Last Updated : 2019-07-24 09:01:00

IOC urges Sri Lanka to fine-tune laws

23 Jul 2019 - 0     - 7

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have urged the Ministry of Sports to discuss, review and fine-tune the Sports Law after it came under scrutiny for the second time in Lausanne, Switzerland. T


Wesley favoured, acid test for Vidyartha

12 Jul 2019 - 0     - 78

Wesley College and Vidyartha College will clash in the President’s Trophy Inter-Schools Under-19 Knock-Out Rugby Tournament first semi-final encounter at the Royal College Sports Complex in Reid Ave


Sri Lanka hoping to make a big change in World Netball

01 Jul 2019 - 0     - 222

“We are taking part in the INF World Netball Championships as a strong team from Asia. We are hoping to make a big difference, especially in World Netball Rankings,’’ said Sri Lanka Netball Capt


Kavindu at the double as Kandy claim sevens title

01 Jul 2019 - 0     - 134

Kavindu Perera who captained CR and FC last season came back to haunt his former side with Sri Lanka club rugby powerhouse Kandy Sports Club who claimed the Inter-Club Sevens rugby title beating the R


Sri Lanka Youth Netball team off to Japan

27 Jun 2019 - 0     - 179

The Sri Lanka Youth Netball team took wing to Japan yesterday (26) to take part in the 11th Asian Youth Asian Netball Championships from June 29 to July 7 in Kashima, Japan. The tournament is being co


Cricket World Cup 2011

25 Jun 2019 - 0     - 138

India became the first country to win the Cricket World Cup on home soil when they defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets in the 2011 final played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.


Cricket World Cup 2007

25 Jun 2019 - 0     - 99

Australia retained the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007 when they defeated Sri Lanka by 53 runs on the Duckworth and Lewis scoring method in the final. Australia compiled 281 for four from 38 overs and S


Science in stunning win over Wesley

24 Jun 2019 - 0     - 102

Science College, Mount Lavinia pulled off a stunning 26 points to 21 points win over Wesley College in their Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament second-round match played at the Air Force G


Cricket World Cup 2003

19 Jun 2019 - 0     - 85

Lifting the World Cup for the third time, Australia claimed the outright lead for most World Cup titles. The tournament was played for the first time in the African continent, and in a one-sided final


Cricket World Cup 1999

19 Jun 2019 - 0     - 73

Co-hosted by four countries - England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands - the 1999 Cricket World Cup saw Australia’s golden generation win the first of three consecutive World Cups - the Aussies se


Cricket World Cup 1996

19 Jun 2019 - 0     - 122

The year 1996 was when Sri Lanka officially announced themselves on the international cricket stage, with possibly the greatest underdog story in the history of the sport, beating Australia in the fin


S. Thomas’ demolish Science 37-9

18 Jun 2019 - 0     - 66

S. Thomas’ College demolished their home town rivals Science College by 37 points to nine points in their Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament second-round encounter played at Mount Lavini


S. Thomas’, Science in search of first win

17 Jun 2019 - 0     - 44

Home town rivals S. Thomas’ College and Science College, who are yet to see the winning post in the second-round will clash in their Under-19 League Rugby Tournament match at Mount Lavinia today.


Double Blue lightning strikes St. Joseph’s

14 Jun 2019 - 0     - 133

Wesley College brought an end to St. Joseph’s unbeaten record when they pulled off a stunning 15-13 victory in their Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament second-round match played at Longd


Joes have edge over resurgent Wesley

14 Jun 2019 - 0     - 59

An exciting contest is on the cards when the high-riding St. Joseph’s College take on Wesley College in their Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament second-round fixture at Longden Place tod


Olympic Day Run on June 25

14 Jun 2019 - 0     - 52

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) will conduct their Annual Olympic Day Run to mark the International Olympic Day on June 25 in Matara.


Sri Lanka’s footballers preparing for SAG - FFSL

12 Jun 2019 - 0     - 60

Anura De Silva, (President) and Jaswar Umar, (Secretary) of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) say that with the South Asian Games (SAG) as the target, national pools of both men and women ha


Cricket World Cup 1992

11 Jun 2019 - 0     - 121

The 1992 Cricket World Cup is the perfect example of the old adage that ’’it’s not how you start, but how you finish’’.


SL-Macau clash hangs in the balance

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 42

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) is awaiting the final verdict from the AFC for their FIFA World Cup Qualifier second-leg between Sri Lanka and Macau scheduled for tomorrow (11) at the Suga


SL’s top Women’s tennis player in danger of Fed Cup omission

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 355

Sri Lanka’s top Women’s tennis player could be a glaring omission from the National Team for the upcoming Fed Cup Tournament, after the selectors were asked to make a ‘compromise’ to the natio


Cricket World Cup 1987

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 78

They didn’t know it at the time, but the Australian team at the 1987 World Cup laid the foundation for the dynasty-like dominance the country has had over cricket’s most coveted prize.


Cricket World Cup 1983

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 128

The 1983 Cricket World Cup was perhaps the beginning of the end of the mighty West Indian team of the ’90s as their bid for a hat-trick of trophies ended with a shock defeat to the Kapil Dev led Ind


Cricket World Cup 1979

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 141

The 1979 World Cup, played in England again, saw one of the turning points of Sri Lankan cricket history as they recorded their first ever win in a World Cup.


Cricket World Cup 1975

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 113

The first ever World Cup, the 1975 tournament featured the six full members of the then International Cricket Conference and two invitees – East Africa and Sri Lanka.


Nizam-Aaqil only father-son to officiate Bradby

03 Jun 2019 - 0     - 182

After successfully officiating the first-leg of the 75th Bradby Shield encounter last Saturday, Aaqil Jamaldeen became the youngest ever Referee to have blown the whistle in the most prestigious annua


Theekshana Dassanayake sent home

01 Jun 2019 - 2     - 314

Sri Lanka centre Theekshana Dassanayake has been sent home after he was allegedly caughtpocketing a watch belong to a female room cleaner of the hotel the National Rugby Team stays during the ongoing


My target is the SAG Gold Medal and to qualify for the Olympics says

29 May 2019 - 0     - 47

Pradeep Dhammika Arunasiri is the Marathon Champion at the 45th National Sports Festival held in Anuradhapura last week told the Daily Mirror that he has two targets. The first is winning the Gold Med


Anika, Janali qualify for Women’s Open final

29 May 2019 - 0     - 190

Defending champion Anika Seneviratne and Janali Manamperi qualified for the Women’s Open final of the Clay court Tennis Nationals by winning their respective semi-final encounters played at the SLTA


Philippines prove too strong for Tuskers

29 May 2019 - 0     - 74

In a compelling match, the Philippines ran out eventual winners 39-22 against Sri Lankan in their Asia Rugby Championship Division One semi-final fixture worked off at the Taipei Municipal Stadium in


Aaqil youngest to officiate at Bradby

29 May 2019 - 0     - 211

The Sri Lanka Society of Rugby Football Referees has named Aaqil Jamaldeen as the Referee for the first-leg of the 75th annual Bradby Shield game between Royal College and Trinity College which is sch