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Fri, 10 Jul 2020
After a 117-day absence, international cricket returned in familiar fashion on Wednesday as rain and bad light restricted the first Test between England and West Indies to 17.4 overs and the hosts closed a frustrating day on 35-1.
After all the antic
The Beach Netball Association (BNA) of Sri Lanka is planning to promote the sport in schools once it is reopened following the break caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
One of the newest
The Cricket West Indies (CWI) board is not worried about the use of home umpires for the Test series in England.
Belarus would consider offers from Russian athletes who wish to switch allegiance and compete for the ex-Soviet republic instead, the head of the Belarusian athletics federation said on Wednesday.
The Sports Ministry has referred the probe report of its Special Investigations Unit that investigated allegations of match-fixing made by Mahindananda Aluthgamage, to the Attorney General’s Department.
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has released its Assistant Coach of the national football team Mahinda Galagedara, effective yesterday.
West Indies great Brian Lara says the Caribbean side must try and beat “overwhelming favourites” England in four days because their batting is not strong enough to last five days.
India Captain Virat Kohli faces an inquiry into a potential conflict of interest over his positions in two business ventures.
DK Jain, Ethics Office
India’s cricket leaders are becoming impatient with the world body’s delays in deciding whether the Twenty20 World Cup will go ahead this year amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
The World Cu
National cricketer Kusal Mendis has been arrested following an accident that killed a 64-year-old man at Horethuduwa in Panadura yesterday morning, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratna said.
He said the S
The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) is considering inviting only the top eight ranked athletes for each event at
Sri Lanka is targeting a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, according to Dian Gomes,
England will join West Indies in wearing a “Black Lives Matter” logo on their shirts during the three-match Test series, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday.
West Indies had ea
Everton Weekes, the oldest (95 years) West Indies Test cricketer who died in Barbados on Wednesday, will be buried alongside Sir Frank Worrell and Sir Clyde Walcott, according to Conde Riley, th
Cricket Australia said yesterday it has dropped the British-made Dukes ball from its 2020/21 Sheffield Shield season and will use only the Kookaburra to encourage more spin bowling on home pitches.
Dukes were introd
Michael Cheika yesterday called on Australia’s director of rugby Scott Johnson to take a back seat and trust new Wallabies coach Dave Rennie to “be the boss”.
Cheika, who quit as Australian coach in October after their quarter-final exit aga
Match fixing has already got into domestic cricket in Sri Lanka and will soon reach schools cricket if the authorities fail to put a stop to it, former Sri Lanka Captain Arjuna Ranatunga said yesterday.
“I began to reveal
The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) has decided to begin high altitude training for the National Olympic Pool in Nuwara Eliya from July 4. The Olympic pool is currently training at the Torrington Grounds.
Barcelona gave up more ground to Real Madrid in La Liga’s title race on Tuesday after being held to a 2-2 draw at home to third-placed Atletico Madrid as a late penalty from Saul Niguez cancelled out Lionel Messi’s 700th career goal.
England Captain Joe Root will miss the first Test of their three-match series against West Indies to attend the birth of his child, with Ben Stokes set to take the reins in his absence, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe he has to spend “millions” in the transfer market, saying it is a tricky task to improve his Premier League winners.
Klopp’s side were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30
New Zealand were awarded the Men’s and Women’s World Sevens Series titles yesterday after World Rugby (WR) cancelled the remainder of the season because of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Steve van Aperen, an Australian Polygraph Examiner is willing to assist the Sri Lankan Police to investigate the allegations of the 2011 Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.
Former Sri Lanka National Boxing Coach Withanage Wasantha Kumara was elected as the President of the newly formed Kundasale Sports Club at their inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the
The 25 Sri Lankan National players who are currently training under Head Coach, Mickey Arthur and Batting Coach, Grant Flower at the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy, did not have a stern training session yesterday and instead, they we
“The special training I got from Olympic legend Usain Bolt and other Jamaican international sprinters in the 100 and 200 met
Former Sri Lanka captain Pradeep Basnayake who was elected as the new President of Central Province Rugby Football Union (CPRFU), has highlighted the need for new rugby stadiums and clubs as part of his plan in developing th
All-rounder Akila Dananjaya has been added to the Sri Lanka Squad which is going through the second-phase of training ses
The salaries in the Men’s Hundred will be reduced by 20 percent next year, while the Men and Women will be paid 11.5 percent of what they were due this year.
As the former Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage was on Wednesday summoned to record a statement before the independent committee that launched a special investigation over the staggering match-fixing allegations
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