Carrom: World champs and slicing fraternity are homeless

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June 02, 2019 03:00 am

Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka (CFSL) is in a quandary for want of a permanent building to house its headquarters.  The Lease agreement on their present location at...

Association of Sports Federations Society (ASFS) launched

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June 02, 2019 12:00 am

The Association of Sports Federations Society (ASFS), comprising members affiliated to a number of well-established sports federations and registered with the Registrar of Compa...

U-19 Cricket: S. Thomas' celebrate their dream season with a tour to England

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June 01, 2019 11:30 pm

The S. Thomas' College, Mt. Lavinia First XI cricket team left the island for the tour of United Kingdom on Friday (31).  This tour is a reward for the success...

U-19 Rugby: Isipathana pull off thrilling 12-12 draw over Thomians

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June 01, 2019 10:45 pm

A bold decision by former Isipathana College captain Manilka Ruberu, to take a 30-metre penalty despite fans urging a lineout, after the end of the 70 minutes, helped them recor...

U-19 Rugby: St. Peter's overpower Science 22-3

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June 01, 2019 10:44 pm

St. Peter's College were able to clinch a comfortable 22-3 win against Science College at their Singer Schools Rugby League Championship second round match played at. ...

U-19 Rugby: Clinical Royal defeat spirited Trinity 34-17 in Bradby 1st leg

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June 01, 2019 09:16 pm

A clinical and committed performance by a perfect Royal College team defeated a spirited Trinity College team 34-17 in the first leg of the 75th Bradby Shield encounter played a...

Rugby: Sri Lanka finish third in Asia Division I Championship

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June 01, 2019 08:31 pm

The Sri Lanka Tuskers finished their Asia Division I Rugby Championship campaign with an impressive 72-17 victory over hosts Chinese Taipei. Sri Lanka stormed into a 31-...

Rugby: Philippines beat Sri Lanka 39-22 in Asia Division I

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May 30, 2019 10:34 am

Philippines recorded a comfortable 39-22 win against Sri Lanka in the first match of the Asia Division I Rugby Championship 2019 played at the Municipal Stadium in Chinese Taipe...

U-19 Rugby: Schools League to resume from May 31

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May 26, 2019 12:00 am

The Singer Schools Rugby League Championship will resume from May 31 with the second round as planned earlier, according to a senior official of the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Foot...

Athletics: Isuru and Gayani clinch NSF Race Walking titles

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May 26, 2019 12:00 am

Isuru Salinda Dunukara of North Central Province and Gayani Prathapasinghe of Southern Province clinched the Men’s and Women’s title respectively in the 45th Nationa...

Basketball: Inaugural SL League scheduled for May 2, postponed

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May 26, 2019 12:00 am

The inaugural Sri Lanka Basketball League (SLBL) scheduled from May 2, has been postponed due the present security situation in the country.  Sri Lanka Basketball F...

U-19 Cricket: Sri Lanka and Pakistan prepare for Youth World Cup

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May 25, 2019 11:15 pm

Hashan Thilakaratne, the head coach of the Sri Lanka Under-19 coaching unit, believes that the series against Pakistan youth would be beneficial for the team to move forward as ...

Badminton: Sri Lanka earn 21st in global ranking

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May 25, 2019 10:10 pm

The Sri Lanka badminton team defeated Ireland 3-2 to emerge champions in Group 'C' to occupy 21st position in global rankings at the Sudirman Cup Badminton Championshi...

Rugby: Tuskers eye Top 3 finish at Asia Rugby Championship 2019

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May 25, 2019 09:56 pm

Sri Lanka Tuskers will vie for top honours at the Asia Rugby Championship Division I tourney, which will kick off on May 29 at the iconic Taipei Municipal Stadium, Song Shan Dis...

Football: FFSL to introduce semi-pro competition with FIFA assistance

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May 23, 2019 04:27 pm

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) is making plans to introduce a semi-professional league tournament with FIFA, the global governing body for football, coming in to fi...

U-19 Cricket: SLC names two skippers against Pakistan Youths

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May 23, 2019 04:23 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has named the Sri Lanka Under-19 team with two captains named for the upcoming five Youth ODI series against Pakistan Under-19s. Nipun Dananjaya,...

U-19 Cricket: Nipun Dananjaya to lead Sri Lanka Youth against Pakistan

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May 23, 2019 03:26 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) named the Sri Lanka Under-19 team under the captaincy of Nipun Dananjaya, an allrounder from St. Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa.  Dananjaya ...

Golf: Sisira Kumara shoots 6 Under Par in Final Round to win in Koggala

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May 21, 2019 02:08 pm

George Patrick Sisira Kumara fired a fantastic six under par 66 in the final round of the Lectra Grand Prix May Edition, played at the picturesque Eagles Catalina Golf Club, Kog...

Netball: Sri Lanka names squad for World Cup

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May 17, 2019 03:58 pm

Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) today (17) released the names of the 12-member squad for the Netball World Cup 2019 to be held in Liverpool, England in July. Airw...

Golf: Amarapadma takes 2 stroke lead to enter final round in Koggala

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May 17, 2019 10:13 am

Seasoned veteran amateur golfer N. Amarapadma returned the best score for day three, Gross 68, four under par in terrific conditions to salvage a slender 2 stroke lead from B.A....

Golf: Indika shoots 7 Under Par to take lead

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May 16, 2019 10:43 am

Veteran golfer J.M.D. Indika, fired an amazing seven Birdies and an Eagle on the 17th, to shoot a seven under 65 (2 Bogeys) and take the lead by one stroke at the end of Round 2...

U-19 Rugby: Schools League 2nd Round fixtures released

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May 15, 2019 06:56 pm

Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) released the fixtures of the second round of the Singer Schools Rugby League today (15). The second leg matches wil...

Golf: Veterans Sisira Kumara and Sanjeewa share lead at Lectra Grand Prix

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May 15, 2019 01:49 pm

Veterans G.P. Sisira Kumara and B.A. Sanjeewa fired sensational five under par opening rounds to be joint leaders just one stroke ahead of Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Champion M.U. C...

Cricket: Pakistan Under-19 tour of Sri Lanka rescheduled

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May 15, 2019 10:47 am

The postponed home series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan Under-19 teams has been rescheduled at the recent Executive Committee Meeting of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) held on Tuesday...

Cricket: Chaminda Vaas appointed Head Coach of Emerging team

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May 15, 2019 10:42 am

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed former Sri Lanka allrounder Chaminda Vaas as the Head Coach of the Sri Lanka Emerging Team for the upcoming tour of South Africa. V...

SLC introduces third Vice-President position for School Cricket Association's representative

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May 13, 2019 07:14 pm

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to create a provision for the post of Honorary Vice President in its Executive Committee, which is reserved for the nominated representa...

Football: Confusion reigns over 'Term of Office' at FFSL

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May 12, 2019 09:00 am

A letter sent to the Minister of Sports by the Negombo Football League has put the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) in the news once again.  According to let...

Cricket: Khettarama, Pallekele and Dambulla to get swimming pools

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May 12, 2019 06:00 am

Months after plans for a swimming pool at Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) High Performance Center at R. Premadasa Stadium were abandoned by the previous Thilanga Sumathipala adm...

NOCSL to amend constitutions to allow unlimited terms

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May 12, 2019 03:00 am

Just over a year after the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) introduced term limits to promote good governance and avoid concentration of power around a few indivi...

Cricket: SLC to act serious on illegal bowling actions

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May 12, 2019 12:00 am

Illegal bowling actions have been one of the major talking points in world cricket in the recent past.  One of the major instances where a player was called for an ...



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