Deaths of Lakshman and Karu a big loss for athletics
Former Sri Lanka Olympic marathon runner K.A.
Karunaratne and Sri Lanka national athletic coach, Lakshman de Alwis
were amongst those who were killed in yesterday's bomb explosion in
Weliweriya which also took the life of Minister Jeyaraj
Samaraweera, Vaas put Lanka in with a winning chance
Second Test poised for enthralling finish:
A magnificent century from right hander Thilan
Samarawera and a responsible 45 from left hander Chaminda Vaas who
were involved in a record breaking stand of 138 for the seventh
wicket put Sri Lanka in with a winning chance against the West
Indies at the end of the third day of the second Test, here today.
Unbeaten Lankans into quarters
Sri Lankan soccerites took the top spot in their
group yesterday when they drew with host Taiwan two all. Their
unbeaten record here also gave them the opportunity to qualify for
the quarter-final stage of the AFC Challenge Cup to be played in
India in July.