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2015 Silver Medalists Say ‘No’ to SABA 2016

The 2016 edition of the South Asian Basketball Championship started on the 6th of July 2016 in Bengaluru, India. To everyone`s surprise Sri Lanka, who is ranked second in the region, having won the silver medal in the previous...
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From a secret love to a youth team captaincy – Nirma Sasanthi

With the clock ticking down for the FIBA U18 Asian Championships to be played from 13th-20th November, ThePapare.com sat down with Nirma Sasanthi, the Captain of the Girls’ U18 team, on the segment, The Future Today, ThePapare.com`s hunting ground...
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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...
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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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Most Valuable Player for Basketball, Netball Queen – Hazeena Abdul

ThePapare.com extending its search radius to the younger age groups unearthed Hazeena Abdul the PodiPapare, personality of the month, a budding talent versatile in both Basketball and Netball. “It was athletics, where my heart stopped at first. Basketball was for...

Kazakhstan humiliates Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka played their fifth and final match of the FIBA U18 Asia Championship against Kazakhstan on Thursday (17th of November 2016) in Bangkok, Thailand. Despite trailing the game by just four points at the end of the first...

Sri Lanka`s downfall in numbers – Part Two

In the previous edition we took a look at the first and the second games of the FIBA U18 Asian Championship. Here`s the story of the third and the fourth games in numbers. Game 03 - Sri Lanka v...

Preview: The Soldiers look poised

The 51st Senior National Basketball Tournament commenced on the 2nd of February 2017 and will go on for a span of two weeks, where 46 teams divided in three categories will compete against each other for supremacy. Sri Lanka Army SC...
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3×3 Asia Cup 2018: Junior-Senior combination for Sri Lanka

The third edition of the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup is set to tip off from the 27th of April – 01st of May in Shenzen, China. Sri Lanka, who were denied a direct ticket to the main draw with...
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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...

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