Sports News from Sri Lanka: A contingent of 605 athletes is planned to take part in the South Asian Games (SAG)
The Handball Federation of Sri Lanka (HFSL) have set their sights on winning a medal at the forthcoming South Asian Games
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 created one and scored one as Egypt's hosts beat DR Congo 2-0 to move into the Africa Cup of Nations' last 16.
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,
Portugal manager Fernando Santos defined Cristiano Ronaldo as "a genius" after his magnificent hat-trick secured Portugal's win over Switzerland
Lasith Malinga is going to be one of the oldest players in the World Cup, but the paceman from Sri Lanka
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 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
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)
Eshan Pieris, won Round 1 Rotax Max Asia Challenge in the DD2 senior category, fresh after his Formula 3 win.
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.
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.
Beating the Pool 2 champion, host Malaysia for 2-0, Sri Lanka booked their place in the World Team Cup Wheelchair Tennis Championship,
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 has received the opportunity to host the World’s most accomplished surfers in a World Qualifying Series competition in June at Arugam Bay,
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.
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.
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 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 announced the release of the Standard Chartered Belt & Road Relay, the first-ever global going for walks event spanning the Belt and Road initiative,
An imperious Novak Djokovic won a record magnificent seventh Australian Open title by routing Rafael Nadal
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 Prabhanjalee is an amazing student who brought honor to her alma mater – Dharmasoka College
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.
The second oldest Golf Championship in the world commenced at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.
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.
Havelock Sports Club were made to fight by a gallant Navy Sports Club.
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 Weerasinghe and Taniya Balasuriya emerged boys and girls champions at Sri Lanka junior open golf championship.
Havelock Sports Club scored a runaway 50 points (8 tries, 5 conversions) to 32 ( 5 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) win.
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 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 - Sri Lankan bodybuilder has won the 10th WBPF ( World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation ) Championships held in BKK.
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,
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.
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
In the Asian Paralympic Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sri Lanka won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the 200-mile match.
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.