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Random breathalyser tests on cricketers in future : SLC

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April 04, 2019 05:35 am

In the wake of the recent drunk driving accident involving national test captain Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to conduct random breathlyser tests...


Cycling: All set for 3rd Sri Lanka T-Cup International Tour

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April 02, 2019 12:00 pm

The 3rd edition of the Sri Lanka T-Cup International Cycle Tour will be held from May 10-12 from Pasikudah to Negombo- a distance of 350 km.  The event is sponsored...


Athletics: AASL targets six medals at 23rd Asian Championship

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April 02, 2019 09:00 am

Sri Lanka will be targeting at least six medals at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships which will be worked off from April 21 to 24 in Doha, Qatar.  President of...


Motorsports: 85th Mobitel-Mahagastota Festival of Speed 2019 on April 6-7

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April 02, 2019 06:00 am

Mobitel is partnering Ceylon Motor Sports Club (CMSC) to sponsor the 85th Mahagastota Hill Climb Race at Mahagastota Hill, which has become an annual feature on the Motor Sports...


Watersports: ESQUEL to sponsor Dragon Boating in Sri Lanka

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April 02, 2019 03:00 am

A four-year Sponsorship Agreement, commencing 2019, to promote Dragon Boating in Sri Lanka, was signed between Apparel exporter, Esquel Sri Lanka Ltd (ESLL) and the National Ass...


General: Government pursue million-dollar project once again in Nuwara Eliya

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April 02, 2019 12:00 am

Months after the project was put on hold over questions of financial viability, the Government is once again pursuing the multi-million dollar proposed High Altitude Training Ce...


Football: Sri Lanka become the bunnies of Asia

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April 01, 2019 09:00 pm

Despite Sri Lanka's disastrous outing at the recently concluded AFC Under (U)-23 Qualification Round Football Tournament held in Bahrain, the coaching staff is still echoin...


Dialog-ST 2019: Thanusha Sandaruwan shifts gears in Emerging Schools category

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April 01, 2019 06:00 pm

Thanusha Sandaruwan Costa of St. John's College, Nugegoda, made a sudden acceleration to his pace to claim the second place of the Emerging Schools category, while the lead...


Motorsports: Baptism of fire for RAC duo at Northern Speed Rally

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April 01, 2019 03:00 pm

Ashan Silva, currently rated as Sri Lanka's top race driver, and co-driver Irfan Fuad emerged the best pair of drivers at the Northern Speed Rally, a 130-kilometre rally wi...


Tennis: Wheelchair warriors of a 'different' Tennis

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April 01, 2019 03:00 pm

Sri Lanka's nearly 3-decade 'civil war' killed many soldiers, while a large number ended up injured and disabled.  It has been a decade since the war...


NOC's 'gratuitous' struggle for independence

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April 01, 2019 12:00 pm

In an unprecedented move, the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) which is recognised under the Sports Law has sought complete independence and autonomy claiming non...


Basektball: Under-18 Boys, Girls qualify for 3x3 World Cup, Asia Cup

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April 01, 2019 09:00 am

Newly introduced in Sri Lanka, 3x3 Basketball is going great guns, as the Sri Lanka Under (U)-18 Boys and Girls teams have qualified to play in the 2019 3x3 World Cup and 3x3 As...


Table Tennis: MAS emerge overcall champs of Mercantile Tournament 2019

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April 01, 2019 06:00 am

MAS continued their dominance in Mercantile Table Tennis (TT) when their Men's and Women's teams emerged 'A' Division Champions at the 62nd Inter Club League...


Athletics: Sri Lanka Defence Services complete 45 years in World Military Sports

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April 01, 2019 03:00 am

Founded in February 18, 1948 in Nice, France, the International Military Sports Council (CISM) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organisations in the world.  ...


Indoor Cricket: Sri Lanka favourites at New Zealand-Asia Cup

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April 01, 2019 12:00 am

Sri Lanka Indoor Cricket team will leave for Singapore today to take part in the New Zealand-Asia Cup.  The six nation tournament, a 16 overs per side will be held ...


