The Sri Lanka Cricket board says there are no grounds to initiate criminal proceedings against any individual accused of improper conduct while they were involved with the national women’s cricket team. Sri Lanka Cricket said that it has received the
Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. As leaders of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, gathered for their annual meeting, more
Jonty Rhodes the former South African great will arrive today in Sri Lanka on a short stint for 10 days as a fielding coach. Jonty is here ahead of the home series against Pakistan which starts next month. Sri Lanka
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the venues for South Africa’s tour of India this October and Sri Lanka’s tour of India next February. South Africa will play four Tests, five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and
Ricky Ponting made a winning start to his coaching career as his Mumbai Indians trumped the Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs to lift their second IPL title at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Swashbuckling fifties to Lendl Simmons and Rohit Sharma
Royal College Colombo beat Trinity College Kandy 49-0 in the second leg of the 71st Bradby Shield rugby encounter in Coombo today and won the Bradby Shield. The Royalists had won the first leg which was played in Kandy two weeks ago.
Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. The multi-sport event set to be held in the southern town of Hambantota
Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake is to institute disciplinary proceedings against officials who have been faulted in an investigation to probe sexual harassment of members of the Sri Lankan women’s cricket team, the Press Trust of India reported. “The Committee report
A collective bowling performance, led by offspinner Hayley Matthews’ career-best 3 for 7, helped West Indies Women defend 156 against Sri Lanka Women and seal the series 3-1 in Colombo. After having opted to bat, West Indies slumped to 156
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been approached for the proposed Legends’ T20 matches, promoted by legends Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to make inroads into the untapped US market. A source close to the Lanka’s legendary batsman confirmed
Mumbai Indians qualified for the IPL play-offs with a crushing nine-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad. Parthiv Patel hit a flawless 51 not out from 37 deliveries to back up an outstanding display from the Mumbai bowlers with Mitchell McClenaghan (three
Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shehryar Khan said that Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be invited to play in Pakistan after the Zimbabwe series, Dunya News reported. Shehryar Khan said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has been informed
The ICC and Sri Lanka Cricket are closer to overcoming their stand-off after the ICC made a conditional commitment to release further funds to SLC, while Sri Lanka’s sports minister pledged to hold board elections in January next year, SLC
The national cricket selectors have decided to re-appoint all rounder Angelo Mathews as the captain of the Sri Lanka national team for the Test and ODI formats. His appointment is to commence from the upcoming tour of Pakistan till the
Sugath Thilakaratne, Sri Lanka’s former champion sprinter, was today elected as the President of the Sri Lanka Athletics Association. Thilakaratne defeated Upali Kumarasiri for the post at the elections.
The smiling face of Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan said it all after Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded a five-run win over Kings XI Punjab on Monday night. “Yes, it was another close encounter. That’s the T20 format for you. Results
South Africa have stretched their lead at the top of the ICC Test Team Rankings, while India and New Zealand both moved upwards to occupy three of the top four positions in the table after the latest annual update. With
Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Champaka Ramanayake has been appointed as the fast bowling coach of the Sri Lankan national cricket team. The appointment takes effect from the 1st of June this year and Ramanayake’s appointment will cover three inbound
In the hours after Westmeadows announced the signing of Sri Lankan test paceman Chanaka Welegedara, the enormity of the task facing batsmen this summer in Turf Cricket North A1 became apparent. One rival captain suggested he hoped the Warriors were
Royal College Colombo beat Trinity College Kandy 23-22 in the first leg of the 71st Brady Shield encounter played at the Pallakele stadium in Kandy. The second leg of the annual match will be played in Colombo.