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Thihariya Youth stun Navy; Ekanayaka rescues a point for Pelicans

Newly promoted Thihariya Youth ended Dialog Champions League group leader Navy SC’s six match unbe

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From 18 to 21 September, the Brazilian city of Salvador, Bahia, will be home of the second edition o

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Carlton Cup 2014: Defending Champions proves their legacy

The twenty forth match of the Carlton Basketball Championships 2014 was played between HSC Blues BC

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Carlton Cup 2014: Sailors up front with another victory.

The twenty second match of the Carlton Basketball Championships 2014 was played yesterday between Sr

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Sangakkara heads batting table

Kumar Sangakkara heads the rankings leading South Africa’s AB de Villiers by 27 ratings points

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Lumbini College cruise to their 3rd consecutive outright victory

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features
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
Ranatunga's sympathy with Ajmal not a surprise
On the day the International Cricket Council banned Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal from bowling calling his action illegal, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga made some interest
A mountain to climb for the Sri Lankan domestic T20 champions – Southern Express
The 6th Champions League Twenty20 tournament will commence with the winners of the Sri Lanka domestic T20 championship, Southern Express taking on New Zealand’s reigning T20 kings, Northern District
Hard to look beyond Lara and Tendulkar: McGrath
The MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai is nestled in one corner of a vast playing field that belongs to the Madras Christian College. Inside its compound wall, eight aspiring fast bowlers are huddled toge
Why Kumar Sangakkara is the Perpetual People’s Player
“I’m glad the fans voted for me and I’m extremely proud and honoured to have won that.” Sangakkara on Dialog People’s Player award.

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Cricket
‘As captain, I believe we can win the tournament’ – Chamari Atapattu
Sri Lanka has not yet won a gold medal at the Asian Games since 2002.  The women’s cricket team l
West Indies’ Darren Bravo found guilty of Level 1 offence
West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct
Sangakkara heads batting table
Kumar Sangakkara heads the rankings leading South Africa’s AB de Villiers by 27 ratings points

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Rugby
Rugby World Cup 2015: Prince Harry named honorary president
Prince Harry has been named honorary president of England Rugby 2015  as the World Cup organisers m
Springboks a good RWC bet?
Do the Springboks offer the best value a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales
Toulon Vs The World
Apparently, life at Toulon isn’t all rainbows, sunshine and million € contracts. Not only is Mou

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Football
Thihariya Youth stun Navy; Ekanayaka rescues a point for Pelicans
Newly promoted Thihariya Youth ended Dialog Champions League group leader Navy SC’s six match unbe
Rooney: Ferguson is the best manager there has ever been
The striker was brought to Old Trafford by the Scot in 2004 and ten years on believes the former coa
Guardiola: Manchester United can't afford Bayern players
The coach insists the English giants did not have enough money to buy Thomas Muller, Arjen Robben an

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International
West Indies’ Darren Bravo found guilty of Level 1 offence
West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct
Rugby World Cup 2015: Prince Harry named honorary president
Prince Harry has been named honorary president of England Rugby 2015  as the World Cup organisers m
Springboks a good RWC bet?
Do the Springboks offer the best value a year out from the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England and Wales

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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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