Boxing

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.

Clifford Cup Boxing Championships - 2016

89th BASL Clifford Cup Boxing Championship 2016

The 89th BASL (Men & Women) Clifford Cup Boxing Championship will be held at the Royal MAS Arena, Royal College, Colombo 07 from 18th of October- 22nd October 2016. The tournament will commence from 3.00 pm on 18th October...

ABA New Novices champions

The ABA Men and Women Novices championship organized by the Ameture Boxing Association of Sri Lanka came to an end yesterday at the Sugathadasa Indoor stadium, Colombo.

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...

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...
Amir Khan trained with Manny Pacquiao at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card gym in Hollywood. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian

Amir Khan ‘signs agreement’ to fight Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas next year

Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight Manny Pacquiao next year, which sets pulses and alarm bells ringing simultaneously. A report by the Daily Mail stated the former world champion “has agreed terms in every last...
Anusha Kodithuwakku

Commonwealth Games: Anusha first female Boxer to win a Medal

At the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, Anusha Kodithuwakku became the 1st female boxer to win a medal for Sri Lanka in the event’s history, despite losing out to India’s Mary Kom by unanimous decision in the...
Ishan Bandara

Commonwealth Games: Ishan Bandara secures Sri Lanka’s 6th Medal

Sri Lanka is guaranteed of 6 medals so far at the 21st Commonwealth Games with Boxer Ishan Bandara, who competed in the Men’s 52 Kg today (11th), going through to the semi-final and securing a minimum of a Bronze medal finish for himself. Ishan...
Tyson Fury secured a unanimous points decision to become the new world heavyweight champion

Tyson Fury beats Wladimir Klitschko to become world champion

Britain's Tyson Fury pulled off one of the great boxing upsets as he outpointed Wladimir Klitschko to become heavyweight champion of the world. It was a dour and often messy fight but Fury, courtesy of his superior boxing skills, fully...

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