Sports can bring about peace and prosperity, says President
The 34th National Sports Festival commenced
yesterday with a colourful ceremony at the D.A. Rajapaksa Stadium
with President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the chief guest. President
Rajapaksa arrived sharp on time to open the new 50m swimming pool at
the Beliatta Technical College which was a long felt need for the
Sri Lanka tour of England to go ahead on the intervention of the
Sri Lanka’s planned cricket tour of England next
year will go ahead following the intervention of President Mahinda
Rajapaksa despite the tour clashing with the second session of the
high profile Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament.
CR confront Army today
CR and FC which scored a smashing 32-5 win over
Havelocks on Saturday should have no difficulty in overcoming the
Sri Lanka Army in their Caltex ‘A’ Division League rugby match at
Police Park today. The kick off is scheduled for 4.45 p.m.