Sports

Dialog felicitates national Paralympic team

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe handing over the Rs. 1 million cash award to Dinesh Priyantha Herath. Also present are Secretary to the Ministr...


In-form Butt hopeful of second chance

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

ESPNcricinfo: Pakistan batsman Salman Butt isn’t quite sure if he will be considered for national selection just yet despite a sparkling show...


Kapugedera century lifts Commercial Credit and Finance past HNB

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Chamara Kapugedera hit a swashbuckling 170 for Commercial Credit and Finance Plc as they beat HNB by 87 runs in the ongoing 24th Singer MCA Premier...


Sri Lanka confident of a cup final berth at second leg in South Korea

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

By Shamseer Jaleel The Sri Lankan Sevens outfit will kick-off the second leg of the Asian Sevens Series 2016 in Seoul, South Korea today and will...


‘The Kalpitiya Lagoon Challenge’ a success

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s annual kitesurfing event, ‘The Kalpitiya Lagoon Challenge,’ took place recently in K...


Injured Serena pulls out of Wuhan, China Opens

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

  REUTERS: Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Wuhan and China Opens due to a persistent shoulder injury and is targeting ...


Nalanda College and Mahinda College continue strong form in Murali Harmony Cup

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

  Nalanda College continued with their impressive early-tournament form with another clinical display on day two of the Mura...


Williamson, Latham make strong strides on rain-hit day

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

  ESPNcricinfo: An unbroken century stand between Tom Latham and Kane Williamson led New Zealand’s response to India&rs...


Brisbane gets backing to continue 2028 bid

/ Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

REUTERS: A potential bid to host the 2028 Olympics from Brisbane gained further traction on Friday with the Australian Olympic Committee backing th...


Santner, Boult share six wickets to restrict India

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:02

New Zealand’s players celebrate after taking the wicket of India’s Ajinkya Rahane – Reuters   REUTERS: Spinn...


West Indies Women to get better compensation packages

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Stafanie Taylor: “I believe we are stepping in the right direction. It’s good that the retainers and match fees have been increased and...


London the perfect choice for Euro 2020 climax: new UEFA President

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

REUTERS: New UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin believes London is the perfect choice to stage the climax to Euro 2020 after 12 other cities across ...


Shanogeeth leads Trinity at cricket

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

By Shamseer Jaleel  Trinity “Lion” and Sri Lanka youth poolist Shanogeeth Shanmuganathan will lead Trinity College, Kandy in the...


Neutral venue for Davis Cup finals unappealing to Murray

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

REUTERS: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is not overly enthusiastic about the possibility of a neutral venue hosting the Davis Cup finals, but backe...


Messi goes off injured as Barca held by Atletico

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi sits on the pitch injured – Reuters   REUTERS: Barcelona failed to capitalise on Real Mad...


CCL wins CRIB Governor’s Trophy six-a-side cricket tournament

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Commercial Credit & Finance (CCL) led by Anura Dias lifted the Governor’s Trophy for the second time, dethroning the Sanasa Deve...


Kanrich beats Seylan and cruises through to the semis

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Kanrich Finance clinched victory over Seylan Bank by eight wickets at the Mercantile League Cricket Tournament 2016 which took place at t...


Westwood questions Tiger’s role in US Ryder Cup team

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

England’s Lee Westwood plays out of a bunker on the sixth hole during the second round – Royal Troon, Scotland, Britain &ndash...


Keheliya’s son Ramith arrested over road accident

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Ramith Rambukwella, son of former Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, was arrested yesterday over a road accident at Independence Square. ...


Manchester rivals win to tee up fourth round tie

/ Friday, 23 September 2016 00:01

Manchester City’s Aleix Garcia Serrano scores their second goal – Reuters   REUTERS: Manchester City continued the...


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People’s representatives as a workforce in power

23 September 2016

Awake, O sleepers, the time to do some real work has come! Admit it. The headline floored you. There you were on a Friday morning muttering “TGIF!” loudly and fervently if you’re the boss… or furtively und...


Rising strategic risks of cyber attacks for banking and government sector

23 September 2016

A senior swift systems operator at a leading banking company clicked on an email attachment of his elder son scoring a six in a cricket match recently. He remembered the same picture was published on his son’s public Facebook page, and he wa...


Why Sri Lanka needs to appoint competent ambassadors

23 September 2016

We regularly hear politicians saying diplomacy plays a direct role in addressing the root cause of insecurity and that good diplomatic initiatives help to build partnerships so that Sri Lanka can work together with the world to address some of ou...


National Program on Toxin Free Food: Finally on the right path?

23 September 2016

   The Government is taking a serious interest in toxin-free agriculture   Fertiliser subsidy, research findings for policy makers, 4 January 2015 This article was based on an empirical study conducted usin...


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