Wales among seven World Cup contenders: Gatland

02 Sep 2019 - 0     - 23

Warren Gatland says Wales are among seven teams who have a genuine chance of winning the Rugby World Cup after naming his 31-man squad for the tournament on Sunday.


’Slap in the face’ before facing World Cup ’contenders’ for Italy: Budd

02 Sep 2019 - 0     - 19

Experienced Italy lock Dean Budd said facing England on Friday in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test will be a massive ask after last week’s “slap in the face” defeat to France.


Grandhomme, Taylor guide NZ to victory

01 Sep 2019 - 0     - 47

Colin Grandhomme and Ross Taylor guided New Zealand to a thrilling five-wicket win with three balls to spare in the first of three T20 Internationals played at the Pallekele Stadium in Kandy today (01


Trinity regains Under-14 Rugby Title

01 Sep 2019 - 0     - 124

Trinity College regained the Milo Inter-Schools Under-14, 10-A-Side Rugby Title when they defeated Isipathana College 10-5 during extra time in a thrilling Cup Championship final encounter played at t


Sports Associations need to act on gazette, says Harin

28 Aug 2019 - 0     - 51

Minister of Sports Harin Fernando last week issued a gazette notification that will bar individuals with direct or indirect links with gambling firms from holding positions within any sports associati


Rohitha becomes the youngest rugby educator in Sri Lanka

27 Aug 2019 - 1     - 277

CH&FC Captain Rohitha Rajapaksa passed as the youngest Rugby Educator at the World Rugby Training and Education courses conducted by Sri Lanka Rugby from August 8 to 20, 2019.


Buwaneka, Thilini win singles crowns at NCP Open

27 Aug 2019 - 0     - 39

Two of Sri Lanka’s most promising shuttlers, Buwaneka Goonethilleka and Thilini Hendahewa, emerged singles champions while Sachin Dias and Dilmi Dias made highlights, at the North Central Province (


18th Gajaba Supercross flags off on September 1

27 Aug 2019 - 0     - 108

The much looked forward to motor racing event in the North Central Province, the Gajaba Super Cross, conducted by the Gajaba Regiment with support from the Sri Lanka Auto Sport Drivers Association (SL


Sri Lanka sinks to an innings defeat

27 Aug 2019 - 0     - 46

New Zealand rattled through the Sri Lankan batting line-up to win the second Test by an innings and 65 runs at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo yesterday (26).


Simplicity main reason for Boult’s success – Jurgenson

23 Aug 2019 - 0     - 54

By keeping things simple New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has come to thrives in all-conditions across all formats, the team’s Bowling Coach Shane Jurgensen said today (23).


Kiwi quicks take 4 as rain strikes again

23 Aug 2019 - 0     - 48

New Zealand’s fast bowlers made the most of favourable conditions to place Sri Lanka in a tricky position on day two of the second test match of the series.


Musaeus-Gateway Netball Big Match on September 7

22 Aug 2019 - 0     - 93

The Second Annual Netball Big Match between Musaeus College and Gateway College, Colombo will be held on September 7 at the Gateway College Courts in Ratmalana.


Those with betting interest to be barred from SLC

22 Aug 2019 - 1     - 86

Minister of Sports Harin Fernando today (22) signed the Gazette notification which would bare individuals involved in gambling firms from being associated with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).


Karunaratne remains firm on rain-hit first day

22 Aug 2019 - 0     - 30

Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne stroked a watchful unbeaten 49 as Sri Lanka went into stumps on 85 for the loss of two wickets on a rain-hit opening day to the second Test match against New Zealand at the


Dr. Narendra Pinto writes

21 Aug 2019 - 0     - 226

Regarding an article titled “Wilwara left with horrific burns after Nawaloka surgery” published in the Daily Mirror on August 13, 2019, Dr. Narendra Pinto, Senior Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma


