Sri Lanka cricket crisis ends

Sri Lanka cricket crisis ends

The crisis which was brewing in Sri Lanka cricket after the national players refused to sign the new contracts, was resolved late this evening following talks involving chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya. Speaking to reporters after meeting the players Jayasuriya said that a compromise had been reached and the players will sign the contracts tomorrow. The […]

SLC locks out 23 top players over contract issue

SLC locks out 23 top players over contract issue

Sri Lankan cricket is headed towards a major crisis with the board on Saturday night freezing out 23 of its top players over a contracts deadlock, less than a week before the start of the home series against Bangladesh. SLC, which met the players earlier in the day, has told its selectors not to consider […]

Delegates At London Conference Call For Probe

Delegates At London Conference Call For Probe

As the United States pushed for accountability in Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last week, another meeting was underway in London organized by the Global Tamil Forum (GTF). British government and opposition representatives as well as politicians and human rights advocates were among those attending the 3rd anniversary conference of the […]

Brits want foreign monitors at northern polls

Brits want foreign monitors at northern polls

Britain has called for international monitors to be in place during the scheduled elections in the Northern Province later this year. Senior Minister of State at the British Foreign Office Sayeeda Warsi said her government would like to see a free and fair election in the north. She has said this while addressing an event […]