Sri Lanka leave for Nations Cup in Singapore

19 Oct 2023 - 2     - 485

The Sri Lanka Netball Team will leave for Singapore tomorrow (20) to participate in the 14th Nations Cup Invitation International Netball Tournament 2023.

India glad to have ’top-gun’ Bumrah firing again

18 Oct 2023 - 0     - 114

The return of India ’’top-gun’’ Jasprit Bumrah for the World Cup could not come soon enough for bowling coach Paras Mhambrey as he hailed the paceman’s strong start to the hosts’ campaign.

World Beaters to World Jokers

17 Oct 2023 - 29     - 5644

Just before the start of Cricket World Cup 2023 in India, one of Kumar Sangakkara’s interviews with Sky Sports went viral on social media in which he said ’We know how to win a World Cup,’ and w

Skipper Ahan, Navod, Mohamed, Ashian steer Sri Lanka Emerging XI

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 300

A quick fire 53 ball unbeaten knock of 68 inclusive of six boundaries and a six by skipper Ahan Wickramasinghe, supported by half tons from Navod Paranavithana and Mohamed Shamaaz and a four wicket ha

Chamari Athapaththu to use Lasith Malinga’s jersey number 99 in BBL

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 285

Sri Lanka’s women’s team captain Chamari Athapaththu will wear Lasith Malinga’s jersey number 99 in the BBL (Big Bash League) tournament in Australia.

Madushanka has all that it takes to be a star - Vaas

17 Oct 2023 - 12     - 1294

A maiden and two wickets is a dream for any bowler - and Dilshan Madushanka had Australia’s destructive opener David Warner and Mr. Dependable Steven Smith trapped leg-before in his second over of t

Edwards, Van der Merwe take Dutch to 245 against South Africa

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 139

Captain Scott Edwards smashed an undefeated 78 while Roelof van der Merwe returned to stun his homeland with a late cameo as the Netherlands made a fighting 245-8 against South Africa in the World Cup

Croatia sentences football fans to jail over pro-Nazi songs

17 Oct 2023 - 1     - 659

A Croatian court said Tuesday it had sentenced eight football fans to jail terms of up to two months for glorifying the country’s World War II pro-Nazi regime at a Euro 2024 qualifier.

Sri Lanka holds Yemen to a thrilling draw

17 Oct 2023 - 2     - 987

Sri Lanka produced an improved performance to force a thrilling 1-1 draw to their FIFA World Cup 2026 and AFC Asia Cup 2027 preliminary round one, second leg encounter against Yemen played at the Race

Afghanistan opener reprimanded for Code of Conduct breach

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 117

Afghanistan’s famous upset victory over England at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has been soured with news that opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Co

Sweden facing unprecedented security threat, says PM

17 Oct 2023 - 4     - 1778

Sweden has never in modern times faced a bigger security threat, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said Tuesday, calling a shooting in Brussels that killed two Swedes a ’’terror attack’’ against

Ahan Wickramasinghe to lead SL Emerging XI

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 172

Former Royal College captain and NCC player Ahan Wickramasinghe has been selected to lead a 15 member Sri Lanka Emerging XI squad for the forthcoming one day series against the visiting Bangladesh Eme

Visakha Vidyalaya clinch U17 and U20 titles

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 92

Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo clinched two tennis titles at the recently concluded National Schools Games tennis championships when they succeeded to bag the Girls Under 17 and 20 titles played at the SLT

UTS Australia overcome host St. Peter’s to emerge champions

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 105

The UTA Australia rugby team came out victorious with ease in the final of the St. Peter’s Invitational Under 20 Rugby 7’s when they outclassed host St. Peter’s by 40 points to 5 in the final pl

MAS wins Mercantile Swimming Championship for 10th successive year

17 Oct 2023 - 0     - 104

With a grand total of 728 points, the MAS holdings team, emerged winners of the 2023 Mercantile Swimming Championship, after action concluded yesterday(15th) at the Thurstan Swimming Complex.

Nissanka says Sri Lanka in good mental shape to win rest of matches

17 Oct 2023 - 30     - 2152

Sri Lanka’s Pathum Nissanka on Monday said the team will learn from their mistakes after going down to Australia in the World Cup and strive to win the remaining matches.

South Africa edge France in thriller to reach World Cup last four

16 Oct 2023 - 0     - 128

Defending champions South Africa edged hosts France 29-28 in a thrilling seven-try encounter on Sunday to reach next weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

Farrell sends England into World Cup semi-finals with Fiji win

15 Oct 2023 - 0     - 125

Owen Farrell scored a late drop goal and penalty on Sunday to send England into the Rugby World Cup semi-finals with a tense and nervy 30-24 victory over Fiji.

New captain Mendis says Sri Lanka have edge over Australia

15 Oct 2023 - 30     - 2839

Kusal Mendis, who had captaincy added to his workload on Friday after injured skipper Dasun Shanaka was ruled out of the Cricket World Cup 2023, believes Sri Lanka has the momentum against Australia,

Afghanistan shock defending champions England at World Cup

15 Oct 2023 - 14     - 1791

Afghanistan pulled off one of the greatest World Cup shocks on Sunday when they defeated defending champions England by 69 runs in New Delhi.

Afridi flayed for comment on Indian bowlers

15 Oct 2023 - 2     - 5652

Former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, Shahid Afridi’s comment ascribing India’s success in cricket to a meat diet has drawn a lot of flak. ’’India has a huge 1.4 billion population, and

Rohit hits 86 as India hand Pakistan seven-wicket World Cup rout

14 Oct 2023 - 7     - 1093

Skipper Rohit Sharma’s 86 and an inspired bowling display helped India hammer Pakistan by seven wickets in their high-profile World Cup clash at the 132,000-capacity Ahmedabad stadium on Saturday.

Jonathan Trott, Afghanistan coach ready for friends reunited

14 Oct 2023 - 0     - 168

Afghanistan coach Jonathan Trott will try to plot the downfall of England when his current side meets his former team in a World Cup match in New Delhi on Sunday.

Pakistan look to end World Cup jinx against India in front of 120,000 fans

14 Oct 2023 - 0     - 131

Babar Azam’s Pakistan look for their first ever World Cup win over India on Saturday in front of a record crowd expected to number around 120,000 fans who will overwhelmingly be backing Rohit Sharma

France, Belgium, Portugal survive late scares to reach Euro 2024

14 Oct 2023 - 0     - 138

France, Belgium and Portugal all blinked with a Euro 2024 place in their grasps but clung on for one-goal victories on Friday night which made them the first sides to qualify for next year’s tournam

De Kock stars as South Africa crush go-slow Australia in World Cup

12 Oct 2023 - 0     - 186

Quinton de Kock hit his second successive century at the World Cup on Thursday as South Africa sent five-time champions Australia crashing to a 134-run defeat.