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Sri Lanka Karate

Sri Lanka Karate rankings of the World Karate Federation

Sri Lanka Karate’s prospects of advancing within the WKF rankings seem promising as junior national karateka earn higher rankings. These rankings are awarded by the WKF on a points system based evaluation taking into consideration points earned by each participant...

Royal and St Anthony’s Jaffna dominate Schools’ Weightlifting

The Inter School Weightlifting Championship which was held on the 24th and 25th of May at the Royal MAS Arena premises paved the way for a ‘strong’ competition from around the island with Trinity College, Royal College – Polonnaruwa...

Para-Karate takes steps into the next level

Novi Sad, Serbia hosted the inaugural Para-Karate European Championship where these differently abled athletes joined the professional athletes in taking part at the 53rd European Senior Championships which has laid the foundation for more and more plans for regional...
Johann Pieris

Johann summits Mt. Everest

Johann Pieris became the second Sri Lankan to summit the world’s tallest mountain, reaching the peak of Mount Everest at 05.40am (SL time) today (22nd) and has now commenced his descend from the peak. Johann was a part of...
Everest summit

Johann ready for the last phase of Everest summit

Johann Peiris, who partnered Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala on her journey to become the first Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest but fell an agonizing 448m short, is now just days away from the summit of the highest mountain of the...

Hope for spot at Youth Olympics grows as Sri Lanka claim Asian Bronze

Sri Lanka won bronze at the 17th Asian Karate Championship of the Asian Karate Federation held in Okinawa (the birthplace of Karate), Japan and came in 16th place, drawing with Hong Kong in the championship points table while Japan...

Spain to host World Karate Championship 2018

The Karate arena’s biggest and most anticipated event, the 24th World Karate Federation World Championships will be held in Madrid (Spain) from the 05th – 11th of November 2018 at the WiZink Sports Center, Madrid. The World Championships are held...

Possible amendments to the existing Kata evaluation system

The World Karate Federation has proposed a few changes to the existing Kata evaluation system.“The new system will significantly reduce the time of eliminations to about half the time or less. The test provided excellent proof of concept and...

Commonwealth Games: Wrestlers bow out with two wins

All three Sri Lankan wrestlers, who represented the Island at the Commonwealth Games competed today(12th) and managed to secure two wins in the matches they took part in. Deepika Dilhani, the only Sri Lankan female wrestler at the Gold Coast...

Lasal Jayawardena battles his way into the National Chess Squad

For the first time in the history of International School’s chess, a student from Lyceum Nugegoda, is a proud representative in the National Chess Squad. Lasal Jayawardena of Grade 11 has been able to fight his way through to becoming...

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