Sri Lanka topple Bangladesh to kick off SABA 2021

Defending champions, Sri Lanka (SL) tipped off the first match of the 6th South Asian Basketball Championship 2021 (SABA 21’) against the host nation Bangladesh (BAN). The thrilling encounter ended in favor of the islanders, 67-56. BAN was awarded the...
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Defending champions Sri Lanka geared up for SABA challenge

Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) held a media brief to announce the sponsors of the national team for South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship scheduled to commence on the 15th of November in Bangladesh. Sri Lanka are the defending champions...

FIBA conducts basketball communication workshop in Colombo

Basketball’s parent body, FIBA conducted a Digital Communication and Media Workshop in Colombo over the weekend. Hovsep Seraydarian, Communications Manager, Asia conducted the workshop. Several aspects of promoting the sport through social and mainstream media were discussed during the workshop. Under...

15-member squad picked for SABA Championship

The selection panel of Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) has put out a strong 15 member pool for the upcoming SABA Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The pool is a good mixture of youth and experience and should fare well in...

‘Safe Sport’ policy signed by SLBF

Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) penned a ground breaking agreement to introduce the ‘Safe Sport’ policy in sport mooted by the National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (NOCSL) under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee. Signing of the ‘Safe...

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...

Tharindu Fernando appointed coach for FIBA 3×3 U23 World Cup

The Head of Coach of Gateway International School, Colombo, Tharindu Fernando has been appointed as the coach of the Sri Lanka Under-23 team for the upcoming FIBA 3x3 U23 World Cup in Mongolia. Tharindu’s appointment has been made by the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation with the...

Clinton led SL fall short after a formidable performance

Sri Lanka (SL) took on Palestine (PLE) in a must-win game in their quest of securing a place at the FIBA Asia Cup 2021. Subscribe below, to watch the replay, know the full score together with photos and game...
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Video – “We shoot 500 shots every-day!” – Clinton Thevakumar | FIBA Asia Cup...

The skipper of the Sri Lanka National Basketball Clinton Thevakumar speaks ahead of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 - Qualifiers - Window 03
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Video – “SL is on the top of the game” – Coach Susil |...

Head Coach of the Sri Lanka National Basketball Team, Susil Udukumbura speaks ahead of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 - Qualifiers - Window 03.

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