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Sunday, November 12, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 24
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Wijeya Pariganaka

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Just thinking about the present context of local cricket my memory goes back about two decades when we watched a bloody western of the “Dollar Series” the last of which was called –THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY. To my mind leaving out the western part of it, this is the best that one can call the present day status of Lankan cricket.
Saram century puts Ragama CC on top
By M. Shamil Amit
Ragama CC tightened their grip over Bloomfield after having a set back in the morning session of play on day two of their Premier League cricket encounter played at Reid Avenue yesterday.
Back under their own roofs now
By Ranjith Perera
Though she does not celebrate Christmas, M. Gunawthi and her fisher family of Batheegama would have never had the faintest notion that on December 26 2004 they would end up as homeless refugees as victims of their provider – the sea. But, the cruel Tsunami did not favour nor was it forgiving. It engulfed almost the entire sea coasts of Sri Lanka and so many other nations leaving a trail of tragedies that will take many…. many generations to forget.
Asiad --to be or not to be
By Vimal Perera

Hong Kong will host the Asian Rugby World Cup round three qualifying matches that has been rescheduled. These matches will be played on a round robin basis from the 18th to the 25th of November. The Hong Kong team will be at advantage as they are on home soil. Is this what HK wanted and if so they have got it? What has followed the decision to shift the holding of the tournament as planned in Sri Lanka has put the efforts of the SLRFU to some sort of disarray.

Windies trapped in Gul’s ugul
Kiwis devour Lions to keep title hopes alive
Mauresmo and Sharapova battle into semi-finals
Letter to the Sports Editor
Royal dominates School Tennis Scene this year
‘Wellness for all contest’ at Royal Colombo
Aney is it true? with nam
VW Drive on 19 Nov
Activity in the domestic game
Central Province win Asiad trial
Malaysians in all finals
Galle Athletics on Nov. 18
The Josephian cricket fiasco
Mithun pride for Sri Lanka Golf
Former Windies greats promoting WC tourism
Lakbima Sports editor’s father passes away
World Cup chief issues venue warning
Joes chalk up fifth outright win
New threat to British Grand Prix


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