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Sports NewsSep 14, 2 years ago

Prima Champions Cup to Commence for the 10th Consecutive Year

The Prima Group, in partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket, has made all plans to commence the Prima Champions Cup 2016. Under 15 Inter-district and inter provincial Tournaments for the 10th consecutive year. The press conference was held at the SLC head…

Sports NewsAug 23, 2 years ago

Rio 2016 | USA on top, Great Britain on the rise and best-ever Brazil

A review of the Rio 2016 Olympic medal table shows some remarkable gains The USA is no stranger to taking first place when it comes to the medal table. Rio 2016 was the 17th of 28 Olympic Games in which the country won the most medals, claiming 122 i…

Sports NewsAug 22, 2 years ago

SLT emerged the overall 33rd Annual Mercantile Athletic Meet

The 33rd SLT Annual Mercantile Athletic Meet, Sri Lankan Telecom PLC emerged the overall athletic champions 2015 securing 420 points for the third consecutive year, while MAS Holdings (PVT) LTD came runners-up with 409 points and Airport & Aviati…

Sports NewsAug 11, 2 years ago

8th Commonwealth Sports Minister Meeting

Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara, Minister Sports participated at The 8th Commonwealth Sports Minister Meeting (8CSMM) that was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 4th August 2016. Delegations from 32 member countries attended the meeting. The meeting was comm…

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…