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Much Needed Relief to Celebrate Avurudu with Family

Ride for Ceylon brings Avurudu joy to families in need

This year many families were faced with the challenge of having to celebrate Sinhala & Tamil New Year during a curfew, confined to their homes and unable to celebrate the festive season with their neighbours, friends and extended families....
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Olympic Games Trivia 7 – Olympic Nations

The previous segment focused on individual records by outstanding athletes. This, the seventh in the series, will revolve around Olympic nations that have graced the event.  Visit the Rio 2016 Olympics Hub  1) The number of NOCs that have participated in at...
Dhanushka Kodikara

Kodikara Impresses at the World Powerlifting Championship

Dhanushka Kodikara, the 23 year old power lifter from Sri Lanka was placed 13th in the 93kg event at the World Powerlifting Championship 2016 held in Orland, Florida. Petrite Kodikara along with Ransilu Jayathilake is part of the two man...

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,...
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Sri Lanka impress at the 7th Tirak Taekwondo Championship

The Sri Lanka Taekwondo team that participated at the 7th Tirak Taekwondo International Championship which was held in the Thailand from the 20th to 22nd October has impressed, winning 6 individual medals and an overall 2nd place in the...

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...
Karate is on the right track

“Karate is on the right track” – CIFP chief

Dr. Jeno Kamuti, the President of the International Fair Play Committee (more commonly known as CIFP – Comite International pour le Fair Play) mentioned these words at a special ceremony held by the CIFP in Wroclaw during the World...
Carrom World Championship

Sri Lanka Men’s Champions at Carrom World Championship 2016

The Sri Lankan Men’s Carrom team emerged champions at the World Carrom Championship 2016 defeating team India in the tournament held in the United Kingdom. Their female counterparts ended as runners-up, falling short of the Indian team after a...
Ransilu Jayathilakevideo

Strongman Ransilu on his Powerlifting journey

Ransilu Jayathilake is Sri Lanka’s leading power lifter who has won gold in Common wealth and Asian competitions. Most recently Jayathilake laid claim to the Asian record for the deadlift in the 120kg at the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)...

Anna-Marie wins Zurich Cup 2020

Young gymnast sensation Anna-Marie Ondaatje won Switzerland’s first ever International Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition, the Zurich Cup 2020, as a proud representative of Sri Lanka. Read : Dakar 2022 YOG dates set with two new events in the mix Anna-Marie Ondaatje is a...

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