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The first rugby team from parts beyond the seas to play in Sri Lanka, as per the recorded history of the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (now Sri Lanka Rugby), was the “All Blacks” Northern Union t
18 May 2020 - 0 - 35
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 Gam
18 May 2020 - 0 - 24
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.
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The death of rugby legend and coach George Dreaden Simpkin a few days ago left little Sri Lanka mourning the loss of this man who was so dear to us.
13 May 2020 - 0 - 54
The standard of football in Sri Lanka is on the decline not because players lack skill but because the selection committee members are weak and biased, according to veteran football star Kasun Jayasur
08 May 2020 - 0 - 344
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 Spo
04 May 2020 - 0 - 128
The islandwide curfew caused by the coronavirus pandemic has had a negative effect on the skill level of national athletes, according to the fastest man in Sri Lanka Himasha Eshan.
01 May 2020 - 0 - 46
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 indefinit
29 Apr 2020 - 0 - 33
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) is making plans to resume administration of the sport once the curfew as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic is lifted.
29 Apr 2020 - 0 - 141
Ramani Mangalika is one of the finest athletes Sri Lanka has ever produced but her dazzling achievements seem like a mere postscript in a distant past for many.
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There were about five clubs regularly playing the game; there were inter-district matches, and also inter-club matches. The showpiece of the season was the Colombo-Up Country match for the Capper Cup
27 Apr 2020 - 0 - 37
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 repe
24 Apr 2020 - 0 - 75
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.
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She will officially convey her decision to the Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) once the prevailing situation in the country eases, Jinadasa disclosed on Wednesday.
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This account is of the rugby match between the first rugby club in Ceylon, the CH & FC, and the Nondescripts Cricket Club (better known for its cricketing history) in 1920 and its historical significa
23 Mar 2020 - 0 - 80
Former Kingswood College and Kandy Sports Club player Fazil Marija said that Sri Lanka’s rugby structure is more suited for the Sevens game.
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CR & FC captain Omalka Gunaratne has been suspended for eight matches following his conduct during the controversial Dialog Rugby League game against Police Sports Club which saw the Red Shirts walkin
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A ball guided to the third man boundary, a captain’s arms raised, a World Cup trophy lifted high.
13 Mar 2020 - 0 - 266
S. Thomas’ was on top against traditional rivals Royal when play ended on day in the 141st Battle of the Blues big match played at the SSC ground. The Thomians after making a formidable score of 369
13 Mar 2020 - 0 - 606
Head coach Nilfer Ibrahim is fully confident that Kingswood College backline would take their team to greater heights during the Inter-School League Rugby Tournament which was kicked off recently.
13 Mar 2020 - 0 - 219
Trinity College continued their unbeaten run in the Dialog League Under-19 schools’ rugby tournament when they outclassed St. Anthony’s College Katugastota 26 points (4 tries, 3 conversions) to 05
13 Mar 2020 - 0 - 143
St. Joseph’s College having lost the two opening games of the season has been left with a mountain to climb in Group A.
13 Mar 2020 - 0 - 103
England’s cricket team abruptly pulled out of a tour of Sri Lanka on Friday over the mounting coronavirus pandemic.
12 Mar 2020 - 0 - 36
Isipathana College having got themselves off to a fine start against Science College, Mount Lavinia are eager to land triple titles this season.
12 Mar 2020 - 0 - 142
S. Thomas’ College regained the Lady Jayatileke Shield when they edged-out St. Joseph’s College 24-22 in a thrilling Dialog Inter-Schools Under-19 Rugby Tournament fixture worked off at Longden Pl
11 Mar 2020 - 0 - 203
The 141st edition of the second oldest schools cricket encounter in the world, the Battle of the Blues, between Royal College Colombo and S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia will get underway at the SS
10 Mar 2020 - 0 - 139
Wesley College will rally around their super star captain Samuel Ogbebor who has already made a name for himself following his performance in the last few years.
09 Mar 2020 - 1 - 46
Kandy Sports Club produced a superb second half rally to beat Police Sports Club 40-24 in their Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament second-round final fixture worked off at the Nittawela Stadium
09 Mar 2020 - 0 - 137
Nalanda College dominated proceedings in their 91st Battle of the Maroons Inter-School Big Match against the traditional rivals Ananda College which ended in a draw at the SSC Grounds in Maitland Plac
09 Mar 2020 - 0 - 51
A rampant Australia emphatically swept to their fifth women’s Twenty20 World Cup title yesterday, crushing India by 85 runs in front of more than 86,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.