Emirates boosts services to Melbourne adding second daily A380 flight   Source:island.lk Emirates has announced the second daily flight on its Dubai-Melbourne route, served by its flagship A380 aircraft. Starting 1 May, the airline will offer customers fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne.  The expansion of services is supported by the Victorian Government to help fast-track the return of international flights to Melbourne and bring more visitors to the state.  The additional daily frequency between Dubai and Melbourne will grow Emirates’ seats to over 1,000 a day totalling 700,000 a year between the airline’s global Dubai hub and Victoria, with 516 seats on each flight. Travellers can choose from 14 First Class suites, 76 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 426 ergonomically designed seats in Economy Class. Tickets can be booked on emirates.com, the Emirates App, or via both online and offline travel agents.  From 1 May, Emirates’ additional daily flight ...

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SL Women’s cricket team to leave to Zimbabwe on Monday for ICC Women’s WC Qualifiers – by Sunil Thenabadu (Sports editor – eLanka) Photo Source: Sri Lanka Cricket ( https://srilankacricket.lk/2021/10/sri-lanka-squad-for-the-womens-world-cup-qualifier-2021/ ) Sri Lanka Women’s team is scheduled to leave to Zimbabwe on Monday the 15th to take part in ICC Women’s qualifiers in Harare beginning November 21st to December 5th  2021 Sri Lanka is grouped with”  Netherlands, Ireland,West Indies ,Papua New Guinea in Group A while the Group B comprises of Bangladesh,Pakistan,Thailand,USA and hosts Zimbabwe.The top three team in each group will qualify for the ICC Women’s WC 2022 to be held in New Zealand from March 4th to April 3rd.It is learnt that the 17 member Sri Lankan squad were confined to bio-bubble from the November 3rd at the Cinnamon Lakeside hotel until their departure on the 15th Monday  ...

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Sports-tech startup Koach Hub expands boundaries with Daryll Cullinan Source:-www.ft.lk Singapore based Koach Hub, the revolutionary sports-tech platform, has signed a partnership with renowned South African cricketing legend Daryll Cullinan to expand its platform to cricket.  Koach was launched in January this year as a solution to increasing market demand for an intelligent collaboration tool for sports, especially soccer. The company has seen rapid expansion across the world, and is deployed across clubs and academies in Australia, Singapore, USA, UK, Netherlands, Japan, Lebanon, Ghana, Bermuda, and Sri Lanka within the last eight months.  Being able to collaborate with Legendary Daryll Cullinan is indeed a huge step forward. Cullinan became, at the young age of 16, the youngest South African to strike a first-class century. He also scored 337 not out, the highest first-class score in domestic South African cricket at the time. Daryll Cullinan was the centrepiece of South Africa’s ...

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