`South Africa`s U-turn forced SL to abstain from voting`

Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage today said the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had no other choice but to abstain from voting during the ICC Board meeting in Singapore, after South Africa did U-turn on the Big Three`s plan to revamp the ICC structure.

Bangladesh series threatened by player row

Sri Lanka`s upcoming Test series against Bangladesh was thrown into disarray after the country`s cricketers refused to sign central contracts due to a pay dispute despite an extended deadline that ended today.

Sri Lanka for Lorgat report on cricket reforms

Sri Lanka Sports Minister is in agreement with Haroon Lorgat`s report, which has advocated sweeping changes to the way Sri Lanka Cricket is administered.

Sri Lanka minister wants probe on fixing allegations

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage wants Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to probe the match-fixing allegations involving Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka to legislate anti-corruption cricket laws

Sri Lanka government will soon be framing anti-corruption laws to eradicate the possibility of match fixing in cricket, Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has told the Parliament.

Sri Lanka warns life ban on doping sportsmen

Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has warned sportsmen with strict punishment, including life ban on those found guilty of doping.

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga faces ban?

After refusing to sign a contract with the Sri Lankan cricket board citing low payments recently, cricketer Lasith Malinga is at risk of being banned from the squad.

Sri Lanka Cricket to halve its staff

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the local governing cricket body is set to reduce its staff by more than a half.

No more day/night cricket at Dambulla stadium: Aluthgamage

The Rangiri Dambulla cricket stadium has not been dropped as an international venue althought it will not host the day/night matches, Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told parliament on Tuesday.

SL Sports Minister appoints probe committee on SLPL deal

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has appointed a top level probe committee to look into the deal made by the Singapore based company, Somerset Entertainment Ventures, which promoted the aborted Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL).

Sports Minister orders probe into SL team`s debacle

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has asked the head of the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to initiate a probe into the recent debacle of national team against South Africa.

‘Internal politics’ has put Sri Lanka cricket in "crisis": Sports Minister

Sri Lanka`s Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has slammed the national cricket team for their poor performances, insisting that the sport in the country was in "crisis".

Sri Lanka minister orders probe into Sangakkara comments

SL`s sports minister has ordered a probe into former captain`s comments about the nation`s cricket administrators and political meddling.

Sri Lanka forms new interim cricket committee

Sri Lanka sports minister has set up a four-member Sri Lanka Cricket interim committee and vowed to save the game from the mafia.

Sri Lanka Premier League to go ahead without Indian players

Despite failing to get Indian cricketers, Sri Lanka will go ahead with its inaugural Twenty 20 Premier League with Australian and Pakistani players.

Sri Lanka Cricket seeks bailout after World Cup

Sri Lanka Cricket is seeking government grants and a soft loan to meet part of the $69 million it spent on co-hosting the 2011 World Cup.

Sri Lanka`s World Cup accounts missing

Sri Lanka`s sports minister on Tuesday said he suspected an "inside job" over the disappearance of crucial financial data relating to the World Cup co-hosted by the island.

Sri Lankan sports minister sets up panel for Tharanga`s dope case

Sri Lankan Sports Ministry set up a three-member panel to investigate how Upul Tharanga failed a dope test during the 2011 World Cup.

IPL recall not linked with shabby treatment in WC: SL minister

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said his decision is not prompted by India`s alleged shabby treatment of Sri Lankan politicians at the WC final.

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