Sri Lanka host third leg of Asian Sevens Series

27 Sep 2019 - 0     - 66

Sri Lanka will host the third leg of Asia Seven Series this week at Race Course where Sri Lanka will take their place in the Group A alongside Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) and South Korea.


Hemispheres collide as Wales take on Australia

27 Sep 2019 - 0     - 20

The Rugby World Cup will get its first taste of inter-hemisphere heavyweight rivalry when Wales and Australia clash on Sunday in a match that is likely to decide who tops Pool D.


Japan’s Matsushima wary of Irish ’three-tonne truck’

27 Sep 2019 - 0     - 26

Japan’s Kotaro Matsushima has been likened to a Ferrari, but he admits he’ll have to be at full throttle in Saturday’s World Cup clash with Ireland to avoid becoming roadkill.


Jones hails Ford’s leadership as England thrash USA at Rugby World Cup

26 Sep 2019 - 0     - 29

England coach Eddie Jones hailed George Ford after the fly-half guided the side to a 45-7 rout of the United States at the Rugby World Cup in Kobe on Thursday.


Italy achieve first goal with Canada win as big-guns await

26 Sep 2019 - 0     - 16

With pool matches against South Africa and New Zealand still to come, Italy coach Conor O’Shea was happy just to book a spot at the next World Cup with a comfortable victory over Canada on Thursday.


CEAT Racing emerge Car Team Champions

25 Sep 2019 - 0     - 24

The CEAT Racing Team clinched the Car Team Championship at the Uda Walawa Supercross worked off recently.


Minnows Uruguay pull off historic Fiji shock at Rugby World Cup

25 Sep 2019 - 0     - 22

Minnows Uruguay pulled off the greatest upset in their history today (25) as they stunned Fiji 30-27 to leave the Pacific islanders staring at an early exit from the Rugby World Cup.


Wide threat for Canada in huge showdown with Italy

25 Sep 2019 - 0     - 22

Canada winger Jeff Hassler took a year off professional rugby to drink in life and assess his options, but should prove crucial to his side’s chances of beating Italy in their Pool ’B’ World Cup


Sandun Kumara claims first-stage

24 Sep 2019 - 0     - 33

Sandun Kumara of Sri Lanka Navy won the first-stage of the SLT Speedup Cycle Sawariya which was worked off from Colombo to Embilipitiya today (24).


Smarting Fiji unwind at the beach to recover from Australia agony

24 Sep 2019 - 0     - 23

Fiji coach John McKee has encouraged his players to unwind at the beach to recover from their controversial loss to Australia before they face Uruguay in their next World Cup Pool D match in Kamaishi


Fidow fires Samoa to big win over Russia at Rugby World Cup

24 Sep 2019 - 0     - 18

Marauding winger Ed Fidow bagged a quickfire double as Samoa beat Russia 34-9 in a bruising Rugby World Cup encounter today (24).


SLT Speedup Cycle Sawariya begins today

24 Sep 2019 - 0     - 42

The longest cycle race in Sri Lanka the ‘SLT Speedup Sawariya-2019’, Men’s race will commence from Galle Face Green today commencing at 8.30 a.m.


Wales open campaign with win over Georgia

23 Sep 2019 - 0     - 17

Six Nations champions Wales opened their Rugby World Cup campaign with a bonus-point 43-14 victory over Georgia in Toyota City today (23).


First day’s play washed out

23 Sep 2019 - 0     - 50

Inclement weather was responsible for a complete washout of the opening day of the first Unofficial Test between Sri Lanka ‘A’ and Bangladesh ‘A’ in Katunayake on Monday (23).


Reshan’s Trinity Lions end 42 year wait

22 Sep 2019 - 0     - 210

Trinity College under the leadership of Reshan Bandaranayake ended a 42 year long wait when they clinched the Cup Championship at the Inter-Schools Under-20 Sevens Rugby Tournament worked off at the P


Tuilagi brace helps England to bonus-point win over Tonga

22 Sep 2019 - 0     - 13

Two tries by centre Manu Tuilagi helped England to a scrappy 35-3 bonus-point victory over a tough and resilient Tonga in their World Cup Pool C opener at the Sapporo Dome today (22).


