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Mahindananda’s claim on Match Fixing at 2011 World Cup false: AG

2021-09-23 18:34:00

The probe was initiated in 2019 based on a controversial statement made by Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who served as the Sports Minister during 2011, under the instructions of Dullus Alahapperuma, who in 2019 served as the Sports Minister...

Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson admitted to hospital with Covid

2021-09-20 15:22:00

‘I’d be stupid not to say I wasn’t scared,’ 27-year-old swimmer says after testing positive in Italy..

Lasith Malinga, an undisputed legend in T20 cricket

2021-09-15 20:51:00

107 Lasith Malinga signs off as the leading wicket-taker in Men’s Twenty20 Internationals, by the narrowest of margins. He has one more than Shakib Al Hasan (106). Malinga became the first man to scale the peak that is 100 T20I wickets in 2019, while playing against New Zealand...

Good Bye Malinga - Thank You For The Memories!

2021-09-15 16:14:00

Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka’s champion fast bowler who single handedly won many a game of cricket for his country, resigned from playing International T20 cricket yesterday and with it closed a beautiful chapter in his country’s sporting history...

Malinga to return to Cricket arena as coach

2021-09-13 16:05:00

Malinga is yet to announce his farewell from International Cricket. The fast bowler, however, has not competed in an international or a domestic match since March 2020...

Ben Stokes: The Sun newspaper pays damages to England cricketer over front-page family tragedy story

2021-08-31 00:55:00

The Sun has paid damages to England cricketer Ben Stokes and his mother after the newspaper published a story that detailed a family tragedy...

Sri Lanka wins another Paralympic medal

2021-08-30 17:15:00

Sri Lanka wins another Paralympic medal..

Dinesh wins gold medal and sets world record at Paralympics

2021-08-30 10:30:00

Sri Lankan athelete Dinesh Priyantha Herath has won the gold medal in the F46 category javelin throw event at the Tokyo Paralympics...

SLC grants permission for Wanindu and Chameera to play in IPL 2021

2021-08-29 14:51:00

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has granted permission for Wandindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Cricket tournament 2021..

Mahela Jayawardene thinks technical tweaks from The Hundred could be adopted in T20 in future

2021-08-26 16:22:00

’’I love the new tactical onuses on two overs for a bowler, the new batsman has to come in and face’’; Southern Brave head coach Mahela Jayawardene believes technical aspects from The Hundred could be used in T20 cricket in the future..

Wanindu, Chameera not allowed to enter IPL

2021-08-23 14:05:00

The second phase of the 2021 Season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to take place in the UAE. Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera of the Sri Lanka Cricket 20/20 team have the opportunity to participate in the upcoming matches...

Thilan Samaraweera recalled to NZ Cricket Team

2021-08-10 12:23:00

Thilan Samaraweera recalled to NZ Cricket Team..

Elaine Thompson-Herah: Instagram blocks gold medallist who shared race win

2021-08-05 15:34:00

She was blocked from the app for sharing videos of the Games..

Michael Johnson handed back Olympic gold medal with furious outburst: ‘Tainted by drugs’

2021-08-04 17:10:00

MICHAEL JOHNSON voluntarily handed back his Olympic gold medal after a drugs controversy engulfed his teammates, an unearthed account shows...

Ben Stokes takes indefinite break from cricket to ‘prioritise mental wellbeing’

2021-07-31 14:25:00

Kevin Pietersen and Gary Lineker are among the sporting figures to show support for Ben Stokes after the England all-rounder decided to take an indefinite break from cricket with immediate effect “to prioritise his mental wellbeing”...

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Judo player Chamara loses the game within 29 seconds

2021-07-26 13:27:00

Chamara Dharmawardena, captain of the Sri Lanka Olympic team participating in the Tokyo Olympics, joined the competition today. However, he was defeated by Hossain Alexander from Djibouti...

China Yang Qian win di first Gold Medal of 2020 Olympics

2021-07-24 15:06:00

Qian of China take di gold for di women 10m air rifle final to collect di first gold medal of di 2020 Summer Games for di Asaka Shooting Range on Saturday...

Sri Lankan Olympic team to leave for Japan

2021-07-20 13:44:00

The Sri Lankan Olympic team is set to leave for Japan this (20) afternoon. The team will be leaving Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airpot at 7.30 pm today and landing at Japan’s Narita Airport...

Sports Minister invites former Cricket leaders and officials to troubleshoot Cricket crisis

2021-07-19 10:15:00

The formation of the annual contract of the players under the guidance of the Technical Committee consisting of former players has led to a dispute between the current players and the administration, being driven to frustration amid the simultaneous removal of several senior players from limited overs matches...

England match could spark Covid outbreak, minister admits

2021-07-07 14:48:00

The decision to allow thousands of football fans to watch England’s Euro 2020 semi-final against Denmark at Wembley could result in an outbreak of coronavirus cases, the business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has conceded...

Sanath Jayasundara: Former Sri Lankan analyst banned for seven years

2021-07-06 13:23:00

A former Sri Lanka performance analyst has been banned from cricket for seven years after he was found guilty of attempting to bribe the country’s sports minister...

Bhanuka Rajapaksa banned from Cricket for a year over controversial interview

2021-07-05 18:40:00

Bhanuka Rajapaksa banned from Cricket for a year over controversial interview..

Promising young cricketer, Chrishen Warnasuriya to play in Surrey from this year

2021-07-01 14:54:00

We learn that 13 year old Thomian & SSC bowling all-rounder, Chrishen Warnasuriya has been awarded a scholarship by a specialist cricket school based in the Surrey Hills, in the south east of England, to study & play cricket there..

Happy Birthday ’Master Blaster’ !

2021-06-30 14:00:00

In 1997, two officers of Sri Lanka Police Department were invited to attend a special training program in Kathmandu, Nepal...

Three Sri Lankan cricketers SENT HOME from tour of England for breaching Covid bubble rules after video emerged showing them on a night out in Durham - Daily Mail Report

2021-06-29 08:46:00

Three Sri Lankan cricketers SENT HOME from tour of England for breaching Covid bubble rules after video emerged showing them on a night out in Durham - Daily Mail Report..

ECB starts investigation after Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan’s tweets mocking Indians emerge

2021-06-09 11:56:00

Ollie Robinson’s suspension from all forms of international cricket has set the cat amongst the pigeons in the England camp, to some extent. After the controversy surrounding Robinson, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) started investigating an unnamed players’ offensive tweet. In the latest development, it’s been learned that Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan are in trouble...

Ollie Robinson suspended from all international cricket

2021-06-07 10:13:00

Ollie Robinson has been suspended from all international cricket pending the outcome of a disciplinary investigation following historic tweets he posted in 2012 and 2013...

Sri Lanka’s tour of England thrown into doubt due to escalating board dispute

2021-06-06 11:30:00

Sri Lanka’s limited-overs tour of England, due to start later this month, has been thrown into doubt after an escalation in the dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and the players...

Netherlands Pull Off A Stunner Against Ireland By One Run

2021-06-06 08:05:00

Ireland needed 12 runs in the final over with two wickets in hand with Simi Singh batting on 44, but Netherlands fast bowler Logan Van Beek conceded only ten runs to give his side a one-run win in their first World Cup Super League match in the Dutch City of Utrecht...

Conway Scripts Records With Classy Double Ton On Debut At Lord’s

2021-06-05 13:13:00

Rory Burns and Joe Root led England’s fight back in a wicket-less final session on Day 2 after a couple of early wickets had dented the hosts early in the first innings...