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Shehzad, Azhar lead spirited fight-back

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Second Test – P Sara Stadium By Dion Michael Ahmed Shehzad (69) and Azhar Ali (64 not out) led a spirited fight-back by Pakistan on the third day of the second test against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo yesterday. The pair shared a second wicket partnership of [...]

Aussies in Control against Kent

Australian XI vs Kent Vice-captain Steve Smith scored a century before paceman Mitchell Johnson claimed three wickets as Australia took control of their Ashes warm-up match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground in Canterbury. Smith, who once played here for Kent 2nd XI in 2007, helped the tourists post a commanding first-innings total of 507 [...]

Xterm Golf Classic 2015 By Suren Cooke Agencies

Suren Cooke Agencies together with Sumitomo Chemicals is proud to present the Xterm Golf Classic 2015. This first of its kind golf tournament will be held on the 4th of July 2015 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club and is scheduled to attract a number of golfing enthusiasts from across the island. This tournament will comprise [...]

Powered By Causeway Paints, Ashan Silva Shines At Katukurunda

Ashan Silva dubbed the “People’s Champion” consolidated his position as Champion Driver yet again at the recently concluded AMRC – SLARDAR TARMAC Championship which was held at the Katukurunda Air Force Base. Ashan established his position as Sri Lanka’s Best Driver in the very first round of the Sri Lanka Automobile Sports’ National Tarmac Championship [...]

Nimali wins 800m Gold at Bangkok Meet

Asian Grand Prix Athletics – Bangkok Sri Lanka’s champion Middle Distance runner, Nimali Liyanarachchi won the women’s 800m in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix held at Thammasat University sports complex, Bangkok on Thursday. Nimali clocked an improved timing of 2 minutes 06.14 seconds which beat her timing of 2 minutes 7 seconds [...]

Top Six Schools Teams Gear For Rugby Knockout

Milo Schools Knockout Rugby tournament Last week saw a fitting finale to a very exciting and competitive inter-school rugby season and now the attention shifts to the hugely popular schools knockout tournament featuring the best teams in the country. Six of the very best schools rugby teams will be seen in action in the Milo [...]

Farewell, Adiel

Obituary: Dr. Adiel Anghie, cricketer and rugby player of St. Peter’s College and University in the late 50s and early 60s, passed away on June 14 in West Virginia, USA – struck down by cancer. He was 73. He was one of St. Peter’s finest sporting products in the late 50s. He captained the school [...]

BCCI Sends Gift To Mustafa Kamal In Fence Mending Exercise

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is trying to mend fences with former ICC president Mustafa Kamal, who had resigned after the 2015 World Cup quarter-final alleging foul play in Bangladesh’s defeat at the hands of India. The Indian board’s chief sent Kamal a gift through India manager Biswarup Dey on the [...]

No Decision On England Drink Ban

England head coach Stuart Lancaster is yet to consider implementing a curfew or ban his players from drinking as the Rugby World Cup looms large. Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi will not be considered by Lancaster until January 2016 after being fined for two counts of assaulting a police officer, assault by beating and causing criminal [...]

Djokovic, Serena Top Seeds For Wimbledon

Tennis – Wimbledon Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top seeds in the men’s and women’s events at this year’s Wimbledon. In the men’s event Andy Murray is the number three seed whilst Rafael Nadal has dropped to 10th. Nadal was seeded second at Wimbledon last year but a lack of form and fitness [...]

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