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Prime Ministers Sports Fund

Prime Minister’s Sports Fund unleashed

The first step on the long march to Olympic glory was taken with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe launching the ‘Prime Minister’s Sports Fund’ at Temple Trees last evening (7th). In an unprecedented boost to local sport, the Government of Sri...

Sri Lankan Tchoukball steps into the International arena

The Sri Lankan Men’s Tchoukball team marked their first ever International tournament as they participated in the 8th Asia Pacific Tchoukball Championship 2018 (APTC). Chinese Taipei took home the title in both Men’s and Women’s categories. This tournament was...

Sri Lanka Anti-Doping Agency to sign MoU with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority

Sri Lanka Anti-Doping Agency (SLADA) has been granted the honour of hosting the 15th Asia/Oceania Intergovernmental Ministerial Meeting on Anti-Doping in Sport. A media briefing headed by Hon. Faiszer Musthapha, Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sports, was...

Ransilu, Dhanushka and Indika to World Championship

Three powerlifters will be representing Sri Lanka at the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Classic World Championship which will be held from the 1th to 17th June in Calgary, Canada.This will be the second IPF Classic World Championship that the...

The World’s fastest Handball game now in Sri Lanka

“Tchoukball is not only about the sport. What I really expect is to bring Peace and Happiness among the Youth around the Island.” - President of the Tchoukball Association of Sri Lanka. What is Tchoukball? Tchoukball, is a new sport...

A Story of perseverance

Climbing the tallest mountain in the world is an arduous task that only a few are capable of. But having to turn back, a mere few meters short from the summit and to make up your mind to re...
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...

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