High altitude sports complex

A high altitude performance enhancing sports complex is to be constructed in Nuwara Eliya under the sponsorship of the French organization Elips Project SAS. In a press release which marked the agreement made among both the Sri Lankan government...

The Inaugural Sumo national championship concluded on the 25th January at the YMCA Colombo indoor premises.  The one day event held for the first time in the history saw the participation of over 200 competitors who fought in the...
Sports law

The much debated sports regulation amendments are set to be amended within the year as the Ministry of Sports have forwarded the respective changes to the policymakers and are expected to be gazetted in the near future. Expressing his views...
Sports Ministry launches 2017 calendar

Marking a fresh beginning to the year, the Ministry of Sports re-instated its defunct sports calendar with the launch of the 2017 calendar and the sporting vision to make this year a memorable one for sport in Sri Lanka....
Pic courtesy – Chinthana Geethal Vidanage

Chinthana Geethal Vidanage, Sri lanka’s ace weight lifter ended the year with a resounding performance and bettered his own record clearing a total of 299kg at the Sri Lanka Youth, Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championship concluded over the weekend...
Royal Swordsmen emerge overall champions

The Fencing team of Royal College Colombo emerged overall champions at the recently concluded inaugural Sri Lanka Schools Fencing Championships 2016 which was held on the 19th and 20th December at the Royal College – Royal MAS Arena. Fencing...
3850 new Sports Instructors under new vision

Understanding the importance of nurturing the sportspersons from the school level, the Ministry of Education launched its 2017-2021 five-year vision last week in the presence of Hon. Ministry of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. Addressing the key issues of the lack...
Sri Lanka Cyber Games

9 years ago, playing a computer game competitively was a just a dream in Sri Lanka, until of course Gamer.lk was founded on the 24th of March 2007 by a group of friends with the same ambition; to promote...
14th National Tug of War championship

National Tug of War Championship organized by the Tug of War Federation of Sri Lanka (TWFSL) will be held at Kumme Public grounds in Baddegama on the 11th of December. The first match up will commence at 10.00 am...
77th Wrestling Nationals

77th Wrestling national championship will take place will be held from the 01st to the 03rd December at the Sports Ministry indoor stadium. Wrestling was one of the three initial sports at Olympics and is a sport that uses core...