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A day that united the nation 24 years ago

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Omalka suspended for 8 weeks

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Trinity outclass Antonians

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

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 143

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     - 88

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     - 58

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     - 64

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     - 67

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     - 278

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     - 86

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     - 124

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     - 168

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     - 33

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     - 46

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     - 63

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     - 89

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     - 80

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     - 37

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     - 248

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     - 84

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     - 152

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     - 240

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     - 32

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     - 127

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     - 25

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     - 80

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     - 73

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     - 36

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     - 53

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


Kandy outplay Air Force 26-8

01 Dec 2019 - 0     - 159

Defending champions, Kandy Sports Club kicked-off the 2019/20 Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament in style when they outplayed Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club by 26 points (four tries and three convers


Three new records setup on day 2

29 Nov 2019 - 0     - 51

Three new meet records were established on the second day of the 50th Sir John Tarbat Junior Track and Field Meet which continued at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo today (29).


Havies hammer hapless Navy 35-3

29 Nov 2019 - 0     - 173

Havelock Sports Club Captain Mithun Hapugoda led by example as they hammered Navy Sports Club by 35 points (five tries and five conversions) to three points (one penalty) in the opening match of the D


Army holds CH to a thrilling draw

29 Nov 2019 - 0     - 380

CH and FC clawed back a half time deficit but it was not good enough to overcome Army SC, as both teams settled for an 8-all draw in their opening match of the Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournamen