Sports

Bangladesh eye rare away glory in Sri Lanka

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:01

  Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Sanath Jayasuriya (2L), Sri Lanka's captain Upul Tharanga (R), cricket manager Asanka Gurusing...


Shoaib and Shadab lead Pakistan to opening win over Windies

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Pakistan's Shoaib Malik (C) takes a run during the first of four-T20I-match between Pakistan and West Indies at the Kensington Oval stadium in ...


Nadal wins in 1000th match, Raonic withdraws

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after his match against Philip Kohlschreiber of Germany (not pictured) on day six of the 2017 Miami Open at Crando...


Lee Mi-Rim runs away with LPGA Kia Classic

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

CARLSBAD, CA - MARCH 26: President and CEO of Kia Motors America Justin Sohn presents the winner’s check Mirim Lee of Korea after her -20 und...


Fair First Insurance bags thrilling win in Mercantile Services Basketball

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

  The experience of Roshan Randima and the intelligence of Isuru Perera gave Fair First Insurance (formerly Union Assurance G...


England backs proposal to shorten Six Nations to six weeks

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Reuters: England’s Rugby Football Union will back a proposal to reduce the length of the Six Nations to six weeks from the current seven to i...


Johnson first player to win all four World Golf Championships events

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Reuters: American Dustin Johnson became the first player to win all four World Golf Championships events when he claimed the WGC-Dell Match Play in...


India close on series win against Australia

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Reuters: Ravindra Jadeja shone with bat and ball to put India in a commanding position to secure a series-clinching victory over Australia in the f...


FIFA says no word from Maradona over threat to quit

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

Reuters: Soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Monday it had heard nothing official from Diego Maradona since the Argentine World Cup winner t...


Record-equalling Williamson ton puts NZ on top

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

AFP: A masterful Kane Williamson century propelled New Zealand ahead of South Africa by stumps on day three of the series-deciding final Test in Ha...


Trinity in 16-try blitz at Pallekelle

/ Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00

By Shamseer Jaleel  Trinity College ended their first round on a positive note when they beat Prince of Wales by 94 points (16 tries, 7 conv...


‘Transition’ period no longer an excuse says Chandimal

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:14

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan (2ndL) celebrates with teammates after he dismissed Sri Lankan cricketer Asela Gunaratne - AFP  ...


Vettel wins in Australia, Hamilton second

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:12

 Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany (C) celebrates alongside Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (L) and team mate Valt...


Russia’s defeat raises World Cup alarm bells

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:09

Reuters: Jonathan Kodjia and Wilfried Zaha scored stunning goals as the Ivory Coast beat Russia 2-0 in Krasnodar on Friday, a result that raised th...


New Zealand battle to stumps in good position in third test

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:09

Quinton de Kock of South Africa takes a shot on the day two of the third Test cricket match between New Zealand and South Africa at Seddon...


India frustrated as Lyon bites back for Australia

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:08

Australia’s Nathan Lyon (C) celebrates with his team-mates after dismissing India’s captain Ajinkya Rahane - REUTERS &...


Trinity hosts POW today

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:05

The unbeaten Trinity rugby outfit under Nathan Yee will play their first home match this season when they host last-placed Prince of Wales at the P...


Wesely pips Zahira

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:04

Wesley College scraped through in a close encounter when they edged out Zahira College by 32 points (3 goals, 1 try, 2 penalties) to 29 points (3 g...


Second half rally takes Joes through

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:04

By Shamseer Jaleel St. Joseph’s College 24 points St. Anthony’s College 11 points St. Joseph’s College came from behi...


Ronaldo takes Portugal tally to 70 in Hungary stroll

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:04

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal in the World Cup 2018 Qualifiers European Zone - Group B match against Hungary at L...


Today's Columnists

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Whence, where and whither

28 March 2017

“Gotabaya can build a new urbanised technocratic civilisation which is the 21st century equivalent of the magnificent civilisations that this island once built; civilisations that put us ahead of the rest of South Asia, until the Tamil invad...


Sri Lankan housewife further challenged

28 March 2017

    Whilst Sri Lanka at the macro end is grappling to pay the $ 15 billion debt in the next four years, private sector and civil society is pressuring the Government to bring in structured reforms and stronger governance ...


Education is not a commodity: but it is and it should be negotiable

27 March 2017

Students claim that education is not a commodity ‘Education is not a commodity’ has been a popular view almost universally held by Sri Lanka’s student community in higher learning institutions. For them, it is non...


High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade

27 March 2017

High-tech Panama Canal, a threat to Asia-Europe trade The Panama Canal Authority is developing a computerised scheduling and resource management system that it said will help double the number of big ships that can travel through the canal...


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