Kangaroo Vs Lions ; 140-Yr Sticks & Stones Rivalry Reconciled with All-Yellow Bat & Ball Game – By KKS Perera Source:dailymirror.lk British rock band Coldplay’s “Yellow” released on 26 June -2000 reached number four on the UK Singles Chart: they sang….  “Look at the stars” Look how they shine for you And everything you do Yeah, they were all yellow Australian cricket authorities and players responded positively to a tour that was hanging in balance after political insecurity and the economic catastrophe that prevailed. Appreciating their gesture, spectators kept their ‘blues’ in wardrobes and sported yellow on Friday; a well deserved accolade for sporting Kangaroos, ending a record five-match series victory for the Lions. The most luminous colour of the spectrum, Yellow captures our attention of happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity.  The ‘Tampa Bay Lightning’ is a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, banned fans entering in opposing teams’ ...

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Gamini Dissanayake: Superlative revelation of a supreme politician – By Sunil Thenabadu in Brisbane October 2021 is the great leaders 27th death anniversary As a young and energetic politician and the people’s representative in the Nuwara-Eliya district, Gamini Dissanayake extended yeoman service to all constituents with devotion, obligation and absolute dedication using his characteristic charismatic loom, irrespective of caste, creed and religion, despite of each person’s political affiliations. It would be tricky to find one more solitary politician in the archives of history of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, who was so vastly commended and held in sky-scraping esteem by his contemporaries and so cherished by his political opponents, predominantly due to his impartial and unbiased mind-set principally owed to his unprejudiced stance.  He was a unique and extraordinary politician who listened to the masses, solved their problems, and touched their lives in a very affirmative and compassionate ...

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Bertie Wijesinha cricketer, commentator and coach par excellence – Hafiz Marikar Source:Daily News Kandy remembers one-of the top class cricketers Bertie Wijesinha who breathed his last at the age of 96 in 2017. His name was a household name in Sri Lanka whether it was as a cricketer, coach, writer or commentator; he was versatile in every field. He was the son of former Trinity cricketer Alexander Wijesinghe Bertie has he was popularly known played for S. Thomas’ College Mt Lavinia from 1936-1939 and in that period distinguished himself as an outstanding all-round cricketer. Later he moved to SSC to display his skills and then represented his country from the late 1940s.   ...

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