Sri Lanka set for SABA U16 Championship

The qualifiers for the FIBA U16 Asia Championship, SABA U16 Basketball Championship will tip-off in Dhaka, Bangladesh from the 3rd July – 5th July 2019. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India and Nepal will battle for one qualifying spot.  The Sri Lankan...

Lebanon Wins; Sri Lanka Back Home

Sri Lanka took on Lebanon in the second quarter-final game of the 27th FIBA Asia Championships 2017. It was a must win game for both the countries, to keep their hopes alive in the road to division I. Previous Games Sri...

Sri Lanka remains unbeaten; Bangladesh defeated

Sri Lanka (SL) played their third match in the U16 SABA Basketball Championship 2019 against hosts Bangladesh (BAN). The home team drowned in defeat as the islanders recorded their hat-trick win, 42-70 at full time.  Sri Lanka, winning the jump-ball,...

Host Bahrain defeat Sri Lanka convincingly

Sri Lanka took on the host nation Bahrain in the first match of the FIBA Asia 2021 Pre-Qualifier (Western Region). Even though Sri Lanka got the equation right during the first few minutes, the penultimate phase of the game...

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...

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...

South Asian Basketball; Sri Lanka loses to Bangladesh

. Sri Lanka went into the South Asian Basketball Championship 2017 with high hopes as they gained a silver the last time they participated in 2015. However, they played Bangladesh on the 20th of May in Maldives with the match...
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Video: Is Sri Lanka ready for the 3×3 Basketball World Championship?

Sri Lanka Basketball will celebrate 100 years of basketball this year by making its first ever World Championship appearance in any format of the game. Despite Sri Lanka not being a heavyweight in the regular version of the game,...

National Basketball the Ranasinghe Way

South Asian Basketball Championship looming in the horizon; ThePapare.com consulted the ideas of the newly appointed national coach Panduka Ranasinghe about the plan that for the National Basketball Team.

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...

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