Sri Lanka to send 605 athletes for South Asian Games

Sri Lanka to send 605 athletes for South Asian Games »

17 Aug, 2019

Sports News from Sri Lanka: A contingent of 605 athletes is planned to take part in the South Asian Games  (SAG)

Handball eyes medal at South Asian Games powered by Serbian coaches

Handball eyes medal at South Asian Games powered by Serbian coaches »

9 Aug, 2019

The Handball Federation of Sri Lanka (HFSL) have set their sights on winning a medal at the forthcoming South Asian Games

All Blacks stick with Barrett-Mo’unga experiment against Wallabies

All Blacks stick with Barrett-Mo’unga experiment against Wallabies »

9 Aug, 2019

New Zealand will persist with twin playmakers in their build-up to the Rugby World Cup, with Beauden Barrett again in the 15 jerseys and Richie Mo’unga at 10 for Saturday’s clash with Australia in Perth.

Commandos’ Pride, ‘Commando Challenge – 2019’ Thrills Motor-racing Fans in Kuda Oya

Commandos’ Pride, ‘Commando Challenge – 2019’ Thrills Motor-racing Fans in Kuda Oya »

6 Aug, 2019

The year's Commando Regiment (CR) pride,' Commando Challenge-2019' at Kuda Oya with riders and drivers including Army riders came off the floor on Sunday (4) in the presence of a huge crowd of supporters and spectators.

SLC President tells the new head coach to step down after Bangladesh series

SLC President tells the new head coach to step down after Bangladesh series »

26 Jul, 2019

At the end of the ODI series three-game against Bangladesh, Sri Lankan President Shammi Silva said that Sri Lanka will have a fresh cricket head trainer

Thanks Malinga, Kulasekara makes a last bow.

Thanks Malinga, Kulasekara makes a last bow. »

25 Jul, 2019

Nuwan Kulasekara, one of the best cricketers in Sri Lanka, decided to withdraw immediately from international cricket without satisfying the request of his old teammate Lasith Malinga.

Shanaka as the winner of the tour-opener by Mithun

Shanaka as the winner of the tour-opener by Mithun »

24 Jul, 2019

Dasun Shanaka struck fast 86 of 63, including six-six, but was struck with a constant knockout of 91 balls out of 100 (11 fours, 1 six) by Mohammad Bangladesh, who started their brief trip in Sri Lanka in a one-day warm-up game yesterday with a comfortable five-wire victory over a Sri Lankan XI board president.

Champions of McLarens shuttle

Champions of McLarens shuttle »

24 Jul, 2019

McLarens Group clinched the double with winning men's and women's ‘A’ division champions at the Inter-Club Badminton tournament conducted by the Western Province Badminton Association held at the S. Thomas Gymnasium Mt Lavinia recently. In addition McLarens, the women's team won the women's B’ division title.

The West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 in Sri Lanka

The West Asia Baseball Cup 2019 in Sri Lanka »

22 Jul, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is working with the Sri Lankan Amateur Baseball / Softball Association organizing the 2019 West Asia Baseball Cup at the Diyagama Japan Friendship Baseball Stadium from 15th to 20th July 2019.While the underdogs, in 2017, Sri Lanka dethroned the winning team to clinch the title and take over the hosting rights for the 2019 West Asia Baseball Cup, with the goal of having the most significant impact on sports tourism as a focus of tourism development in Sri Lanka, with the participation of six countries including India, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Nepal and Sri Lanka. As this is an international event, there were nearly 275 international participants and considerable international media value supposed to be USD 126,067.

People flock to McIlroy, Woods return to North Ireland when Open comes back.

People flock to McIlroy, Woods return to North Ireland when Open comes back. »

20 Jul, 2019

Portrush, Thursday: Northern Ireland's lengthy wait to host the Open Championship ends on Thursday when for the first moment since 1951 the Royal Portrush golf tournament is being held outside of Scotland and England.

The storm of Sri Lanka past Iran, the final West Asian Baseball Cup of Pakistan

The storm of Sri Lanka past Iran, the final West Asian Baseball Cup of Pakistan »

20 Jul, 2019

Defending champions Sri Lanka stormed in the 14th West Asian Cup finals yesterday in the Sri Lanka-Japan Friendship Baseball stadium when they won a strong 10-2 win over Iran in the first quarter. In the second half of the final, Pakistan trounced India, meeting Sri Lanka on Saturday.

