Sports http://www.sumercopywriting.com/taxonomy/term/7/all en Sri Lanka Cricket to stamp out ‘Bad Company’ among players http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/17/sports/sri-lanka-cricket-stamp-out-%E2%80%98bad-company%E2%80%99-among-players <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/Kusal%20Mendis.jpg?itok=YINnZeu5"><a href="/2020/07/17/sports/sri-lanka-cricket-stamp-out-%E2%80%98bad-company%E2%80%99-among-players"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/Kusal%20Mendis.jpg?itok=YINnZeu5" width="270" height="155" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Sri Lanka Cricket is in the process of introducing a tougher code of conduct for players which until now did not cover their off-field behaviour after another high speed car crash and the death of a 64 year old man brought into question indiscipline among cricketers to whom life on the fast lane has put them on par with notoriety.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_1"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> <script type="text/javascript"> <!--//--><![CDATA[//><!-- if(window.da2a)da2a.script_load(); //--><!]]> </script> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:20:59 +0000 malinga 37743 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com The ups and downs of sport in Kandy http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/ups-and-downs-sport-kandy <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Successful sportsmen and sportswomen from Kandy Sports Club can be proud of their achievements. This was possible due to their keenness, the backing they got from parents, schools and coaches. Records reveal that Kandy has produced some of the best sportsmen and women in rugby, cricket, hockey, football, athletics, table tennis, iron sports, netball, volleyball, lawn tennis, boxing, badminton, cue sports (billiards and snooker), cycling, and swimming.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_2"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:14:46 +0000 malinga 37722 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com DSS skipper passes 1000 runs http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/dss-skipper-passes-1000-runs <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-1.jpg?itok=c_BBM7dV"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/dss-skipper-passes-1000-runs"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-1.jpg?itok=c_BBM7dV" width="270" height="155" alt="Muditha Lakshan" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Muditha Lakshan the skipper of D.S. Senanayake College Colombo has passed the 1000 runs milestone for the second successive year in the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under-19 Division One Schools Cricket (Two day) tournament.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_3"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:11:59 +0000 malinga 37719 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Lakdasa Cooray: Sri Lanka’s true servant of squash who gave everything and took nothing http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/lakdasa-cooray-sri-lanka%E2%80%99s-true-servant-squash-who-gave-everything-and-took <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-2.jpg?itok=kPDDT9xY"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/lakdasa-cooray-sri-lanka%E2%80%99s-true-servant-squash-who-gave-everything-and-took"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-2.jpg?itok=kPDDT9xY" width="270" height="155" alt="Lakdasa Cooray" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Veteran squash coach and enthusiast Lakdasa Cooray (68) bid adieu to the Sri Lanka squash fraternity on April 19 when the country was in lock down.</p> <p>Cooray had been the live wire of the sport under many administrative committees of the Sri Lanka Squash Federation that developed the game over the years. He was born with talent and excelled in squash with artistry playing a wide range of shots during his heydays in the 1980s and 90s.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_4"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:10:21 +0000 malinga 37718 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com When Thomian schoolboys played like hardcore pros http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/when-thomian-schoolboys-played-hardcore-pros <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-3.jpg?itok=kkUoaRYg"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/when-thomian-schoolboys-played-hardcore-pros"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg29-3.jpg?itok=kkUoaRYg" width="270" height="155" alt="Shane Pinder" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Nobody gave them a dog’s chance to make unparalleled history but Shane Pinder and his band of raw recruits from S. Thomas’ College turned the tide against all odds</strong></p> <p>On April 13, 1959 one of the finest Sri Lankan rugby players named Royceton Shane Pinder was born in Colombo, lived in Bambalapitiya and was the torchbearer of the Thomian First XV outfit in 1978 under head coach the legendary Quintin Israel.</p> <p>He piloted S. Thomas’ College to an unbeatable record of winning the first ever schools’ under-19 knock out tournament against all odds.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_5"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:07:56 +0000 malinga 37717 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com A Test match for history http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/test-match-history <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/tag-Sportscope-1.jpg?itok=tkStGnUD"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/test-match-history"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/tag-Sportscope-1.jpg?itok=tkStGnUD" width="270" height="155" alt="" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>‘SLIGHT RAIN FALLING – TOSS DELAYED</strong>. That was the dismal blurb that kept flashing and greeting cricket fans on STAR TV telecasts when they switched on to watch the First of Three Test matches between England and West Indies in Southampton on Wednesday.</p> <p>This is not and will it be the first or the last time that cricket fans are going to be greeted with this dismal blurb. Throughout cricket history in England that gave the game to the world, rain and bad light spoiling Tests are like a homily.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_6"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:56:56 +0000 malinga 37716 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Observer-Mobitel Most Popular School Cricketer of the year http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/observer-mobitel-most-popular-school-cricketer-year <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u30/pg31-3.jpg" /></p> </div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_7"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:54:49 +0000 malinga 37715 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Precious gem from Thurstan http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/precious-gem-thurstan <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg31-1.jpg?itok=YQnsULKJ"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/precious-gem-thurstan"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg31-1.jpg?itok=YQnsULKJ" width="270" height="155" alt="Umesh Karunaratne" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Observer-Mobitel Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year show will be held uninterrupted for the 42nd year maintaining its undisputed record of being the Mother of All cricket Shows.