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Ain’t no mountain high enough; Johann’s second attempt to summit Everest

Johann Peries who partnered Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala on her journey to become the first Sri Lankan to summit the great mountain but fell an agonizing 448m short due to his oxygen tanks malfunctioning will be making a second attempt during...
Taekwondo team

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...

‘Sri Lankan Hulk’ Pushparaj conquers Asia

Sri Lankan bodybuilder Lucian Pushparaj won Gold Medal at the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Physiques Sports Championship in South Korea organized by the Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (ABPF) from the 20th to the 26th of August. An association...
Colombo Open Regatta 2019

Ananda and S. Thomas’ win big at Open Regatta

The Opening Regatta 2019, organized by the Colombo Rowing Club, was successfully held today despite the threat of bad weather. The Regatta saw the participation of the schools crews and the crews of the Colombo Rowing Club and the...
SLKF AGM

Sensei Sisirakumara re-elected “Big Boss” of Sri Lanka karate

The Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Karate-Do Federation was held yesterday at the National Institute for Sports Science, Colombo 07. It was attended by over 200 members and officials of the federation from major clubs under the...
Olympic Games Trivia 3 – Olympics (1980-2012)

Olympic Games Trivia 3 – Olympics (1980-2012)

The previous trivia spanned through 40 years of Olympics, 1936 to 1976. This segment will test your knowledge from Moscow 1980 to the most recent, London 2012. How many countries, including USA boycotted the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow? a. 50 b....

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.

The Sri Lankan Karate, Judo and Taekwondo squads leave for Jakarta

Sri Lanka are set to feature separate Taekwondo, Karate and Judo squads for the upcoming 18th Asian games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia which will commence this week. Taekwondo The Athletes in the squad consist of 3 men and...
Sri Lanka Karate

Sri Lanka Karate rankings of the World Karate Federation

Sri Lanka Karate’s prospects of advancing within the WKF rankings seem promising as junior national karateka earn higher rankings. These rankings are awarded by the WKF on a points system based evaluation taking into consideration points earned by each participant...

New Champions crowned in Schools’ Chess

The National Schools Chess Finals-2018 was completed successfully on the 16th, 17th and 18th of September at Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda. Schools from across the Island participated at this event, which was very competitive from the beginning. St. Michael's College Batticaloa, Kokuwil Hindu College,...

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