In order to maintain 13th place hope alive, Fiji beat SL

In order to maintain 13th place hope alive, Fiji beat SL »

19 Jul, 2019

Fiji has won a second win at the Vitality Netball World Cup in the second stage, confirming Sri Lanka's 13th-place playoff spot against Samoa, Group E leaders heading to day six. This match was a referendum on the 13th-place game, with Fiji prevailing 59-44, and the competition decided who would face Samoa in 15th place.

Eight young players have been selected for the Cup Champions by Milo

Eight young players have been selected for the Cup Champions by Milo »

19 Jul, 2019

In the first Milo Champions Cup held in Barcelona, eight young talented Sri Lankans have been chosen for a lifetime chance to compete. Milo hopes that this huge feat will be achieved once again by working with FC Barcelona.

In the longest Wimbledon singles final, Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer

In the longest Wimbledon singles final, Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer »

15 Jul, 2019

In Wimbledon's longest singles final, Novak Djokovic saved two championship points to maintain his title in an exciting victory over Roger Federer.Djokovic won 7-6 (7-5) 1-6 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 13-12 (7-3) on a Center Court, with an environment that sometimes feels more similar to football than tennis.

Minnows to win group Madagascar Stun Nigeria at Afcon.

Minnows to win group Madagascar Stun Nigeria at Afcon. »

1 Jul, 2019

Madagascar caused the Africa Cup of Nations shock to the extent that they beat Nigeria's three-time winners 2-0. On their Afcon debut, the Indian Ocean islanders were the surprise package, claiming four points from their first two matches in Egypt.

Spain beat Germany to win its fifth Under-21 European Championship.

Spain beat Germany to win its fifth Under-21 European Championship. »

1 Jul, 2019

Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring from Mikel Oyarzabal's pass for Spain with a surging run and a 25-yard strike. Dani Olmo increased the lead with a smart chip after the shot of Ruiz fumbled by Alexander Nubel before the late deflected comfort of Nadiem Amiri.

Mohamed Salah move Egypt into last 16 of Africa Cup of Nation

Mohamed Salah move Egypt into last 16 of Africa Cup of Nation »

27 Jun, 2019

Mohamed Salah created one and scored one as Egypt's hosts beat DR Congo 2-0 to move into the Africa Cup of Nations' last 16.

Three brand new teams to join

Three brand new teams to join »

26 Jun, 2019

The MCA ‘G’ division 25-Over League Tournament, the last of the main tournaments in the MCA 2019 calendar, sponsored by Stafford Motor Co. Ltd,

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick marks the final position of the League of Nations

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick marks the final position of the League of Nations »

6 Jun, 2019

Portugal manager Fernando Santos defined Cristiano Ronaldo as "a genius" after his magnificent hat-trick secured Portugal's win over Switzerland

Malinga’s old warhorse keeps dreaming of Sri Lanka

Malinga’s old warhorse keeps dreaming of Sri Lanka »

27 May, 2019

Lasith Malinga is going to be one of the oldest players in the World Cup, but the paceman from Sri Lanka

17 Players To Debut For Sri Lanka In Asia Rugby Championship

17 Players To Debut For Sri Lanka In Asia Rugby Championship »

24 May, 2019

No less than 17 players will be making their debut for Sri Lanka at the Asia Rugby Championship Division I to be held in Chinese Taipei from May 29 to June 1.

Sri Lanka Women Excel In A Badminton Tournament

Sri Lanka Women Excel In A Badminton Tournament »

23 May, 2019

Sri Lankan Women’s Double Pair Thilini Hendahewa And Kavidi Sirimannage Made Superb Fighting Effort To Beat Switzerland Pair Celine Burkle And Sabrina Jaquet With Three Hard Fought Setter Which Paved The Way To Beat Higher Rank

Iranian Wrestling Coaches To Guide Sl Wrestlers

Iranian Wrestling Coaches To Guide Sl Wrestlers »

22 May, 2019

The Wrestling Federation of Sri Lanka (WFSL) is hoping to obtain the services of four top coaches from Iran to train the National Wrestling Squad in their preparation for the South Asian Games (SAG)

Racing Legend, Brings More Glory To Sri Lanka.

Racing Legend, Brings More Glory To Sri Lanka. »

27 Mar, 2019

Eshan Pieris, won Round 1 Rotax Max Asia Challenge in the DD2 senior category, fresh after his Formula 3 win.

