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“We either win together or lose together” – Marvan Atapattu
Media gathered today to the Sri Lanka cricket headquarters at Maitland Crescent as the newly appointed head coach of Sri Lanka cricket addressed the media on his new appointment.
Taking disability in the stride, the Perera way
An analytical chemist who specialised in quality assurance, Ajith CS Perera loved cricket dearly. He was especially interested in the laws of the game and decided to pursue umpiring. But sometimes, ex
The ugly truth behind disappearance of world-class Test spinners
The Big 3: Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble
Ryan ten Doeschate: The best associate cricketer of our times
In the past 20 years or so, the cricket world has seen some of the all-time greats. Sachin Tendulkar, Jacques Kallis, Wasim Akram, Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, etc., but amidst these greats is anothe
150 day countdown: Kings of speed
Fast bowling is both an art and a science. While there are some bowlers who rely on swing and movement, others use their accuracy to make runs hard to come by, sticking to immaculate lines and lengths
Decrypting cricket speak
An outsider coming into a new sport has much to learn. But the actual rules of the game are just the beginning. To really be a part of that world, you also have to learn to speak the language of sport

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Cricket
Sri Lanka ring in the changes for the final two youth ODIs
Junior National Selectors have made 7 changes in the Sri Lanka under 19s squad for the final two you
Sri Lanka through to the gold medal match after a rain-hit semi-final
Lahiru Thirimanne single handedly assured Sri Lanka of a gold or a silver medal in the Asian Games 2
Hurricanes hope to end KKR's run
With four wins in a row in the ongoing World T20 League 2014 and 13 on the trot overall, Kolkata are

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Rugby
Pumas to target Wallabies scrum
The Australian forwards will again be in the spotlight when they take on Argentina in Mendoza on Sat
Boks must shut down Barrett
The Springboks will need to contain the multitalented Beauden Barrett if they’re to have any chanc
Asian Games set for gold medal rematch?
Japan's men remain on course to defend their gold medal as they swept into the last four of the Asia

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Football
Liverpool down but not out, insists Rodgers
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to be downbeat about his side's Champions League prospects
AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 official ball unveiled
AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 official ball unveiled at the Asian Cup Team Workshop in Kuala Lumpur
Wenger celebrates 18 years at Arsenal with amazing statistic
If, as expected, Alan Pardew is sacked as Newcastle United manager in the wake of defeat to Stoke la

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International
Hurricanes hope to end KKR's run
With four wins in a row in the ongoing World T20 League 2014 and 13 on the trot overall, Kolkata are
Rameez Raja feels ICC should modify bowling rules to let ‘Doosra’ survive
Pakistan‘s former captain Rameez Raja has said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) needs
Liverpool down but not out, insists Rodgers
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to be downbeat about his side's Champions League prospects

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ThePapare Personality
Dashing left hander – Danushka Gunathilaka
Left-handed batsmen are a treat to watch when they are in full swing. Sri Lanka has produced many brilliant left-handed stroke makers such as Arjuna Ranathunga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Hashan Thillakaratne, Russell Arnold and Kumar Sangakkara in their short history.  
Man of Steel – Anuruddha Wilwara
Built like iron and running like the wind Anuruddha Wilwara, Sri Lanka 7s rugby sensation has hit phenomenal form of recent.  ThePapare.com cornered him for a chit-chat on this latest escalation.
"Every man fails but champions simply get back and start again" – Ransilu Jayathilake
After returning to the Island with an addition to his medal collection, ThePapare.com was able to catch up with Sri Lankan Power lifter, Ransilu Jayathilake for a heart to heart on his achievement and the sport in Sri Lanka.

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