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LPL will position Sri Lanka in global sports map, says Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Mr Namal Rajapaksa

Sports Minister expresses his thoughts on Inaugral LPL 2020

Colombo, October 22 ( -  “The Lanka Premier League (LPL) is a tournament that will position Sri Lanka on the global sports map and has already attracted the attention of local and international sports spectators and the media,” wrote Sri Lanka’s Minister Youth Affairs and Sports Mr Namal Rajapaksa in his personal blog. He further added that he is ‘confident ...

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Three sports habits that could change after coronavirus

April 6 (AFP) - As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, we look at three long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes. Saliva to take shine off swing bowling It's been a tried and trusted friend to fast bowlers throughout the history of cricket. But the days of applying saliva to one side of ...

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Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend dies in helicopter crash

Bryant played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Pic - Reuters

Jan 27 (BBC) - Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames. The LA county sheriff said there were no survivors. Early reports had suggested five people were on board. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, was widely considered one of the greatest players in the game's history. Tributes from celebrities and fellow ...

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Sri Lanka’s former sprint queen admitted to ICU

Colombo, Dec 27 (NIA) - Sri Lanka's former sprint queen, Susanthika Jayasingha was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Diyatalawa Hospital, in the country's central highlands on Tuesday following an illness. Hospital sources said that Jayasingha had been suffering from fever and was admitted to hospital with the flu. However some local media reports said that Jayasingha had ...

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Waqar Younis “regrets” issues he had with Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis  has expressed regret at the strained relationship he shared with Wasim Akram  during their playing days. Speaking on the fifth episode of ESPNcricinfo Talking Cricket to be aired on August 5 night India time on Sony ESPN, Waqar said the "issues" between them didn't help the team's cause. "I am really good friends with Wasim bhai, he has always been ...

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