Ireland overpower Scotland in emphatic Rugby World Cup win

22 Sep 2019 - 0     - 17

Ireland powered past Six Nations rivals Scotland 27-3 to put themselves in the box seat to reach the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup today (22).


Wasn’t pretty’ - Italy off-key in Rugby World Cup win over Namibia

22 Sep 2019 - 0     - 26

Italy coach Conor O’Shea said his team were “disappointed” with their Rugby World Cup start after they were forced to come from behind in an error-strewn 47-22 win over lowly Namibia today (22).


All Blacks bash Boks to make statement at Rugby World Cup

21 Sep 2019 - 0     - 56

Defending champions New Zealand put the Rugby World Cup on notice with an impressive 23-13 win over South Africa on Saturday after France and Australia both survived major scares.


Wallabies survive Fiji scare to win Rugby World Cup opener

21 Sep 2019 - 0     - 30

Australia hooker Tolu Latu scored two tries in five minutes as the Wallabies came from nine points down in the second half to beat Fiji 39-21 and escape a huge upset at the Rugby World Cup on Saturday


Eight records tumble on day one

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 40

A total of eight new meet records were established on the opening day of the All-Island Schools Relay Championship which began at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo today (20).


Thehan cruise into quarter-finals

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 179

Sri Lanka’s Thehan Wijemanne cruised into the quarter-finals of the ITF Junior Circuit Week-4 Tennis Tournament with a convincing straight set win over fourth seed Leroy Yong of Malaysia in their se


Matsushima treble fires Japan to World Cup win over Russia

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 59

Kotaro Matsushima scored a sizzling hat-trick as hosts Japan recovered from a torrid start to beat Russia 30-10 in their Rugby World Cup opener on Friday.


First World Cup in Asia opens to ’awesome atmosphere’

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 42

Rugby fever swept through Japan on Friday as fans flocked to Tokyo Stadium for the start of the 2019 World Cup, ushering in the tournament to Asia for the first time with a lavish opening ceremony ins


Gatland ’shocked’ as betting row rocks Wales World Cup bid

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 32

Wales coach Warren Gatland said he was ’’shocked’’ on Wednesday and urged his team to recover quickly after his assistant Rob Howley was sent home over betting allegations just days before the


Russia warn Japan to bring ’A-game’ or face Rugby World Cup shock

20 Sep 2019 - 0     - 34

Russia captain Vasily Artemyev has warned Japan that unless they bring their ’’A-game’’ in Friday’s (20) Rugby World Cup opener, the hosts could face a mauling.


Nilfer returns to coach Kingswood

19 Sep 2019 - 0     - 48

Former Sri Lanka Youth and Sri Lanka Sevens Head Coach Nilfer Ibrahim will be back in his hometown when he takes over the Kingswood rugby outfit as their Head Coach for 2019/2020 rugby season. Nilfer


SLR-SLSRFA grudge continues as U-20 7’s tourney hangs in balance

19 Sep 2019 - 0     - 437

The Under-20 All Island Inter-School Sevens Rugby Tournament is facing the prospect of being cancelled after the continuous grudge between Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) and Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football As


Anjalika clinches second ITF Junior title

16 Sep 2019 - 0     - 52

Sri Lanka’s Anjalika Kurera bagged her second ITF Junior Circuit title when she cruised to a straight set win over Jessica Wirahadipoernomo of Indonesia in the ITF Junior Circuit Week-3 Tennis Tourn


Singapore clinch AHF Women’s Hockey title

16 Sep 2019 - 0     - 19

Singapore clinched the AHF Women’s Junior Hockey title when they finished on top of the points table in the six-nation tournament which concluded in Singapore today (16).