Presidential Sports Awards 2016

Sri Lanka’s #1 Sports hub clinches two awards at Presidential Sports Awards

ThePapare.com won two awards at the 2nd Presidential sports awards held on the 19th of May at the Bandaranayke International Memorial Hall (BMICH) under the patronage of His Excellency President Maithreepala Sirisena and Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara. Further, ThePapare.com’s very...
DFCC & ThePapare.com

DFCC Bank ties up with ThePapare.com for March Madnes

Friday, March 8th 2017, Colombo: In yet another awareness initiative under DFCC Bank’s ‘Know & Grow’ campaign aimed at empowering the people of Sri Lanka, DFCC has tied up with ThePapare.com to publish interesting content about cricket and the...
Alibaba Group

International Olympic Committee and Alibaba Group Launch historic partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group today jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028. Joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship programme, Alibaba will become the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform Services” Partner, as well as...
Platinum Awards

Platinum Awards to felicitate sports achievers

Applauding the top achievers in the local sporting arena, the second edition of the Platinum Sports Awards is set to take place on the 31st of March 2017 at the Stein Studios in Ratmalana. Organized for the second successive occasion...
Roshan Mahanama

Roshan Mahanama Primary School opens in Vavuniya

Former world-class cricketer Roshan Mahanama, at the request of the Army, sponsored the establishment of a new school in Weherathenna village in Vavuniya district. The primary school named ‘Roshan Mahanama Primary School’ has been built at a cost of about...
Dagim Zinabu

Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive IOC Women and Sport World Trophy

Dagim Zinabu Tekle was officially awarded the IOC Women and Sport World Trophy by the IOC President, Thomas Bach, Monday evening at a gala ceremony held at the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2011, the Ethiopian sports journalist...
Oscar Ouma

Former Kandy SC Player in Kenyan 7s for World Series

Kenyan Rugby Union announced a squad of 21 players contracted for the 2016/17 HSBC sevens series.  Oscar Ouma, the Kenyan winger who was a member of the victorious Kandy outfit, most recently in the 2014/15 season has been named...
Dayasiri Jayasekara

Sports law and regulations amended

Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara presented the amended sports regulations to the media in a press conference held yesterday at the Sport Ministry (Duncan White Auditorium). The currently active sports law (1973 no.25) act was amended and the gazette was presented...

1st Ever Presidential Sports Awards ; Sanga wins big

For a tiny Island in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka has always been a keen competitor in the world of sport.This nation is blessed with sportsmen & women who strive for excellence to make the motherland proud by achieving...
Fikile Mbalula

South Africa bans rugby, cricket federations from bidding for major tournaments

South Africa on Monday banned its national cricket and rugby federations from hosting or bidding for international tournaments for at least a year due to their failure to increase their representation of black players. The government has been pushing for...

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