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Local News; Lanka Media Links
India Agree To Play 2018 Independence Cup In Sri Lanka
India have agreed to take part in the Independence Cup in Sri Lanka in 2018, Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala confirmed last Friday (January 20). As part of their Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: AMspt
yoshitha-rajapaksa in court
The Police FCID has informed court that all reports regarding the land in southern Colombo, Mount Lavinia have been referred to the Attorney General. The case was taken up Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Right activists slammed Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe‘s outrageous comment on homosexuality and urged him to step down. On Friday Wijeyadasa described homosexuality as a mental illness. Speaking at the opening ceremony Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Angelo Mathews (personal grounds), Nuwan Pradeep and Danushka Gunathilaka (injury) will be flying back to Sri Lanka ahead of the third T20 Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the new strategy of Sri Lankan Government to create financial discipline and lead the country in a correct path to economic development. Managing Director Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Australian Open 2017: Surprise Victories And More Surprising Losses
It's rare that two No. 1 seeds are eliminated before the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam. It's even rarer that they are eliminated on the same day in the fourth Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: AMspt
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Three Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested in the South Bar Sea in Talaimannar over the alleged use of illegal fishing methods. The Sri Lanka Navy said that a patrol Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Ricky Ponting Backs Aaron Finch as T20I Skipper for Sri Lanka Series
Former skipper Ricky Ponting has backed swashbuckling batsman Aaron Finch to take over the reins of the T20 International side for the three-match series against Sri Lanka next month. Ponting, who Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: AMspt
President Donald Trump, who has sharply criticized the U.S. intelligence community, told workers at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Saturday, “I am so behind you.” Trump delivered remarks at the Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Injured captain Angelo Mathews is expected to return to Sri Lanka from South Africa tonight. The skipper's leg was injured during the second T20 international against South Africa held in Johannesburg Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested an individual while being in alleged possession of 2.25 kilogrammes of Kerala Cannabis in Thorankadu, Nilaveli. The Navy stated that the stock of Kerala Cannabis Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
dry-weather
The Disaster Management Centre says that more than 260,000 families from seven provinces of the country are affected as a result of the prevailing dry weather conditions. The Trincomalee and Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
President Maithripala Sirisena, this morning, promised to appoint a Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry this week, to investigate the Central Bank bond issue and recommend actions. Issuing a message on his Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
Limping Mathews Seals First SL Win On Tour
It has taken almost a month but Sri Lanka were finally made to feel welcome in South Africa on an unusually cracked, dry Wanderers surface and they made themselves completely Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: AMspt
arrest
The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested an individual while being in alleged possession of 2.25 kilogrammes of Kerala Cannabis in Thorankadu, Nilaveli. The Navy stated that the stock of Kerala Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: NewsLK
On what Shaun Pollock called the most subcontinental-like surface seen all tour Farhaan Behardien chose to bat first in anticipation of the Wanderers pitch slowing down and taking turn as Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: deranaspt
Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the rest of Sri Lanka's tour of South Africa with a fractured hand Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
Farhaan Behardien chose to bat first in anticipation of the Wanderers pitch slowing down and taking turn as the game goes on Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: Cricinfo
Transfer News: Arsenal Hijack Everton, Chelsea Snub To Cause Leeds Exit, Man United
Arsenal are ready to hijack Everton's raid for Lyon star Rachid Ghezzal, according to reports. The Sun claim the forward's representatives have now been in touch with the Gunners to discuss Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: AMspt
Australian Open 2017: Serena Reaches Fourth Round Without Dropping Set
Serena Williams needed only 63 minutes to take care of Nicole Gibbs in the third round on Saturday, winning 6-1, 6-3 at the Rod Laver Arena. The second-seeded Williams did Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: AMspt
New Zealand have overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which Read more..
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Captain of Sri Lanka's national team Angelo Mathews is expected to return to Sri Lanka to join his family this week, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced citing that prior to Read more..
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Injured captain Angelo Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international against South Africa on Sunday. But Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Australia clinched the five-match ODI series against Pakistan after winning the fourth match by 86 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Opening batsman David Warner continued his hot Read more..
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
There is no substitute for experience in international cricket and South Africa showed that as they claimed the T20 series lead in a shortened 10-over match at SuperSport Park. David Read more..
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Promoters of justice and fair-play could find themselves groping for answers over the premature ending of a ban on Dharmaraja College whose inter-school rugby match against St. Joseph's College was Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Rugby is a brutal sport and people like Tulagaese Tawita carry that message very strongly when they walk in public. Tavita has found employment on this island for years, thanks Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Kids have become extremely independent over the years, but parents still try to make a choice for their children when it comes to sports. This choice comes in the form Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
The Northern peninsula which was once a battlefield is going to have an international stadium for cricket. The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has initiated a National programme to develop the Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Police SC ruggerites will be in a revengeful mood when they take the field against Kandy SC in the second round game of the “A” division league rugby Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Prima Treats has come forward as co-sponsor of the First XV rugby team of S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia. These details were revealed to the media at a press conference Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
The Sri Lanka Air Force and the Eagles' Golf Links hosted the Commander's Cup – 2017 Annual Golf Tournament which was concluded on January 14, 2017 in the picturesque settings Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Several programmes have been organized by the Sri Lanka Orienteering Federation. In the near future, Sri Lanka Orienteering Federation has planned to conduct Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
The Western Province Badminton Association – Inter Club Team Badminton Championship will be held on February 10 to 12, at the S. Thomas' College Sports Complex, Mt Lavinia. The Western Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
CCC School of Cricket, the leading cricket coaching school in the Island, which toured Hyderabad, India with their under 12, Under 13 and Under 15 teams, returned to the country Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: NationSpt
Sri Lanka Cricket and Sanath Jayasuriya, the head of the national selection committee, have backed captain Angelo Mathews after SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala announced that he would remain captain until Read more..
Fri, Jan 20, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the first of three Twenty20 internationals on Read more..
Thu, Jan 19, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Giving every outstanding cricketer a “just and fair” opportunity to represent Sri Lanka is the underlying theme of Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) ambitious National Development Plan for 2017. To achieve Read more..
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt
Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews engaged in a lengthy discussion with the President of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala this afternoon. During the discussion, the captain affirmed his team's Read more..
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Source: CMBGzspt