11:47 am

Yoshitha Rajapaksa and Rohitha Rajapaksa have been removed as captains of Navy Sports Club and Army Sports Club respectively according to reports.   The Rajapaksa siblin...


Rugby: Hambantota Sharks pulls out of Dialog Division ‘A’ League

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January 30, 2015 06:00 am

Hambantota Sharks, a side competing in the ongoing Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby Championship has officially pulled out from the competition according to reliable sources. ...


Golf: Mithun Perera shoots 5 under to seize the lead in the Sri Lanka Open

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January 30, 2015 03:00 am

As the Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014, entered the third day on Thursday (29) Mithun Perera improved on his first two round scores and scored a five under par 66 to lead the 40 pl...


MCA Cricket: LB Finance beat Standard Chartered Bank to win Division ‘C’ title

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January 29, 2015 09:00 pm

Superb allround performances by Akila Dhananjaya and Gihan de Silva spearheaded LB Finance ‘B’ to a fine 79-runs win on the D/L method, over Standard Chartered Bank in the fina...


Cricket: SLC appoints Rumesh Ratnayake as consultant coach

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January 29, 2015 06:00 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake as a consultant coach to the Sri Lanka cricket team.     Ratnayake will join the Sri Lank...


SL in NZ: Sri Lanka win final ODI by 34 runs

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January 29, 2015 02:48 pm

Sri Lanka won the seventh and final ODI by 34 runs at Wellington today (29) in a series where New Zealand have already clinched by 4-2.   Electing to bat Sri Lanka poste...


Cricket: Ashok Vitharana passes away

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January 29, 2015 02:00 pm

Former Isipathana College, St. Peter’s College and BRC cricketer Ashok Vitharana passed away on Tuesday (27).   Vitharana played cricket for St. Peter’s from 1976 to...


Golf: Prabagaran Grabs slender lead after Day 2 in Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open

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January 29, 2015 12:01 pm

Defending champion K. Prabagaran, maintained his consistency scoring another 4 under par in the second round of the Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014, played at the Royal Colombo Gol...


U-19 Cricket: Sri Lanka picks 15-man squad for Youth Tests against Bangladesh

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January 28, 2015 06:00 am

The selection committee of Sri Lanka Cricket named a 15-man Sri Lanka Under-19s squad for the two Youth Tests against Bangladesh Under-19s which will begin this week.   ...


NZ in SL: Rangana Herath returns home

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January 28, 2015 02:00 am

Sri Lanka’s frontline left-arm spinner Rangana Herath has returned to the island immediately on a family matter which makes him unavailable for the seventh and final ODI against ...


Golf: Top Tour professionals feature in SL Open Pro-Am

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January 27, 2015 09:00 pm

The Sri Lanka Golf Union (SLGU), the Governing body of Golf in Sri Lanka, organized the “Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014” with the Pro-Am contest, preceding the exciting Open E...


Athletics: Marathoner Geethani Rajasekara reaches IAAF qualifying standard

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January 27, 2015 06:00 pm

Long distance runner Geethani Rajasekara of Sri Lanka Army made history with a stunning performance at the Asian Marathon Championship in Hong Kong on Sunday (25).   Thu...


Carrom: Royal Colombo and Dharmapala Pannippitiya clinch School Games titles

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January 27, 2015 03:00 pm

Royal College Colombo and Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya won the Boy’s Under-19 and Girls’ Under-15 championships respectively of the All-Island School Games Carrom Tournamen...


U-19 Cricket: Bangladesh bounce back to clinch Youth ODI series 3-2

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January 27, 2015 12:00 pm

Bangladesh Under-19s bounced back well to win the fifth Youth ODI by 14 runs and clinch the 5-match series 3-2 against Sri Lanka Under-19s at the SSC ground on Sunday (25). &nbs...


Sri Lanka’s World Cup team lacks confidence, Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup winning trio says

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January 27, 2015 11:50 am

Three of Sri Lanka’s greatest-ever cricketers – Arjuna Ranatunga, Aravinda de Silva and Muttiah Muralitharan – strongly believe the current Sri Lanka squad for the upcoming W...


Rugby: Havies edge out CR in thrilling match

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January 27, 2015 10:34 am

Havelock Sports Club recorded a thrilling 21-19 win against CR&FC in a second round rugby match of the Dialog Division ‘A’ League Tournament played at Havelock Park on Sund...


Golf: Attractive cash prizes galore at Sri Lanka Open 2014

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January 26, 2015 08:00 pm

Over 125 golfers including top professionals from the local and foreign circuits will be in action on their hunt for the prestigious Solar Therm Sri Lanka Open 2014 title where a t...


Cricket: Stephen Fleming considered by SLC as consultant

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January 26, 2015 04:00 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket is looking at recruiting former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming to join the national coaching department as a consultant for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cu...


Cricket: Ramanayake to replace Vaas with immediate effect

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January 26, 2015 12:00 pm

SLC fast bowling Coach Champaka Ramanayake is to replace the National fast bowling Coach Chaminda Vaas with immediate effect.   The recent bowling slump in the Lankan na...


Cricket: Malinga still on course to play in World Cup

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January 26, 2015 08:00 am

Sri Lanka team manager Michael de Zoysa has confirmed that fast bowler Lasith Malinga is still on course to play in the World Cup, which starts in Australia and New Zealand on Febr...


Cricket: Andri Berenger, now clad in Black and Ash in ICC World Cup

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January 26, 2015 04:00 am

Exactly five years ago former St. Peter’s College opener and wicketkeeper Andri Rafaello Berenger was in New Zealand representing Sri Lanka as a frontline batsman in the ICC Unde...




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