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Sri Lanka Hockey

The breakout year; Sri Lanka Hockey on the front foot

A discipline that brings in talent from across the island with one goal in mind and one weapon in hand. The Sri Lanka Hockey team of 2018 redirected their destiny from 40 years of submission and setting new milestones...

A hero with a racket and a yellow fuzzy ball

A tale of a boy who started his career playing on center court amidst hundreds of fans, competing for his alma mater. 10 years later, he is on the very same court with the very same fans cheering him...

Rowing down memory lane 2018

The Beira Lake has never been still, especially when you have oarsmen tugging and churning the murky waters day in day out with a hope of bettering their performances as of the past. It takes a lot of endurance,...
Sri Lanka Swimming

As the water drains for 2018…

The year 2018 was a renewal of faith for athletes and fans alike. Top countries of the world saw a new face in the name of Sri Lanka and our swimmers gave us something to look forward, as we...

The year of promise: A look back at track & field in 2018

For track and field in Sri Lanka, 2018 showcased enormous potential and promise throughout the year in many areas. Once an Asian powerhouse, Sri Lankan athletics was dormant in the past decade, after managing just one international medal (2007). Sri...

The rejuvenation of Havelock Sports Club

In the pre-season to the Dialog Rugby League, one club suffered the most amount of transfers out in a single rugby season. Having spent three seasons in 2nd position of the league, Havelock gifted it away to Navy last...

Sri Lanka’s latest ‘World Title’ in Cricket

On a Friday evening, expecting yet another Friday special from his excellency the general public of Sri Lanka came across one of the most unlikely news, a ‘World Title’ for Sri Lanka in ‘Cricket’. What’s unlikely in it? Sri Lanka...

Whistling through chaos: Refereeing in Sri Lanka

  Sri Lankans have been in love with the oval shaped ball game for over a century. Since the first game which was played way back in 1879, though not the biggest in the world, the Lankans have developed a...

Know your Tier ‘A’ club cricket captains 2018/19

The commencement of the SLC Major Premier League Tier ‘A’ Tournament on Friday, 30th November marked the start of the 2018/19 first-class season. Here is the list of captains who will be leading the top-14 clubs of the island...

Who is on top after the third term in Schools’ Cricket?

The Singer Division 1 Schools Cricket Tournament 2018/19 has reached its halfway mark and ThePapare.com sums it up for you here. The Singer U19 tournament of Sri Lanka is one of the most wide-spread tournaments of the world.  It consists of 36 schools and the...

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