Umpire KT Francis dies at 73

Umpire Kandiah Francis, who officiated in Sri Lanka's inaugural Test match against England at the P Sara Oval in February 1982, died on Sunday in hospital...

New Zealand win thriller against Sri Lanka

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by one wicket in an ICC Champions trophy match at Cardiff, England today. The Kiwis almost lost match after a...

West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 17 runs

West Indies rebounded from a drubbing from Australia in beating Sri Lanka by 17 runs in a Champions Trophy warmup game at Edgbaston. West Indies...

SLC denies ‘arm twisting’ allegation

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) says it read with surprise, an account of an incident that supposedly lead to the filing of an anti corruption...

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan warm-up match abandoned

The warm-up between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Edgbaston, has been called off due to wet outfield. After observing the ground at 15:00 GMT,...

Sri Lanka to assist probe in spot fixing claim

The Sri Lanka Cricket Board says it is ready to assist investigations into claims that Indian bookies may have been involved with the Sri Lankan...

Mathews confident of Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews is confident his side can impress during the upcoming Champions Trophy tournament in the United Kingdom. Sri Lankan players taking...

Mumbai Indians are the IPL champs

The Mumbai Indians won the world's richest T20 league for the first time on Sunday. Playing their second final, Rohit Sharma & Co. tamed...

Mumbai Indians to face CSK in final

Harbhajan Singh seems to have a new lease on life in IPL 2013. The discarded and temperamental Indian off-spinner continued his impressive season, picking...

President’s son faces rugby misconduct claims

Sri Lanka's rugby authorities are investigating President Mahinda Rajapaksa's rugby-playing son after claims that he assaulted a referee. One report says Rohitha Rajapaksa has been...

Dilhara Lokuhettige replaces Welagedara

Sri Lanka Cricket announced that due to an injury to his ankle, Chanaka Welagedara has been replaced by Dilhara Lokuhettige for the upcoming ICC...

Moody says Sunrisers ready for IPL playoffs

Moody's team will head into the IPL playoffs with three victories from their past four matches and the Sunrisers' head coach has been thrilled...

Beckham to retire from professional soccer

David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at...

Three Rajasthan Royals players detained

Three Rajasthan Royals players, Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, have been suspended by the BCCI after they were taken by police for questioning because of their alleged...

South Africa confirms Sri Lanka tour itinerary

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has confirmed the itinerary for Russell Domingo's first assignment as head coach. South Africa will play five ODIs and three...

SLC to look for new talent

With the national cricket team going through a bad patch, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has named two selectors to look for new talent. According to...

Ferguson the greatest manager says Beckham

David Beckham paid tribute to his "father figure" Sir Alex Ferguson and hailed him as the greatest manager in football after the Manchester United...

Speed Championship 2013 on 2nd June

The Speed Championship 2013, Round 2 will take place on 2nd June at the Speed Drome, Pannala race track. The qualifying sessions will take...

Mathews prefers Test cricket

Twenty20 cricket is money-spinning and popular but for Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews, nothing comes close to the thrill of playing Test cricket. "Test is...

Manilal to challenge FIFA ban

Former Sri Lanka football chief Manilal Fernando is to challenge a ban imposed on him by the world football body FIFA. Fernando’s lawyers said that...