Lankan Power Lifters Create History With High Achievements In Australia

Lankan Power Lifters Create History With High Achievements In Australia »

25 Mar, 2019

History was created by the Sri Lankan Powerlifting team as they emerged overall men’s champions at the Qualifying Event for the World Powerlifting Championship held in Gold Coast, Australia. 

Team Sky To Be Taken Over By Britain’s Richest Man.

Team Sky To Be Taken Over By Britain’s Richest Man. »

25 Mar, 2019

According to media reports, chemical giant Ineos, owned by Britain’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe, is set to become the new sponsor of cycling’s Tour de France-winning Team Sky. Broadcaster Sky announced last December that it would end its involvement in the British-based team and professional cycling after the 2019 season.

Sri Lanka Qualifies At Asians Level, In The Wheelchair Tennis Champions.

Sri Lanka Qualifies At Asians Level, In The Wheelchair Tennis Champions. »

5 Mar, 2019

Beating the Pool 2 champion, host Malaysia for 2-0, Sri Lanka booked their place in the World Team Cup Wheelchair Tennis Championship,

Countries Who Wins Test Series In South Africa

Countries Who Wins Test Series In South Africa »

23 Feb, 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket team re-write the cricket record book with a first Asian International Cricket team to win a Test Series in South African land. No, any other country was able to clinch this record except for  Australia and England.

Sri Lanka To Host World Surf League Qualifier

Sri Lanka To Host World Surf League Qualifier »

14 Feb, 2019

Sri Lanka has received the opportunity to host the World’s most accomplished surfers in a World Qualifying Series competition in June at Arugam Bay,

South African Cricket Captain, Discuss The Sri Lankan Cricketers Downfalls

South African Cricket Captain, Discuss The Sri Lankan Cricketers Downfalls »

13 Feb, 2019

Faf du Plessis, the South African Cricket caption, will be seeking to find Sri Lanka’s “breaking point” as early as possible when the first of two Tests starts at Kingsmead on Wednesday.

Schools Cricket Participants, Playing Exceptionally Well.

Schools Cricket Participants, Playing Exceptionally Well. »

12 Feb, 2019

A pupil of Isipathana College Colombo, Madhushika Sandaruwan took 10 wicket match bag against President’s College Kotte in their ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 19 inter Schools Cricket tournament match played at Colts, yesterday.

An E-Transport Hailing Game,Partnered By Cricket Icons.

An E-Transport Hailing Game,Partnered By Cricket Icons. »

11 Feb, 2019

VirTrans Capital is an organization created by its parent company, CL Synergy (Pvt) Ltd, an innovative logistics and freight forwarding company in the industry operating for over 15 years.

Sri Lanka Wins 105 Medals At Indian Veterans’ Meet

Sri Lanka Wins 105 Medals At Indian Veterans’ Meet »

8 Feb, 2019

Sri Lankan Mercantile Athletic Association athletes who took part at the 39th Indian Veterans Athletic Championship accomplished well to bag 105 medals including 45 gold, 32 silver, and 28 bronze.

Standard Chartered Launches First-Ever Global Running Event

Standard Chartered Launches First-Ever Global Running Event »

7 Feb, 2019

Standard Chartered announced the release of the Standard Chartered Belt & Road Relay, the first-ever global going for walks event spanning the Belt and Road initiative,

Dominant Djokovic Wins Seventh Australian Open Title

Dominant Djokovic Wins Seventh Australian Open Title »

29 Jan, 2019

An imperious Novak Djokovic won a record magnificent seventh Australian Open title by routing Rafael Nadal

Bhanuka Beats Tector Giving Sri Lanka A Winning 3-0 Lead

Bhanuka Beats Tector Giving Sri Lanka A Winning 3-0 Lead »

28 Jan, 2019

match series at the SSC grounds yesterday.Winning the toss and electing to bat first Ireland A recovered from losing their first four wickets for 84 runs to total a respectable 268-6 thanks largely to Tector’s innings of 103 off 111 balls

Nithmi Excels In Karate, Bringing Honor To Her Alma Mater

Nithmi Excels In Karate, Bringing Honor To Her Alma Mater »

28 Jan, 2019

Nithmi Prabhanjalee is an amazing student who brought honor to her alma mater – Dharmasoka College

Federer, Kerber Amazed As Nadal Powers Into Open Quarters

Federer, Kerber Amazed As Nadal Powers Into Open Quarters »

23 Jan, 2019

Melbourne, Sunday: Defending champion Roger Federer was stunned by fiery Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas who ended his bid for a record seventh Australian open sunday on a day of upsets that also saw second seed Angelique Kerber crashed out.

