Smith Keen To Halt Previous Acrimony As ODIs Begin

Australia skipper Steve Smith is anxious to halt the acrimony that marked Test matches against India this year when the two powerhouses start a one-day international series today. Smith had a much-publicised war of words with India counterpart Virat Kohli when Australia lost the Test series 2-1 in March. The combative Australian skipper said ahead [...]

Lankans Impress At Singapore Triathlon

Sri Lankan athletes representing the Triathlon Club Colombo (TCC) turned in some great performances to achieve four podium finishes at the Singapore International Triathlon which was held last week. Triathlon is a multisport event which is a combination of Swimming, Cycling and Running which tests the endurance of the competitors in all 3 skills and [...]

Prima Champions Cup To Be Held For The 11th Consecutive Year

The Prima Group, in partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket, has made all plans for the commencement of the Prima Champions Cup 2017 Under-15 Inter-District and Inter-Provincial Tournaments for the11thconsecutive year. The press conference was held at the SLC headquarters on the 14th of September 2017 with the participation of all the senior officials from the [...]

Serena Releases First Pictures Of Baby

Serena Williams has released the first images of her newborn daughter Alexis. The 23-time grand slam singles champion gave birth to her first child on September 1. Williams and her fiance Alexis Ohanian have named their daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Williams posted a picture on her Instagram page showing her cradling her daughter while [...]

Darin Takes Gold At Commonwealth Power Lifting Championships

Sri Lankan powerlifting champion Darin Weerasinghe won gold at commonwealth powerlifting championships held in protcherfstroom South Africa. Darin who was a member of a team of nine that represented Sri Lanka had stiff competition from countries such as New Zealand, Great Britain, India, Pakistan and South Africa. Darin took part in the over 120kg open [...]

Inaugural Sri Lanka Masters Hockey League – 2017

The inaugural Sri Lanka Masters Hockey League (MHL) will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Astro Turf Hockey Complex, Colombo 7 with the participation of more than 100 ex-national stickers from different districts. Organised by Sri Lanka Masters National Hockey Association, the first ever Sri Lanka Masters” SIGNATURE” Hockey League will feature the [...]

Sachin Defends Title At RCGC Club Championships

Reigning champion 21 year old Sachin de Silva successfully defended his title at the 96th Royal Colombo Golf Club Championships which concluded at the RCGC golf links recently. More than 60 golfers took part in the tournament and played the qualifying rounds of which the top 32 were chosen into the matchplay stages. Amrith de [...]

Asia Pacific Rally Champion Gaurav Gill visits Sri Lanka Powered by Mobil 1™

The AMG Speed at Night, Pannala Circuit Meet Powered by Mobil 1 rumbled to life on the 8th and 9th of September 2017 to massive acclaim. Over 10,000 spectators were kept on the edge of their seats watching each glorious race roar on with a spectacular group of speedsters taking to the tracks, burning rubber, [...]

Shafraz Junaid and Akhry Ameer emerge winners of KORAC Rally

Reigning local rally champions Shafraz Junaid and co-driver Akhry Ameer stamped their supremacy in the first rally outing for 2017, emerging winners of the KORAC TSD Night Rally 2017 concluded in Kandy last weekend with a clear debit margin. The Time-Speed-Duration (TSD) rally organized by the Kandy Off Road and Adventure Club also saw their [...]

From Nothing To Midas Touch; Boxers Blossom

HERE’s one for Ripley’s book of improbable feats: Sri Lankan boxers have won five international gold medals over a period of just five months, the last in early August, by Dinidu Saparamadu at the six-nation Taipei City Cup championships, the Slimeline BC boxer’s second gold; his first was in the Slovakia International in May. A [...]

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