Sri Lankan rugby sevens team enter semi finals by beating China

The Sri Lanka Sevens Rugby Team entered the Semi-Finals of the Asian Games Rugby Competition with a hard fought 17-12 win over China in the Quarter finals played yesterday. The Lankans will clash with formidable Japan in the Semi Finals on September 1st (Saturday) at 12.26 pm.


Coach confident of winning medal in 800 metres

The athletic events of the Asian Games in which Sri Lanka hopes to win medals will begin today at the Glora Khan Karno ground. Aruna Dharshana and Kalinga Kumara of Sri Lanka will take part in the 400 metres heats in the morning followed by the Long Jump event in which Janaka Prasad Wimalasiri is scheduled to take part. Hiruni Wijeratne will be seen in action in the 10,000 metres events in the evening.


Combank presents T20 ‘Power Bonus Power Player’ award to Chandimal

Commercial Bank of Ceylon, the Official Associate Sponsor for the concluded Sri Lanka – South Africa cricket series, presented the ‘Power Player’ award at the solitary T20 match in the series, which was won by Sri Lanka. Here is the Bank’s Deputy General Manager – Marketing, Hasrath Munasinghe presents the Commercial Bank Power Bonus Power Player of the Match award to Dinesh Chandimal who scored 36 not out in 33 balls to guide the home side to victory.


SL lasses beat Indonesia and Japan at kabaddi

Lankan women’s kabbadi team displayed superb teamwork to register two victories against host Indonesia and Japan at the 18th Asian Games continued in Jakarta yesterday. The Lankan lasses tasted bitter defeat in their first game against Thailand (15-41), but bounced back strongly to put themselves in line for a medal with back to back victories.

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