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Sun, 20 Oct 2019
Minister of Sports Harin Fernando yesterday approved the 16-member squad led by Lasith Malinga for Sri Lanka’s forthcoming three-match T20I series against Australia.
Along with Malin
S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia retained the All-Island National School Games Under-20 Twenty20 Cricket title when they defeated Trinity College by eight runs in the final played at Randles Hill Grounds in Kandy yesterday.
However, due to the inc
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not willing to bear the expenses of hosting another home series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and wants Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to share the financial burden if it decides not to tour Pakistan for the two-Test
Lebanon defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in their FIFA World Cup Qualifier worked off at the Racecourse Grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday.
The visitors dominated the first half and build up a commanding 2-0 lead at half time after Sri Lanka conceded two early p
Japan’s “Ferraris” hit top gear Sunday as the hosts beat Scotland 28-21 in a barnstorming Rugby World Cup clash to create history by reaching the quarter-finals.
Rampaging wingers Kotaro Matsushima and Kenki Fukuoka did the damage for Japan,
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 13 runs to win the third and final Twenty20 International at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore yesterday, routing the world number one team 3-0 in the series.
Sri Lanka scored 147 for seven with debutant Oshada Fernando sco
Sri Lankan Cricket Selectors are scheduled to meet on Friday to pick the squad for the forthcoming tour of Australia with Lasith Malinga set to be reappointed as Captain of the team.
“We are reappointing Lasith Malinga to lead the side against Aust
Sri Lanka would look to complete a rare series whitewash when they take on Pakistan in the third and final Twenty20 International at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore today.
Sri Lanka without 10 first-choice players and without their ace fast bowler Lasi
Sri Lanka will look to complete a rare series triumph when they confront Pakistan in the second Twenty20 International at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore today.
Sri Lanka posted a thumping 64-run win in a relatively low-scoring opening game of the th
Ireland returned to winning ways at the Rugby World Cup but were far from impressive in a 35-0 victory over Russia in Kobe yesterday.
For all Ireland, the victims of a shock 19-12 defeat by hosts Japan last weekend, had made 11 changes, the fact it
The Sri Lanka Body Building and Fitness Federation (SLBBFF) will conduct selection trials to pick the competitors for the upcoming World Bodybuilding Championships 2019 which will take place in Dubai, U
Marauding winger Ed Fidow bagged a quickfire double as Samoa beat Russia 34-9 in a bruising Rugby World Cup encounter yesterday.
Fidow provided the spark in a tempestuous Pool ‘A’ clash after the Pacific islanders were reduced to 13 men in the
The first Unofficial Test between Sri Lanka ‘A’ and Bangladesh ‘A’ which was scheduled to be held at the FTZ grounds in Katunayake, was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to the ongoing inclement weather
AFP - Sri Lanka’s depleted National Cricket Squad arrived in Pakistan yesterday expressing confidence in security promises by the hosts despite reports that the team could be targeted by militants.
Ireland powered past Six Nations rivals Scotland 27-3 to put themselves in the box seat to reach the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup yesterday.
Three push-over tries in the first half did the damage before wing Andrew Conway grabbed a fourth
Sri Lanka’s Cricket Board remains hopeful of going ahead with its tour of Pakistan but will await the final all-clear from the defence ministry, an official said yesterday.
Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said he was satisfied with th
Isuru Avinda and Dhanuja Sandalindu steered Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte to a six-wicket win over traditional rivals St. John’s College, Nugegoda in their 23rd Annual Battle of Jayewardenepura Inter-School Cricket encounter played at the R. Premadasa S
The All-Island Schools Relay Championship conducted by the Ministry of Education is scheduled to be worked off from tomorrow at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
The meet which was originally slotted to be worked off at the Welagedera Stadium in K
Sports Minister Harin Fernando yesterday issued a special directive to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to prevent its Immediate Past President Thilanga Sumathipala from holding office within the body until an inquiry is held.
The directive was issued
Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo edged-out favourites Mahamaya College, Kandy to win the Girls’ overall title while St. Joseph’s College retained the Boys’ title for the 16th successive year at the 46th All-Island Schools Swimming and Diving Champion
The eighth edition of the Under-19 Youth Asia Cup is set to commence in Colombo today.
The tournament will see
Veteran golfer B. A. Sanjeewa once again got in to the ‘pole position’ from day one with a steady even par 71 on the opening day of the LECTRA Grand Prix 2019 August Edition which got underway at the Royal Colombo Golf Club Course yesterday.
Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Bruce put on a match-winning 109-run stand for the fourth-wicket to steer New Zealand to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka with two balls to spare in the second T20I played at the Pallekele Stadium in
The Committee of Public Enterprises (COPE) yesterday asked Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to suspend operations of its charitable arm, ‘Cricket Aid,’ until the Auditor General (AG) conducts a special audit query into its operations.
SLC officials were
The 89th Sir John Tarbat Senior Athletics Championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Athletics Association (SLSAA) and sponsored by Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) will be held from September 10 to 12 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Henegama Central advanced to the quarter-finals of the Under-17 Division Two Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament with a 22-run win against S. Thomas’ College ‘B’ in their pre quarter-final encounter played
Colin Grandhomme and Ross Taylor guided New Zealand to a thrilling five-wicket win with three balls to spare in the first of three T20 Internationals played at the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
New Zealand recorded a convincing 33-run win in their T20 warm-up fixture against the Sri Lanka Board President’s XI worked off at the FTZ Grounds in Katunayake yesterday.
Right-arm fast bowler Scott Kuggeleijn was the star, taking four important w
The National Para Athletics Championships 2019 organised by the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Sri Lanka under the patronage of the Ministry of Sports and sponsored by Dialog will be held on September 5 and 6 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Co
Third seed Heshani Imanga emerged Girls’ Under-14 Singles champion in the 104th National Tennis Championships when she recorded an easy 6-2, 7-5 win over the bottom seed Hasali Gajaba in the fi
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