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Mahanama hooks for the 43rd LV Jayaweera Boxing championship

The final day of the Championship was graced by the keen Minister of Sports Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara and saw the completion of 5 bouts. With over 250 boxers taking part representing over 60 Schools from around the pearl, the...
March 2016 has been a good month for Royal,” Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe

March 2016 has been a good month for Royal,” Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe

The much-awaited Royal MAS Arena was declared open yesterday by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe in the presence of the sole donors of the Arena, distinguished guests, past pupils and students. The Arena which was ceremoniously...

Sivali Central excels in Boxing

Sivali Central College Ratnapura came up with a stunning performance to clinch the overall championship at the 42nd L.V. Jayaweera Memorial Boxing Championships for the 10th time, which was concluded at Mahanama College Auditorium in Colombo yesterday, when they came on top of the competition which saw the participation of over 400 participants.

91st ABA Boxing championship

91st ABA Boxing championship

The 91st ABA Men’s & Women’s National Boxing Championships will commence tomorrow at Royal College MAS Arena, in Reid avenue Colombo. The tournament is scheduled to end on the 5th of December, as Minister of Sports Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara...
Champion Teem - Deerananda MV PIlimathala

New Kids in the ring clinch T.B Jayah Memorial Trophy

The 47th T.B Jayah memorial boxing championship which was held at the Jayathilake Stadium, Nawalapitiya ended with Deerananda MV Pilimatalawa emerging champions, surprising many. Deeranada MV, which took to the sport only a mere three years ago, won 2...

Army champions at BASL Novices

Army was crowned champions at the BASL Novices Boxing Meet, bagging 7 gold medals and 6 silver medals in the Championship that ended yesterday (1st June). All finals went as scheduled on the final day (1st June) as 14 bouts...
Layton cup

Layton cup to be worked off in August

The Layton cup boxing meet organized by the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) will be held from the 2nd to the 6th of August 2016 at the Royal MAS arena with the finals commencing from 4.00pm onwards on...

50th TB Jayah School Boxing Tournament to commence tomorrow

The 50th TB Jayah School Boxing Tournament 2018 will be held from 18th October to the 21st October 2018 at St. Sylvester’s College, Kandy Boxing Hall. The matches will commence at 4.00pm on the respective game days. The TB...

Boxing Godfather appointed as President

The Godfather of boxing in Sri Lanka, Dian Gomes has been appointed as new President of the Boxing Association for the next four (2017-2020) years. This will be Gomes’ second stint in charge and was entrusted with duties in an...
Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981

Muhammad Ali: Boxing legend in hospital with respiratory issue

Boxing great Muhammad Ali is being treated in a hospital for a respiratory issue, a spokesman for the former world heavyweight champion has confirmed. Ali, 74, is being treated by doctors as a precaution and is described as being in...

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