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Dian Gomes elected to Asian Boxing Confederation

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Dian Gomes elected to Asian Boxing Confederation

Dian Gomes, President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka was elected as a member of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) yesterday (Apr 17). The Boxing regional body in a statement announced that Mr.

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Cricket: Lasith Malinga set to retire from International stage

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Cricket: Lasith Malinga set to retire from International stage

Speedster and former Sri Lanka captain of ODIs and T20s, Lasith Malinga is likely to retire from international cricket according to sources close to the cricketer. Malinga, who is currently in India appearing for

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SLC releases names of 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on SLC releases names of 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today released its 15-member squad which will take part at the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Yesterday, SLC, in press communiqué confirmed that Dimuth Karunaratne has

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NBA play-offs: Los Angeles Clippers stun Golden State Warriors with record comeback

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on NBA play-offs: Los Angeles Clippers stun Golden State Warriors with record comeback

The Los Angeles Clippers produced the biggest NBA play-off comeback to stun the Golden State Warriors 135-131 and level their first-round series. The eighth seeds rallied from 31 points down in the second half

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Mumbai Indians Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Mumbai Indians Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Mumbai Indians consigned Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 strugglers Royal Challengers Bangalore to a five-wicket defeat thanks to Hardik Pandya’s late cameo at Wankhede Stadium. The Challengers had picked up their first win of

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SLSCA determined to stamp out unruly crowd behavior

Thinappuyal English April 11, 2019 Comments Off on SLSCA determined to stamp out unruly crowd behavior

The Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association (SLSCA) is determined to stamp out unruly behavior by spectators during school matches. This follows the ugly incident that took place at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on

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Sports Minister, Aravinda and Coca Cola throw weight behind Lankan team

Thinappuyal English April 11, 2019 Comments Off on Sports Minister, Aravinda and Coca Cola throw weight behind Lankan team

Sri Lanka’s hero of their 1996 World Cup win Aravinda de Silva and Coca Cola have a lot in common. It was Coca Cola who sponsored his brainchild Cricket Pathway for a decade and

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New committee to revive hockey in Kandy

Thinappuyal English April 11, 2019 Comments Off on New committee to revive hockey in Kandy

The Kandy District Hockey Association, which held their AGM fourteen days ago, elected a hockey promoting committee and are all out to bring the game back to the position where it was in the

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Five Cricketers of the Year

Thinappuyal English April 10, 2019 Comments Off on Five Cricketers of the Year

Tammy Beaumont, Jos Buttler and Sam Curran have all regularly featured for England in 2018 Twenty-year-old Sam Curran has become the youngest Englishman in a century to be named as one of Wisden’s five

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Liverpool take control over Porto

Thinappuyal English April 10, 2019 Comments Off on Liverpool take control over Porto

Liverpool took command of their Champions League quarter-final with Porto thanks to two first-half goals in the first leg at Anfield. Naby Keita put Liverpool in front in just the fifth minute when his

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