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Saturday October 23rd, 2021

Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka celebrates young movers & shakers in 35 Under 35 list

Cosmo introduced its first special edition for the year: The 35 Under 35 Issue, featuring a list of 35 incredible young...

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Uproar over crowds at Thondaman's funeral and Jeevan's behaviour

The Funeral of the late Minister Arumugam Thondaman held over the weekend is raising many questions about the quarantine...

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Sri Lanka cricket star held on drug charge

Sri Lankan police have detained international cricketer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin, officials sa...

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No kissing the bride as Sri Lanka lifts weddings ban

Sri Lanka lifted a ban on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss t...

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Digital store to be added to Sri Lanka's National Archives Dept

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to establish a “digital store” to conserve the digital co...

Sri Lanka’s brawling beauties end up at the police station

A high-profile beauty pageant for Sri Lanka's married women ended in disaster as the winner was unceremoniously de-crown...

'Just doing my job', says 'superman' Perera after epic Sri Lanka win

Match-winner Kusal Perera insisted "all I did was my role" after his epic 153 not out took Sri Lanka to a dramatic one-w...

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Sri Lanka skipper says battered team will bounce back in SAfrica

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal insisted Monday his battered team can lift their game and be competitive on the upco...

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Australia declare at 534 for five against Sri Lanka

Australia declared their first innings at 534 for five in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday, with Kurtis Pat...

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Cummins strikes late as Australia close in on Sri Lanka

Brisbane, Australia | AFP | Friday - Half-centuries from Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne and a last-ball strike by Pa...

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Sabalenka not interested in 'crazy' title talk

Aryna Sabalenka has been tipped as a dark horse to win the Australian Open, but the Belarusian said Monday she didn't wa...

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Ton for Latham as New Zealand post daunting target

Tom Latham produced his eighth Test century as New Zealand continued to forge a huge lead over Sri Lanka in the second T...

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Brilliant Boult 'in the groove' as New Zealand take full control

Chief destroyer Trent Boult felt he was "in the groove" as his sublime six-wicket spell, backed by half-centuries from T...

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New Zealand all out for 178 against Sri Lanka

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Pope urges peace, 'fraternity' as millions celebrate Christmas

Pope Francis called for peace and "fraternity" among peoples, as millions across the world celebrated Christmas on Tuesd...

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Dananjaya suspended from bowling over illegal action: ICC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | AFP | Monday - Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in in...

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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

Skipper Joe Root hailed England's "complete team-effort" Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in ...

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Sri Lanka collapse as Rashid, Stokes strike

Sri Lanka threw away a promising position in the final Test against England on Saturday, collapsing from 183 for 2 at te...

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ICC suspends Sri Lanka bowling coach over match-fixing

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP | Wednesday - The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday suspended Sri Lanka's bowlin...

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Shanaka leads Sri Lanka run charge against England

Dasun Shanaka hit 66, and opener Niroshan Dickwella got 52 as Sri Lanka ground out 273-7 in the opening innings of their...

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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup after upset win

Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday...

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Sri Lanka recalls Malinga for Asia Cup

Sri Lanka's cricket selectors Saturday recalled fast bowler Lasith Malinga after an year in limbo and included him in a ...

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Bangladesh batsman Sabbir faces six-month ban

Bangladesh cricket authorities on Saturday proposed banning batsman Sabbir Rahman from international cricket for six mon...

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Sri Lanka Cricket rejects ticket 'rip off' claim

Sri Lanka cricket authorities Sunday rejected claims of discrimination against England fans in the pricing of tickets fo...

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Sri Lanka's Galle Face Hotel revels in links to British drink

Sri Lanka’s Galle Face Hotel is reviving interest in Pimm's, a British liqueur, to which it is claiming links dat...

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Sri Lanka edge out S. Africa by 3 wickets in only T20

Spinner Lakshan Sandakan starred in Sri Lanka's hard fought three-wicket win over South Africa in the only Twenty20 inte...

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