Army BC, MAS Unichela BC pugilists dominate proceedings

21 Aug 2019 - 0     - 38

Army Boxing Club and MAS Unichela Boxing Club pugilists dominated proceedings in the Men’s and Women’s catagories respectively of the Layton Cup Boxing Championship which concluded at Royal MAS B


Wesley to felicitate Rugby Squad

21 Aug 2019 - 0     - 93

The Principal and Rugby Committee of Wesley College will felicitate their rugby players, who have done their alma mater proud and raised its flag high in the recently concluded rugby season, at a get-


Sri Lanka’s target is Gold at SAG Archery but India and Bangladesh are a big challenge

21 Aug 2019 - 0     - 41

The Sri Lanka Archery Association has targeted a 16 member squad for the South Asian Games (SAG) in December in Kathmandu, Nepal.


Sharmal retains men’s national title

18 Aug 2019 - 0     - 42

Defending champion Sharmal Dissanayake retained the Men’s Singles title at the 104th National Tennis Championships with a comfortable 6-3, 6-2 win over Heera Ashiq in the final played at the SLTA Co


Amila, Nilani star at 97th National Athletics Championships

18 Aug 2019 - 0     - 60

Amila Jayasiri of and Nilani Ratnayake both from Army won the Men’s and Women’s Best Athlete Award respectively at the 97th National Athletics Championships which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stad


Karunaratne century gives Sri Lanka 1-0 lead

18 Aug 2019 - 0     - 29

Dimuth Karunaratne’s ninth Test century set Sri Lanka on their way to a record-breaking six-wicket win against New Zealand at the Galle Stadium on Sunday, handing the hosts an unassailable lead in t


Defending champs St. Peter’s retain title

18 Aug 2019 - 0     - 72

Defending champions St. Peter’s College retained the Singer Inter-Schools Under-18 Sevens Rugby title with a thrilling 12-7 win over a gusty Science College Mount Lavinia outfit in the Cup Champions


National Athletics Meet from tomorrow

15 Aug 2019 - 0     - 31

The 97th National Athletics Championships conducted by the Athletics Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) is scheduled to be held from August 16 to 18 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo.


Rain looms large as SL, NZ open Test Championship campaigns

13 Aug 2019 - 0     - 43

Amidst an ever-present threat of rain, Sri Lanka and New Zealand open their World Test Championship campaigns at the Galle International Stadium today, each having their own reasons for optimism for a


Wilwara left with horrific burns after Nawaloka surgery

12 Aug 2019 - 0     - 2055

Sri Lanka 7’s rugby star Anurudda Wilwara has been left with some horrific burns after a surgery carried out by Dr. Narendra Pinto at Nawaloka Hospital.


Pathana clinch U-16 Rugby Title

12 Aug 2019 - 0     - 71

Isipathana College clinched the Milo Inter-Schools Under-16, 10-A-Side Rugby Tournament when they beat the defending champions Wesley College 29-0 in the Cup Championship final played at the Bogambara


SAG Boxing Final Selections from August 13 to 17

09 Aug 2019 - 0     - 148

The Sri Lanka Amateur Boxing Association has established a 21 member (men and women) National Boxing Pool targeting the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) to be held from December 1 to 10 in Kathmandu, Nepa


Tough task for defending champs Wesley College

09 Aug 2019 - 0     - 68

Wesley College will be all out to defend their title at the Milo All Island Under-16 ten-a-side rugby tournament which will take place today (August 9) at the Trinity College Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle


Sri Lanka to send 605 athletes for SAG

08 Aug 2019 - 0     - 75

A contingent of 605 athletes will take part in the South Asian Games (SAG), scheduled to take place from December 1 to 10. The total number of officials for the event has not been finalised as yet whi


Sri Lanka ready for first taste of Test Championship

08 Aug 2019 - 0     - 85

Sri Lanka’s Test Captain Dimuth Karunaratne yesterday welcomed the newly inaugurated Test Championship even as Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) offered no clarity regarding the circumstances that led to the