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2016 Runners Up, 2017 Joint Champions, 2018?

St. Joseph’s Girls’ School – Nugegoda emerged Joint Champions in the 2017 edition of ThePapare Basketball Championship, together with Holy Family Convent – Colombo 04. The outfit will be led by Nihara Perera in this year’s edition of the...
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Holy Family Convent in full throttle for TPBC18

Holy Family Convent – Colombo 04 emerged Joint Champions in the 2017 edition of ThePapare Basketball Championship, together with St. Joseph`s Girls School – Nugegoda. The outfit will be led by Sanderne David in this year’s edition of the...
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South Asian Basketball Champions to Conquer FIBA Asia

South Asian Basketball Champions Sri Lanka is set to take up the challenge of the Asian rampage for 2021. The pre-qualifiers (Western Region), for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 will be played in Bahrain from the 11th to 15th...
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Sri Lanka Basketball Referees, the 360-degree view

Just as a Police force executes law and order in a nation, in a sport, referees execute the rules that govern it. How does it happen in the local basketball arena? This week on Swishing the Nets – Basketball...
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How did Sri Lanka win SABA 2018? Coach Susil unplugged

The South Asian Basketball Championship 2018, concluded in Dhaka, Bangladesh, with Sri Lanka sweeping clean the championship taking themselves to the second-round qualifiers of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021. This week on Swishing the Nets, Basketball in 05 minutes, we explore the winning formula that...
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Sri Lanka Youth Team to SABA 2018

The Sri Lanka Youth Men`s Basketball Team will take on flight to Dhaka, Bangladesh for the U18 - South Asian Basketball Championship 2018. Here`s a look at the  contingent in 05 mins.
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Sri Lanka to ambush, India-less SABA 2018

It`s that time of the year! South Asian Basketball Association Championship (SABA) 2018 is ready to tip off for its 6th edition in Bangladesh from the 26th of June – 30th June 2018. The tournament will act as the...
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“I was 14 years old when I first represented Sri Lanka” – Solange Gunawijaya

This week on Swishing the Nets – Basketball in 05 mins, we explore the life of a sports-woman who has represented the paradise island in two sports while also being crowned Miss. Sri Lanka in 2013, Solange Gunawijaya. In the...
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New structure and system for Schools` Basketball

This week on Swishing the Nets – Basketball in 05 Minutes, we met with Br. Joseph Jeyakanthan, General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Schools Basketball Association, to discuss the revitalized school’s basketball system, the new changes made and how...
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What`s next for Sri Lanka 3×3? SLBF Answers

Both Sri Lanka men's and women's team concluded the 2018 3x3 Asia Cup in the 16th position. Men's team managed to win two matches while women's team only faired in a singular match. In reviewing the event, ThePapare.com met with...

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