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Australia beat Sri Lanka, clinch ODI series

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:01

AFP: John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey’s attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinchin...


Turkish Airlines Amateur Series comes to Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

From left: Executive – Reservations Turkish Airlines Pathum Jayawardana, Executive - Marketing Turkish Airlines Shamaali Mediwake, G...


UCP, Lahore set eyes on Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals title

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

  The University of Central Punjab (UCP), Lahore came back strong and played an intense game at the National Finals of the R...


Nine-member Paralympic team vies for top honours at Rio Games

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

Coach Ranjith Hewanayake, Coach Wimukthi De Soiza, Coach Anula Kostha, Upali Rajakaruna (Wheelchair Tennis), Indika Chuladasa (T42 100 meters, 200 ...


Williams sister act through to US Open second round

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

Reuters: World number one Serena Williams opened her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova on Tuesday, to join her sist...


“Our aim is to secure semi-final berth”: Dhanushka Ranjan

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

    Shamseer Jaleel reporting from Hong Kong Sri Lanka Sevens skipper Dhanushka Ranjan showed high promise and confiden...


Commercial Bank delighted to sponsor Sri Lanka-Australia cricket series

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

  The intense competition between the home team and the visiting Australians in their ongoing cricket series has been welcome...


Sri Lankan team retain World Youth Scrabble Title

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

  The Sri Lankan youth team fought off fierce competition from Thailand and Pakistan counterparts to emerge victorious at th...


Travel Trade Sports Club Badminton Championships on 4 Sept.

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

The 21st Travel Trade Sports Club Badminton Championships 2016, sponsored by Serendib Leisure Hotels for the sixth year, will take place on 4 Septe...


Mobil Brand Ambassadors celebrate podium finishes

/ Thursday, 1 September 2016 00:00

  Mobil Brand Ambassadors Dinesh Jayawardana and SheharaJayawardana continued their good run over last weekend’s gravel...


Ranjan to lead Sri Lanka at Asian Sevens in Hong Kong

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:20

By Shamseer Jaleel reporting from Hong Kong Former Peterite, Havies and now signed up with the triple champions Kandy Sports Club, Dhanu...


Sri Lanka Women’s outfit expecting better results on Hong Kong tour

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:16

The Sri Lanka Women’s rugby outfit under RandikaKumudumali left for Hong Kong last night in order to participate at the Asian Rugby Sevens 20...


CEAT Racing blitz hits Gajaba Supercross

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:02

Members of the CEAT Racing Team that won three of the four top awards at the Gajaba Supercross from left: Evon B. Gurusinghe, Ushan Perera, Malika ...


England plunder to eclipse Sri Lanka’s world record with 444-3

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

NOTTINGHAM (Reuters): England piled up a world record one-day international total of 444 for three against Pakistan after Alex Hales and Jos Buttle...


Kanrich Finance notches up second successive win

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

Kanrich Finance notched up their second successive win in the ongoing 26th MSBA Men’s “C” division Basketball Tournament 2016, co...


SL seek revival against depleted Australia

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

ESPNcrcinfo: Sri Lanka had lost key players to injury right through the Test series, but continued to thrive on dwindling resources, as th...


FITIS concludes ICT Industry Cricket Championship 2016

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

Sri Lanka’s ICT Industry Cricket Championship 2016 concluded very successfully at P Sara Oval Grounds recently. This event was organised by t...


MCA 2017 season kicks off with MIDS Trophy – “B” division 50-Over League tournament

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

The MCA 2017 season got off to a start last weekend with the MIDS Trophy – “B” division 50-Over League tournament.  Hayley...


Sachin De Silva crowned RCGC Club Champion 2016

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

The 95th Royal Colombo Golf Club Championship was held over two weekends in August. Two qualifying rounds separated 16 of the top scorers ...


Oman Air Golf Classic 2016 set to tee off on 3 September

/ Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:01

Country Manager – Sri Lanka and Maldives Gihan Karunaratne at the last Oman Air Golf Classic Oman Air has received an unprec...


Today's Columnists

MS and the Managed Spectacle

1 September 2016

WHEN TROUBLES COME – an under-siege chief executive is fast discovering that the singular joy of being the Democratic-Republican project’s cherished common candidate is easily undermined by dint of being the Joint Opposition&r...


Science and Technology for Society: The Colombo Gathering

1 September 2016

In 2015 the STS Forum in Japan witnessed the presence of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe     It is quite rare that we have big scientific forums in Sri Lanka. Even though we speak of MICE tourism, Sri...


Time to reengineer management education?

1 September 2016

There is growing evidence of graduate/postgraduate students (particularly in management streams) ‘out-sourcing’ their academic assignments. There are now small KPOs offering such services! To an employer, this raises major con...


The sacred and profane at crossroads

31 August 2016

 Listening to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Matara rally threating to reveal secrets of the Joint Opposition, instinctively I recalled this exquisitely emblematic confluence of the benign and the bawdy that Steinbeck describes in his ...


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