Keeper’s ability defines the game, says McDermott

24 Dec 2019 - 0     - 375

Sri Lanka’s new Fielding Coach Shane McDermott, who played for the Tasmania Institute of Sports Team as a wicket-keeper believes that he would be able to play a major role in improving the standard


Twelve local and foreign Netball competitions next year

22 Dec 2019 - 0     - 104

The Sri Lanka Netball Federation has decided that Junior and Senior players will take part in eight International competitions next year.


Pakistan sniff series victory despite Fernando fightback

22 Dec 2019 - 0     - 36

Pakistan erected a run mountain and then hollowed out Sri Lanka’s top and middle order to inch closer to an emotional series victory on the penultimate day of the second and final test on Sunday.


Pakistan fightback after Shaheen’s five-fer in second Test

20 Dec 2019 - 0     - 33

Lanky paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi took a maiden five-wicket haul to lead Pakistan’s fightback after Sri Lanka gained a crucial lead in the second Test in Karachi on Friday.


NCC, SSC maintain unbeaten record

19 Dec 2019 - 0     - 60

NCC and SSC maintained their unbeaten record in the SLC Premier Limited Over Inter-Club Cricket Tournament by recording victories in their matches played today (19).


CH score last-gasp try to seal comeback win

19 Dec 2019 - 0     - 128

A last minute try from number eight Chathura Dilshan helped CH and FC pull off a thrilling 23-21 victory over Navy Sports Club in their Dialog ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament fixture worked o


Pakistan fight back after Sri Lankan bowlers shine in second Test

19 Dec 2019 - 0     - 23

Pakistan fought back after being dismissed relatively cheaply today (19) as bowlers dominated the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Karachi.


CH, Navy target first win of the season

18 Dec 2019 - 0     - 108

CH and FC and Navy Sports Club would look to register their first win for the current season when they clash in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League Rugby Tournament fixture at the Racecour


HNB wins Mercantile knock-out Netball Tournament

18 Dec 2019 - 0     - 57

Defending champions Hatton National Bank (HNB) won the Mercantile Knock-out ‘A’ Division Netball championship at St. Joseph’s College Indoor Stadium, Colombo. The tournament was conducted by the


Pakistan, SL gear up for Karachi Test

18 Dec 2019 - 0     - 19

After the truncated first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi, expectations are high ahead of the second Test, with forecasts pointing to improved weather conditions in Karachi from tomo


Pakistan excited to take on SL in second Test

18 Dec 2019 - 0     - 24

After having played their first Test on Pakistan soil the National Team members cannot wait for the second and final Test against Sri Lanka starting at the National Stadium in Karachi on Thursday.


“Help our medal winners”

16 Dec 2019 - 0     - 51

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) is hoping to find employment for medal winning athletes at the 13th South Asian Games, with the objective of preparing them to represent the country


From ’ignored’ to adored: Abid turns hero in Pakistan’s homecoming Test

16 Dec 2019 - 0     - 30

Abid Ali was once shunned by Pakistan selectors who thought he was overweight, but his persistence and patience paid off as he set a world first in the homecoming Test against Sri Lanka.


HNB win National Netball Championships

16 Dec 2019 - 0     - 51

Hatton National Bank (HNB) SC beat Sri Lanka Navy SC 61-48 and won the Dialog National Netball Championship 2019, held at Digana indoor stadium Kandy yesterday.


Pakistan’s Abid Azam hit tons to brighten drawn test

16 Dec 2019 - 0     - 24

Abid Ali and Babar Azam each hit a century to light up the final day of Pakistan’s first test at home in a decade against Sri Lanka as the weather-hit match at Rawalpindi ended in a drab draw yester


Prince inspired Havies beat CH & FC

16 Dec 2019 - 0     - 177

Havelock Sports Club Full-back Prince Chamara inspired his team to a 27-13 win over CH & FC yesterday in their Dialog Rugby League match played at Race Course grounds.


Red-hot Cops down Navy 26-18

13 Dec 2019 - 0     - 78

Police Sports Club produced a fine team effort securing their second victory of the Dialog Rugby League tournament defeating Navy Sports Club 26 (4 tries, 3 conversions) – 18 (2 tries, 1 conversion,


Rain forces suspension of play in historic Pakistan Test

13 Dec 2019 - 0     - 18

Pakistan’s first home Test in a decade was affected by bad weather Friday, with rain and an already sodden pitch forcing officials to suspend play on the third day of the contest against Sri Lanka.


Police Number 8 Udaya Sanjula out with hamstring

12 Dec 2019 - 0     - 89

Police Sports Club who pulled off an unlikely win last week over Havelock Sports Club has been dealt a major blow with their influential number eight Udaya Sanjula looks set to miss the action for at


Naseem leads fightback as Pakistan host first test in a decade

11 Dec 2019 - 0     - 60

Pakistan’s teenage fast bowler Naseem Shah led the hosts’ recovery against Sri Lanka on a riveting opening day as test cricket returned to the country today (11) for the first time since a militan


Rival skippers excited as Pakistan, Sri Lanka set for historic Test

11 Dec 2019 - 0     - 48

Pakistan’s captain Azhar Ali thanked Sri Lanka Tuesday for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour there in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cr


Sri Lanka close out SAG with 40 gold medals

10 Dec 2019 - 0     - 138

Sri Lanka added another gold, two silvers and four bronze medals to their tally and finished third overall in the final medal count as the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) came to an end at the Dasarath S


Matthew bags three more golds to equal SAG record

09 Dec 2019 - 0     - 91

Two potential gold medals were thrown away in team events while swimming sensation Matthew Abeysinghe went on to add more gold medals to his tally on the penultimate day of the 13th South Asian Games


Inter Club Rugby League; Still Eight in all

09 Dec 2019 - 0     - 113

Last week saw the commencement of the 2019-20 inter club rugby league tournament. And once again it will be a battle for the supremacy between island’s top eight rugby clubs.


Sri Lanka Women settle for silver after two-run defeat to Bangladesh

08 Dec 2019 - 0     - 40

With an unbeaten record, the Sri Lanka Men’s Under-23 cricket team effortlessly booked a place in the final, but the Women’s side suffered a shocking two-run defeat and had to settle for silver on


Suranga Lakmal to miss Pakistan tour

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 61

Sri Lankan pace bowler Suranga Lakmal will miss the upcoming Pakistan tour, it was confirmed.


Sri Lanka finish strong in track and field to complete 15-gold medal haul

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 140

Sri Lanka track and field athletes won six more gold medals on Saturday (7), along with two silvers and a bronze, on the final day of the athletics competition at the 13th South Asian Games at Dasarat


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

07 Dec 2019 - 0     - 132

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     - 74

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     - 49

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