Category: Sports News

FIFA suspends Football Federation of Sri Lanka

FIFA has suspended the Football Federation of Sri Lanka until further notice, the world governing body announced on Sunday.

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Sri Lankan throwdown specialist gave Indian batters world-class practice: Virat Kohli

India batter Virat Kohli credited throwdown specialists Dayanand Garani, former Sri Lankan first-class cricketer Nuwan Seneviratne better known as ‘Bawwa’ and D Raghavendra for making the batters look better with world-class practice through relentless deliveries.

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Sexual assault case against cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka adjourned for evidence to be collated

A Sydney magistrate has adjourned the rape case of Sri Lankan cricketer, Danushka Gunathilaka, so a police brief of evidence can be finalised.

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Pele, Brazil football legend dies

Pele, the Brazilian king of soccer died on Thursday at the age of 82.

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Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties to win World Cup

Argentina won the World Cup on Sunday after beating defending champions France 4-2 on penalties, following a dramatic 3-3 draw after extra time.

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Australian court allows Cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka to move house

Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka will settle into life in Sydney after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman multiple times, a court has heard.

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Croatia beat Brazil on penalties to reach semi-finals

Dominik Livakovic saved Rodrygo’s first penalty and Marquinhos hit the post to give Croatia a 4-2 shootout win over Brazil on Friday after their World Cup quarter-final finished level at 1-1.

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Chamika Karunaratne loses four teeth following a fielding mishap

Chamika Karunaratne of the Kandy Falcons has lost four teeth following an injury during the match against the Galle Gladiators yesterday (December 07).

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Wanindu Hasaranga takes first ever LPL hat-trick

Wanindu Hasaranga took the first hat-trick in Lanka Premier League (LPL) history, dismissing three of the Colombo Stars’ batsmen on the opening day of the third season of the LPL on Tuesday (December 06).

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Asalanka powers Sri Lanka to victory over Afghanistan in ODI

Sri Lanka completed its highest successful run chase ever at home to square the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan on Wednesday (November 30) at the Pallekele International Stadium.

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Three Sri Lankan Cricketers got married Today

Three Sri Lankan cricketers who represent the Sri Lanka National Cricket team got married today (November 28) in three separate ceremonies held in Colombo.

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Sri Lanka hands Chamika Karunaratne suspended ban after disciplinary inquiry

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday handed bowling all-rounder Chamika Karunaratne a suspended one-year ban from all forms of cricket following a disciplinary inquiry into violations committed at the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia.

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Sri Lankan Cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka charged with rape seen for first time since leaving custody on bail

Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka accused of raping a Sydney woman he met on a dating app has been pictured for the first time since leaving custody on bail.

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Danushka Gunathilaka granted bail on sexual assault charges

Sri Lankan international cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been granted bail on sexual assault charges after a court heard he had the support of the Sri Lankan cricket association and government, and sureties totalling $200,000 were accepted.

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Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka accused of rape returns to court as new details emerge

Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has returned to court a day before he asks it to review his bail conditions.

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Danushka Gunathilaka makes new legal bid to get out of jail

A New South Wales Supreme Court hearing will be held in December after Sri Lankan international Danushka Gunathilaka launched a second bail bid following his arrest and charges of four counts of sexual intercourse without consent.

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