Sri lanka’s Niluka on his quit plans after 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sri Lanka's top shuttler Niluka Karunaratne has drawn up his "retirement plans" well in advance after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when he quits his badminton playing days. He will not only end his bachelor days after the Tokyo Olympics but...
Niluka Karunaratne, Sachin Dias

Lankan Shuttlers crash out at Badminton Asia Championships

It was a day for the Sri Lankan badminton players who took flight to China on the 25th of this month with none of the seven being able to progress beyond the first round of the main draw. Read...
Badminton Asia Championships

Badminton Asia Championships: Sri Lankans progress to main draw

National Men’s Singles Champion Niluka Karunaratne, both the Men’s and Women’s doubles pairs as well as the mixed double pair were successful in the qualifying round of competition at the Asian Badminton Championships in China. It was a walk in...
Seven shuttlers off to China

Seven shuttlers off to China for Asia Championships 2017

The seven-member Sri Lanka contingent for the Badminton Asia Championship took flight to China ahead of the Badminton Asia Championship 2017 which is set to take place in the Wuhan district from the 25th to the 30th April. The...
Niluka Wins Brazilian Cup

Niluka Karunaratne wins Brazil International Cup

Sri Lanka’s national badminton champion marked a significant milestone in his career, winning the Men’s Singles at the 32nd Brazil International Badminton Cup for the year 2017.Niluka Karunaratne undisputed National Champion for 16th consecutive year Champion shuttler and Olympian...
Dayasiri Jaysekara

Sri Lanka Badminton in dilemma; Minister dissolves committee

The sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has decided to dissolve the newly appointed Sri Lanka Badminton executive committee as he deems their appointment to be unlawful without the submission of the auditor’s report to the Auditor General. The minister addressed...

Ex-national player Nishantha Jayasinghe to head badminton

Nishantha Jayasinghe who secured 33 votes in total at the Annual General Meeting will be entrusted with the top most position at Sri Lanka Badminton as he undertakes the duties of the presidency. Sri Lanka Badminton (SLB) which is...

Sri Lankans in the Badminton World Rankings

Sri Lanka’s Olympian and top seed Niluka Karunaratne starts his journey back to the top 50 in the Men’s Singles World Ranking as he stands at 75th position while the other national shuttlers are slowly building their way up....
Lankan shuttlers

Eight Lankan shuttlers for TATA Open India International Challenge

Eight Sri Lankan badminton players are expected to participate in the TATA Open India International Challenge in Mumbai starting today and will conclude on the 1st of December 2016. The TATA Open India International Challenge is one of the...
Niluka Karunaratne

Giving back to the sport –Karunaratne mentors up and coming shuttlers

The last weekend of October was a special outing for all of the junior badminton players in Kurunegala. It was an occasion where they were graced by the presence of their role model. A few weeks ago, when the...

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