U-19 Cricket: Senadheera twins serve Trinity well

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March 31, 2019 09:00 pm

Ten members of a family turning out for their school cricket team in the course of a few years, is quite something, and stands to the eternal credit of the Ananda brothers from ...


Cricket: Galle claim Women's Super Provincial title

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March 31, 2019 06:00 pm

Team Galle emerged champions of the Women's Super Provincial Cricket Tournament 2019 conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket which concluded. Four teams namely Colombo, Gall...


Karting: Brandix Essentials wins Wurth Endurance Challenge 2019 at SLKC

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March 31, 2019 03:00 pm

Brilliant driving performance and exceptional teamwork by Team Brandix throughout the race led them to bag the top podium position at Sri Lanka’s first ever corporate kart...


SLC to conduct investigation into accident involving Karunaratne

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March 31, 2019 02:51 pm

Responding to the accident involving cricketer Dimuth Karunaratne, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), in a statement today (March 31) said an inquiry is to be conducted into the incident....


Football: Defenders FC look to retain Vantage FA Cup

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March 31, 2019 12:00 pm

Defenders FC will start as favourites to win the title once again as the Vantage FA Cup Football Tournament began with the first-round matches worked off island-wide from Saturd...


Netball: Lavanga dazzles as Visakha clinch Motwani Shield

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March 31, 2019 09:00 am

Lavanga Kaluarachchi produced a fine all-round performance to spearhead Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo beat Sujatha Vidyalaya, Nugegoda in their inaugural Inter-School Netball Big M...


Motorsports: VW Beetle Owners Club celebrate 20 years of 'Pride of Ownership'

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March 31, 2019 08:00 am

The Volkswagen Beetle Owners Club have made arrangements to hold the 20th annual “Pride of Ownership” drive on Sunday (31).  This is a landmark event of...


Big Match: Sri Rahula beat Sumangala by 7 wickets

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March 31, 2019 07:00 am

Sri Rahula Vidyala, Katugastota rode on the shoulders of their bowling pair Dilshan Arambagedara and Akash Gardiyawasam, to record a comfortable 7-wicket win against Sri Sumangl...


Horseracing: Impressive entries for RTC season opener

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March 31, 2019 06:00 am

Two favourite runners have been forced to skip Sunday's (31) RTC Spring and Summer Raceday at the Racecourse in Nuwara Eliya, due to medical reasons, and their closest riva...


Big Match: Asoka beat President by 5 wickets

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March 31, 2019 05:00 am

Asoka Vidyalaya recorded a comfortable 5-wicket victory against traditional rivals, Presidents College Kotte in the 13th Battle of Golds Limited Overs Big Match played at the R....


Rugby: Women's Inter-Provincial 7s on Sunday

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March 31, 2019 04:00 am

The first rugby tournament for the year organised and conducted by the Women's Rugby Committee of the Sri Lanka Rugby, the Inter-Province Rugby Development 7s, will kick of...


Big Match: Kalutara beat Tissa Central by 5 wickets

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March 31, 2019 03:00 am

A match bag of eight wickets by Kavindu Jayawickrama and half tons by Krishan Viranga and Vivindu Silva helped Kalutara MV record a comfortable five wicket win over traditional ...


Big Match: STC Matara beat Servatius by 5 wickets

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March 31, 2019 02:00 am

An unbeaten 97-run stand for the sixth wicket between Hirantha Lakshan (45 not out) and Hirusha Jeewadith (44 not out) helped St. Thomas' College to a 5-wicket win in their...


Big Match: 39th Battle of the Gold at Kegalle ends in draw

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March 31, 2019 01:00 am

The 39th Battle of the Gold’s big match between traditional rivals St Mary’s Kegalle and Kegalu Vidyalaya played at the Kegalle Esplanade ended in a tame draw on Sat...


Big Match: DS dominate drawn game against Mahanama

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March 31, 2019 12:00 am

The 13th Battle of the Golds Big Match cricket encounter between D.S. Senanayake and Mahanama colleges ended in a tame draw at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Saturday (30), with...




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