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Sports NewsJul 27, 2 years ago

Real Heroes of Sport in the spotlight ahead of Olympic Games

LONDON, July 25, 2016 – While the Olympic countdown is on, the Laureus Real Heroes campaign turns to young people and volunteers around the world who prove that sport has the power to unite people and change lives for the better. From teaching life…

Sports NewsJul 26, 2 years ago

Smith receives ICC Test Championship mace

Australia captain Steve Smith today received the ICC Test Championship mace and US$1million in prize money for leading his side to the number-one ranking on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings on the annual 1 April cut-off date. ICC Chief Executive …

Sports NewsJul 21, 2 years ago

SLADA installs large hoardings island wide

A special press conference was held on 20th July 2016 at the Auditorium of Sri Lanka Anti-Doping Agency to convey the message in relating to the ongoing progress of the Public Awareness Campaign launched by SLADA. Under this programme, steps have bee…

Sports NewsJun 12, 2 years ago

Cricket Aid Launched Internationally to a Packed House

The Legendary Long Room filled to capacity. Initial pledges raise over £200,000. Sri Lanka Cricket’s Cricket Aid was launched in London on Saturday evening (4th) amidst a packed gathering of cricketers and well-wishers. The dinner, which was prece…

Sports NewsJun 12, 2 years ago

Jerome Jayarathne appoints as COO of SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerome Jayarathne as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sri Lanka Cricket. Mr Jayarathne has been invited to take on this administrative role at the Headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket with imme…

Sports NewsMay 26, 2 years ago

Dougie Lampkin Takes on the Trail in Sri Lanka

Inspired by the legendary Ramayana, famed Red Bull athlete and 12-time biking FIM Trial World Champion, Dougie Lampkin recently toured Sri Lanka between the 12th and 16th of May 2016 to relive the mythical trail of the ancient Sanskrit epic. Set agai…

Sports NewsMay 22, 2 years ago

Avishka Gunawardene and Roy Dias to steer Youth Cricket

Avishka appointed Sri Lanka A Team coach. Roy Dias takes on Under 19 Team. Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce that the executive Committee has appointed former Sri Lanka opener Avishka Gunawardene as coach of the Sri Lanka A Team ahead of their…

Sports NewsApr 5, 2 years ago

Sarath Jayasinghe’s WT20 Cricket book launched

Book Launch: A book titled ‘The ICC WT20′ The ICC WT20 by Sarath Jayasinghe, veteran journalist and author, was launched in the presence of the President Maithreepala Sirisena, the minister of Dayasiri Jayasekara and the Minister of Ports &#0…

Sports NewsFeb 24, 2 years ago

SLBC to broadcast ICCWT20I 2016

The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) which served as a beloved broadcaster of Sri Lankan Cricket fans over five decades will broadcast the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 2016 in Sinhala, English and Tamil medium. The event, which will be staged…

Sports NewsJan 25, 2 years ago

Sports & Physical Health Promotion Week commences

Sports & Physical Health Promotion Week commences under patronage of President The inauguration ceremony of the Sports and Physical Health promotion programmes organized by the Ministry of Sports held under the patronage of President Maithripala …