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Tuesday December 7th, 2021
Sports

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.

9 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.

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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.

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Sri Lanka wins second Paralympics medal in one day for javelin throw

This is the first time Sri Lanka has won double medals in the same event in the same year.

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Sri Lanka javelin thrower strikes gold, sets world record at 2020 Paralympics

This is Sri Lanka’s first ever gold medal at a Paralympics event.

Sri Lanka to take long shots at winning Olympic medals

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

Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara inducted to ICC Hall of Fame

Sangakkara is the second Sri Lankan cricketer to be inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

Imesh Ranasinghe

5 min read

Sri Lanka to open 500 outdoor gyms at cost of Rs 625 million: cabinet spokesman

The move is expected to provide a catalyst for progress in the field of sports, the minister said.

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

New Director of Cricket Tom Moody sure of reaching the top

Newly appointed Director of Cricket in Sri Lanka Tom Moody is confident that Sri Lanka Cricket will fight its way back t...

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Indian becomes the second woman to swim across the Palk Straits

A 47-year old Indian, Syamala Goli, became the second woman and 13th person to swim across the Palk Strait when she reac...

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Sri Lanka Cricket refutes allegations it supports a "Born Again" agenda

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is expressing extreme disappointment at what it calls “baseless allegations” that it is prom...

3 min read

Former captain wants cricket in Sri Lanka overhauled

Arjuna Ranatunga is calling for a complete overhaul of Sri Lankan Cricket after the side lost its fourth test match on t...

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England cricketer Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

England player Moeen Ali had tested positive for a Coronavirus test conducted on Sunday January 03, after landing in Sri...

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Sri Lanka Cricket employee tests positive for Coronavirus, England team arrives

Sri Lanka Cricket said an employee has tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday January 02, and has been isolated and...

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Cricket: Lanka Premier League still on course - SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) is yet to decide whether the Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 Cricket tournament will be pla...

Imesh Ranasinghe

2 min read

Lanka Premier League green-lit; venue yet to be finalised

Sri Lanka’s health ministry and COVID-19 task force have green-lit the proposed Lanka Premier League (LPL) cricket tou...

Imesh Ranasinghe

3 min read

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Bangladesh cricket tour of Sri Lanka put off over Coronavirus

A series of three test matches between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh planned over the next several weeks has been abandoned o...

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Covid Task Force urges the public not to relax their guard against the virus

The authorities are warning the public not to relax their guard against the Covid 19 virus saying the risk of infection ...

3 min read

Quarantine squabble: Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in balance

The proposed Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka hangs in the balance as the two countries’ cricket boards continue to be at ...

Imesh Ranasinghe

3 min read

No truth to Aluthgamage's Cricket World Cup Match-fixing allegation - Police

The probe into whether the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed so that Sri Lanka would lose launched by the Special I...

3 min read

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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What now for 2020 cricket in Coronavirus? Four key questions

The coronavirus may have struck shortly before the English cricket season was due to start but it threatens to have majo...

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Sri Lanka Cricket offers help to Cricket Clubs

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has provided relief to the affected segments of Sri Lanka’s Cricketing community with the ‘G...

Imesh Ranasinghe

1 min read

Trump stumbles over names of Indian cricket greats

US President Donald Trump gave a special mention to cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli during a visit to I...

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Parliamentary committee calls for Police probe into corruption at Sri Lanka Cricket

The Parliamentary Committee On Public Enterprises, chaired by MP Sunil Handunnetti, is recommending that a complaint be ...

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Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first Test against Zimbabwe

Suranga Lakmal took four for 27 to set up Sri Lanka for a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test in Harare on Thu...

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