Category: SPORT

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic marathons to stay in host city

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic marathons to stay in host city

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The marathon events at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo will not be moved to another ... Read More

Ferrari admits to conversations with Lewis Hamilton

Ferrari admits to conversations with Lewis Hamilton

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Ferrari admit they have held talks with world champion Lewis Hamilton about joining them in ... Read More

Snipers, smiles as Test cricket returns to Pakistan after 2009 attack

Snipers, smiles as Test cricket returns to Pakistan after 2009 attack

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Pakistani fans skipped classes and work on Wednesday to attend the country’s first cricket Test in ... Read More

New All Blacks coach keen to cast off Hansen’s shadow

New All Blacks coach keen to cast off Hansen’s shadow

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Colleagues say new All Blacks coach Ian Foster possesses “a real rugby brain” and believe he ... Read More

Pakistan dominate Sri Lanka in first home Test for ten years

Pakistan dominate Sri Lanka in first home Test for ten years

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Test cricket made its long-awaited return to Pakistan after a deadly attack in 2009, with the ... Read More

Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup over doping

Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup over doping

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events ... Read More

Tamil Union elects Ramesh Schaffter as new president, inaugurates indoor nets

Tamil Union elects Ramesh Schaffter as new president, inaugurates indoor nets

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - For over 120 years, the Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club has played a strategic role ... Read More

Lankan cricketers arrive in Pakistan amid tight security

Lankan cricketers arrive in Pakistan amid tight security

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The touring Sri Lanka cricket team received a warm welcome on their arrival at the Islamabad ... Read More

Lanka won’t host next SAG without Pakistan’s mission – NOC president

Lanka won’t host next SAG without Pakistan’s mission – NOC president

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The president of National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) Suresh Subramanian said they will not ... Read More

Abeysinghe dominates swimming with seven golds

Abeysinghe dominates swimming with seven golds

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Olympian Matthew Abeysinghe dominated swimming winning a further three more gold medals on the ninth day ... Read More

Chelsea accuse Fifa of double standards over transfer ban

Chelsea accuse Fifa of double standards over transfer ban

Dec 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Chelsea say Fifa treated them more harshly than Manchester City despite their transfer ban being cut ... Read More

Havelocks caught flat footed as Police run riot

Havelocks caught flat footed as Police run riot

Dec 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Police Sports Club caused the first upset in the Dialog Inter-Club Rugby League Championship 2020 ... Read More

Lanka wins three more gold medals but remain fourth

Lanka wins three more gold medals but remain fourth

Dec 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka won three gold medals in the Long Jump, Wushu martial arts and Taekwondo events ... Read More

Bob Willis, legendary England fast bowler, dies aged 70

Bob Willis, legendary England fast bowler, dies aged 70

Dec 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Bob Willis, the former England captain and fast bowler who will be forever synonymous with England’s ... Read More

Mickey Arthur arrives in Sri Lanka

Mickey Arthur arrives in Sri Lanka

Dec 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lanka’s new cricket coach South Africa’s Mickey Arthur has arrived in Sri Lanka and will ... Read More