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Shooting: NSSF starts aiming for medals at SAF with advanced programme

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July 28, 2019 02:00 am

The National Shooting Sports Federation of Sri Lanka (NSSF) conducted an orientation programme to educate its shooters on upcoming international events and to explain its expect...


Carrom: Applications been called for President’s Cup

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July 27, 2019 11:33 pm

Applications are now being called in for the President's Cup Carrom Championship 2019 organised by the Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka.  The championship will b...


Rugby: Sri Lanka names squad of 29 named for Asian 7s Series

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July 27, 2019 11:33 pm

Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) named a squad of 29 players targeting the upcoming Asian 7s Series, which will consist of three legs. According to Rohan Chinthaka, the Manager of ...


Sri Lanka announce squad for Bangladesh tour; Dimuth retained as captain

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July 19, 2019 06:23 pm

Sri Lanka's squad for the upcoming three match One Day International (ODI) series against Bangladesh has been released by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), today (Jul 19). Di...


ICC suspends Zimbabwe Cricket over government interference

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July 19, 2019 09:29 am

Zimbabwe were suspended from the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday, with the world governing body saying the country’s cricket administration was not free fr...


Tickets available online for Bangladesh - Sri Lanka ODI

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July 17, 2019 12:16 pm

Tickets for the upcoming three-match One Day International (ODI)’s between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are now available for sale online on www.srilankacricket.lk Iss...


England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

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July 15, 2019 12:34 am

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord's on Sunday. Afte...


New Zealand stun India to reach World Cup final

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July 10, 2019 07:54 pm

New Zealand produced a brilliant bowling performance to upset India with an 18-run victory in their rain-affected World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. The Black Caps will ...


Bangladesh to play three ODI's against Sri Lanka

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July 08, 2019 03:33 pm

The Bangladesh national cricket team will arrive in the country for three ODI's (50-over games) which will commence on July 26, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today (Jul ...


Sri Lankan squad likely to see few changes for Bangladesh tour : Selector De Mel

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July 08, 2019 01:02 pm

The Sri Lankan national cricket squad for the upcoming home tour against Bangladesh is likely to see a few changes, Chief Selector Ashantha de Mel told a post world cup media co...


Cricket: New Zealand confirms tour to Sri Lanka

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July 05, 2019 05:41 pm

The New Zealand Cricket Board has confirmed its tour to Sri Lanka next month, which will include a series with two Test matches and three Twenty20 Internationals. Accord...


Sri Lanka claim narrow win over West Indies

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July 02, 2019 08:44 am

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 23 runs in the Cricket World Cup on Monday as Nicholas Pooran’s counter-attacking knock of 118 went in vain for the Caribbean side. C...


Sports Ministry issues gazette declaring Ball Badminton as a new sport

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June 27, 2019 10:46 am

The Sports Ministry has issued a gazette notification declaring Ball Badminton as a new sport under the Sports Act with effect from June 25. Ball Badminton is a&nbs...


Rugby: Much awaited Dialog Club 7s kick off this weekend

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June 26, 2019 12:04 pm

A weekend of scintillating 7s rugby action is in store this weekend, as the much-anticipated Inter-Club Rugby 7s, the most prestigious 7s tourney in Sri Lanka’s rugby cale...


U-19 Rugby: Science upset Wesley 26-21

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June 25, 2019 11:04 am

Science College recorded an upset 26-21 win against Wesley College in their Singer Schools League Rugby Championship Cup Segment match played at Ratmalana. At halftime S...


U-19 Rugby: Rajans edge Dons 14-13

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June 25, 2019 11:01 am

Dharmaraja College recorded a narrow 14-13 win against D.S. Senanayake College in their Plate Segment match of Singer Schools Rugby League Championship played at Nittawela. ...


Wushu: SLWF highly thrilled after Sri Lanka team bag 18 medals

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June 22, 2019 11:30 pm

A rich harvest of 18 medals were won by the Sri Lanka Wushu team at the recently concluded 8th World Kung-Fu Championship held in Emelshan, China.  In a highly cont...


Tennis: Two National teams fly out for International events

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June 22, 2019 10:28 pm

The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) will be sending 2 teams overseas this weekend, to represent the country at 2 separate International Tennis Federation (ITF) events. ...


Carrom: Homeless CFSL driven from pillar to post

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June 22, 2019 10:26 pm

Just a few more days left before the Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka (CFSL) has to vacate its present headquarters in Kohuwala, as the Lease Agreement expires at the end of this ...


U-19 Rugby: St. Peter's edge St. Joseph's 23-21

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June 22, 2019 08:53 pm

St. Peter's College edged out traditional rivals St. Joseph's College 23-21 in their Cup Segment match of the Singer Schools Rugby League Championship played at Bambal...


U-19 Rugby: Royal stage late rally to demolish Pathana 19-6

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June 22, 2019 08:52 pm

After trailing in the first half Royal College unleashed their might through their hefty forwards in the second half, to clinch a convincing 19-6 win over Isipathana College ...


U-19 Rugby: Trinity down S. Thomas’ to retain de Saram Shield

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June 22, 2019 08:42 pm

Trinity College produced a superb second half rally to beat their traditional rivals S. Thomas’ College 17-11 in their Singer Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournamen...


U-19 Rugby: Kingswood beat Zahira 19-14

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June 22, 2019 08:39 pm

Kingswood College survived fierce late rally from Zahira College before recording a thrilling 19-14 victory in their Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournament Plate Segment...


Malinga steers Sri Lanka to thrilling win over England in World Cup

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June 21, 2019 11:10 pm

Sri Lanka pace bowler Lasith Malinga ripped through the England batting line-up with four wickets as the former champions handed the favourites a 20-run defeat in a low-scoring ...


Golf: Veteran Amarapadma takes Lectra GP lead after Round 3

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June 21, 2019 01:34 pm

Seasoned veteran amateur golfer N. Amarapadma took a slender One Stroke lead from B.A. Sanjeewa setting up another thrilling finish to the June Edition of the monthly Lectra Gra...


Rampaging Englishmen could target a 400 plus score against Sri Lanka

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June 21, 2019 09:14 am

The rampaging Englishmen may target a 400 plus score, something they missed by just three runs two days ago against Afghanistan, when they take on the hapless Sri Lankans, but s...


Golf: Chanaka Perera takes lead in Lectra GP at halfway mark

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June 20, 2019 12:36 pm

The reigning Sri Lanka Amateur golf champion M.U. Chanaka Perera took the lead after the second round of the June Edition of the Lectra Grand Prix played at the Nuwara Eliya Gol...


England thrashing of Afghanistan - a foreshadowing of things to come for Sri Lanka ?

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June 19, 2019 10:13 pm

After England amassed 397 runs against Afghanistan—the highest in the tournament so far, it is difficult to see how Sri Lanka’s ragged bowling attack might contain t...


Golf: Chanaka, Vinoth and Ranga joint leaders in June Lectra GP

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June 19, 2019 11:47 am

The ever popular Sri Lanka Golf Lectra Grand Prix June edition got underway at the beautiful, tight Nuwara Eliya Golf Club Course nestled within the Nuwara Eliya Town, conducted...


Motorsports: Countdown begins for country’s longest endurance karting challenge

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June 19, 2019 11:35 am

Sri Lanka Karting Circuit (SLKC) will mark yet another red-letter day in the country’s motor sport history as it prepares to hold the, first ever, 8-hour Endurance Karting...




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Colombo Book Fair gets underway today at the BMICH

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Shakespeare Drama Competition 2019 - Boys' Semi Finals

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