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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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Sports Journalists Association receives donation from Sports Minister

The Minister of Sports handed over a donation of Rs. 1 million towards the welfare fund being maintained by the Professional Sports Journalists Association of Sri Lanka (PSJASL) late last month. The handing over of the cheque to this...

Ain’t no mountain high enough; Johann’s second attempt to summit Everest

Johann Peries who partnered Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala on her journey to become the first Sri Lankan to summit the great mountain but fell an agonizing 448m short due to his oxygen tanks malfunctioning will be making a second attempt during...

Multiple facilities promised for Sports in the country

Work on a sports biomechanics laboratory, high altitude training center, anti-doping testing laboratory and three brand new synthetic tracks, are set to commence in 2018, in a move to facilitate the sportsmen and women of the country. Minister of...

Ransilu Asian Champion; equals record

Ransilu Jayathika became the Asian Champion in the 120kg category at the Asian Powerlifting Classic competition which concluded in India yesterday (9th) The Asian competition which was held in Allphuza, Kerala, India, saw all the leading powerlifters from Asia battle...

Royalist Aabid Ismail wins World Youth Scrabble title

The Sri Lanka Youth Scrabble Team Kneeling L-R: Adheesha Dissanayake, Thavalakshman Yoganathan, Pasindu Malawaraarachchi, Hemaka Gunasekara, Aabid Ismail, Qays Sangani Standing L-R: Nimuthu Witharana, Thuwaragesh Jayachandran, Ashvin Kesavan, Janul de Silva, Vignesh Pirapaharan, Thirandi de Silva, Radinka Dissanayake, Therunee Karunaratne, Hasali...

Champika Fernando elected President of Sports Journalists Association

The newly formed ‘Sports Journalists Association’ held its first official meeting on the 23rd of November at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute with the participation of most sports journalists in the country. Mr. Champika Fernando of ‘The Sunday Times’...

Sri Lanka’s first Digital Entertainment & Technology Expo – Play Expo powered by Dialog...

Play Expo Sri Lanka is the first Digital Entertainment & Technology expo in Sri Lanka, being held on the 8th, 9th and 10th December at the SLECC. The exhibition is organised by Gamer.LK, the leader in eSports in Sri...

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