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Froome seals Tour great status with third title

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:15

REUTERS: Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a thr...


Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:10

REUTERS: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from next month’s Rio Olympics over the...


AIA Wealth Planners and families get close to national cricket team!

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:08

It was memorable day for some of AIA’s Wealth Planners and their families who got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet, greet and lunch w...


Exide emerges victorious at Gunner Supercross 2016

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:06

Exide, the official Battery partner at this year’s Gunner Supercross, emerged victorious yet again. Tyron Hendawitharana won first place at t...


Monfils ends title drought with Citi Open win

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:05

Gael Monfils of France gestures after winning a point against Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in the men’s singles final of the Citi Open at...


Opening of Chance Sports new showroom

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:03

The new showroom of renowned sportswear selling company Chance Sports will be declared open by Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekera at 10 a.m. on...


Ruthless England turn the screw on Pakistan

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:02

REUTERS: England moved relentlessly towards a series-levelling victory over Pakistan on a rain-disrupted third day of the second test in Manchester...


All Blacks coach Hansen to stay on until 2019 World Cup

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:02

REUTERS: All Blacks Coach Steve Hansen set his sights on capturing a record third successive Rugby World Cup title after announcing on Monday he ha...


Ashwin seals India’s first innings win in WI

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:01

ESPNcricinfo: It took more than four sessions coming, but once R. Ashwin found his rhythm he ran through the West Indian line-up to seal India&rsqu...


LB Finance and Janashakthi Insurance win titles in MCA six-a-side cricket tournament

/ Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:01

LB Finance won the Tier “A” and Janashakthi Insurance won the Tier “B” titles in the MCA Annual Open Six-a-side Cricket Tou...


49th Saints Quadrangular set for August

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

The 49th Saints Quadrangular Old Boys’ tournament between St. Joseph’s College Colombo (SJC), St. Peter’s College Bambal...


Hamilton wins in Hungary to take overall lead

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race REUTERS BUDAPEST  (Reuters):  Triple Formula One world champion ...


Need to understand characters as captain - Jayawardene

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

ESPNCricinfo: Captaining a cricket team is about man management, according to Mahela Jayawardene, who said his style of leadership was about allowi...


India’s top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

New Delhi (Reuters): India’s top court has barred ministers and bureaucrats from holding posts in the country’s cricket board (BCCI) as...


Would never ask players to do what I cannot: Kohli

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

ESPNCricinfo: Since taking over the reins as Test captain, Virat Kohli has consistently favoured a five-bowler strategy, signalling a resu...


Premanath at the helm of NSTTA

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

People’s Bank Banking Support Services Deputy General Manager Mahinda Premanath was elected President of the Nationalized Services Table Tenn...


Dusit Thani successfully sponsors RCGC’s July Monthly Medal Tournament

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

(From left): Overall Winner RCGC July Monthly Medal Priyanga Hapugalle, Royal Colombo Golf Club, Captain - Primal Wijayanayake, Director, Indola Gr...


Sri Lanka win Plate final in Hong Kong

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

All the participating teams at the second Hong Kong Sports  Federation Under-18 rugby tournament  Sri Lanka vs Malaysia ...


Inspired by Murali, Aussies take on Lankans

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews (L) and coach Graham Ford watch other players during a practice session at the Pallekele Internat...


Rosberg signs two-year extension at Mercedes

/ Monday, 25 July 2016 00:00

Nico Rosberg celebrates his win on the podium during the European Grand Prix at Baku City Circuit last month Budapest (Reuters): Formula On...


Today's Columnists

Kilinochchi: The forgotten city of today!

26 July 2016

I still remember travelling in an armed car on route to Kilinochchi and then taking an Air Force chopper that hugged a railway track to avoid sniper attacks way back in 2007-2009. At that time Kilinochchi was making headline news daily, given that...


Students’ troubles in universities: A question of misconceived cultural property rights?

25 July 2016

   Being the hotbed of trouble in the correct direction is a must Sri Lanka’s state-owned universities have always been hotbeds of trouble. Troubles are good for universities if they are in the right direction. U...


Freight, new price ruling

25 July 2016

Freight, new price ruling The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the European Commission’s adoption of new pricing rules for shipping lines will modernise the industry and bring it into the 21st century. As reported in Lloyd&rsq...


Think outside the box, the way out?

23 July 2016

A classic example of our cultural predictability is explicit in the saga behind the naming of Sri Lanka’s only international airport   It will not be wrong to say that we are a country in a permanent state of crisis, but...


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