The Muslim Ladies College annual sports meet took place at the Henry Pedris Grounds in Colombo recently. Hajara House became a Champion.
Lyceum International School, Wattala exhibited high quality netball to emerge champions at the Inter International Schools Netball Tournament organised by the Ilma International School which concluded at the St. Joseph’s College Indoor Stadium recently.
Holy Cross College, Gampaha achieved Girls ‘C’ Division Qualifying Level at the All Island Inter Schools Under 11 Badminton Team Championship
The BMS Rugby Team has emerged unbeaten at the APIIT Sports Extravaganza Rugby Tournament 2016, having clinched another trophy by beating the University of Colombo team in the finals.
The annual sports meet of the C.W.W. Kannangara Vidyalaya Colombo 08 was held at Campbell Park Grounds on February 10.
The Maliyadeva College rugby teams captured a twin victories at the Singer All-Island Division I School’s Rugby 7s tournaments held in Colombo. They emerged Shield runners-up in Under-18 category and Shield runners-up in Under-20 championship.
Japan Football Association with the support of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), launched a football training programme for Under-16 boys from Gampaha and Colombo districts, with the assistance of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka
St. Thomas’ College Matale held its annual inter house track and field meet – 2016 at Bernard Aluvihare Stadium Matale last Friday under the patronage of a distinguished old Thomian Brigadier Asoka Amunugama, who was the Chief Guest
Richmond College Galle, competing in Super ‘A’ grade, won two titles at the All-Island Schools Badminton Championship held recently. The Richmond College Under-15 team emerged champions in their age category while the Under-14 team too, reached similar heights in their category.
OKI International School Wattala emerged as Under 13 Boys Runners-up at the Inter International schools under 13 Badminton Team Championship conducted by Gateway College, Colombo which concluded at the Gateway College Indoor Stadium recently.
Camillus House with 463 points emerged champions at the annual Inter-House Athletic Meet of St. Benedict’s College Kotahena, held at the Sugathadasa Stadium on January 30. Luke House with 366 points finished as runners-up while Cassian House with 326 points finished as overall third. Claude House obtained 316 points to finish at fourth place.
A friendly cricket encounter was played last weekend between the juniors of Bloomfield Cricket Academy and Mahamathya Vidyalaya Athurugiriya at the Bloomfield cricket ground in Reid Avenue. The one day match, played with the intention of giving the youngsters exposure, was won by hosts Bloomfield
Kirindiwela Madya Maha Vidyalaya, a school where the Godfather’s role is been played by an old boy, a present national cricket allrounder who had never played the game at the senior level but cut his teeth in cricket at this school.
Lyceum International School Anuradhapura reached a milestone in the history of international schools in the Anuradhapura District, becoming the first school in the area to own a swimming pool.
Wadduwa Central College, a team with experience and good coordination gained from playing together from their younger days are geared up for the big encounter with Gnanodya College, Kalutara to be played at the next weekend at the Panadura Esplanade.
Mahanama College Colombo held its annual Inter-House Sports and Athletics Meet at the college ground. A large number of students, staff members, parents and well wishers were seen gathered for the day-long event.
Horizon College International (HCI) held its first Inter-House Swimming Meet in the salubrious climes of Malabe on February 6. The HCI Swimming Pool Complex thronged with the young swimmers, staff and parents, with excitement running through everyone’s veins.
Navod Paranavithana skipper of the Under 13 Cricket team of Mahinda College, Galle has scored a record breaking 1180 runs at the recent Singer Trophy Under 13 Inter-school Tournament making it the highest aggregate to have been recorded by a player in the Under 13 category during an All Island School Division One Singer Trophy Tournament.
Colombo International School (Kandy) was adjudged as Champions in the under 13 Football Championship 2016 when they beat Lyceum International Nugegoda 1-0 at Cooray Park Wellawatte for the F.T. Bandara Challenge Trophy.
Himasha Liyanage, the skipper of Dharmapala College Pannipitiya became the first schoolboy cricketer to reach the milestone of 1000 runs in the ongoing Inter-School Cricket Season. He reached the landmark in just 11 games and 20 innings at an average of 50 plus during Dharmapala’s game against President’s College Kotte played in Pannipitiya.