Grand Beginning For 131st SL Amateur Golf C’ship

Grand Beginning For 131st SL Amateur Golf C’ship »

23 Jan, 2019

The second oldest Golf Championship in the world commenced at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

Sri Lanka Won Asia’s Karate Championship Trophy

Sri Lanka Won Asia’s Karate Championship Trophy »

22 Jan, 2019

Sri Lanka team won the championship at the Continental Asia Karate Championship 2019 organized by the World Karate Authority.

250 competitors for Cross Country Marathon in Nuwara Eliya

250 competitors for Cross Country Marathon in Nuwara Eliya »

21 Jan, 2019

The Volunteer Force of the Sri Lanka Army has organized a Cross Country Marathon race. This started on January 18 at the Golf Race Course Grounds in Nuwara Eliya.

HSC beats Navy 31-20 at Welisara

HSC beats Navy 31-20 at Welisara »

16 Jan, 2019

Havelock Sports Club were made to fight by a gallant Navy Sports Club.

Sydney To Host Finals Of New ATP World Team Cup

Sydney To Host Finals Of New ATP World Team Cup »

8 Jan, 2019

Sydney will host the finals of the new innovative ATP World Team Cup. Brisbane and one other city will feature round-robin games in a remake of the season-opening tennis calendar.

Vinod And Taniya Emerged As Junior Golf Champions

Vinod And Taniya Emerged As Junior Golf Champions »

8 Jan, 2019

Vinod Weerasinghe and Taniya Balasuriya emerged boys and girls champions at  Sri Lanka junior open golf championship.

Havelocks Sports Club Scores 50 Over Army

Havelocks Sports Club Scores 50 Over Army »

7 Jan, 2019

Havelock Sports Club scored a runaway 50 points (8 tries, 5 conversions) to 32 ( 5 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) win.

Lucion Won The 10th WBPF-  2018

Lucion Won The 10th WBPF- 2018 »

31 Dec, 2018

Lucien Pushparaj is a Sri Lankan professional bodybuilder who is also known as  Black Lion of Asia as well as Sri Lanka's Hulk.

Sri Lanka’s Position Strengthens

Sri Lanka’s Position Strengthens »

18 Dec, 2018

Sri Lanka’s position in the International Netball Federation World Ranking strengthened to 19th position from 27 which was updated last week surprising the Coach Thilaka Jinadasa.

Lucion Pushparaj Won The 10th WBPF

Lucion Pushparaj Won The 10th WBPF »

16 Dec, 2018

Lucion Pushparaj - Sri Lankan bodybuilder has won the 10th WBPF ( World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation ) Championships held in BKK.

Steven Rixon As Fielding Coach To Sri Lanka

Steven Rixon As Fielding Coach To Sri Lanka »

14 Dec, 2018

The appointment of Steve Rixon as the national team’s fielding coach has been announced by the SL cricket. The former Australian Cricketer, who has coaching experience,

Masters International Badminton Tournament

Masters International Badminton Tournament »

30 Nov, 2018

Sri Lankan Masters shuttlers came up with a brilliant performance on the final day of the first ever Masters Badminton Tournament winning 9 finals out of 29 finals at the Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday.

Sri Lanka’s First Youth Olympic Medal.

Sri Lanka’s First Youth Olympic Medal. »

16 Oct, 2018

17-year old Asian Gold medalist Parami Wasanthi Maristella re-wrote history books yesterday as she became the first Youth Olympic medalist for Sri Lanka

Gold, Silver And Bronze Medals To Sri Lanka

Gold, Silver And Bronze Medals To Sri Lanka »

9 Oct, 2018

In the Asian Paralympic Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sri Lanka won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the 200-mile match.

Carom World Championship 2018

Carom World Championship 2018 »

29 Aug, 2018

Sri Lanka beats India to win the Men’s Carom World Championship 2018 held in South Korea, Sri Lanka also ended as the runner-up at the Women’s championship.

First Baseball Win Beating Laos 15-10

First Baseball Win Beating Laos 15-10 »

27 Aug, 2018

Debutant Sri Lankan baseball team opened their campaign in style when they beat Laos 15-10 in the ongoing Asian Games in

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