Arnold Brent

“There is nothing you can`t achieve. Hard work is the key. That`s what I...

The future today - ThePapare.com`s hunting ground for future talent, brings you Arnold Brent, who was named the Most Valuable Player at the recently concluded Inter-International Basketball Tournament, averaging thirty plus points per game in the tournament, creating quite...

Sri Lanka Basketball and SABA Championship 2017

The national Basketball players will begin their duty on the 18th of May in Maldives when the South Asian Basketball Association Championship 2017 kicks off for the fifth time. Sri Lanka grab Silver at the South Asian Basketball Championships 2015 The...
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Sri Lanka U18 Boys & Girls to Malaysia

Sri Lanka U18 Boys’ and Girls’ basketball teams took wing to Malaysia today to participate in the second edition of the FIBA U18 3x3 Asian Championships from 22nd -24th of July 2016. The selections trials for the U18 Youth team...
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You must be disciplined, in the end it’s worth it – Leia Hamza

After having spent most of her childhood across the sea in Australia, Leia Hamza set foot on the paradise island a couple of years ago. From the day she arrived in Sri Lanka, she has been exceptional, breaking boundaries...
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Head Prefect, Basketballer, Doctor-to-be – Lubna Morseth

Lubna Morseth, Head Girl of Lyceum International School – Wattala has not only excelled in academics but also in the Sri Lanka basketball scene. Being selected to represent both the junior and senior national women`s team at such a...

Batticaloa celebrates Father of Basketball

When St. Eugene De Mazenod generously sent out his missionaries to Sri Lanka in 1847, their primary goal was education of the poorest of the poor. So they established leading education institutes in the country like St. Joseph’s and...
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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...
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Two brothers, one dream, to bring what`s best for Sri Lanka

Ranthunaga`s for cricket, Weerarathene's for Rugby, Karunaratne's for Badminton, Thevakumar's for Basktetball?. It was and will always be an illuminating story when siblings band together to bring glory to mother Lanka. In modern day basketball Clinton and Arnold Thevakumar are...
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Sri Lanka to ambush, India-less SABA 2018

It`s that time of the year! South Asian Basketball Association Championship (SABA) 2018 is ready to tip off for its 6th edition in Bangladesh from the 26th of June – 30th June 2018. The tournament will act as the...
51st Basketball Senior Nationals in Full Swing

51st Basketball Senior Nationals in Full Swing

Sri Lanka Basketball Federation, bringing the long wait to an end, have taken measures to revive the prestigious tournament for the islands` basketball districts. The 51st edition of the Senior Nationals will take center-stage from 02nd February – 18th...

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