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Sri Lanka plans politically correct names for Avurudu games

One of the games is kana mutti, where a blind-folded person tries to smash a hanging clay pot with a club.

April 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka earmarks Rs1bn for cricket development

Preventing politicians from assuming high positions in sports clubs could contribute to a healthier sporting environment

March 30, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s sports minister sacked

Ranasinghe had dismissed Sri Lanka Cricket board members and appointed an interim committee

November 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka cricket debacle: Chief selector to "reveal all", hints at conspiracy

Fielding questions from reporters, Wickramasinghe said he would “reveal all” in two days’ time.

November 10, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka parliament approves to sack top cricket officials after World Cup debacle

Sri Lanka witnessed its cricket team's worst performance since 1999 World Cup

Sri Lanka cabinet panel to probe cricket after interim committee

Other members are ministers of Energy, Labour and Public Security

Sri Lankan climber gets Samahan boost for Mount McKinley adventure

Peries is the second Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest in May 2018

Melkishiya Andrew
May 19, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects cricket book to promote sports tourism

A book on Sri Lanka's cricket history by UK-based author Nicholas Brookes will help promote the island's status.

Melkishiya Andrew
May 4, 2023 2 min read

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka allows spectators to watch LPL knockout games for free

SLC also slashes ticket prices for knockout stage

December 22, 2022 2 min read

Promoting adventure tourism in Sri Lanka could've prevented Yala reckless driving: state minister

"I am not taking their side, but what we saw in Yala was an example of a burst of this urge to participate in these."

Chanka Jayasinghe
November 3, 2022 2 min read

Three more Sri Lankan athletes go missing in Europe amid currency crisis

"They had visas till October 25, 2022," the official said. 

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 28, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka Army promotes Asian champions in cricket, netball, bodybuilding

Army Commander Lt Gen Vikum Liyanage met the sports winners at a ceremony to commemorate their achievements.

Neshella Perera
September 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's title-wining women netball team set an example to all athletes: President

Sri Lanka won the Asian Netball Championship for the second year straight

September 11, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka cricket fans get online portal to boost Asia Cup team

Sri Lanka is facing Pakistan in the finals

September 9, 2022 1 min read
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Some missing Sri Lanka Commonwealth athletes found by UK, locations not disclosed

UK Birmingham Police had located about 6 of the missing people, however, locations were not disclosed

August 26, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka sports ministry investigating disappearance of Commonwealth athletes

"They left the games village after participating in their respective events."

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 8, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon bags 100m Commonwealth bronze amid soft-peg crisis

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August 4, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Yupun Abeykoon sets new South Asia sprint record

Broke his own record

July 4, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lankans express anger, frustration over president's tweet after cricket win 

Sri Lankans are still waiting in long queues for days to buy fuel and cooking gas amid power cuts as the crisis deepens.

Shihar Aneez
June 23, 2022 5 min read
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Sri Lanka Cricket to donate ticket money from Australian tour to crisis-hit people

SLC expects a considerable collection from ticket sales

June 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka players back in cricket bubble after ban lifted

A suspended ban to remain

January 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka athlete wins four gold medals at Asian weightlifting championship

Dishalya won gold in the 47kg weight class in dead lift, bench press and squat events.

December 30, 2021 1 min read

High-flying Belgian-British teenager on world record attempt stops in Sri Lanka

Rutherford is aiming to break the Guinness World Record as the youngest woman to fly around the world,

Mahadiya Hamza
December 29, 2021 1 min read

Lanka Premier League T20 series: Sri Lanka to allow limited crowds at stands

The 2021 LPL T20 tournament is scheduled to be held from December 5 to 23.

Mahadiya Hamza
November 23, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka ex-sports minister “not satisfied” with 2011 Cricket World Cup fixing probe

The police within four days called off the investigations, citing a lack of evidence.

October 5, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka to award 106mn rupees in prize money to Paralympics winners

August 30 was the first time the island nation won double medals in the same event in the same year.

September 7, 2021 2 min read
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