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Confident Lankans Eye Quick Series Triumph

Malinga’s return has boosted team morale and given Lankans the X factor again

Australia vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20 – Geelong A confident Lankan side will be eyeing a quick series triumph when they take on hosts Australia in the second game today of the three-match series after winning the opening game to go 1-0 up in the series on Friday. Australia’s ostensible home advantage against Sri Lanka [...]

Trinity-Antonian ‘Big Match’ celebrates ‘A Century of Friendly Rivalry’

Andrew Fowler-Watt the principal of Trinity College Kandy, Rev Fr. Henry Bernard Wijeratne - Principal/Rector of St. Anthony's College Kandy holding the ‘John Halangoda Trophy’ of the Trinity-Antonian Big Match with Asela Herath - President Old Antonians Cricket Wing and President of Trinity College Cricket Foundation,  Nilantha Ratnayake

The much awaited Centenary Cricket encounter between Trinity College Kandy and St. Anthony’s College Kandy will  be played under the theme; ‘A century of friendly rivalry’ on the 10th and 11th of March 2017 at the Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium. In line with its celebrations to commemorate the Centenary big match between the two schools, the Trinity-Antonian joint [...]

Bangladesh to Play 100th Test On Sri Lanka Tour


Bangladesh will play their 100th Test match, against Sri Lanka, on March 15 in Colombo. Having played their first Test in November 2000, Bangladesh will be the last of the Full Members to complete the century, having taken little over 16 years to the mark. The visitors will begin their tour with a two-day practice [...]

Dialog Powers 83rd ‘Battle of the Saints’


Dialog, a name synonymous with the promotion of sports, has once again come forward to sponsor the 83rd Battle of the Saints – the big match between St Peter’s College and St Joseph’s College which will be played on the 3rd and 4th of March at the P. Sara Stadium in Colombo. In the past [...]

South Africa Qualify For World Cup With Big Win Over Lanka

Sune Luus took 3 for 40 and struck 50 not out as South Africa crushed Sri Lanka

Women’s World Cup Qualifiers Africa Women restricted Sri Lanka Women to 142 for 9 and chased the target down with nine wickets and 83 balls to spare at the P Sara Oval. The big win helped South Africa qualify for the Women’s World Cup to be held in England and Wales from 24 June to [...]

Tahir Wrecks Kiwis In One-off T20 Game


South Africa vs New Zealand – T20 – Auckland South Africa’s veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir finished with his maiden Twenty20 International five-wicket haul as he and Chris Morris each took two wickets in two balls to inflict a 78-run defeat on New Zealand in the one-off match in Auckland. Trent Boult stood out among the [...]

Indians in Line for USD One Million Bonanza


The Indian cricket team are in sight of a huge windfall if Virat Kohli and his troops manage to beat Steven Smith’s Australia in the first Test of the four-match series in Pune. The first Test is scheduled to start from February 23 and if India take a 1-0 lead, then the hosts will be [...]


KIA Scrums Down With Royal Rugby For 6th Consecutive Year The rugby development programme of Royal College will continue to be supported in 2017 by top Korean automobile brand Kia under a sponsorship deal ratified in Colombo today. This is the sixth consecutive year that Kia is backing the Reid Avenue boys as Sole Team [...]

Darin and High Octane Fitness shatter Sri Lanka records


National Power lifting Champion and Asian Bronze Medalist Darin Weerasinghe and a team of 8 took part at the Annual National Independence Bench Press Championship organized by the Sri Lanka Power Lifting Federation held on the 4th of February at Bandaragama. Darin Broke the Sri Lanka Bench Press Record in his first attempt with 195kg [...]

Fitness Kingdom – Yes FM Drags At Katukurunda Today


  Once again the Ceylon Motor Sports Club, will organize the Fitness Kingdom – Yes FM 101 Drags at Katukurunda on the 19th of February 2017 (TODAY) commencing at 9am. After a lapse of almost two years, the CMSC together with the Sri Lanka Air Force who have accepted over 200 entries, will conduct the [...]

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