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Netball: Under-21 tournament to be staged from January 31

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January 19, 2015 08:00 am

In preparation for the Asian Youth Netball Championship which is likely to be held in mid year the Sri Lanka Interim Netball Committee will be staging an Under-21 Netball Tournamen...


Footgolf: Sri Lanka unaware of new sport to hit world by storm

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January 19, 2015 04:00 am

Two of the renowned sports of the world, football – the most popular, and golf -- the most richest; have merged lately to create an unexpected trend around the globe in the form ...


Rugby: A shot in the arm for rugby referees

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January 19, 2015 12:00 am

The Sri Lanka Society for Rugby Football Referees which was taken directly under the wing of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union and now headed by Chula Dharmadasa has finally found...


Table Tennis: All-Island Veterans Tournament on January 24

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January 18, 2015 09:00 pm

The Veterans All Island Inter Club Table Tennis tournament will be held at the S. Thomas’ College Sports Complex on January 24, 2015 commencing at 1.30pm.   The tourna...


Volleyball: TTSC Beach Volleyball on January 31

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January 18, 2015 06:00 pm

The 8th edition of the Travel Trade Sports Club, Beach Volleyball Championships 2014 will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Paradise Island Beach Aluthgama.   ...


Cricket: Ashroff Ghany’s exploits in Pakistan

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January 18, 2015 03:00 pm

Ashroff Ghany, the president of Sri Lanka Cricket Umpires’ Association and an official of Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club visited Pakistan on an invitation of Ameen Abbasi, ...


Cricket: MCA Division ‘D’ League gets underway

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January 18, 2015 12:00 pm

The 12th Elephant House Lemonade MCA ‘D’ Division Cricket Tournament 2015 got underway yesterday with twenty three teams in the fray.   This year’s tournament took...


Cricket: Bowling woes worry Sri Lankan cricket hierarchy

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January 18, 2015 09:00 am

Indications are that the Lankan champion speedster Lasith Malinga on whom a lot of World Cup fortunes were pinned on may become a non-starter.   Malinga who was made imm...


Rugby: CH and ruck again as SLRFU heed to tale of woes

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January 18, 2015 06:00 am

Iqbal Hassen the rugby Chairman of the CH & FC rugby team can now breathe a huge sigh of relief as his request addressed to the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union seeking reprieve ...


U-19 Cricket: Sri Lanka and Bangladesh ODI series begin on Sunday

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January 18, 2015 03:00 am

The Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Under-19s cricket tour will get underway on Sunday (18) with the first of the five ODI matches scheduled to be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium. &...


Tennis: Sharmal down fancied Athukorale to win Queens Open Men’s Singles

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January 17, 2015 11:15 pm

Fourth seeded Sharmal Dissanayake recorded an upset win over fancied top seeded player Sanka Athukorala in the final to emerge champion of the 3rd Queen’s Open ‘A’ Grade Tenn...


Rugby: Havelocks defy late attack to defeat Police

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January 17, 2015 09:29 pm

Havelocks Sports Club survived a late attack to defeat Police Sports Club by 21-7 in their Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby second round match played at Havelock Park today (17...


Rugby: Soldiers prevail over gritty CR in close battle

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January 17, 2015 09:28 pm

Army Sports Club prevailed to record a close 21-18 victory against CR&FC in a Dialog Division ‘A’ League Rugby second round match played at Longdon Place today (17). &nb...


Rugby: Sailors record smashing win against Sharks

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January 17, 2015 01:30 pm

Navy Sports Club recorded a resounding 125-7 victory against Hambantotoa Sharks in a Dialog Division ‘A’ Rugby League second round match played at Welisara on Friday (16). &...


SL in NZ: Rain-hit third ODI called off

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January 17, 2015 01:23 pm

The third ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was called off a short while ago after heavy rain stopped the match when the home side was on 145 for the loss of 3 wickets in 28.5 ...


SL in NZ: Sri Lanka to chase 203 in 28 or 160 in 20 overs in rain-hit third ODI

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January 17, 2015 12:28 pm

Sri Lanka is set to chase a target of 203 runs in 28 overs or 160 runs in 20 overs under Duckworth/Lewis Method against New Zealand in the third ODI match which is being played in ...


