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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at World Cup

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February 26, 2015 05:38 pm

AFP- Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. Sri Lanka scored 332 for one after electing to bat with ...


Hockey: Navy grounds Air Force to win Women’s Championship

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February 25, 2015 07:00 pm

Navy Sports Club beat Air Force Sports Club by 3-0 to win the 23rd Women's Hockey Nationals held at the Ministry of Sports Astro Turf last Sunday (22).   At halftime the...


ICC WC: ICC approves Sri Lanka’s replacement

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February 25, 2015 03:45 pm

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has approved Upul Tharanga as a replacement player for Je...


Under-performing Sri Lankans pledge to 'play every single game like a final'

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February 25, 2015 11:50 am

While Sri Lanka still are favourites in Thursday's day-nighter at the MCG, against Bangladesh Captain Angelo Mathews expects a tough match. "Bangladesh have performed really wel...


Rugby: Fazil Marija to lead Sri Lanka 7s for Borneo

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February 24, 2015 06:00 pm

Kandy SC flyhalf Fazil Marija will continue to lead the Sri Lanka Sevens Rugby team at the forthcoming Borneo Rugby Sevens which will be played in Malaysia this weekend.   ...


Chris Gayle creates World Cup history scores double century

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February 24, 2015 02:45 pm

Canberra, Australia (AFP) — West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe...


ICC WC: Jeevan Mendis injured

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February 24, 2015 02:17 pm

Sri Lanka allrounder Jeevan Mendis has been put under scrutiny after sustaining an injury according a media release issued by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).   “It has been n...


Football: York SC wins Kandy League title

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February 24, 2015 02:00 pm

York Soccer Club Kandy beat Hyline Sports Club 1-0 to win the Kandy Football League Division ‘A’ Knockout Championship played at the Bogamabara Stadium.   The solita...


Rugby: Kandy beat Army 37-10

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February 24, 2015 12:04 pm

Kandy Sports Club beat Army Sports Club by 37-10 in a second round match of the Dialog League Division ‘A’ Club rugby tournament at Nittawela on Sunday (22).   Kandy...


Big Match: Thurstan and Isipathana seeking to break hoodoo

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February 23, 2015 08:00 pm

It’s time for big match fever in Sri Lanka.   The first in line is the Thurstan and Isipathana clash scheduled to be played on February 27 and 28 at the SSC ground sta...


Swimming: Mt. Lavinia Sea Swim on Feb 28, March 1

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February 23, 2015 04:00 pm

One of the oldest open water swimming competitions in Asia, the Mt. Lavinia Two-Mile Sea Swim will be held for the 78th year on the February 28 and March 1 on the sea waters of Mt....


Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan to avoid WC upset

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February 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Mahela Jayawardene hit his 19th one-day international century to help Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by four wickets and avoid a major World Cup upset. Tournament debutants Afghanista...


Cricket: Royal-Thomian Past Cricketers’ Dinner on March 11

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February 23, 2015 12:00 pm

The 25th annual Royal-Thomian Past Cricketers’ Dinner will be held on March 11 from 7.30pm at the Atrium Lobby of Cinnamon Grand Colombo.   Past cricketers who have re...


Athletics: 3000 athletes to participate at ISAC on February 27, 28 and March 1

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February 23, 2015 08:00 am

The International Schools Athletic Championship (ISAC) will be staged for the 15th consecutive year at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo on February 27, 28 and March 1 with the pa...


ICC WC: Chandimal and Watson -- talents gone off beam

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February 23, 2015 04:00 am

Two bright princes of international cricket – Shane Watson of Australia and Dinesh Chandimal of Sri Lanka -- are battling it out at the World Cup 2015 to save their careers. &...


Football: The sad plight of DCL 2014 champs, Solid SC

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February 23, 2015 12:00 am

Barely after two years upon reaching the top league of domestic football in Sri Lanka, a small club from the North Central Province, with a well-executed plan and above all with gr...


Carrom: Youngsters struggle against experienced players at Grand Slam

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February 22, 2015 08:00 pm

Again the younger set of players gave some anxious moments for the experienced carrom players but since each player had to play seven matches at the Grand Slam Carrom tournament 20...


U-19 Cricket: Great chance for future national players as Bata-ST 2015 sets off

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February 22, 2015 04:00 pm

This year’s Bata-the Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year contest kicked off last Sunday with the first of a series of coupons appearing in our last week’s issue. &n...


Rugby: Fired-up Kandy determined to thwart Soldiers

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February 22, 2015 12:00 pm

Kandy SC, who have in their ranks some very committed and talented foreigners resumed their impressive run to the title by inflicting a 66-27 defeat on the Air Force.   ...


Squash: Ravindu and Naduni win titles at Air Force Open

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February 22, 2015 08:00 am

Top favourites Ravindu Laksiri and Naduni Gunawardane played supremely to win the 10th Air Force Open Squash Championship held at its Squash Complex in Ratmalana.   Both...


Tennis: Portugal’s Machado succeeds for the third time at ITF Men’s Futures

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February 22, 2015 04:00 am

Rui Machado of Portugal succeeded for the third successive time when he clinched the Sri Lanka F3 Men’s Futures tennis tournament with a convincing two sets to nil win over Milja...


ICC WC: Mission Afghan for Angelo and Co. today

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February 22, 2015 01:00 am

Never in the history of Sri Lankan cricket has a win against a minnow in the nature of Afghanistan been so vital.   To gain a foothold in the run-up for the 2015 ICC Wor...


Rugby: Sailors sink CR 44-20

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February 21, 2015 11:26 pm

Navy SC turned in a fine performance in the first half during which time they gained a 27-8 lead and at the end of the game they led 44-20 over CR&FC in a second round Dialog L...


ICC WC: Rain abandons Australia vs Bangladesh clash at Brisbane

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February 21, 2015 01:22 pm

The Pool ‘A’ match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 between Australia and Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled at Brisbane due to rain.   The match ...


Rugby: Airmen stun Cops at Ratmalana

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February 21, 2015 11:45 am

Air Force Sports Club recorded a stunning 44-22 victory over fancied Police Sports Club in a second round match of the Dialog League Division ‘A’ Club Rugby Tournament played a...


ICC WC: West Indies thrash Pakistan by 150 runs

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February 21, 2015 11:37 am

West Indies thrashed Pakistan by 150 runs in a Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played at Christchurch today (21).   Put into bat first West Indies amassed...


Karate: 5th Asian Open Championship on Saturday

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February 20, 2015 05:00 pm

The 5th Asian Open Karate Championship, organised by the Nippon Karate Organisation, will be held on Saturday (21) at the Cultural Centre in Athurugiriya.   The champion...


ICC WC: Southee, McCullum help New Zealand thrash England

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February 20, 2015 11:07 am

Speedster Tim Southee and opener Brendon McCullum dished out brilliant performances to help New Zealand thrash England by 8 wickets in a Pool A match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2...


ICC WC: Williams steers Zimbabwe to 4-wicket win against UAE

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February 19, 2015 03:21 pm

Allrounder Sean Williams’ contribution helped Zimbabwe beat United Arab Emirates by 4 wickets Pool B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played at Nelson today (19).  ...


ICC WC: New Zealand record second win, beating Scotland

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February 17, 2015 01:30 pm

New Zealand beat Scotland by 3 wickets in a Pool A match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played at Dunedin today (17).   Put into bat first Scotland were skittled out ...




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