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Nalanda College Badminton team emerged 2015 Super A champions at the U-19 age group championship organized by the Schools Badminton Association and held at the Royal College Indoor Badminton courts. Unbeaten throughout the tournament Nalanda beat St. Thomas Mount Lavinia and Royal during the group stage 5 – Nil respectively and Richmond Galle 3-1 in the semi-finals.
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
The 5th Dhamso International Chess Festival will be held from 29th May to 2nd June at Dharmasoka College, Thomas de Silva Auditorium. This is the main chess tournament in the Southern Province and is organized by Dharmasoka Old Boys Chess Association will see many foreign players as well. The organizers are hoping to conduct this tournament in a better scale…
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
Moeen Ali believes England become a different side when they put on their Test whites. Moeen is just a year into his international career but is already a fixture in all three formats of the game. In that time the all-rounder has experienced the disappointments of poor campaigns in the World Twenty20 and the World Cup, but also enjoyed...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
Sri Lanka’s most exclusive family gathering – The Mercedes-Benz Pageant is yet again happening this year at the BMICH today (May 2).  The Mercedes-Benz Pageant is an annual event organized by the Mercedes-Benz Club of Sri Lanka – a club consisting of die-hard likeminded automobile enthusiasts who have an extraordinary passion towards the three-pointed star. This year the Mercedes-Benz Pageant…
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya carried away the glittering St. Benedict’s College, 150th Anniversary Trophy, beating St. Sebastian’s College, in the final, in the first ever Invitational All Island Inter Schools Under-19 Double Wicket Cricket Tournament, concluded at Kotahena, last Sunday. The tournament was a sequence to the College 150th Anniversary Celebrations, organized by the Old Bens Sports Club and ...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
The under-13 team of the CCC School of Cricket led by Thevindu Senaratne that toured Bangalore finished on a triumphant note recently. They recorded nine wins out of eleven matches while one ended in a no decision due to rain and losing one. The team consisted of fine players and were in good form during the tour where they met...
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CCC School of Cricket under-12 team did well during their tour of Bangalore winning seven out of ten matches with one tie. One was a no decision and one was lost by just one run.The team led by Vinuka Nanayakkara did extremely to dominate their opponents. They were pitted against the best teams in Bangalore is bound to help these...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
Throughout my cricketing life I have made enemies and I accept it has often been caused by my forthright character, which has sometimes rubbed people up the wrong way. For that I am sorry. My mother used to say I had tunnel vision. I can hear her now: “Our Geoff has got blinkers on.” She knew from personal...
Full Article Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00
The interim committee of Sri Lanka Cricket which has been in office for a little over three weeks and having studied the current administrative and financial status have determined the following course of action:
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The 2015 Cricket World Cup has led to a number of senior players quitting from international cricket from Sri Lanka and Pakistan and the upcoming ‘A’ team series between the two countries is expected to produce players who could fill in the shoes of those who had quit.Both teams expressed the same concerns at a media conference held at Hilton...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka’s national low-cost carrier proudly flew Sri Lanka’s hearing-impaired cricket team to Lahore for the Twenty20 Asia Cup. The Asia Cup is organized by the Pakistan Deaf Cricket Association in collaboration with the Pakistan Cricket Board. Teams from India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Pakistan participated in the unique tournament, which provided a platform for hearing-impaired cricketers...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
England’s Joe Root struck his sixth test century, and his first on foreign soil, to put the tourists in control on 373 for six on the third day of the second test against West Indies in Grenada on Thursday. The 24-year-old Yorkshireman was unbeaten on 118 at the close of play while Jos Buttler ended on four not out on…
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Indian Cricket Board president Jagmohan Dalmiya places a wreath over the body of Ankit Keshri, a former captain for his state’s under-19 team, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India April 20, 2015. Tragedy struck Indian cricket on Monday when 20-year-old Keshri died as a result of a freakish on-field collision with a teammate during a club match in the...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
St. Peter’s College reopened their rugby venue at Bambalapitiya yesterday by hosting Isipathana College in their inter-school League championship.The Peterites used the venue at Longden Place to play their home matches last season as the school ground underwent a transformation catering to player welfare, security and spectator needs.
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
MELBOURNE - Explosive Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell is eyeing a stint in English county cricket to further his test ambitions after missing out on a place in the tour squads for the Caribbean and England.Maxwell scored 324 runs at an average of 64.80 in Australia’s triumphant World Cup campaign and had hoped his performances might have led to a recall.
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Rajasinghe Central Hanwella and Royal College Monaragala the champion and runners-up in Division three last year will be promoted to participate in the division II Singer Cup under-15 inter-schools cricket tournament this year. They will join 75 other teams that will be divided into 13 groups. Six other teams also were promoted to division II this year.
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Former Sri Lanka cricketer, coach and administrator Mumtaz Yusuf does not regret he left the country early in his career because of the politics that has today become part and parcel of Sri Lanka Cricket. “With the politics that was going on in the Cricket Board even during my time I think I took the right decision to go abroad...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
A memorial service was held on Monday at St. Mary’s Church in Dehiwela for the soul of former St. Peter’s College cricketer Rukshan Dias to mark his first death anniversary. Dias died of a heart attack at the age of 43 while working at a bank posting in the Indian-ocean island of Mauritius last year.
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
Civil Security Department (CSD) that was formed in 2006 that combined the Security Forces in the country has sent a letter to Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake to make him aware of the situation they are faced with the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL).The letter signed by Lt. U.M. Perera the secretary of CSD Football League states that their...
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00
A scripture at one of the country’s most hallowed rugby grounds at Havelock Park reads: “With Christ in my hand anything is possible”. It takes the bravest, cut-above-the-rest man in the world, spotless to the last letter, to put up such a perception from the Bible in public that projects him as truly pious in his conduct.
Full Article Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:00

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