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Mangala Samaraweera, Sri Lanka ex-minister who unusually stood by principles

Many of the dreams I dreamt for my country still are unfulfilled

August 25, 2021 7 min read
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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
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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
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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
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Crisis-hit Russians, Ukrainians boost Sri Lanka's tourism recovery

The Russians and Ukrainians have accounted for 25-pct of total tourists came to Sri Lanka in first 42 days

Dollar crisis poses existential threat to Sri Lanka's publishing industry: authors

“There is no paper in the market. There are no dollars to import paper."

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

England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding f...

July 15, 2019 3 min read
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Bangladesh first team to tour Sri Lanka since attacks

Bangladesh will later this month become the first team to tour Sri Lanka since the deadly Easter attacks in which 258 pe...

July 9, 2019 1 min read

Karunaratne wants more Sri Lanka players to get overseas experience

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has urged his country's cricket chiefs to help more players enter overseas Twenty20...

Faisal Kamal
July 6, 2019 3 min read

Jayawardene urges Sri Lanka to retain World Cup belief

Former captain Mahela Jayawardene has urged Sri Lanka to keep believing they can still reach the World Cup semi-finals, ...

June 30, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka brewer warns of imitation Japanese sake, synthetic toddy

A product pretending to be Japanese sake has entered the Sri Lankan market, while synthetic toddy continues to be popula...

June 29, 2019 2 min read

No six pack but Malinga still a big-game hunter: Jayawardene

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene praised Lasith Malinga for his ability to step up in big games after the pac...

June 23, 2019 2 min read

ICC reject Sri Lanka World Cup complaints of 'poor pitches, no pool'

World Cup organisers have been forced to defend the quality of the tournament's pitches and facilities after reports of ...

June 15, 2019 3 min read

Sheahan Arasaratnam made head of Standard Chartered Sri Lanka retail banking

Sheahan Arasaratnam, a banker with over 25 years of experience as head of retail banking in Sri Lanka, Standard Chartere...

June 11, 2019 1 min read

Menaka Athukorala appointed chief executive of Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations

Menaka Athukorala has been appointed the joint-chief executive of Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations Plc (HPL), the firm sai...

June 7, 2019 1 min read

Karunaratne urges Sri Lanka to keep "chin up" after World Cup rout

Dimuth Karunaratne urged his Sri Lanka flops to stay positive after they were jeered by angry fans during Saturday's emb...

June 2, 2019 2 min read

Henry leads Kiwi charge to dismiss Sri Lanka for 136

Matt Henry led the New Zealand charge with three wickets to help dismiss Sri Lanka for just 136 in their opening match o...

June 1, 2019 2 min read