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India lift sixth Asia Cup title after Raj’s unbeaten 73 beats arch rival Pakistan

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:05

ESPNCricinfo: India’s dominance in the women’s Asia Cup extended as they sealed their sixth title in as many editions with a 17-run win...


Etisalat-powered Kandy Sports Club win Rugby League 2016

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:04

After a magnificent win, Kandy Sports Club (KSC) was crowned triple champions of the Rugby League 2016. Etisalat Lanka’s long term associatio...


Former FIFA president Blatter loses appeal against ban

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:04

Reuters: Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption s...


Liverpool beaten at Bournemouth after twice losing two-goal lead

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:03

Reuters: Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake grabbed a stoppage-time winner in a dramatic 4-3 victory over Liverpool on Sunday, as the visitors twice su...


New Zealand face must-win after forgettable start

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:02

ESPNCricinfo: New Zealand must have left the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday night thinking, “if only”. If only they had asked for a re...


Tiger upbeat after mixed fortunes on his Bahamas return

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 01:01

Reuters: Tiger Woods’ return to competition after an absence of nearly 16 months was a mixed bag, though the former world number one said he ...


Amana Takaful Insurance ‘B’ makes history by winning first Mercantile Football Association Futsal/tourney

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:23

Amana Takaful Insurance ‘B’ created history when they lifted the first Mercantile Football Association Futsal/five-a side soccer tourna...


SLC seminar targets grassroots coaches

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:21

  By Madushka Balasuriya Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday held a special coaching seminar for over 75 provincial and youth coaches in the...


CEAT Racing takes 3 of 4 top motor racing championships of the year

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:19

Wins Best Driver, Car Team Champion and Motorbike Team Champion awards at 2016 CEAT-SLADA Awards The CEAT Racing Team was officially crowne...


Fantastic performance by Sri Lanka Under-18 girls in UAE

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

By Shamseer Jaleel The Sri Lankan Under-18 girls’ team dished out champagne rugby in the UAE last week. Coached by former Sri Lank...


School groupings announced for 2017

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

By Shamseer Jaleel Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) announced the groups for next year’s Singer League Under-...


Sri Lanka Junior Open Golf Championship 2016 tees off December

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

From left: , Royal Colombo Golf Union members Dain Abeywardena and Niloo Jayathilake, Royal Colombo Golf Union President Priyath Fernando,...


Nations Trust Bank’s Corporate Motor Sports Rally a resounding success

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Nations Trust Bank organised a fun filled Motor Sports Rally for its valued corporate clients, in partnership with Ceylon Motor Sports Clu...


Navy sink Kandy to continue winning streak

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

By Shamseer Jaleel Navy pulled off a dramatic win over Kandy, edging them 37 points (4 tries, 4 conversions, 3 penalties) to 32 points (4 tries, ...


American Varner shoots 65 to clinch Australian PGA title

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: Big-hitting American Harold Varner III bagged nine birdies in a sizzling final round 65 to win the Australian PGA Championship by two stro...


India’s Kumar clinches Panasonic Open India title

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

AFP: India’s Mukesh Kumar fired a  crucial birdie on the 15th hole to set up his first Asian Tour victory at the Panasonic Open...


Rosberg shocking retirement puts champion’s seat up for grabs

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: Nico Rosberg’s shock retirement has given champions Mercedes a headache as they seek to fill Formula One’s most desir...


Munchee sponsors One Million Signature Campaign in support of volleyball

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera poses for a photograph with members of the national volleyball team of Sri Lanka and the senior management of t...


Emirati Abdulrahman named Asia Player of the Year

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: United Arab Emirates playmaker Omar Abdulrahman’s disappointment at failing to win the Asian Champions League with Al Ain last weeke...


Smith record century leads Aussies to ODI win

/ Monday, 5 December 2016 00:01

AFP: Steve Smith hit a record-breaking century and took two superb catches as Australia beat New Zealand by 68 runs in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy o...


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Brilliant companies are brilliant at the basics

6 December 2016

Top research company AC Nielsen last week announced that the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) had picked up from a downward trend. But challenges to the consumer remain given that the economy grew by a modest 2.6% in the backdrop of the drought and...


Taxation in Sri Lanka: The need for radical change?

6 December 2016

A country’s fiscal and taxation system is a major determinant of macro-economic policy and sustainable growth, particularly in areas such as government revenue, public debt, fiscal deficit, inflation as well as resource allocation, income di...


Thriving in a digital age: Digital currencies pose the biggest threat to banks – Part III

5 December 2016

  This is the final part of a revised and improved version of a paper published in the Association for Professional Bankers 2016 Annual Convention Publication titled ‘Thriving in a Digital World’.  Part I of this paper...


Men and women for SEN: Reaping research richness

5 December 2016

The research monograph is handed over to the Secretary of the Ministry of Education    It was a delight to witness a research landmark made through a comprehensive study of special education needs (SEN) of primar...


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