Agence France-Presse . Colombo

  • Images

    Lanka president takes charge of economy as coalition rift widens

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:20am on January 21, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president announced Saturday that he would take control of the island’s economy from the prime minister, as relations worsen between the ruling party...

  • Images

    SL bring back Mathews as limited-overs captain

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:20am on January 10, 2018

    Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced Angelo Mathews would return as skipper for limited-overs cricket ahead of the 2019 World Cup, just six months after the...

  • Images

    Hathu bans music in SL training

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on December 30, 2017

    New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusinghe pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team -- including banning music in training -- while demanding...

  • Images

    Hathuru sees opportunity for struggling Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on December 21, 2017

    Chandika Hathurusinghe said Wednesday he scents opportunity as the new head coach of Sri Lanka despite a string of humiliating defeats...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka hands over debt-laden port to China

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:38am on December 10, 2017

    Sri Lanka Saturday handed over a deep-sea port to a Chinese firm, in a deal agreed to boost the cash-strapped island’s finances that has raised...

  • Images

    Lanka troops on alert amid communal riots

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:54am on November 20, 2017

    Sri Lankan troops patrolled a coastal town Sunday where nearly 90 homes were damaged and cars set alight in violence between the island’s Sinhalese and...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka wants Hathurusinghe as coach

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on November 16, 2017

    Sri Lanka is in talks to hire former Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha to groom its national team for the 2019 cricket World Cup, sources...

  • Images

    Monk-led mob attacks Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:49am on September 27, 2017

    Radical Buddhist monks stormed a United Nations safe house for Rohingya refugees near Sri Lanka’s capital Tuesday and forced authorities to relocate the group, officials...

  • Images

    SL told to ignore trolls over ‘slump’

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:01am on August 09, 2017

    Sri Lanka’s cricketers have been urged to ignore trolling on social media after a dismal run of results triggered a wave of criticism -- with...

  • Images

    Mendis hits ton but India on top

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:09pm on August 05, 2017

    India tightened their grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka despite a fighting century by Kusal Mendis during the hosts’ follow-on in Colombo on...

Advertisement

images