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Depleted New Zealand survive onslaught to claim 450th Test win


Depleted New Zealand survived a second-half onslaught from Argentina to win a Rugby Championship first round match 20-16 in Buenos Aires Saturday. 

After trailing by 11 points at half-time, the Pumas kept the All Blacks scoreless in the second half only to fail narrowly in their quest for a first victory over the world champions.


Thilakaratne and Daniel guide Dambulla


Sudeera Thilakaratne and Ashian Daniel took three wickets apiece as both helped Dambulla Under-19s to record a seven run win over Kandy Under-19s in their Super Provincial Under-19 tournament...

I made a mistake – Dharmasena


World Cup winner Kumar Dharmasena was concentrating on a career in banking with Hatton National Bank after retirement from cricket when he gave it a shot at umpiring. To his utter surprise, he was pretty good ...

Schools athletes shine at Western Province Athletics Championship


Long jumpers Shreshan Dananjaya and Anjani Pulwansa were adjudged the best athletes of the meet. While Dananjaya cleared 7.57 metres in the men’s event, Pulwansa registered a feat of 5.92 metres.

The lessons that New Zealand taught us

Many cricket teams in 1980s were quick to grab Allan Border’s Australian style of play. It was something to the tune of play hard but fair. What it didn’t say was that the Aussies were prepared to ...

Peterites secure back to back Knockout titles


Thenuka Nanayakkara’s penalty sealed the game and helped St Peter’s College defend the Milo Presidents Knockout trophy for the second consecutive year beating Wesley College by 18...

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