Other Sports

Karate season drawing to a close

This year has been somewhat of an eventful year for the Karate fraternity in the island as the sport has been recognized by the International Olympics Committee as a competition to be featured in the Olympics Games.

Swimming and Athletics Re-new History Books | LIVE BLOG DAY 05

The 2019 South Asian Games is scheduled to be held from 1st to the 10th of December 2019 in the Nepali cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Dilantha Malagamuwa receives government sponsorship

Dilantha Malagamuwa, Sri Lanka’s most successful race car driver, has received sponsorship from the Government of Sri Lanka for his upcoming racing event, the ‘Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe - Am 2021’.  Malagamuwa started off his Racing career back in 1982, after being...

Ride for Ceylon; Cycling to Jaffna for a cause

With pockets full of cash, hearts full of benevolence, 45 riders of different ethnicities, ages, and genders left Colombo this morning en-route to Jaffna riding a distance of 400km in aid of the iconic Green Memorial Hospital, Minipay Jaffna. The hospital,...

National Schools Chess Finals

One of the most prestigious events of the schools chess arena, the ‘National School Games 2018’ Finals, will be held from the 14th to the 16th of September 2018 at Dharmashoka College, Ambalangoda. It is a team event comprising of...

Jayanthi becomes 1st Sri Lankan to conquer Everest

At just before 5:00am on the 21st of May 2016, Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala became the first Sri Lankan ever to reach the summit of Mt Everest (29,029ft).  She is said to have departed from Camp 4 at around 9pm the previous...

Chamila Karawita and Achala Fernando crowned at Sumo Nationals

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...

Sri Lanka loses SAG crowns to India and Maldives | LIVE BLOG – Day...

The 2019 South Asian Games is scheduled to be held from 1st to the 10th of December 2019 in the Nepali cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

All Island Schools Sports Championship – Phase 2

The 31st All Island Schools Sports Championship organized by the Health &Physical Division and the Sports division of the Education Ministry started on the 12th of September 2015. This championship will be held in 3 phases.

Everest summit

Johann ready for the last phase of Everest summit

Johann Peiris, who partnered Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala on her journey to become the first Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest but fell an agonizing 448m short, is now just days away from the summit of the highest mountain of the...

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