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Unbeaten Trinity College will lock horns with an unpredictable Science College team in their first round inter-school League rugby match at Mount Lavinia on Sunday. Trinity heads the six-team Group B by winning three out of three games while Science are placed third in the ranking. Science College are an unpredictable team on their home...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
St. Mary’s College Chilaw has been promoted to the under-15 division I Singer Trophy cricket tournament that is scheduled to begin on 13 May. They will participate along with 80 other schools this year.First round matches will be played on league basis in 11 groups. From this 40 teams will qualify to the second round. Second round...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Development and Performance in any sports is measure by our performance on the field. Current result is what matters. Officials of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) and the former Minister of Sports under the Rajapaksa regime can give enough excuses for the double debacle that befell our National team. Those in the football fraternity are no...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Nawaloka Group arrived late with only nine players to forfeit 5 overs (15 runs per over) to hand over a massive 220 runs defeat to MAS Silueta in the ongoing 13th David Pieris Group of Companies sponsored, “DPGC” Challenge Trophy, MCA “E” division 30-Over League Tournament, continued last weekend.
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken decisions in the past that has earned them the tag of “toothless tiger” more often than not. So by denying one of its full members Sri Lanka a seat at their last Board meeting held in Dubai by reducing them to observer status - a position that was totally unacceptable to...

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DHL Express, the Official Logistics Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015, hosted a Rugby Carnival for children at the Race Course grounds, following an overwhelming response towards the DHL RWC Match Ball Delivery campaign, a nationwide competition that will present one Sri Lankan child the opportunity to deliver the official match ball on to the field of play at a…
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In its first competitive outing of the 2015 season, the CEAT Racing Team secured 16 podium finishes at the Foxhill Supercross in Diyatalawa, signaling its intent to continue the form that gave it the car team championship last year. Members of the CEAT Racing Team were placed second in two events, third in three events, fourth in eight and fifth…
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Sri Lanka leading athletic technical official P.H.D. Waidyatilaka has been given the honour to conduct a Technical Officials course for Masters Athletes to be held in Goa, India from 25 to 27 April. This is to coincide with the 5th Indian International Masters Athletics Championships that is to follow. This technical course is held under the auspices of the World…
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Sajaad Zuhair won a double in his pet event SLH 1600 at the Foxhill Supercross in Diyatalawa go give team EZY Racing a good start to the 2015 season. This team had retained their driver duo of Zuhair and Dilan Seneviratne for the third successive season earned four podium finishes in five races to keep their reputation.
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St. John’s College Jaffna who were promoted to division I this year will be one of the 75 teams who will participate at the ‘Singer Trophy’ U-17 division 1 inter schools cricket tournament scheduled to begin on 10th May. Richmond College Galle were the champions last year and Trinity College Kandy were the runners-up. First round matches will be played…
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How does it feel to be back at Somerset after a successful first spell there? AR: I’m delighted to be back here. Somerset is a great club, they made me feel very welcome last season and I’m honoured to have been asked to come back and play for them again this season. What are your goals and targets for this...…
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St. Benedict’s College, the oldest Catholic School in the Archdiocese of Colombo, celebrates its sesquicentennial (1865-2015) this year. The La Sallian Brothers who have been running this Institution for almost the entirety of its existence have made it one of the country’s leading boys schools. The celebrations are held under the common theme, “Celebrating 150 years of human and Christian...
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The British School Colombo recorded a convincing 65-run win over FSCA Kandy cricketers to win the U-13 title at the fifth SCA TYCDIEP International T/20 Youth Cricket Tournament played at the Kingrara International Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia recently. In the coveted final, the British School cricketers batting first put on a decent 128 for the loss of...
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In the third extract from his autobiography “In the Corridor of Uncertainty” Geoffrey Boycott writes about his friendship with the controversial football figure. When I look back and think about all the people I have met during my life, there is one man who has left a lasting impression: Brian Clough. I first met Brian when he was a centre-forward...
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BARCELONA - A red hot Novak Djokovic is being tipped to end Rafa Nadal’s stranglehold at Roland Garros in June but the Spaniard dismissed the threat as being no different to those he has faced before. The Serbian world number one has been an unstoppable force in recent weeks, winning 17 matches on the bounce and becoming the first man…
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
One thing that stands out vividly in memory during his two-year stint as manager of the Sri Lanka cricket team for Michael de Zoysa is the maturing of Angelo Mathews as a man and a batsman and more importantly as a captain - able to take on the responsibility and show his class. “That was one of the great highlights…
Full Article Saturday, 18 April 2015 00:00
Unbeaten Isipathana will face another high hurdle in their quest to keep their image intact when they confront St. Peter’s College in what would be the pick of the inter-school rugby matches next week.The match is scheduled to be played on April 24 (Friday) at Longden Place in Colombo that will bring back memories of last year when the Peterites...
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An Interim Committee to administer rugby is in the pipeline after it has now been disclosed that no contestants (apart from the present old guard) had entered the fray to contest the upcoming election of office-bearers to the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) with nominations already closed, The Nation learns. The only contestants in the fray are the current...
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The new Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) will work together to make the necessary changes to the sports law that has been instructed for by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the term of former Sports Minister. It was the former minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage who had made the changes to certain laws and had been...
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Attractive cash prices will be presented to the winners and runners-up at the first double wicket cricket tournament for school children to be conducted by the Old Benz Sports Club on 25 & 26 at April at their St. Benedict’s College grounds Kotahena.This is organized in connection with the sesquicentennial celebrations of St. Benedict’s College of...
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