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CR suspension raises more questions than answers

CR suspension raises more questions than answers

  Former Sri Lanka prop forward Hafeez Marso threw the World Rugby rule book at Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) after their three-member Disciplinary Committee (DC) let off CR&FC lightly following their unprecedented act of walking out in protest during their Dialog Rugby Club League Championship second round clash against Police SC. The incident occurred on [...]

Reserve days on the cards for men’s T20 World Cup

Cricket Australia will have an opportunity to lobby for the inclusion of semi-final reserve days in the men’s T20 World Cup scheduled later this year, but currently there exists no formal provision to avoid a repeat of the wet weather problem that dogged the recent women’s event. The women’s World Cup, won by Australia at [...]

SLAS cancels two Hill Climbs

The local governing body for motorsports, the Sri Lanka Automobile Sports (SLAS) has decided to indefinitely postpone two of the country’s oldest hill climb event – Mahagastota Hill Climb and Radella Hill Climb, in consideration of the global pandemic, COVID-19. This decision comes as a precaution with the growing number of patients being affected in [...]

When Sri Lanka beat the world for the first time

When Sri Lanka beat the world for the first time

Twenty-four-years ago, when the hype for the 12-nation 1996 World Cup extravaganza came around, many a skeptic hardly gave a chance for Sri Lanka to win the title, or for that matter most partisan supporters felt much the same. This was based on the island cricketers’ dismal record based on the earlier results in the [...]

Nalanda skipper Avishka Perera joins elite group after scoring second 1,000

Every school boy’s dream is to score thousand runs in a season. Nalanda skipper Avishka Perera reached the milestone consecutively in 1918/19 and 1919/20 seasons, becoming the first Nalandian batsman to reach the top. For a school that had produced the majority of national players, young Avishka deserves a special seat among the elite lot. [...]

Jacque claims top award at Riders’ Night

Promising rider Jacque Gunawardene stole the limelight at the National Motorsport Riders’ Awards Ceremony, organised by the Sri Lanka Motorcycle Federation (SLMF) last Saturday (14) at the Eagle Lagoon Hotel in Katunayake. His outstanding performances during the 2019 calendar year enabled Gunawadene to earn the top title at the annual awards ceremony dedicated for motorsport [...]

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