U-19 Cricket: Sri Lanka names squad of 17 for three ODIs against Bangladesh

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January 16, 2015 06:31 pm

The selection committee consisting of National and Junior National Selectors of Sri Lanka Cricket named a Sri Lanka Under-19s squad of 17 players under the captaincy of Richmond Co...


Boxing: Dian Gomes recognised with award for contribution to sport

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January 16, 2015 02:43 pm

Boxing promoter Dian Gomes was recently felicitated at the Sports Management and Leadership Awards 2014, recognising sports achievements across Africa and Asia.   &n...


U-19 Rugby: Central Province Schools 7s called off

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January 16, 2015 02:27 pm

The Inter-Schools Rugby Sevens organised by the Central Province Schools Rugby Association has been called off indefinitely according to reliable sources.   The tourname...


Athletics: Lack of facilities compel Sri Lanka to request Bangladesh to host SAJAC

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January 16, 2015 06:00 am

Lack of adequate facilities and venues has compelled Sri Lanka Athletic Association (SLAA) to forgo the South Asian Junior Athletics Championship (SAJAC) according to information. ...


Cricket: MCA Division ‘C’ semi-finalists found

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January 16, 2015 12:00 am

Standard Chartered Bank, Commercial Leasing, Airport & Aviation Services and LB Finance ‘B’ advanced to the semi-finals of the 4th Prestige Automobile sponsored, BMW-Hyunda...


Cricket: Cold Stores to sponsor MCA Division ‘D’ tournament

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January 15, 2015 09:00 pm

The 12th Ceylon Cold Stores PLC sponsored, MCA Division ‘D’ 40-over League Tournament will get underway from January 17 with 23 teams in four groups vying for honors for the El...


Rugby: Zahira Sevens on Sunday

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January 15, 2015 06:00 pm

The Annual Invitational inter-School Rugby Sevens, conducted by Zahira College Group of 60s will be held at the Zahira College ground in Colombo on Sunday (18).   Top ru...


Rugby: Waratahs to play Kandy SC at Nittawela on Saturday

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January 15, 2015 03:00 pm

A strong team representing the famous Australian New South Wales Waratahs will play a friendly rugby game against current Dialog Division ‘A’ League leaders Kandy SC at Nittawe...


SL in NZ: Dilshan ton steers Sri Lanka to convincing win as hosts level series 1-1

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January 15, 2015 01:44 pm

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 6 wickets in the second game to level the 7-match ODI series 1-1 at Hamilton a short while ago today (15).   Electing to bat first New Zeal...


SL in NZ: Kiwis post 248 after electing to bat in 2nd ODI

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January 15, 2015 11:26 am

New Zealand posted 248 after skipper Brendon McCullum smashed 117 off 99 deliveries inclusive of 12 fours and five sixes against Sri Lanka at innings break in the second ODI at Ham...


Tennis: Athukorale and Dissanayake enter Queen’s Cup Men’s final

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January 14, 2015 02:00 pm

Sankha Athukorale and Sharmal Dissanayake, after two contrasting semi-final clashes, reached the final of Men’s Singles of the Queen’s Open Ranking Tennis Championship 2015 at ...


Chess: Kalutara Chess Festival 2015 International Rating Championship begins

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January 14, 2015 11:48 am

The Kalutara Chess Festival Open International Rating Chess Championship 2015 organised by the Kalutara Chess Club will be held at the National Institute of Health Sciences in Nago...


Sri Lanka confirms final 15-man squad for world cup

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January 08, 2015 10:23 am

Sri Lanka Cricket have announced the final 15-man squad for the coming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 jointly co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Angelo Mathews has been named the ...


SL vs NZ 2nd Test: Hosts aim series whitewash against gritty visitors

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January 06, 2015 01:00 pm

Sri Lanka was 345 runs behind while New Zealand needs nine more wickets for a win as the second and final Test match between the two sides ended for the fourth day, promising an ex...




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