Asian Youth Games 2017:
Hambantota likely to be the host
Sri Lanka’s emerging commercial hub, Hambantota
is likely to be the venue for the 2017 Asian Youth Games. President
Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed Sri Lanka National Olympic
Committee (SLNOC) Chairman and Asian Olympic Council (AOC) Vice
President Hemasiri Fernando to take action to bid for the 2017
Scores killed in Egypt football disaster
At least 74 people were killed and hundreds
injured when rival fans clashed Wednesday after a football match in
the Egyptian city of Port Said, in what FIFA called a “black day for
Susantha takes National Snooker Title
Susantha Boteju once again proved his dominance
in cue sport by winning the 59th National Snooker Championship which
concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium Hotel recently. Boteju beat M.
Munsi of Embassy Pool Parlour, Kandy in the final, 7-3 frames to bag
the title for the 15th time and walked away with the U.W.
Sumathipala Memorial Trophy.