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‘Battle of the Queens’ on 4 May  👤617

2017-04-27 12:29:23

CT Sports: Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda and Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya, Gampaha will play their inaugural cricket big match "Battle of the Queens" on 4 May at the R. Premadasa International Stadium.

The match will be limited to 80 overs (40 overs per side), and the winner will be decided on the 1st inning or outright result.

Singer has come forward to sponsor the inaugural game, and the Chief Guest at the event will be President of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala.

Dambulla meets Galle today  👤886

2017-04-27 08:46:41

The teams placed third and fourth on the points table Dambulla and Galle will meet at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium today in a day/night encounter (27).

Dambulla played five matches and won two with one match tied and got 10 points. Galle was placed fourth on the points table with 2 wins, and with bonus points have accumulated 10 points.

Kandy meet Colombo today  👤1682

2017-04-26 10:53:43

Leader of the points table Kandy will meet second placed Colombo at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium today.
Match will be a day/night affair.

Singapore schoolboy killed in freak football accident  👤2004

2017-04-26 09:02:39

SINGAPORE: A teenager from the island republic's Geylang Methodist Secondary School was killed in a freak accident on the school's field.

India’s inspirational centenarian wins gold  👤2017

2017-04-25 10:22:53

(AFP) With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete's remarkable late-blooming career.

Greshan, Sadini shine with records  👤1996

2017-04-25 09:42:45

CT Sports: Long jumpers Greshan Dhananjaya and Sadini Kavisha excelled with new meet records, as four new meet records were set on the second day of the Junior National Athletics Championship continued at Diyagama yesterday.

Calling entries for Mercantile Rugby Sevens  👤1847

2017-04-24 10:12:57

The 47th edition of the Mercantile Rugby Sevens 2017 along with the 2nd Women's Tag Rugby Sevens are scheduled to be held on 30 June, 1&2 July at Longdon Place.

Malagamuwa wins Lamborghini Cup  👤2068

2017-04-24 08:43:17

By Karuppiah Ramakrishnan

CT Sports: International Champion driver Dilantha Malagamuwa once again brought honour to Sri Lanka when he won the first race, the Lamborghini Cup, of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe in the Pro AM category held on Saturday at the Monza circuit in Italy.

Niluka clocks seasonal best  👤1982

2017-04-24 08:28:08

Olympian marathoner Niluka Rajasekara returned to her near best after a disappointing season in 2016 clocking a seasonal best and second best time ever of 2 hours 47.26 seconds to finish sixth in the Enschede Marathon in Netherland yesterday.

N’Eliya Badminton C’ship from 29 April  👤1174

2017-04-22 10:20:47

More than 485 shuttlers will vie for honours when the annual Nuwara Eliya Summer Season Badminton Championship 2017 begins on 29 April at the Municipal Indoor Stadium in Nuwara Eliya.

Minister suspends SLBA  👤1492

2017-04-22 09:04:52

By Karuppiah Ramakrishnan

CT Sports: The Minister of Sports through a gazette notification announced yesterday of the suspension of the Sri Lanka Badminton Association and calling for a fresh election.

Schools’ k-o final from today  👤1352

2017-04-22 08:17:53

St. Thomas College Matara will meet St. John's College Panadura in the final of the 'Singer Trophy' Under-19 division II two-day inter schools Cricket tournament at Surrey Village ground Maggona on today and tomorrow.

Weerasinghe looks to retain title  👤2061

2017-04-21 09:13:38

Vinod Weerasinghe overcame stiff competition from Armand Flamer Caldera to win the game 3/1 in the gold division on day three of the Sri Lanka Junior Match Play Championship for the Rukmini Kodagoda Trophy being played at the Ridgeway's Course yesterday.

Olympic silver medallist Mason dies in crash  👤2100

2017-04-21 08:09:05

Germaine Mason, the British athlete who won a high jump silver medal at the 2008 Olympics, has died in a motorcycle accident in Jamaica.

‘Blaze Trophy’ on 22 April at Bogambara  👤2443

2017-04-20 10:16:28

Two brother schools, Wesley College Colombo and Kingswood College Kandy, are yet again set to showcase their prowess in rugby, when they scrum down on 22 April 2017 at Bogambara Grounds Kandy, for the coveted 'L.E. Blaze Trophy'.

Sanga set to make ICC TV debut  👤2813

2017-04-20 08:22:49

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced a stellar line up of commentators for the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales from 1 to 18 June.

‘Singer Trophy’ U-15 division 1 cricket Tournament will commence next month  👤1713

2017-04-19 11:16:57

The 'Singer Trophy' Under-15 Division 1 inter schools cricket tournament will start next month (May). 81 teams are scheduled to participate and will be divided into 11 groups. This tournament is conducted by Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association and sponsored by Singer Sri Lanka PLC.

Netball election postponed  👤1887

2017-04-19 09:21:00

By Karuppiah
Ramakrishnan

CT Sports: Sri Lanka Netball Association (SLNA) general election which was scheduled to be held on 29 April has been postponed due to the audit report not being completed and forwarded to the membership along with the nomination list, as required fourteen days before the election.

Man Utd stun Chelsea  👤1397

2017-04-18 11:38:08

(AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho masterminded a brilliant and unexpected 2-0 home victory over former club Chelsea on Sunday to breathe new life into the Premier League title race.
Mourinho gambled by resting Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera's goals gave United a win that leaves Chelsea just four points above Tottenham Hotspur with six games to play.
Victory at Old Trafford also lifted United to within four points of fourth-place Manchester City, on whom they have a game in hand, ahead of the derby at the Etihad Stadium on April 27.

Third Youth ODI Match today  👤1561

2017-04-18 08:37:41

Sri Lanka U-19 will meet Australia U-19 in the third Youth One Dayer at Kingston Twins Ovals Hobart today. Sri Lanka U-19 and Australia U-19 have won one match each in the series.

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