Australia revive T20 fortunes with win over SL

24 Feb 2020 - 0     - 25

Rachael Haynes and Meg Lanning revived Australia’s stuttering Women’s Twenty20 World Cup title defence with a match-turning 95-run partnership in the home side’s tense five-wicket victory over S


Kandy SC continue winning streak

23 Feb 2020 - 0     - 51

Kandy Sports Club continued their winning streak when they outplayed CR and FC by 39 points (six tries, three conversions and one penalty) to 15 points (two tries, one conversion and one penalty) in t


Karlsson to challenge FEI decision

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 107

Sri Lankan equestrian athlete Mathilda Karlsson says she will challenge the decision made by the equestrian world body, the FEI, to retrospectively cancel the ranking points awarded at competitions in


Yadav bowls India to upset win over Australia in T20 World Cup opener

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 34

Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav bowled India to an upset 17-run win over defending champions Australia in the opening game of the women’s Twenty20 World Cup in Sydney today (21).


Airmen aim for double against CH & FC

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 15

Air Force SC will be eyeing a repeat of their stunning first-round win over CH & FC when the two sides meet again tomorrow (22) at the Racecourse grounds in Colombo.


Silva, Sooriyapperuma return to strengthen Police

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 23

Wing three quarter Sachith Silva and second row Udara Sooriyapperuma have returned from injuries to lift Police Sports Club who are scheduled to host Army Sports Club at Police Park tomorrow (22).


Sri Lanka target aggressive approach under Arthur

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 63

Sri Lanka will target a more attacking approach in white-ball cricket, Head Coach Mickey Arthur said, beginning with the first One Day International against the West Indies at the SSC Grounds in Colom


FFSL signs Australian football coach with eye on WC qualifiers and SAFF 2020

19 Feb 2020 - 0     - 36

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has appointed Bosnian-born Australian Amir Alagic as the new head coach for the senior men’s national football team, for the remaining World Cup qualifier


Arthur wants players to embrace ‘defined roles’ against WI

19 Feb 2020 - 0     - 55

Sri Lanka Head Coach Mickey Arthur today (19) said he was keen to see how his players embraced their ‘defined roles’, when they take on the West Indies in three ODIs and two T20Is beginning on Sat


Antonian Avishka Tharindu slams record 350

18 Feb 2020 - 0     - 117

Sri Lanka Under-19 discard Avishka Tharindu of St. Anthony’s College, Wattala snubbed the National Selectors when he created a new schools batting record in the Under-19 Cricket Tournament match aga


Tharanga, Gunaratne guide SLB XI to victory over Windies

17 Feb 2020 - 0     - 70

An enterprising 124-ball knock of 120, inclusive of 16 boundaries and a six, by skipper Upul Tharanga and 64 in 75 balls by Asela Gunaratne paved the way for Sri Lanka Board XI to record a comfortable


Shelinda crowned Best Athlete at ISAC Meet

16 Feb 2020 - 0     - 80

Shelinda Jansen of Gateway College, Colombo was crowned as the Best Overall Athlete at the 20th International Schools’ Athletics Championships (ISAC) which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Co


CR edge-out Army SC 31-22 at Welisara

16 Feb 2020 - 0     - 43

A productive day with the boot for Murshid Zubayr and Riza Mubarak helped CR and FC beat Army SC 31-22 in their Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament second-round encounter worked off at Welisara


Navy host Kandy in Welisara

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 30

Navy Sports Club will host Kandy Sports Club in their league fixture scheduled to be worked off at Welisara tomorrow (15).


Cops gun down Airmen

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 26

Police SC’s fly-half Yohan Peiris inspired his team to a crucial 29 – 12 victory over Air Force SC in the ongoing Dialog Inter-Club “A’ Division League second-round encounter worked off at Pol


Nine meet records shattered on day one

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 73

Shelinda Jansen and Sadeepa Henderson, both from Gateway College, Colombo matched each other to clock a time of 24.60 seconds in the Under-20 Girls’ 200m event on the first day of the 20th Internati


Havies secure narrow win

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 39

Havelock Sports Club resisted a late onslaught from CH & FC to claim a narrow 40 (4 tries, 4 conversions, 4 penalties) to 37 (6 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) victory in their Dialog Rugby League fi


Sooriyapperuma out with fractured finger

13 Feb 2020 - 0     - 20

Police SC flanker Udara Sooriyapperuma has been ruled out of their second round league fixture against Air Force SC scheduled to be worked off at Police Park this evening (14).


Bangladesh secures historic U-19 WC Trophy

09 Feb 2020 - 0     - 122

A stubborn unbeaten knock of 43 by Skipper Akbar Ali helped Bangladesh Under-19 record a three-wicket win over the defending champions India Under-19 in their rain-hit ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup f


CH claim cliffhanger

09 Feb 2020 - 0     - 41

CH & FC staged a stunning second half onslaught to claim a thrilling 26 (2-tries, 2-conversions, 4-penalties) -25 (3-tries, 2-conversions, 2-penalties) victory over Navy Sports Club at Welisara today


Police eyeing quick turnaround after Navy slipup

07 Feb 2020 - 0     - 25

Police SC will go up against Havelock SC in their second-round clash of the Dialog Inter-club League Rugby Tournament 2019/20 at Police Park in Colombo tomorrow (08).


Police regain FA Cup after 11 years

07 Feb 2020 - 1     - 30

Police Sports Club regained the Vantage FA Cup 2019 after a gap of 11 years when they beat Saunders 6 – 5 on a penalty shootout after the final played under lights at Racecourse ground ended in a 1


CR trounce Airmen 53 – 15

07 Feb 2020 - 0     - 41

CR and FC commenced the second round of the Dialog Rugby League 2019/20 with a thumping 53 – 15 win over Air Force Sports Club at Longden Place today (07).


Kandy hands Darling a rare start

07 Feb 2020 - 1     - 71

Kandy Sports Club has given prop Ashan Darling a rare start ahead of their Inter-Club clash against Army Sports Club at Welisara tomorrow (08).


What went wrong for SL U-19s?

07 Feb 2020 - 0     - 139

The Sri Lanka Under-19 team may not have won a single title in the tournament’s 22-year history, but there was this feel-good factor about the juniors ahead of this year’s ICC Under 19 World Cup i


Taylor-made victory as Black Caps down India in run-fest

05 Feb 2020 - 0     - 40

An unbeaten century from veteran batsman Ross Taylor powered New Zealand to a stunning four-wicket win over India in the first one-day international in Hamilton today (05).


Sri Lanka lose U-19 Plate Final by 152 runs

03 Feb 2020 - 0     - 64

Dan Mousley and Lewis Goldsworthy helped England U-19 to clinch the Plate title of the U-19 ICC World Cup cricket tournament as the duo combined to steer the side to record a convincing 152-run win ov


Bumrah sparks India win over NZ to sweep T20 series 5-0

03 Feb 2020 - 0     - 41

Jasprit Bumrah produced a master-class in limited overs bowling to lead India to a seven-run victory over New Zealand in their fifth Twenty20 international in Mt. Maunganui yesterday (02) and a 5-0 sw


Inspired Navy topple Police 44-24

03 Feb 2020 - 0     - 69

Navy Sports Club produced an inspired performance to beat the fancied Police Sports Club by 44 points (six tries, four conversions and two penalties) to 24 points (four tries and two conversions) in t


Kandy outclass CH and FC 45-15

02 Feb 2020 - 0     - 57

Kandy Sports Club pulled off a superb 45 points (six tries, six conversions and one penalty) to 15 points (two tries, one conversion and one penalty) win over CH and FC in their Inter-Club ‘A’ Div