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Sri Lanka vs South Africa – The X Factors

With the most anticipated South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2018 set to begin shortly, we take a look at five ‘X’ factors which could turn games. >> VISIT THE #SLvSA HUB << The African speed guns The Lankan pitches will not...

Who are the favourites?

The Proteas are back in Asia after nearly 3 years. They are here in the Lions’ land after nearly 4 years. In fact, their last Test win in Asia was against Sri Lanka during their last trip to Sri...
FIFA World Cup – Journey through History

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1986-1994)

The previous article was a voyage through three World Cup tournaments, 1974, 1978 and 1982. FIFA World Cup - Journey through History (1974-1982) During the late 1950's and the early 1960's, the world stage... A new trophy was designed for the 1974...
Sri Lanka’s last Test win against South Africa

Can Sri Lanka find some ‘Mahela magic’ in Galle?

Sri Lanka has hosted South Africa in a Test series at home just once since 2006, a series in 2014 where South Africa hung on to draw the 2nd Test and with it claim a 1-0 series win.  What...

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1974-1982)

During the late 1950’s and the early 1960’s, the world stage was dominated by the Brazilians.FIFA World Cup - Journey through History (1962-1970) The previous two articles featured the beginning and the early years of the FIFA World Cup....

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1962-1970)

The previous two articles featured the beginning and the early years of the FIFA World Cup. Since its inception, the early stages saw domination by Uruguay and Italy as formidable forces of world football.FIFA World Cup - Journey through...

From ‘I didn’t do it’ to ‘I don’t remember’ – the ball-tampering saga

‘Cricket is a gentleman’s game’, the most popular tagline for the sport which is being played by thousands and watched by millions. But in recent times, there have been a few unfortunate instances where cricketers around the world, including...

St. Joseph’s Kegalle; the home of Champion Athletes

Kegalle is a town between the highlands and the lowlands of the Island and is famous for being the center of Sri Lanka’s short and middle-distance running talent. With over 70% of the country’s population living in rural areas of...

World Cup 2018: Preview – Argentina

Argentina, currently ranked 5th in the World will be making their 17th World Cup appearance and will once again have the great Lionel Messi leading them up front.World Cup 2018: Preview - Belgium The nation currently ranked 3 rd World...

No rest, No masseuse just untameable grit and passion

They were a bunch of juveniles, they did the unthinkable; a whopping medal tally of 9 consisting 3 Gold, 4 Silver and 2 Bronze, from a contingent that numbered 13. The Sri Lankan Junior athletes who participated the 18th...

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