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Zarwan scores but Sri Lanka loses again

Tajikistan scored four in the second half to finish third in Group D of the AFC U-23 Championship 20

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Why was Sangakkara sidelined?

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Mahela to Rescue SL Cricket?

Retired cricketing legend Mahela Jayawardene is set to help Sri Lanka to formally restructure its do

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Schools T20 Cricket Summary – Lumbini and Thora qualify to the semi-finals

Defending Schools T20 champions, S. Thomas’ College and Lumbini College booked their semi-final be

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International Health Conference on "Prevention of sports injuries"

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International
Fellaini goal earns Belgium 1-0 win over Israel
Marouane Fellaini grabbed an early goal as 10-man Belgium survived Israel's spirited second-half performance to earn a 1-0 win in Euro 2016 qualifying
Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly win
Netherlands revived bitter Spanish memories from last year's World Cup finals when they beat a second-string La Roja 2-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to b
Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis
Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro came back from a dreadful first set to defeat three-times Miami Open champion Venus Williams 0-6 6-1 7-5 at Key Biscayne
Djokovic survives Miami scare; Murray claims 500th win
Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a scare from Alexandr Dolgopolov on Tuesday to reach the Miami Open quarter-finals while Andy Murray won th
Townsend earns late draw against Italy
England substitute Andros Townsend fired home a superb late goal to earn a 1-1 draw against Italy in a fiercely contested international friendly in Tu
Pakistan name Azhar as one-day captain
(Reuters) - Pakistan have named Azhar Ali as their one-day captain following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq from one-day internationals after this mo

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Cricket
Why was Sangakkara sidelined?
Many are the reasons put forward by critics, self-professed or otherwise, as to why and/or how Sri L
Mahela to Rescue SL Cricket?
Retired cricketing legend Mahela Jayawardene is set to help Sri Lanka to formally restructure its do
Schools T20 Cricket Summary – Lumbini and Thora qualify to the semi-finals
Defending Schools T20 champions, S. Thomas’ College and Lumbini College booked their semi-final be

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Rugby
Video - SLRFU consults Garratt to help referees
ThePapare.com interviewed Garratt Williamson former international rugby referee on his appointment a
Video - I'm human, he's human, I had to stop the game - Koto Pongi
Koto Pongi shared with ThePapare.com his experience playing in debut season for the double champio
Lions ravage the Eagles to register second win
Trinity College Kandy went on to register their second win for the 2015 season beating their traditi

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Football
Zarwan scores but Sri Lanka loses again
Tajikistan scored four in the second half to finish third in Group D of the AFC U-23 Championship 20
Manilal Fernando’s life ban upheld by CAS
Former President of FFSL and FIFA Executive Committee Manilal Fernando lost his appeal to the Court
Yemen put five past 10 man Sri Lanka
Yemen secured their second win of the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship with a comfortable 5-0 triumph over

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Other Sports
Ranathunga, Rajapaksha ock the track
Five youth athletes performed exceptionally well to achieve IAAF World Youth Championship
2nd Sri Lanka Junior Match Play Golf Championships
Inaugurated in 2014 this annual tournament is scheduled to be held at the Royal Colombo Go
Injury forces Graeme McDowell to withdraw from Texas Open
Graeme McDowell's preparations for the Masters suffered a setback when injury forced him t

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ThePapare Personality
Video - I'm human, he's human, I had to stop the game - Koto Pongi
Koto Pongi shared with ThePapare.com his experience playing in debut season for the double champions Kandy SC.
A Diamond in the Rough – Anuradha Herath
At the age of 17, he was the Goal keeper in the College Football team who turned out to play Tag Rugby for his house in College tournament. When the lad was 19, he was the most fearsome Number 8s in the Sri Lankan School’s circuit and went on to represent the U20 Sri Lank
Avishka first to achieve magical 1000
Avishka Fernando of St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa scored 1000 runs this season, he was the first to achieve this feat this year in the Schools Cricket arena. ThePapare.com was able to catch up with this youngster for a brief chat ahead of him achieving this milestone.

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features
Life after Sanga-Mahela
They carried aspirations of a wounded nation and led the Lankan brand of Cricket for more than a decade. They played 376 ODIs together, which is more than any other pair in cricketing history, but on 18th March, they played their final ODI. Sanga-Mah
Sangakkara’s runs haven’t come about by accident: Jayasuriya
Alongside little Romesh Kaluwitharana, Sanath Jayasuriya redefined the manner in which the first 15 overs were approached in One-Day International cricket.
Sangakkara, the voyager, full speed ahead
Just as the sun was beginning to rise on the eastern horizon, the beautiful port city of Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, the only island state in Australia, welcomed a majestic, unexpected visitor. Voyager Of The Seas, a giant of a cruise ship with

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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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