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Manchester City are set to make a £71m bid for Juventus's 22-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba. (Mirro

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Sri Lanka in Group F for AFC U16 Qualifiers

Sri Lanka U16 will be in Group F for The Asian Football Confederation U16 qualifiers where the main

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Colossal Isipathana Outclass Trinity to get to the Finals

Isipathana College who worked as a team put on a magnificent display of rugby to make their entry to

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Prasad and Pradeep bowls Sri Lanka to the drivers’ seat

Right-arm fast-bowling duo, Dhammika Prasad and Nuwan Pradeep took 3 wickets apiece as Sri Lanka suc

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Sri Lanka Cricket, Sony close to signing deal for India series

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T20 Practice Match under-lights on 4th July at RPICS
In preparation for the up coming T20 matches against Pakistan, a T20 practice match will be played under lights at R. Premadasa Stadium on 4th July 20
Dushmantha Chameera ruled out of third test
Injured fast-bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been ruled out of the 3rd Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Lahiru Gamage named as a replacement.
Shashikala re-appointment National Women's Captain
The National Selectors have re- appointed all-rounder Shashikala Siriwardene as the Captain of the Sri Lanka National Women's Team for the ODI and 20

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International
Chile 0 / 0 Argentina (Copa America final)
Chile secured the first major trophy in their history on home soil courtesy of a penalty shootout win over Argentina in the Copa America final.Arsenal
Five classic all-Williams matches
Serena and Venus Williams will meet in the Wimbledon fourth round on Monday. Here AFP Sport looks at five of the most memorable clashes between the Am
Six of the best from week one at Wimbledon
Six highlights from the first week at the Wimbledon tennis championships:
'New' England face Ashes acid test
England will face the ultimate test of their stated desire to play bold and aggressive cricket as they bid to regain the Ashes from Australia in a fiv

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Cricket
Captain Marvel, Mathews bats Sri Lanka to a 291-run lead
Top-class Angelo Mathews stroked his 22nd Test half-ton to lead Sri Lanka’s second innings reply o
Prasad and Pradeep bowls Sri Lanka to the drivers’ seat
Right-arm fast-bowling duo, Dhammika Prasad and Nuwan Pradeep took 3 wickets apiece as Sri Lanka suc
Sri Lanka Cricket, Sony close to signing deal for India series
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) seems to have overcome a major obstacle towards hosting the Indian team next

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Rugby
Colossal Isipathana Outclass Trinity to get to the Finals
Isipathana College who worked as a team put on a magnificent display of rugby to make their entry to
Science wants neutral venue for Royal semi
Science College Mt.Lavinia who finished fourth in the league and will now play against Royal College
Trinity book their semifinal spot in the knockouts
A resilient performance by the Trinity outfit saw them booking their qualification to the semi-final

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Football
Sri Lanka in Group F for AFC U16 Qualifiers
Sri Lanka U16 will be in Group F for The Asian Football Confederation U16 qualifiers where the main
Colombo FC defeats Blue Star for maiden FA Cup Championship
Dilan Madushanka goal midway through the second half was enough as Colombo FC defeated Blue Star 1-0
Thora leaves Dharmaraja in sixes and sevens
Hat-trick by Yohan Mendis and Deshan Gonawela double sent S.Thomas’ College romping to a 6-1 win o

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Other Sports
Sri Lanka grab Silver at the South Asian Basketball Championships 2015
The national Basketball team breaking ground came second to take silver medal in the South
CBSL 2015: HSC Youth ease past Wattala BC
HSC Youth recorded their second victory in the tournament when they rolled out for a 61-48
Ashwin Vijaragavan takes Colombo Championship Open Title
Indian seeded player Ashwin Vijaragavan took home the Men’s open title of the Colombo Ch

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ThePapare Personality
When representing your country, you form a different kind of love for the sport - Yahiya Jaffer
‘I never thought I would become a swimmer in my life. My mother forced me to go for swimming practices in school. Now I am here, thanks to my mother. Hoping achieve a lot more.’ were Jaffer’s opening lines to ThePapare.com as we sat down to discuss his latest triumphs.
The Resilient Upali Rajakaruna; War Hero turned Tennis Champion
“It was gloomy evening in May 1997 at the Jayasikuru camp. Private Upali who just passed out of the Military College representing the Sinha regiment with flying colours got his first assignment to Jayasikuru.
From 8th grade Tap Rugby to prolific Stand Off – Isuru Kongahawatte
A teenager in the 8th grade was once given the invitation by one of his friends to come join the class tap rugby team for a tournament. Ever since the day he held the oval ball, his enthusiasm and love for the sport has not had an interruption.

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features
“Muttiah Muralitharan is my bowling hero” – Tharindu Kaushal
The young Tharindu Kaushal’s bowling resembles more like our very own Muttiah Muralitharan and his spell against Pakistan on 25th June to take his maiden Test five-for reminded us how Murali tore-apart world-class batting lineups during his 18-year
The intriguing art of Air Rifle and Air Pistol target shooting
Early days When we are looking at the Air Rifles and Air Pistols which we use as sports equipment presently, the initial form of it was founded by the ancestors who  lived in the Amazon and South America.  In those days they used a bamboo in which
The dying art of Right Arm Leg Spin bowling
Many pundits believe the presence of a leg-spinner is such an asset to any team. The present Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee president Sidath Wettimuny spoke about the aspect of grooming a leg-spinner for Sri Lanka in the future. “A good leg-sp

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Shanaka Amarasinghe
Shanaka Amarasinghe
A National Champion and Sri Lanka Poolist in Water Polo and a Public Schools Champion at swimming at S. Thomas', Mt. Lavinia. He also played basketball for school, and went on to play all three sports at club level
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Body, Spirit & Mind
Dr. Asanga Wijayaratne
Specialist in Human Kinetics & Sport Medicine (University of Glasgow. Scotland Royal Medical Council UK)
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