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Anura Rohana wins Sri Lanka Golf Open for sixth time!
Anura Rohana birdied the 18th in vast contrast to day 3 where his ball landed on a coconut tree but in the last round finished with a flourish holing a 15 ft. putt to return the best card of the day, on even par and clinch the championship for the 6th time.
2012-01-10 08:41:08
Action is what we need, not words says Dilshan
"We talked a lot before the Test match; we have to bowl this perfect line and length, and so on. But it never took place". "I think we have to be consistent. Our bowling and batting was far from it. That's the main reason why we a lost few series during the last few months,"
2012-01-10 08:50:58
Can Sri Lanka Make History In The One-Day Series?
In fact on two previous occasions the Lankans have been embarrassed by massive margins of five games to one in 2001 and four games to one in 2003. The Sri Lankans had their revenge when the South Africans were bashed five games to nil in 2004 when they toured this country.
2012-01-10 08:45:23
SLC election an ‘eyewash’ states Mohan de Silva
It was evident that they were going to induct another interim committee. It appeared to be a camouflage, an eye wash to meet the requirements of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and to show the world that there is democracy here. It’s sad to state but we have lost confidence in the system,” a depressed de Silva told
2012-01-10 14:29:15
Slimline favourites to win National Boxing C’ships
In the past it had been held in late September or early October. The men’s bouts will start on the January 11 and women’s boxing will begin on January 12. In order to cater to the large number of entries anticipated, boxing will be held on 2 rings simultaneously.
2012-01-10 14:39:24
Cooray to run in London Marathon
He now hopes to better his performance in London, so that he will book his place in the sport’s most spectacular event also to be held in London in July.
2012-01-10 15:07:18
Tillakaratne calls for ICC to hold inquiry into Sri Lanka Cricket elections
Due to political interference the membership of SLC have been deprived of an opportunity to have free and fair elections. The Government appointed returning officer ignored valid objections based on the Constitution of SLC and also permitted the list of delegates to be amended at the last minute to include high ranking and powerful politicians to attend the purported Annual General Meeting to put pressure on the clubs to vote for particular candidates.
2012-01-10 15:11:10
Sri Lanka cricket in 'crisis': Aluthgamage
"The Sri Lanka cricket team is in a crisis situation. It is very unfortunate," Aluthgamage told reporters in Colombo. "The team is not clicking together off-field and it has shown in the results on the field."
2012-01-10 15:13:05
Poor team spirit blamed for Sri Lanka loss-Sri Lankan Media Minister
Sri Lankan Media Minister slammed the country's cricket team
2012-01-12 04:49:37
Cuba to develop Sri Lankan sports
Sri Lanka and Cuba inked an agreement to develop sports and sports physical education in Sri Lanka
2012-01-12 05:14:44
Asanga Seneviratna elected President of SLRFU
President - Asanga Seneviratne. Vice President - Lasitha Gunaratne. Secretary - Rizly Ilyas. Treasurer - Kiran Attapattu. Council Members - Chula Dharmadasa, Fazal Mohamed, Roshan Deen, Prashantha Wimalasena, Major General Daya Ratnayake, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera and Brigadier ( Rtd.) Sunil Ranasinghe
2012-01-12 14:23:08
Slimline dominates Day1 of 85th Boxing Nationals
Slimline boxers dominated by winning most of the bouts on the first day of the 85th National Boxing Championship which commenced yesterday at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. T. M. Weerasinghe of SL Army qualified for the women's over 81 kg Super Heavy Weight final by defeating J.G.D.J. Dharsha of MAS Southern 'A', 25-4.
2012-01-12 14:27:50
Humiliating defeat to Sri Lanka as the tourists skittled to lowest 43
Sri Lanka were skittled for a humiliating 43 as South Africa cruised to a mammoth 258-run victory in the first one-day international in Paarl.
2012-01-12 14:31:53
Dilshan lost for words after embarrassing defeat
"This is my worst game ever," a crestfallen Dilshan told journalists
2012-01-12 14:49:41
Ten players in contention for Davis Cup
"There are seven players appearing in the first round of observation matches from Jan. 4 to 7. Thangarajah Dineshkanthan (reigning National Champion), Rajeev Rajapakse and Oshada Wijemanne will join in the next round," said de Silva. Each country needs to name four players plus a captain for each Davis Cup tie.
2012-01-12 14:51:59
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“That was pathetic. No excuse at all. The whole team is responsible. Whoever the captain is, we have to back him and try and support him. The captain has to do so many other stuff. All the 11 guys must back him and support him.” “We have addressed the issue of finishing off the overs on time in the past as well, but it cropped up again. It’s so unfortunate to see Upul going out as he is a crucial player in our set up. He batted well against South Africa and it’s so unfortunate. This can’t happen again,” - Angelo Mathews

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Cricket is a game of fine margins and Mathews is set to be a modern great. Hang in their Angie, this team can achieve something on this tour. Thirimane and the youngsters form was a real positive. Prasad was missed. Chameera should be persisted with. If Bairstow was our early outcome could have been very different.

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