Inter Club Rugby League; Still Eight in all

09 Dec 2019 - 0     - 115

Last week saw the commencement of the 2019-20 inter club rugby league tournament. And once again it will be a battle for the supremacy between island’s top eight rugby clubs.

Sri Lanka Women settle for silver after two-run defeat to Bangladesh

08 Dec 2019 - 0     - 41

With an unbeaten record, the Sri Lanka Men’s Under-23 cricket team effortlessly booked a place in the final, but the Women’s side suffered a shocking two-run defeat and had to settle for silver on

Suranga Lakmal to miss Pakistan tour

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 61

Sri Lankan pace bowler Suranga Lakmal will miss the upcoming Pakistan tour, it was confirmed.

Sri Lanka finish strong in track and field to complete 15-gold medal haul

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 142

Sri Lanka track and field athletes won six more gold medals on Saturday (7), along with two silvers and a bronze, on the final day of the athletics competition at the 13th South Asian Games at Dasarat

Fast, glamorous and breathtaking - Police deal hammer blow to Havies

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 133

Police Sports Club produced arguably their best performance in a decade to claim a shocking 36 (5 tries, 4 conversions, 1 penalty) to 24 (3 tries, 3 conversions, 1 penalty) victory over Havelock Sport

Matthew breaks national record, Women golfers clinch two golds

06 Dec 2019 - 0     - 76

Matthew Abeysinghe added another gold medal to his tally as Sri Lanka claimed two silver and five bronze medals on the second day of the swimming competition of the 13th South Asian Games in Satdobato

Sri Lanka shuttlers bag two each of gold and silver

06 Dec 2019 - 0     - 50

Sri Lanka shuttlers bagged two gold medals and two silver medals in the Badminton Competition of the 13th South Asian Games at the Covered Hall in Pokhara, in a history creating appearance where two t

Track and field athletes add three more golds to Sri Lanka’s tally

06 Dec 2019 - 0     - 53

Sri Lanka added three more gold medals in athletics, as the 4x100m Men’s Relay team broke a 15-year record, on the sixth day of the 13th South Asian Games in Kathmandu, Nepal today (06).

Arthur expects hard work and excellence from ‘talented’ Sri Lanka

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 58

New ‘Consultant’ Head Coach Mickey Arthur today (05) said he intends to enforce a culture of hard work and excellence to help develop the talent that is at his disposal, as he begins a two-year te

Injury-Hit Kandy Face Big Test

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 267

Kandy Sports Club are possibly facing their toughest league campaign in five years following injuries to their key players.

Havies unchanged for Police battle

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 76

Havelock Sports Club are expected to field the same side that demolished Navy Sports Club in the opening week of the Dialog Rugby League ahead of their first home game of the season against Police Spo

Six gold medals for Sri Lanka on Day 5

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 112

Sri Lanka track and field athletes added four golds to the country’s medals tally, with two more coming from wushu and weightlifting, on the fifth day of the 13th South Asian Games at the Darashath

Ramdas injury a major blow for Air Force

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 158

Air Force Sports Club will be without one of their best players for the entire season as full back Rumesh Ramdas has been ruled out of action due to a knee injury.

Sri Lankan shuttlers advance to quarter-finals

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 26

Sri Lankan shuttlers stepped into the individual events winning a total of 11 pre quarter-finals in the badminton competition of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which continued at the Covered Hall in

Medal hungry shuttlers advance to quarters

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 38

After their stirring performance to win two silver medals in the Team events, Sri Lanka shuttlers stepped into the Individual events, winning 11 pre-quarter-final games out of 13 in the Badminton Comp

Sri Lanka Men and Women record commanding wins in SAG Cricket

05 Dec 2019 - 0     - 53

Despite playing almost 300 kilometres apart the Sri Lanka Men’s Under-23 side and the Women’s team recorded identically commanding victories in the cricket competition of the 13th South Asian Game

Golds in Long Jump and Wushu for Sri Lanka

04 Dec 2019 - 0     - 77

Long jumper Sarangi Silva and wushu athlete Tharindu Namal on Wednesday won gold medals for Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the 13th South Asian Games, which is in progress in Nepal.

SLR President responds

04 Dec 2019 - 0     - 72

In response to an article published in the Daily Mirror of November 19 2019 titled ’’SLR in shambles after stubborn President’s support to Japan”, Sri Lanka Rugby President Lasitha Gunaratne h

Sammu Ashan’s 72 not out, claims win over Airee and Nepal

04 Dec 2019 - 0     - 27

Dipendra Airee of Nepal and Sammu Ashan of Sri Lanka Under-23s, hit identical knocks of 72 not out for their respective teams, but it was the knock from the much experienced from the Test playing nati

SLR President apologized for 'wrong judgment’

04 Dec 2019 - 0     - 237

With regard to the reply that has been sent by Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) President Lasitha Gunaratne over the article published on Daily Mirror newspaper dated November 18, 2019 titled ‘SLR in shambles

Nilani proves critics wrong with a Gold Medal

04 Dec 2019 - 0     - 76

Nilani Ratnayake bagged Sri Lanka’s first athletics Gold Medal while edging-out India’s Chanda by milliseconds in the Women’s 1,500m final on the third day of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) wh

Army revolution begins under Hettiarachchi

03 Dec 2019 - 0     - 143

Army Sports Club have already shown clear signs of a turn-around this season, following their sixth-placed finish last season.

Havies stick to system over big name players

03 Dec 2019 - 0     - 232

Havelock Sports Club have firmly insisted that they would stick to the system that they had put in place last season letting go of the players who are not willing to be a part of the club and cannot f

Williamson, Taylor tons as New Zealand draw Test, win England series

03 Dec 2019 - 0     - 24

Centuries from Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor ensured New Zealand drew the rain-hit second Test against England in Hamilton on Tuesday, sealing a 1-0 series win.

Sri Lanka win 26 medals on opening day of SAG

03 Dec 2019 - 0     - 117

The karatekas took the honour of giving the first set of medals for Sri Lanka – a silver and three bronze – on the second day of the 13th South Asian Games here in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday (2),

Lyon spins Australia to victory

02 Dec 2019 - 0     - 19

Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to spin Australia to an emphatic innings and 48-run victory in the second Test against Pakistan today (02) as the hosts swept the series 2-0.

Are athletes the pawn of a spoilsport?

02 Dec 2019 - 0     - 71

The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) are already underway in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur in Nepal and finally the majority of teams representing Sri Lanka, who had to eat the bitter pills, have decide

SAG begins as Lankan spikers fail to impress

02 Dec 2019 - 0     - 61

The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 edition was declared open at the Dasarath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal yesterday (01), amidst a colourful opening ceremony.

NZ hitback Despite Root, Burns Tons

01 Dec 2019 - 0     - 27

Despite centuries to Joe Root and Rory Burns England expressed disappointment at stumps on day three of the second Test against New Zealand after losing late wickets in Hamilton today (01). England ca

Kaushan, Seneka crowned Best Athletes

01 Dec 2019 - 0     - 39

Malith Kaushan of De Mazenod College, Kandana and Seneka Gunaratne of Colombo International School Kandy were selected as the Best Boys’ and Girls’ Athletes respectively, at the 50th Sir John Tarb