Saturday, 20th September 2014

Sports

The spectacular opening ceremony of the Asian Games
The 17th edition of the Asian Games got underway in Incheon, South Korea yesterday with a spectacular opening ceremony which depicted the Asian harmony and the rich Korean culture. It was a treat to watch as Incheon had the rare honour of becoming the third South Korean city to host the Asian version of Olympics after the capital Seoul (1986) and Busan (2002). The Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) had a press conference at the National Museum of Modern Art in Seoul on August 27 and announced their plan for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 17th Asian Games. K-pop stars...
A match saving knock of 57 not out by Hasitha Boyagoda helped Trinity College Kandy to force a draw against D.S. Senanayake College in their inter-schools under 19 division one match played at BOI Grounds, Katunayake yesterday. Trinity : 97 in 32 overs (Shanogeeth Shanmuganathan 35, Torrin Pitigala 6/49) and 154/7 in 73 overs (Hasitha Boyagoda 57 n.o., Ishan Weerasinghe 51, Uvin Bandara 5/31, Thimila Vidyaratne 2/16) DSS : 197 in 65.5 overs (Thimila Vidyaratne 51, Torin Pitigala 34, Arjuna Jayasinghe 5/32, Dumindu Thilakaratne 3/41) Shehan steers Zahira An unbeaten knock of 65 runs by Shehan...