Rajans laying foundation for future

04 Mar 2020 - 0     - 63

Dharamaraja College Kandy would look to lay the foundation for a ‘championship winning’ future during the course of the ongoing Inter-School League Rugby Tournament this year.


NZ thrash India by seven wickets to sweep series

02 Mar 2020 - 0     - 51

New Zealand romped to a seven-wicket victory over India in the second Test in Christchurch today (02) for an emphatic 2-0 series sweep of the number one side in the world.


Retiring Siriwardena bowls SL to emphatic win

02 Mar 2020 - 0     - 78

Sri Lanka ended their Women’s Twenty20 World Cup on a high today (02) with a crushing victory over Bangladesh in a fitting farewell to retiring veteran Shashikala Siriwardena, who bagged a tournamen


CR & FC faces ‘potential’ ban from SLR

02 Mar 2020 - 0     - 191

CR and FC hit a historical low yesterday when they opted to walk off an ongoing league encounter against Police Sports Club at Police Park which resulted in home-side receiving a bonus-point victory p


Knight hits first ton of T20 World Cup as England cruise to victory

26 Feb 2020 - 0     - 36

Skipper Heather Knight smashed the first century of the women’s Twenty20 World Cup Wednesday as England emphatically got their campaign back on track with a crushing 98-run win over minnows Thailand


Sri Lanka crush WI to clinch ODI series

26 Feb 2020 - 0     - 109

Two magnificent hundreds from Avishka Fernando and Kusal Mendis helped Sri Lanka beat the West Indies by 161 runs in the second One Day International (ODI) worked off at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium


Australia revive T20 fortunes with win over SL

24 Feb 2020 - 0     - 54

Rachael Haynes and Meg Lanning revived Australia’s stuttering Women’s Twenty20 World Cup title defence with a match-turning 95-run partnership in the home side’s tense five-wicket victory over S


NZ restore pride by thrashing India in first Test

24 Feb 2020 - 0     - 62

New Zealand completed a comprehensive 10-wicket victory over India before lunch on the fourth day of the first Test at the Basin Reserve today (24) to give them a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.


Kandy SC continue winning streak

23 Feb 2020 - 0     - 94

Kandy Sports Club continued their winning streak when they outplayed CR and FC by 39 points (six tries, three conversions and one penalty) to 15 points (two tries, one conversion and one penalty) in t


Karlsson to challenge FEI decision

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 151

Sri Lankan equestrian athlete Mathilda Karlsson says she will challenge the decision made by the equestrian world body, the FEI, to retrospectively cancel the ranking points awarded at competitions in


Yadav bowls India to upset win over Australia in T20 World Cup opener

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 46

Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav bowled India to an upset 17-run win over defending champions Australia in the opening game of the women’s Twenty20 World Cup in Sydney today (21).


Airmen aim for double against CH & FC

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 35

Air Force SC will be eyeing a repeat of their stunning first-round win over CH & FC when the two sides meet again tomorrow (22) at the Racecourse grounds in Colombo.


Silva, Sooriyapperuma return to strengthen Police

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 35

Wing three quarter Sachith Silva and second row Udara Sooriyapperuma have returned from injuries to lift Police Sports Club who are scheduled to host Army Sports Club at Police Park tomorrow (22).


Sri Lanka target aggressive approach under Arthur

21 Feb 2020 - 0     - 85

Sri Lanka will target a more attacking approach in white-ball cricket, Head Coach Mickey Arthur said, beginning with the first One Day International against the West Indies at the SSC Grounds in Colom


FFSL signs Australian football coach with eye on WC qualifiers and SAFF 2020

19 Feb 2020 - 0     - 109

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has appointed Bosnian-born Australian Amir Alagic as the new head coach for the senior men’s national football team, for the remaining World Cup qualifier


Arthur wants players to embrace ‘defined roles’ against WI

19 Feb 2020 - 0     - 68

Sri Lanka Head Coach Mickey Arthur today (19) said he was keen to see how his players embraced their ‘defined roles’, when they take on the West Indies in three ODIs and two T20Is beginning on Sat


Antonian Avishka Tharindu slams record 350

18 Feb 2020 - 0     - 157

Sri Lanka Under-19 discard Avishka Tharindu of St. Anthony’s College, Wattala snubbed the National Selectors when he created a new schools batting record in the Under-19 Cricket Tournament match aga


Tharanga, Gunaratne guide SLB XI to victory over Windies

17 Feb 2020 - 0     - 88

An enterprising 124-ball knock of 120, inclusive of 16 boundaries and a six, by skipper Upul Tharanga and 64 in 75 balls by Asela Gunaratne paved the way for Sri Lanka Board XI to record a comfortable


Shelinda crowned Best Athlete at ISAC Meet

16 Feb 2020 - 0     - 121

Shelinda Jansen of Gateway College, Colombo was crowned as the Best Overall Athlete at the 20th International Schools’ Athletics Championships (ISAC) which concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Co


CR edge-out Army SC 31-22 at Welisara

16 Feb 2020 - 0     - 54

A productive day with the boot for Murshid Zubayr and Riza Mubarak helped CR and FC beat Army SC 31-22 in their Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament second-round encounter worked off at Welisara


Navy host Kandy in Welisara

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 43

Navy Sports Club will host Kandy Sports Club in their league fixture scheduled to be worked off at Welisara tomorrow (15).


Cops gun down Airmen

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 38

Police SC’s fly-half Yohan Peiris inspired his team to a crucial 29 – 12 victory over Air Force SC in the ongoing Dialog Inter-Club “A’ Division League second-round encounter worked off at Pol


Nine meet records shattered on day one

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 102

Shelinda Jansen and Sadeepa Henderson, both from Gateway College, Colombo matched each other to clock a time of 24.60 seconds in the Under-20 Girls’ 200m event on the first day of the 20th Internati


Havies secure narrow win

14 Feb 2020 - 0     - 51

Havelock Sports Club resisted a late onslaught from CH & FC to claim a narrow 40 (4 tries, 4 conversions, 4 penalties) to 37 (6 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) victory in their Dialog Rugby League fi


Sooriyapperuma out with fractured finger

13 Feb 2020 - 0     - 34

Police SC flanker Udara Sooriyapperuma has been ruled out of their second round league fixture against Air Force SC scheduled to be worked off at Police Park this evening (14).


Bangladesh secures historic U-19 WC Trophy

09 Feb 2020 - 0     - 137

A stubborn unbeaten knock of 43 by Skipper Akbar Ali helped Bangladesh Under-19 record a three-wicket win over the defending champions India Under-19 in their rain-hit ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup f


CH claim cliffhanger

09 Feb 2020 - 0     - 54

CH & FC staged a stunning second half onslaught to claim a thrilling 26 (2-tries, 2-conversions, 4-penalties) -25 (3-tries, 2-conversions, 2-penalties) victory over Navy Sports Club at Welisara today


Police eyeing quick turnaround after Navy slipup

07 Feb 2020 - 0     - 37

Police SC will go up against Havelock SC in their second-round clash of the Dialog Inter-club League Rugby Tournament 2019/20 at Police Park in Colombo tomorrow (08).


Police regain FA Cup after 11 years

07 Feb 2020 - 1     - 44

Police Sports Club regained the Vantage FA Cup 2019 after a gap of 11 years when they beat Saunders 6 – 5 on a penalty shootout after the final played under lights at Racecourse ground ended in a 1


CR trounce Airmen 53 – 15

07 Feb 2020 - 0     - 53

CR and FC commenced the second round of the Dialog Rugby League 2019/20 with a thumping 53 – 15 win over Air Force Sports Club at Longden Place today (07).