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    Sri Lanka drops WC fixing probe for lack of evidence

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:05pm on July 03, 2020

    Sri Lankan police on Friday dropped a match-fixing investigation into the 2011 World Cup final, saying they found no evidence of Sri Lankan players letting...

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    Sangakkara grilled in WC fixing probe

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 08:44pm on July 02, 2020

    Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara was questioned for nearly 10 hours on Thursday by detectives probing explosive allegations the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was...

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    Sri Lanka questions Tharanga in fixing probe

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 04:53pm on July 01, 2020

    Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga on Wednesday became the first player to be grilled by detectives in a probe investigating claims that the 2011 Cricket...

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    Sri Lankan 'sold' 2011 cricket World Cup final: minister

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 03:54pm on June 18, 2020

    Sri Lanka ‘sold’ the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday, reviving one of cricket’s most explosive match-fixing...

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    Sri Lanka holds mock election to test virus measures

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:03am on June 15, 2020

    Sri Lanka staged a mock election on Sunday to test measures aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus during a parliamentary vote in August....

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    Sri Lanka cricket team resume outdoor training

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:56pm on May 31, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s cricket team will resume training Monday under strict health measures after a two-and-a-half-month hiatus forced by coronavirus, the country’s governing body said. Cricket...

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    Sri Lanka lifts wedding reception ban

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:10pm on May 22, 2020

    Sri Lanka lifted a ban Friday on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss the bride —...

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    Sri Lanka president warns UN over war crimes claims

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:49am on May 21, 2020

    Sri Lanka Tuesday threatened to pull out of the UN Human Rights Council if it pursued war crimes claims allegedly committed by government forces during...

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    Lanka workers asked to give May pay for virus recovery aid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:16pm on May 07, 2020

    Sri Lanka Thursday appealed to its 1.5 million government employees to donate their May salary to the government to boost the economy reeling from the...

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    Lanka faces cash crunch without parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:10am on April 30, 2020

    Sri Lanka’s opposition Wednesday called on the government to urgently recall parliament which was dissolved in March ahead of elections now postponed to June due...

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