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Professor Arjuna de Silva, the renowned physician in Sri Lanka has proposed the use of gloves by the on field umpires and face masks for the players.
“The umpires sho
Sri Lanka’s national level junior athletes have been deprived of winning at least 10 gold medals since the two international competitions they were scheduled to take part in were postponed indefinitely, according to the President of t
England and Australia must tour Pakistan to facilitate regular international cricket in the South Asian country, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Kumar Sangakkara has said.
Top teams have shun
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) is planning to conduct two special qualifying competitions in the future for the Tokyo Olympics which will benefit athletes from some 70 countries
including Sri Lan
The Sri Lanka Football Referees Association (SLFRA) has come forward to provide dry ration food relief packs to Referees, players and their families in the Western Province and other parts of the country.
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) is making plans to resume administration of the sport once the curfew as a result of th
Chris Gayle said Ramnaresh Sarwan was “worse than the coronavirus” as he blamed his “evil” former West Indies team-mate for his exit from the Jamaica Tallawahs team in the Caribbean Premier League.
The 40-year-old Gayle was
Two Sri Lankan cricketers, Suranjith Dharmasena and Mahes De Zoysa, are left stranded in their apartments in Cape Town, South Afr
Former Pakistan Captain Ramiz Raja yesterday said criminalising match-fixing can be a ‘useful deterrent’ to fight the menace which, according to him, needs a concerted effort like the one currently on to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Major multi-discipline events in Asia such as South Asian Games (SAG), South East Asian Games (SEA) and the 2022 Asian Games are unlikely to be held in the near future as scheduled because of the repercussions of the Covid-19 pan
Controversial Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was banned Monday from all forms of cricket for three years after pleading guilty to failing to report match-fixing approaches, the country’s cricket board announced.
Umar, who tur
Five Pakistani cricketers, who are stranded in Sri Lanka due to current lock-down worldwide, will leave for Karachi and Lahore today.
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh said he was motivated by Andrew Flintoff’s sledging and a desire for revenge when he hit six sixes in an over against England in 2007.
The Australian Government might make travel exemptions for the Indian Team’s tour Down Under later this year to save the Cricket
Graeme Watson, an all-rounder who featured in five Tests and two ODIs for Australia, died at 75 following a battle with cancer.
Sports psychology will play a major role in improving the
Former Trinity College and Havelock SC star winger, Rihal Madugalle passed away recently in Kandy at the age of 79.
The World Anti-Doping Agency demanded answers Friday after reports that Chinese swimming star Sun Yang was called up for national training for the Tokyo Olympics in an apparent breach of his doping ban.
The latest inciden
General Secretary of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) Jaswar Umar yesterday said that they are gearing up to continue with the post Covid-19 operations using technologies.
“We are curr
Veteran coach Thilaka Jinadasa has decided to quit as Sri Lanka’s national netball coach.
She will off
A key Premier League broadcast partner has called on club bosses to probe a Saudi Arabian bid to buy Newcastle United over piracy allegations, it said on Wednesday.
The Magpies a
Australian umpire John Ward has announced his retirement.
Chess legends including Russia’s Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik will next month take part in a new online world team tournament as the game makes moves to carry on despite the global coronavirus shutdown.
Six teams will compete in the Online N
South Africa’s planned tour of Sri Lanka in June has been postponed, the controlling bodies of the two countries announced on Monday.
Sri Lanka Cricket said it had decided with Cricket South Africa that the tour should be indefinitely postponed.
Justin Langer wanted to return home midway through Australia’s Ashes tour of England in 2001 and announce his retirement after being dropped from the side due to poor form, the current national team head coach has revealed.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) chief selector Ashantha de Mel was not surprised with the joint decision of SLC and Cricket South Africa to postpone the forthcoming series of three ODIs and three T-20Is.
“In the current
The financial squeeze put on Premier League clubs by the coronavirus crisis could be felt across the continent in the coming months as the well to fund massive transfer fees runs dry.
For each of the past four summers, Premier League clubs have flexe
Elite level cricket may have been suspended because of the Coronavirus but the sport’s Anti-Corruption Chief has told players to remain aware of approaches by potential fixers.
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