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Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera goes online in Covid crisis

Perahera on Temple of the Tooth facebook and youtube channels

August 12, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to take long shots at winning Olympic medals

We have specially identified shooting, archery, and weight lifting as such sports

August 5, 2021 3 min read

R Rajamahendran, head of Sri Lanka's Maharaja group passes away

Sashi Rajamahendran, his son to lead the group

July 25, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Chambers team up with IFC to promote women staffers work-life balance

IFC is conducting this program jointly with FCCISL

July 16, 2021 2 min read
Lady in red: Mysterious painting hidden behind a prominent Sri Lankan's portrait

Who she was, why she was painted and why she was eventually covered up, remains a mystery.

Sri Lanka players back in cricket bubble after ban lifted

A suspended ban to remain

Sri Lanka’s Odel lobbying for lower import duties, to lure tourists

Sri Lankan retailer Odel is lobbying the government to reduce import duties and help make the island an attractive shopp...

September 6, 2019 2 min read
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Sri Lanka food festival in 17-year mission to bring Jaffna closer to Colombo

A food festival featuring cuisine from Sri Lanka's Jaffna peninsula which was started during Sri Lanka's civil war by Ra...

September 5, 2019 2 min read

New Zealand thrash Sri Lanka to level series 1-1

AFP | New Zealand held their nerve to clinch a hard-fought and comprehensive victory against Sri Lanka in fading light i...

August 26, 2019 4 min read

New Zealand skittle Sri Lanka top order to scent victory

AFP | New Zealand rattled Sri Lanka with five early wickets to scent victory after they declared their first innings on ...

August 26, 2019 2 min read

Latham ton drives New Zealand's reply against Sri Lanka

A sparkling century by Tom Latham powered New Zealand's first innings reply after Sri Lanka posted 244 on day three of t...

August 24, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lankans with betting interests to be barred from cricket body

AFP - Sri Lankans involved in gambling firms will be barred from the nation's cricket governing body as officials bid to...

August 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy honoured as 'Deshamanya'

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena conferred the “Deshamanya” title on Central Bank Governor Indrajit ...

August 21, 2019 1 min read

Dimuth Karunaratne breaks into ICC Test Batsmen Top-10 ranking

Sri Lanka Cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne lands the 8th spot on the ICC Test Batsmen Top 10 rankings.

August 20, 2019 1 min read

Watling puts New Zealand in strong position in Galle

Galle, Sri Lanka | AFP | Friday - A fighting half-century by wicketkeeper-batsman B.J. Watling helped New Zealand to tak...

August 16, 2019 3 min read

Patel takes five wickets as Sri Lanka reach 227 for seven

Galle, Sri Lanka | AFP | Thursday - Left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel became the first New Zealander to claim a five-wicket ha...

August 15, 2019 2 min read
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William Pegel appointed chairman of Sri Lanka BAT unit

William Pegel, a financial expert, was appointed the Chairman Sri Lanka's cigarette monopoly Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC...

August 9, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka pick 15 member squad for First Test against New Zealand

A 15 member line up has been chosen by the National selectors for the First Test Match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand...

August 9, 2019 1 min read

"We made mistakes in hiring Hathuru" - SLC President admits

President of Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) Shammi Silva has admitted that SLC had made mistakes in selecting Chandika H...

August 8, 2019 2 min read

It's the system that destroyed Cricket not Hathuru - Arjuna

World cup winning cricket captain Arjuna Ranatunga says Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe should not be blamed for the failur...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 6, 2019 2 min read

Proposed reforms to Sri Lanka Cricket presented to ICC Chairman

A meeting between Sports Minister Harin Fernando and Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Shashanth Manoh...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 2, 2019 2 min read

Arjuna wants Parliament to probe corruption in Sri Lanka Cricket

Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga requested the Speaker to appoint a Parliamentary Select Commit...

Imesh Ranasinghe
August 1, 2019 3 min read

Clinical Sri Lanka whitewash 'negative' Bangladesh

Sri Lanka put on a clinical performance with bat and ball to record a 122-run win in the third and final one-day interna...

August 1, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lanka Cricket will dedicate final ODI to Kulasekara

SLC announces that the final ODI will be dedicated to famed fast bowler and T20 World Cup winner Nuwan Kulasekara.

July 30, 2019 1 min read

SLC says Coach's issue will be decided today

Sri Lankan Cricket is likely to make a complete revamp to their support staff after the Sports Minister called for the r...

Shonel Perera
July 25, 2019 3 min read

Bangladesh cricketers arrive in Sri Lanka under high security

The Bangladesh cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka amid tight security on Saturday, the first foreign sporting side to vis...

July 21, 2019 1 min read