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Bold Selections: Some at Least

When Sanath Jayasuriya, the chief selector, got his heart problems, he obviously wasn’t having as

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Moments in time - The Hungarian Grand Prix

In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through a selection of iconic images, we turn our

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Madras-Colombo Regatta

This Saturday the Colombo Rowing Club will host the 76th Madras-Colombo Regatta. It all began in 189

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Western Province South becomes under 17 inter-provincial champions

All-rounder Ravindu Thillakaratne led his Western Province South team to become the SLC Under 17 Int

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Sri Lanka ‘A’ topple Ireland by 28 runs

Wicket-keeper batsman Stuart Poynter hit a counter-attacking century but Ireland failed to chase dow

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How our whites got Steyned

After a rollicking start to 2014 with Test and ODI wins in Bangladesh and then the Asia Cup and Worl

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features
Chucking confirmed – What’s the excuse now?
This column has recently described how illegal bowling action (chucking) is rife and rampant in youth cricket and that the causes lie rooted in the coaching, umpiring, playing, and structure of Sri La
Twelve yards to ‘Glory’
It could be the most important kick of your career while thousands watch as you prepare yourself to take the penalty with the goalkeeper standing in your way. Only a penalty taker and the goalkeeper w
Test World XI: 2000-2014 - Crunching the numbers to find the century's best
With the volume of cricket played nowadays, it is the contemporary players who dominate Test cricket’s record books.
The Home of Cricket
As the “English summer” begins in the traditional way; a ‘Lords Test’ with the hosts taking on the Lankan Lions, it is intriguing to peek into the history and traditions of the most hallowed L
The best batsman since Bradman - A new contender throws his hat in the ring
It’s been debated ever since he retired in 1948, but who is the best batsman since Don Bradman last played?
The FIFA World Cup 2014 – The Samba Spectacle
Brazil is the country to visit this summer and it is not because of their tropical climate, sandy beaches, beautiful girls or amazing nightlife. After sixty four years, Brazil will host and compete in

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Cricket
ICC rejects 2018 offer, cricket stays out of Commonwealth Games
Cricket's absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games in Australia a
Western Province South becomes under 17 inter-provincial champions
All-rounder Ravindu Thillakaratne led his Western Province South team to become the SLC Under 17 Int
Sri Lanka ‘A’ topple Ireland by 28 runs
Wicket-keeper batsman Stuart Poynter hit a counter-attacking century but Ireland failed to chase dow

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Rugby
Heavy-duty Colombo Blues armed with schools rugby fire-crackers
With less than 3 days left for the kick-off of the most anticipated rugby match of the season, ThePa
Kandy Reds geared up for ThePapare All Star challenge
ThePapare All Star Rugby Encounter – the elite schools rugby showdown between Kandy Reds vs Colomb
I Support COLOMBO. I wear BLUE.
Kandy Reds vs Colombo Blues - The Elite Schools Rugby Showdown.  Support Colombo. Wear Blue.  Th

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ThePapare Most Popular Schools Player

ThePapare Personality
“I represented the first XV in the 9th grade" – Lasindu Ishan.
As an emerging rugby player from Science College Lasindu Ishan has been outstanding  representing not only his school but the country as a part of the U 18 national side. ThePapare.com met up with Lasindu to speak about his experiences and thoughts on being an integral part
“The 1st XV Jersey is always there near my pillow. It`s a part of my soul” – Kevin Dixon.
St .Peter`s College bid farewell to the Singer League 2014 claiming their position at the fifth place on the list. It was another job well done to these consistent performers of the oval shaped ball game.
Sri Lanka’s Young Ambassador for the 2nd Youth Olympic Games; Ishika De Silva
ThePapare.com met up with Sri Lanka’s young Ambassador at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing China this August  Ishika De Silva as she prepares for this once in a life time opportunity.

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Shanaka Amarasinghe
Shanaka Amarasinghe
A National Champion and Sri Lanka Poolist in Water Polo and a Public Schools Champion at swimming at S. Thomas', Mt. Lavinia. He also played basketball for school, and went on to play all three sports at club level
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Maheshan Kanakaratne
Football fanatic and brilliant analyzer of the game. Totally up to date with Football and keeps abreast on vast area of International Football and the English Premier League, German-Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga and Italian –Serie A
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