Namal wants to shift Asian beach events to Mullaitivu

The former rebel held town of Mullaitivu will host the beach events of the Asian Youth Games in 2017, the Sri Lanka Tourist Board...

No Indians in Sri Lanka Premier League

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has once again 'rejected' Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) appeal to let Indian stars play in the inaugural Sri Lanka...

Hambantota to host Asian Youth Games

Sri Lanka's southern port town of Hambantota has been chosen as the host city of the third Asian Youth Games in 2017. This was announced...

Third Lanka-Pakistan ODI abandoned due to rain

The third one-day international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was abandoned due to rain in Colombo on Wednesday. Pakistan were 12-2 off 6.2 overs after...

Chinese runner gives his shoes to barefooted Lankan

Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to a...

Proposed sports law: Country first or ban

The Sports Ministry is to introduce amendments to the sports law which will give sporting bodies the authority to impose a temporary ban on...

Dilshan, Perera, Sanga star in ODI win

A century by opener T.M. Dilshan, a six wicket haul by Thisara Perera and the 300th catch as a wicketkeeper by Kumar Sangakkara saw Sri...

‘No security threat to World Twenty20’ – organisers

The tournament director of the 2012 World Twenty20 to be held in Sri Lanka has denied that there were any security threats to the...

Gul, Sami set up easy win for Pakistan

Pakistan eased to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Pallekele on Thursday. Mohammad Hafeez top-scored with 37, as the...

Ambitious Sri Lanka dare to dream of World Cup

Sri Lanka has launched a major campaign to develop rugby on the island with the president’s eldest son leading efforts to build a team...

Sri Lanka Olympic participation rises to five

Sri Lanka's participation at this year's London Olympics rose to five after female swimmer Rishika Udugampola won a wildcard entry, National Olympic Committee chairman...

Sachin takes oaths as an MP

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Monday took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha making it clear that his focus would be cricket...

Pakistan thump Sri Lanka to level Twenty20 series

Pakistan thumped Sri Lanka by 23 runs to level the two-match Twenty20 series by 1-1 in the second game at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International...

Australia in strike threat – report

Australia's cricketers may go on strike ahead of next month's one-day tour of England over performance-related pay issues, reports said on Saturday. Australian Cricketers Association...

Lanka cruise to easy win in Hambantota

An unbeaten eighth-wicket stand between Thisara Perera and Nuwan Kulasekara proved decisive as Sri Lanka claimed victory by 37 runs in opening T20 against...

Pakistan ready for Sri Lankan series

Pakistan's new Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez has said he expects a tough contest in all three formats against Sri Lanka. "We all know that Sri...

Kolkata Knight Riders win the IPL

Purple is the colour of the Indian Premier League and the Knights are the new Kings. There are a whole host of new heroes who made...

Chennai Super Kings enter the IPL final

Chennai Super Kings beat the Delhi Daredevils by 86 runs in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012. With this win,...

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Daredevils to reach final

Kolkata Knight Riders stormed into the Indian Premier League Season-5 final with an 18-run win over Delhi Daredevils in Pune. LIVE SCORECARD Electing to bat first...

Asian Junior Athletics Championships will go on

The Asian Athletics Association (AAA) has given the green light for Sri Lanka to host the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships 2012, as scheduled...