MSBA Double Champions – 52nd Senior Nationals

The finals of the 52nd Senior Nationals tipped off at the Air-Force Indoor Basketball Stadium. The women`s final was played between, Mercantile Services Basketball Association vs. Sri Lanka Army while the men`s final was set between Mercantile Services Basketball...

National Trials for Cagers

Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) successfully conducted national trials for the Men’s Basketball players over two weekends. Aiming at being picked for the training squad for the upcoming South Asian Basketball Association (SABA), 112 players expressed their willingness to participate...
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Gateway College set for TPBC18

Gateway College entered ThePapare Basketball Championship in 2017, after being crowned “B” Division Champions in 2016. Their maiden run with TPBC was ended when they bowed out at they emerged joint champions for the third place together with Lyceum...

St. Peter`s vs. Gateway College – TPBC19 Finals

The ‘A’ Division Boys’ Semi-Finals of ThePapare Basketball Championship 2019 (TPBC19) was played at the Nalanda College Basketball Courts – Colombo. St. Peter`s College, Colombo and Gateway College, Colombo booked their slots in the championship finals at the end...
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Holy Family Convent in full throttle for TPBC18

Holy Family Convent – Colombo 04 emerged Joint Champions in the 2017 edition of ThePapare Basketball Championship, together with St. Joseph`s Girls School – Nugegoda. The outfit will be led by Sanderne David in this year’s edition of the...

TPBC19 – ‘B’ and ‘C’ Division third place champs crowned

The consolation finals of ThePapare Basketball Championship 2019 (TPBC19) was played at the Nalanda College Basketball Courts. Devi Balika Vidyalaya (DBV), St. Michael’s College, Batticaloa (SMC), St. Anthony’s College (SACW), Wattala and Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala grabbed third place honors...
U18 Girls Basketball Team

Can the U18 Girls follow in the Seniors’ footsteps?

One final voyage awaits the national youth girls` basketball team as they are set to tour Thailand, for the FIBA U18 Asian Championship to be played from the 13th to the 20th of November. Here`s a look at the...
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“My father passed on, I got injured, I still played” – Praneeth Udumalagala

53-56, HSC Blues were leading against Colombo BC in the finals of Colombo Super League (CSL), 2015. Anushka Jayalath passes on to Praneeth Udumalagala. The six-foot-tall Udumalagoda slots a 03 from the perimeter. Scores squared. Colombo BC goes on...
AIS Preview TPBC

AIS looking to make it big with a fresh team

ThePapare Basketball Championship (TPBC), setting the stage for the next generation of stars, will take center-field in the Sri Lankan basketball fraternity for the second consecutive year allowing twenty-eight top notch schools to compete to become the elite stars...
St. Joseph Girls School Nugegoda

Dominant St. Joseph’s crowned Champions

ThePapare Basketball Championship Girls’ Final was held today at the Air Force Management Health Center Basketball courts. St. Joseph’s Girls’ School Nugegoda(SJGS) and Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya (HFC), joint champions from last year, met this year too but this...

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