</p> <p>Of the 41 awards ceremonies held to date since its inaugural Observer Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year show in 1978-79, Thurstan College could not produce a single champion, except for once in 2008.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_8"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:53:04 +0000 malinga 37714 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com PROGRESSION OF LONG JUMP WORLD RECORD DURING LAST 120 YEARS http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/progression-long-jump-world-record-during-last-120-years <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg30-1.jpg?itok=_Vub3XK9"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/progression-long-jump-world-record-during-last-120-years"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg30-1.jpg?itok=_Vub3XK9" width="270" height="155" alt="Bob Beamon-Mike Powell-Jesse Owens" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>Jesse Owens, Bob Beamon and Mike Powell greatest achievers in the history; Carl Lewis wins unique four Gold medals at back-to-back Olympic Games:</strong></p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_9"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:30:22 +0000 malinga 37708 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Messi predicts Champions League failure if Barca fail to change http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/messi-predicts-champions-league-failure-if-barca-fail-change <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-argentina.jpg?itok=dUg59Gaa"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/messi-predicts-champions-league-failure-if-barca-fail-change"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-argentina.jpg?itok=dUg59Gaa" width="270" height="155" alt="Barcelona&#039;s Argentine forward Lionel Messi gestures during the Spanish League football match between FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on July 16, 2020 (AFP)" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>MADRID AFP:</strong> A frustrated Lionel Messi called for change after Barcelona handed the La Liga title to Real Madrid on Thursday, warning the team will lose in the Champions League as well if they fail to improve.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_10"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:09:07 +0000 malinga 37706 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com President’s Cup football on Aug 9 http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/president%E2%80%99s-cup-football-aug-9 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has decided to postpone the invitational pre-seasonal tournament the FFSL President’s Cup 2020 till August 9, its president Anura de Silva said.</p> <p>The Championship was originally scheduled to kick off on July 26 behind closed doors with the participation of 20 teams at the Sugathadasa Stadium and Race Course ground.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_11"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:07:49 +0000 malinga 37705 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Uproar at Havies http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/uproar-havies <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Senior officials, past presidents, vice patrons, trustees and coaches of Havelock Sports Club have accused its Club Committee of violating its Constitution, values and traditions in the run-up to their election of office-bearers that was scheduled to be held yesterday.</p> <p>The Club Committee was also accused of “poor judgement” and forced to withdraw their resignation from the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU).</p> <p>“The withdrawal of their letter was seen by many as the first steps taken in addressing the misfortunes and mismanagement of the club over the past years.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_12"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:07:10 +0000 malinga 37704 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Grading tests for coaches to protect athletes http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/grading-tests-coaches-protect-athletes <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) will conduct grading tests for athletic coaches in Sri Lanka soon and says that the license will not in any way obstruct athletes from progressing.</p> <p>YK Kularatne the national athletic coach said that the coaches for grass root level athletes must know what the athlete needs to make him go forward.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_13"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:06:31 +0000 malinga 37703 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Matara Thomian deprived of claiming 100 wickets http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/matara-thomian-deprived-claiming-100-wickets <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-Matara.jpg?itok=P-qR93KR"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/matara-thomian-deprived-claiming-100-wickets"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-Matara.jpg?itok=P-qR93KR" width="270" height="155" alt="Sineth Dissanayake" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Leading wicket taker in the 2020 inter-school cricket season, 17 year old Sineth Dissanayake from St. Thomas’ College Matara missed the 100 wicket milestone in the ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 19 Division One tournament due to Covid 19 outbreak.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u30/pg32-Matara.-2jpg.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 80px; float: right;" />A left arm leg spinner Dissanayake claimed 95 wickets in 15 matches and steered the Matara Thomians to qualify for the quarter finals of the tournament.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_14"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:04:23 +0000 malinga 37702 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com Weight lifters left high and dry http://www.sumercopywriting.com/2020/07/19/sports/weight-lifters-left-high-and-dry <div class="field field-name-field-image field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" rel="og:image rdfs:seeAlso" resource="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-Weight.jpg?itok=KvQRkpL2"><a href="/2020/07/19/sports/weight-lifters-left-high-and-dry"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://www.sumercopywriting.com/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/news/2020/07/17/pg32-Weight.jpg?itok=KvQRkpL2" width="270" height="155" alt="Chintana Vidhanage" /></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Sri Lanka’s weight lifters who have brought glory and honour to the country having won medals in various international events, have already started training with the focus in competing at international events but they have also been left in the lurch since May without their entitled Allowance for nutrition intake.</p> <p>Four weight lifters who have performed well overseas were listed to receive this Allowance from the Sports Development Department of the Sports Ministry and have been forced to follow their own methods to make ends meet and monitor their weight and strength.</p></div></div></div><span class="a2a_kit a2a_kit_size_24 a2a_target addtoany_list" id="da2a_15"> <a class="a2a_button_facebook"></a> <a class="a2a_button_twitter"></a> <a class="a2a_button_email"></a> <a class="a2a_button_facebook_messenger"></a> <a class="a2a_button_whatsapp"></a> <a class="a2a_button_viber"></a> </span> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 14:03:35 +0000 malinga 37701 at http://www.sumercopywriting.com 成版人性视频app-亚洲做性视频在线观看