Thangaraja Wins RCGC Open Golf Championship

Veteran golfer N Thangaraja emerged as the RCGC Open Champion when he edged out Mithun Perera to clinched the title with an aggregate score of 274 whilst Perera ended five strokes behind with 279 points.

Neath Davis Cup Glory, Lurks Insecurity

THERE can only be admiration for the manner in which Sri Lanka swept to no.1 in the nine-nation Group 3 Davis Cup tie in Colombo last week, so reclaiming Group 2 status, ceded last year to Indonesia.Throughout the week, the host showed, apart from outstanding form, an unquenchable desire to win; and win they did [...]

NDB Private Wealth Junior Masters Golf On 18 August

Registrations are currently underway for the NDB Private Wealth Management (PWM) Junior Masters Golf Championships 2017, Sri Lanka’s most popular junior golf showcase. Hosted by expert financial planner NDB Wealth, this tournament is now in its third year. Over 80 junior golfers of all ages signed on to participate in 2016. Scheduled for Friday, August [...]

Kanrich Finance Emerges Winner For The Second Consecutive Year In FHA Sports Festival 2017

Kanrich Finance was crowned the Overall Winner of the recently-concluded Finance House Association (FHA) Sports Festival 2017, making it the second consecutive win in a row. The Kanrich Finance team successfully defended their 2016 FHA Sports Festival Winner title. Apart from its reputation as the fastest growing finance company in the country, Kanrich Finance is [...]

Navy, The Newly Crowned Champions Of Rugby Sevens

Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club is a Division ‘A’ rugby union team based in Sri Lanka. Since its humble beginning in 1961 the sailors breezed past a long way clinching some coveted titles and rose from underdog status to become one of the top-notch performers in the field of rugby. Since then, the SLN Rugby [...]

MCA Open Sixers Cricket Powered By CDB

Award winning Non-Banking Financial Institution entity, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) partners the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) this year, as sponsor of the popular MCA Open Cricket “Sixes” 2017. The tournament will take place during the weekend of 5th and 6th August with nearly 60 top mercantile teams participating. This year’s tournament will be [...]

Yorkshire Sign Up Chamari Atapattu For KIA T20 League

ChamariAtapattu has become the first Sri Lankan woman to sign a contract with a franchise-based T20 league. She will represent Yorkshire Diamonds in the second edition of the Kia Super League that kicks off from August 10. Atapattu has been picked as a replacement for Beth Mooney, the Australia opener, who pulled out citing injury [...]

India’s Women’s Cricketers Felicitated For World Cup Heroics

 Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Thursday felicitated the Indian women’s cricket team for its spectacular performance in the ICC World Cup, saying this will inspire the country’s youth to take up sports as a career option. India lost to hosts England by nine runs in the final of the mega-event at the Lord’s after [...]

SLIIT Conducts Shuttle Buds For The 6th Time

The Sports Council of SLIIT held the eagerly awaited inter-university and age group ‘Shuttle Buds 2017’ Badminton Championship for the sixth time at the Institute’s Campus in Malabe recently. Over500students from campusesand schools across the island participated in the tournaments.  This year the age categories for the tournaments were under 11, 13, 15 and 17 [...]

Pakistan Army Rugby Team in Sri Lanka

As part of the ongoing Army-to-Army Sports Exchange Programme between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, a 17-Member Pakistan Army Rugby Team, arrived in Colombo on 24th July 2017. The Pakistan Army Rugby team, led by Brigadier GhulamJilani, will play a bilateral series with SLA Rugby Team from 25th July to 1st August 2017. Bilateral sports exchange [...]

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