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Former World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has blasted the prospects of constructing a new International Cricket Stadium spending 40 million dollars in Diyagama, Homagama. Ranatunga claimed that such huge amo
If the Coronavirus situation does not worsen further in the country, the Sri Lankan cricketers will start their group residential training fro
While expressing his pride at still holding the national 400m record, former star athlete Sugath Thilakaratne said that athletes could not rest purely on their success at last year’s South Asian Games in Nepal.
“The men’s 40
Spanish clubs began training in groups of 10 players on Monday, in line with health protocols, as La Liga takes another step towards the planned resumption of the coronavirus-hit season next month.
Barcelona confirmed t
Winger Vishwamithra Jayasinghe has ended his contract with the Kandy SC.
Only two national sports associations have responded positively to a circular issued by the Ministry of Sports to resume training activities for the national pool by June 1, according to sources.
Following a meeting of heads of selected sports bodies
Till now the Indian cricket board needed government permission only to play the bilateral series against Pakistan but now even for the Team India to travel to Sri Lanka, the Indian government directives would be mandatory, according to
Dukes, the manufacturers of balls used by England and West Indies in their home Tests, have dismissed the need for artificial substances to aid shining if international cricket is played this summer.
Former India captain Sachin Tendulkar is the lates
REUTERS - Former NFL linebacker Antonio Morrison is facing at least one felony intimidation charge after a series of incidents in Carmel, Ind., according to published reports.
Morrison, who played with the Indianapolis Colts from 2016-17, allegedl
Women’s hockey could be developed in the South Asian region if major competitions in the region are held annually or at le
The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) donated a sum of Rs. 2 million to the Covid-19 Health Care and Social Fund to support the government’s efforts in fighting the pandemic in the country.
Ireland’s home series against New Zealand and Pakistan scheduled for June and July have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their cricket boards said on Thursday.
The pandemic has
Veteran coach Davenell Whatmore yesterday revealed that his stint with the Sri Lankan Team in 1996 gave him the ‘most amount of satisfaction’.
“I enjoyed most worki
The standard of football in Sri Lanka is on the decline not because players lack skill but because the selection committee me
Had the world not come to a standstill due to COVID-19 Sri Lankan all rounder Dasun Shanaka would have had his wedding yesterday.
The Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has set its sights on winning medals at the Asian Boxing Championship to be h
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) yesterday invited Sports Medicine Doctor Daminda Attanayake to brief the two captains - Dimuth Karun
Scrapping the money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic would cost more than half a billion dollars but cutting players’ pay was not yet being considered a top official told AFP yesterday.
The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has decided to organize an international level online coaching seminar next month for the
India’s 2011 World Cup-winning batsman Suresh Raina has called on the country’s cricket board (BCCI) to lift its ban on players participating in overseas Twenty20 leagues.
The BCCI doe
There has been no clarity on India’s tour of Sri Lanka because of the effect of COVID-19. Indian team was scheduled to tour the Emerald Island in the month of June for a short tour consisting of three T20I and as many ODIs.
Former Sri Lanka double international and renowned netball coach Thilaka Jinadasa has been appointed Team Leader of Sports Development at Gateway, according to the management of the group of international schools.
Jinadasa was plan
Coaches who have not even won a medal at national level or followed any international coaching courses have created a coaching mafia which, if unchecked by the national sports associations and the Sports Ministry, would produce a dark
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will promote former Captain Kumar Sangakkara in a ‘big way’ for a top post in the International Cric
The seventh edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is slated to get underway later this year while the global impact of the Covid
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will be offered a one-year extension as president of the Marylebone Cricket Club in the “extraordinary circumstances” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the MCC said on Wednesday.
Most school cricketers in the past displayed their immense talent and skill by not only playing cricket but engaging in other sports as well, according to Rajiva Wijetunge, a former Royal College cricketer who played in the latter half of the 1970s
Players due to take part in ‘The Hundred’ this summer have had their contracts terminated by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Earlier, the new to
The islandwide curfew caused by the coronavirus pandemic has had a negative effect on the skill level of national athletes, according to th
Jayananda Warnaweera has expressed his desire to return to cricket administration.
After completing the three-year suspension handed to him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC
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