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Two brothers, one dream, to bring what`s best for Sri Lanka

Ranthunaga`s for cricket, Weerarathene's for Rugby, Karunaratne's for Badminton, Thevakumar's for Basktetball?. It was and will always be an illuminating story when siblings band together to bring glory to mother Lanka. In modern day basketball Clinton and Arnold Thevakumar are...
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Head Prefect, Basketballer, Doctor-to-be – Lubna Morseth

Lubna Morseth, Head Girl of Lyceum International School – Wattala has not only excelled in academics but also in the Sri Lanka basketball scene. Being selected to represent both the junior and senior national women`s team at such a...
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2017 – wins against Japan & Hungary, 5-on-5 downfall

Christmas is over and in a few days it will be New Years` Eve. After that? Another cycle of 365 days named 2018. As we wrap up the present cycle, 2017, this week on Swishing the Nets, we discuss...
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“It’s not how fancy you can be in the game, it`s the buckets you...

This week on Swishing The Nets - Basketball in 05 minutes, Sudesh Paiva; National Basketball Players reflects his journey in the sport. Sudesh Paiva, first laying his hands on a bat and ball to play cricket, diverted his attention to...
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You must be disciplined, in the end it’s worth it – Leia Hamza

After having spent most of her childhood across the sea in Australia, Leia Hamza set foot on the paradise island a couple of years ago. From the day she arrived in Sri Lanka, she has been exceptional, breaking boundaries...

Bean City Ballers on a roll

16 games into the regular season and a 14-game winning streak! Yes, you read that right! The Boston Celtics are now the first team in NBA history to win 14 games immediately following an 0-2 start or worse.Celtics...

FIBA U16, Sri Lanka`s Positives in Numbers

Sri Lanka ranked 61st in FIBA World Ranking, finished the FIBA U16 Women`s Championship in 5th spot over the course of the last week. Despite finishing at the bottom in the table there were many many positives to be...
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2017 Schools` Basketball, A Royal Wave

The word ‘monarchy’ has never been more fitting of a Reid avenue team in the recent past. The Royal College Basketball team walked into the season as the prominent team and lived up to it. There is no better...
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FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup 2017: Sri Lanka off to Mongolia

The second edition of the 3x3 FIBA Asia Cup is set to tip off from the 27th of October – 29th of October 2017 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Sri Lanka will be part of the competition in both men`s and women`s categories....
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HFC – Lyceum, SJGS – Gateway faceoff for shot at TPBC17 title

ThePapare Basketball Championship is on the quest for a new champion in the girls’ category for its 2017 edition. Defending champions, Good Shepherd Convent, bid adieu to the tournament and have paved the way for an open race between the 4 semi-finalists. 

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