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Dervin passes away

Former sports administrator and national athletics coach Dervin Perera passed away at a private hospital in Colombo on Monday. He was 67. Dervin, who trained some of country’s leading athletes including Susanthika Jayasinghe and Sriyani Kulawansa during different stages of their careers was a well known athlete during the 1970s …

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Major racket uncovered at SLC

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has uncovered a major racket whereby one of its foreign coaches is alleged to have set up a lucrative side business bringing in foreign teams for matches to Sri Lanka without SLC’s knowledge. SLC will investigate further to ascertain whether the British Coach, who heads a …

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Mathews to Captain ICC Champions trophy 2017

Angelo Mathews will captain the Sri Lanka team for the forthcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which is to be held in England and Wales from June 1-18, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today. The ICC Champions Trophy is a One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament organised by the International …

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