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BCB surprised by Pakistan tour cancellation

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:01

  ESPNCricinfo: Pakistan’s decision to call off their tour of Bangladesh in July and August has taken the BCB by surpri...


RTC Governor’s Cup Horse Racing today

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  Royal Turf Club (RTC)Founder/Chief Executive Officer Wayne Wood has returned to Sri Lanka to make his contribution as the S...


Kingswoodians hold the edge against Dharmaraja

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

By Shamzeer Jaleel  The unbeaten Kingswood College after their success at the L E Blaze trophy will lock horns with their traditional rivals...


“Exciting” Spurs can still snatch title, says Edman

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  Reuters: Tottenham’s adventurous attacking play has made them the most exciting team in the Premier League, and they ...


Players reject Cricket Australia pay offer

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  ESPNCricinfo: The pay dispute between Cricket Australia and its players is set to continue after the Australian Cricketers&...


MCA “F” Division 25 Over League Tournament begins after Avurudu break

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

The second Commercial Credit & Finance PLC sponsored – MCA “F” Division 25 Over League Tournament 2017 was back on rails afte...


Yatiyana YCC wins ‘JAT Cricket Wasanthaya 2017’ tournament

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Captain of the winning team receiving the Champions Trophy from the Chief Minister of the Central Province Sarath Ekanayake. At extreme right is JA...


Defeat nothing to be scared of, Klitschko tells Joshua

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  Reuters: Wladimir Klitschko told IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeat was “nothing to be scared of&rd...


United hold on for goalless draw at City

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Manchester United held on for a goalless draw in a feisty derby with Manchester City after midfielder Marouane Fellaini was sent off for a...


Alonso says Indy 500 is even bigger than he thought

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Fernando Alonso had a hunch that entering next month’s Indianapolis 500 was going to be a big deal but on Thursday he confessed to a...


Nadal, Murray advance to Barca Open quarter-finals

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  Reuters: Third seed Rafael Nadal remained on course for a 10th Barcelona Open title after reaching the quarter-finals with ...


Galle vs Colombo in Super Provincial final today

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Sixty star cricketers, the crème of the crème, have competed against each other over a period of 3 weeks and have reached the final s...


Syrian refugee Olympic swimmer becomes UNHCR ambassador

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

  Reuters: She escaped the bombs of Syria, and almost drowned when her dinghy capsized off Greece, but Yusra Mardini then com...


Rooney hopeful of future despite poor season

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is confident he can play on at the highest level for another two to three years despite spending a ...


Mallya ‘optimistic’ after arrest, says Perez

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Reuters: Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya is upbeat about the future despite facing potential extradition from Britain to India after his arrest l...


Isipathana, Wesley win

/ Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:00

Isipathana College continued their winning form when they outclassed Zahira College by 48 points (4 goals, 4 tries) to 10 points (2 tries) at Havel...


Tottenham refuse to give up title chase, Arsenal eye top-four

/ Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

REUTERS: With less than a month of the Premier League season left it remains Chelsea’s title to lose but Tottenham Hotspur defiantly stayed i...


Isipathana vs. Zahira poised to be a thriller

/ Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

By Shamseer Jaleel When the defending Singer League Under-20 Champions Isipathana host Zahira at Havelock Park, it is expected to be a full house...


Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh

/ Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

REUTERS: Pakistan has called off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year, the country’s board chairman Shaharyar Khan has said. ...


DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship 2017 kicks off on 20 May

/ Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

DSI, this week, announced the launch of the DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship 2017, which will begin on 20 May. Having joined hands ...


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Can ‘Fonny’ fix faulty governance?

29 April 2017

  According to the loquacious logician of the ‘Yahapalana’ Government, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne, the President has requested Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to quit his ministerial portfolio to b...


Wickremesinghe’s political biography, an informative and inspirational read

29 April 2017

 President Maithripala Sirisena receiving the first copy of the biography of Ranil Wickremesinghe from author Dinesh Weerakkody at its launch recently at the BMICH as Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe looks on     ...


Govt. needs to move on post-GSP+ to excite the electorate

28 April 2017

The GSP+ going through is no doubt a big victory for Sri Lanka given the many challenges the Government has been facing in the last few months and the negativity surrounding it. The Prime Minister needs to be congratulated for his efforts to resto...


The Executive Presidency: Who wants it abolished and why?

28 April 2017

Right of reply to Shyamon Jayasinghe   In public as in private life, it is important to know when someone is attempting to scam you. The question then is “what’s his game?” or, as the famous line in British j...


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