Category: Sports News

Sri Lanka crowned Asian Netball Champions

Sri Lanka won the Asian Netball Championships 2022 today (September 11) by defeating the Singapore team.

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Pathum Nissanka guides Sri Lanka to 5 wicket win over Pakistan

Pathum Nissanka’s unbeaten knock of 55 runs helped Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the last Super 4 Asia Cup match on Friday, at the Dubai International Stadium.

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Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka wins the match between Sri Lanka and India

The Sri Lankan Cricket team won the match played against the Indian team by 6 wickets in the Super Four round of the Asia Cup 2022 today (September 06).

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Sri Lanka beats Afghans to open Asia Cup’s Super 4 stage

Sri Lanka outsmarted Afghanistan to win the opening match of the Super 4 stage by four wickets at the Asia Cup on Saturday.

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Sri Lanka snatches thrilling 2-wicket win over Bangladesh

Sri Lanka pulled off a sensational two-wicket victory over Bangladesh and advanced to the Super 4 stage of Asia Cup on Thursday (September 01).

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Sri Lankan Wrestler Nethmi Poruthotage wins Bronze medal at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Sri Lankan wrestler Nethmi Poruthotage won the bronze medal today (August 05) in the women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England.

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Three Sri Lankans go missing at Commonwealth Games 2022

The Sri Lankan team has asked its athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games to turn in their passports after three members went missing.

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Para-athlete Palitha Bandara wins silver at Commonwealth Games 2022

Sri Lanka’s Palitha Bandara won Silver in the Men’s Discus Throw (F42-44 / 61-64 category) Para Athletics event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England on Thursday morning.

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Yupun Abeykoon wins 100 metres bronze at Commonwealth Games 2022

Sri Lankan sprinter Yupun Abeykoon won Bronze in the Men’s 100 metres at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England on Wednesday, clocking a time of 10.14 seconds.

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Yupun Abeykoon to compete in the 100m semi-final today

Sri Lankan sprinter Yupun Abeykoon produced an excellent performance to win Heat 6 of the Men’s 100m event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, England yesterday (August 02).

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Dilanka Isuru Kumara wins Bronze for Sri Lanka at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Weightlifter Dilanka Isuru Kumara won Sri Lanka’s first medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, in the Men’s 55kg category, on Saturday (July 30).

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‘Lunatic’ politicians can’t stop cricket-mad Sri Lanka grandfather

Cricket-obsessed Percy Abeysekera has been a constant presence at Sri Lanka matches since their first Test against England in 1982 — and even the country’s worst economic crisis cannot keep him away.

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Dinesh Chandimal scores maiden double-century

Sri Lankan batsman Dinesh Chandimal has scored his maiden double-century in the second Test against Australia in Galle today (July 11).

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Cricket is a welcome distraction for Sri Lankans in crisis

The sport of cricket has become a welcome distraction for Sri Lankans looking for a break from the effects of the economic crisis in the country – long lines to buy fuel and cooking gas and school and work disrupted because there is little access to public transport.

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Yupun Abeykoon became first South Asian to run 100m under 10 seconds

Olympic sprinter Yupun Abeykoon managed to become the first ever South Asian to break the 10-second barrier by a time of 9.96secs for the very first time in the 100m category.

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Cricket: Sri Lanka wins first ODI series over Australia since 2010

Sri Lanka edged Australia by four runs in the fourth ODI to seal an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series in Colombo today (June 21).

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