Sports

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

13 Mar 2020 - 0     - 157

England thump South Africa in fourth Test to win series 3-1

27 Jan 2020 - 0     - 34

Ben Stokes and Mark Wood made a double strike shortly before tea, breaking stubborn South African resistance and setting up a 191-run win for England on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test at


South Africa docked six points, 60 percent of fee for slow play

27 Jan 2020 - 0     - 21

South Africa were docked six World Test Championship points and fined 60 percent of their match fee on Monday for a slow over rate during their 191-run fourth Test defeat by England.


Army BC regains Men’s National Boxing Title

27 Jan 2020 - 0     - 30

Army BC and MAS Unichela BC emerged Men’s and Women’s champions respectively at the 94th National Boxing Championship which concluded at the Royal MAS Arena Boxing Ring.


Williams century gives Zimbabwe upper hand against Sri Lanka

27 Jan 2020 - 0     - 53

A fine second Test century by Sean Williams enabled Zimbabwe to dominate the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Harare on Monday, as they reached 352 for six at the close.


CR target winning start in round-2

24 Jan 2020 - 0     - 52

CR and FC will target a winning start to the second-round of the Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament when they take on Navy Sports Club at Welisara tomorrow (25). The kick-off is at 4.15 p.m.


Bandara returns to Ratmalana with Kandy

24 Jan 2020 - 0     - 457

One of Kandy Sports Club’s major signings at the end of last season, second row Thilina Bandara will return to Ratmalana as the reigning champions kick-off the second round at the Air Force grounds


Australia U19 prevail in last-ball thriller

23 Jan 2020 - 0     - 44

Australia U19 prevailed over traditional rivals England U19 with a thrilling last-ball two-wicket win in the ICC U19 World Cup encounter played at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa today (23


Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first Test against Zimbabwe

23 Jan 2020 - 0     - 50

Suranga Lakmal took four for 27 to set up Sri Lanka for a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test in Harare on Thursday.


NZ edge past Sri Lanka in last over thriller

22 Jan 2020 - 0     - 42

Kristian Clarke stroked a six off the penultimate ball of the game to seal a three-wicket win for New Zealand Under-19 over Sri Lanka Under-19 in their ICC Under-19 World Cup Group ‘A’ match playe


Paro FC held to a 3-3 draw by Defenders

22 Jan 2020 - 0     - 80

Defenders FC of Sri Lanka held Paro FC of Bhutan to a thrilling 3-3 draw in their AFC Cup Continental Club Football Tournament preliminary round first-leg encounter worked off at the Racecourse Ground


Mathews double ton gives SL chance to push for victory

22 Jan 2020 - 0     - 62

Angelo Mathews struck his highest Test score with an unbeaten double century today (22), as Sri Lanka left Zimbabwe battling to save the series opener going into the final day at Harare.


SL U19 fast-bowler Matheesha unsure about speed of ’’fastest’’ delivery

21 Jan 2020 - 0     - 198

Sri Lankan Under-19 pace bowler Matheesha Pathirana was ‘unsure’ about the speed at which he bowled during the opening match of the ICC Under-19 World Cup against India Under-19 played in Bloemfon


India U19, Bangladesh U19 record second wins

21 Jan 2020 - 0     - 35

India U19 and Bangladesh U19 recorded their second successive wins in the U19 Cricket World Cup on Tuesday (21).


Wanidu, Minod steers CCC to title

21 Jan 2020 - 0     - 36

A quick-fire knock by Minod Bhanuka, who made 58 in 38 balls, and an unbeaten 60 in 34 balls by Wanidu Hasaranga helped CCC to record a thrilling four-wicket win over Chilaw Marians CC in the final of


Innings win for Trinity

21 Jan 2020 - 0     - 48

Trinity College made it two in a row when they beat Nalanda College by an innings and 2 runs in their 2nd Mahela-Sanga Challenge Trophy Under 19 cricket encounter which concluded at the Asgiriya Stadi


Mathews, Mendis hand Sri Lanka advantage

21 Jan 2020 - 0     - 32

Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis both struck measured half centuries as Sri Lanka reached 295 for four at close of play on a stodgy third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday (21


England thrash SA to take series lead

20 Jan 2020 - 0     - 18

England won the third Test today (20) but made heavy weather of wrapping up South Africa’s tail on the last day at St. George’s Park to go 2-1 up in the series after a dominant innings and 53-run


Windies make it two in two

20 Jan 2020 - 0     - 23

West Indies Under-19 recorded their second win in as many games as they beat England Under-19 by 71 runs on the DLS method in their Under-19 Cricket World Cup Group ‘B’ matchup at the Diamond Oval


Ervine misses century but Tiripano helps Zimbabwe to excellent second day

20 Jan 2020 - 0     - 30

Craig Ervine fell short of a century before Donald Tiripano contributed with the bat and then removed Sri Lankan opener Oshada Fernando to complete an excellent second day of the first Test for Zimbab


India down Sri Lanka by 90 runs

19 Jan 2020 - 0     - 45

India launched their defence for the ICC Under-19 World Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka by 90 runs in their Group ‘A’ opening fixture worked off at the Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein, South Africa t


India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

19 Jan 2020 - 0     - 50

A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international today (19).


Kasuza fifty on debut for patient Zimbabwe

19 Jan 2020 - 0     - 36

Opener Kevin Kasuza struck a half century on debut as Zimbabwe eased to 189 for two at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Harare today (19).


Stokes, Pope put England on top

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 28

Centuries by Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope, followed by two late wickets, put England in a dominant position on the second day of the third Test against South Africa at St. George’s Park today (17).


Airmen stun CH 39-22 at Ratmalana

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 49

Air Force Sports Club made full use of their home advantage to register their first victory in the Dialog Rugby League defeating CH & FC by 39 points (four goals, one try and two penalties) to 22 poin


Army – Police ends in stalemate

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 35

Army SC (four tries, three conversions) and Police SC (four tries, three conversions) had to settle for a 26-26 stalemate in their final match of the opening round of the Dialog Inter-Club Rugby Leagu


Injury-hit CR face tough task against Navy

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 48

An injury-hit CR & FC Team will take on a buoyant Navy SC outfit in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament first-round encounter at Longden Place tomorrow (18).


Ghafari six gives Afghanistan U19 stunning win

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 33

An impressive bowling return of 6 for 15 by spinner Shafiqullah Ghafari and half tons from Imran Mir and Ibrahim Zadran helped Afghanistan 19 pull off a stunning seven wicket win over host South Afric


Clash of the Titans

17 Jan 2020 - 0     - 99

Kandy Sports Club are set to face Havelock Sports Club in what is expected to be their toughest fixture so far in this season’s Dialog Rugby League tournament, at Havelock Park tomorrow (6.30p.m).


Stokes, Pope regain advantage for England in third Test

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 23

World cricketer of the year Ben Stokes survived three reviews by South Africa as he and Ollie Pope regained the initiative for England on the first day of the third Test at St George’s Park on Thurs


Stumbling CH face Air Force at Ratmalana

16 Jan 2020 - 0     - 38

CH & FC are scheduled to face eighth-placed Air Force Sports Club in their match-week seven fixture of the Dialog Rugby League 2019/20 at Ratmalana tomorrow (17).