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Sri Lankans struggle on seamers’ day

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Sri Lanka to face Plunket discards

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Mahela, the Magician in '07 Semi-Final

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Sailors come out on top of stormy weather

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International
Afridi to quit one-dayers after World Cup
Dashing Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced Sunday he would retire from one-day cricket after next year's World Cup but continue to play Twe
Nonu headed to Toulon
All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu has signed a two-year deal with French Top 14 club Toulon.
Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo: Bale scores in Club World Cup win
Real Madrid won their fourth trophy of 2014 by defeating Argentina's South American champions San Lorenzo in the Club World Cup final in Morocco.
City reel Chelsea in, Falcao ends United wait
Manchester City beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to move level with Premier League leaders Chelsea, while Radamel Falco earned Manchester United a
India suffer four-wicket loss in the wake of Johnson burst
Mitchell Johnson's dramatic opening-hour spell and a gusty half-century by opener Chris Rogers spurred Australia to a four-wicket victory over India i
Clinical New Zealand beat Pakistan for series win
Skipper Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor hit half-centuries while paceman Matt Henry recorded career best bowling figures as New Zealand thumped Pakist
Williams and Djokovic top ITF awards
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named as men's and women's World Champions for 2014 on Thursday by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
Fifa World Cup report: Lineker criticises governing body 'farce'
The way Fifa is running world football is "a farce," according to former England captain Gary Lineker.

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Cricket
Sri Lankans struggle on seamers’ day
Lahiru Thirimanne scored 50, batting at the No. 4 spot vacated by Mahela Jayawardene’s retirement.
Colts lift SLC Premier Limited Overs title
Colts CC emerged as the champions of the SLC Premier Limited Overs Tournament 2014/15 when they comp
Sri Lanka to face Plunket discards
Sri Lanka's cricketers won't be warming up against the strongest of New Zealand teams ahead of their

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Rugby
Army with a six try win over Sharks
Hambanthota Sharks hosted the Army team on Friday in the round 8 of Dialog Rugby League where the vi
Scrappy Police edge past Air Force
Two tries in the last quarter of the game saw Police SC past hearted Air Force SC. Air Force SC’s
CR & FC secure bonus-point win over traditional rivals CH & FC
CR & FC returned to winning ways in the ongoing Dialog Rugby League 2014/15 when they registered

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Football
Renown edge out Negombo Youth; Blue Star & Army win
Renown’s enterprising attack won a closely contested 2-1 match against Negombo Youth at the Sugath
Old Thomians win on FA Cup debut
Old Thomians Football Club’s second half burst earned them a 4-0 win over St.Michael’s SC at the
Sanira Waas the saviour as Negombo Youth punish Air Force
Sanira Waas was unbeatable pulling off a bunch of saves including a penalty as he spurred on the Neg
Police fight back to draw Blue Star
Police SC came from two goals down to draw 2-2 against ten-man Blue Star in a thrilling battle at th
Super Sun’s second half thwart Java Lane win
Mohamed Abdullah’s double proved in vain as Super Sun’s second half turn around earned an entert

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features
World Cup History 5 - Pakistan Mesmerize the Colourful World Cup (1992)
As the curtains were raised for a pivotal revamp in World Cup history, Pakistan led by their dashing champion Imran Khan rose to the occasion, claiming their first ever title in style.
World Cup History 4 - Border and his Men Repress the ‘Borders’ of Cricket (1987)
It was time for Allan Border and Co to taste success for the first time in history. It wasn’t the easiest of runs as the competition was at its tightest partly due to the emergence of new powerhouse
Cricket World Cup History 3 - Flashing Indians Flout the Odds (1983)
Perhaps no one, including the Indians themselves might have imagined that they would, create one of the greatest upsets in history by beating the reigning champions, the mighty West Indies not once, b
International Rugby comes to a close
With the conclusion of this weekend test matches, the top tier International Rugby for 2014 comes to a close. Although it is just the beginning of the Rugby season for the Northern Hemisphere with the

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ThePapare Personality
"When you give your best to fitness trainings you will get the best" - Amjad Buksh
‘I love my mom’s Pittu’ Amjad Sri Lanka’s rugby trouper shares his thoughts exclusively with ThePapare.com. Veteran Buksh is perhaps the only player in the circuit who has achieved a milestone and still playing like his good old days for Hambanthota Sharks club.
“My heart and my loyalty were for one school, one club and one country” - Sean Wijesinghe
Running with the oval-shaped ball in hand on a rectangular field with H-shaped goal posts on each try line, this man is no outlander to the home of Rugby in Sri Lanka.
"Being second in Asia is my biggest achievement" - Deheragoda
Winning twenty six local championships in the local arena and winning the runner-up in the recently concluded Asia Championships Dinesh Deheragoda is indeed an iconic personality in the Sri Lanka Motor Sport franchise.

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