Royal Double Trouble for Thora

Royal College won both the Under-19 and under- 15 Sri Lanka School’s Water Polo Championship in the boy’s category and Visakha Vidyalaya also won both the Under-19 and Under-15 Championships in the girl’s category.

Cherantha and Akalanka fall short on day 1

Cherantha De Silva and Akalanka Peiris competed in the Men’s 50m Butterfly event on the opening day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, earlier today (5th April). The Lankan duo De Silva and Peiris were among 56 swimmers in...
Killer Whale Aquatics excel at Swimming nationals

Killer Whale Aquatics excel at Swimming nationals

Killer Whale Aquatics brought a shocker to the defending champions; the Sri Lanka Navy team winning the National Aquatics Championships by a 158 point lead that was concluded at the Sugathadasa Stadium on Sunday. The Killer Whale Aquatics Club...

The Rise of Sri Lanka Waterpolo

In the past, Water polo in Sri Lanka was considered to be a very ‘Colombo centric’ sport with most of the participation centralized in the commercial hub. However, in recent times Sri Lanka Waterpolo together with the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sport Union have taken major strides in revamping the sports structure and are driving towards gaining more recognition at national and international level.

Visakha and St. Joseph’s undisputed Swimming Champions

Visakha Vidyalaya and St. Joseph’s College stood untouched and on top of the leaderboard at the recently concluded 44th National Age Group Swimming Championship held at the iconic Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Complex. Photos : National Age Group Swimming and Diving...
13th Ladies-Visakha Waterpolo-

Visakha grab their 6th consecutive LC-VV title

Visakha Vidyalaya emerged victorious at the 13th Annual Ladies-Visakha Waterpolo encounter, and took home their 6th consecutive LC-VV title this evening at the Sugathadasa Swimming Pool Complex. Ladies College seemed to have the game in their control as they...

S. Thomas’ College takes a 13-goal lead in the 1st leg

With spectacular performances, Thomians took the lead in the first leg of the 29th Dr. R. L. Hayman Trophy held today, the 1st of October, at the Sugathadasa Swimming Pool Complex. Thora scored 23 goals against Royal College, only...

“Sri Lanka needs a long term plan” – Julian Bolling

The Sri Lankan swimming herald and the 15-time South Asian Games Gold medallist is an optimist. The former Olympian now turned coach believes that Sri Lanka has the right talent store but needs to look for an aftermath beyond...
National Schools Swimming

Ananda and Visakha new champions at National Schools Swimming

Ananda College broke the solid swimming stronghold that St Joseph’s College held over the years inching in as the schools’ national champions at the National Schools swimming tournament that came to a close last evening at the Sugathadasa swimming...
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Wrapping up the 2018 Schools Swimming Championship

St. Joseph’s College and Mahamaya Girls College Kandy proved to be invincible, once and for all, as they retained the coveted Schools Swimming Championship for the 15th and 20th time respectively. Read More: https://www.thepapare.com/45th-sri-lanka-schools-swimming-championship-day-5-results/ Photo Album: https://www.thepapare.com/photos-45th-island-schools-aquatic-championship-day-5/

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