With the intention of making headway Lanka Powerboat Association (LPA) completed its inaugural three-day Junior Popstar training course for youngsters at the Diyawanna Lake in Battaramulla last week. The training course, which began on August 18, was aimed at imparting the knowhow of power boating to Sri Lankan youngsters
Twenty Badminton players from OKI International School, Wattala were selected to represent at the All Island Junior National Badminton Championship 2016 for their outstanding performances shown at the Gampaha District’s Junior National Badminton Championship 2016 conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Badminton Association
Holy Cross College, Gampaha badminton team who has proven outstanding talent in the schools badminton field participated in a five day training programme in SAM Badminton Academy in Malaysia recently.
A set of loyal cricketers, from St. Joseph’s College, Enderamulla some who turned down offers from well-known schools to play for them have come out this season on a high note scoring an outright and a first innings win in the Singer tournament so far.
As the balloons increased in size, so did awareness about SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka. Increase awareness - Increased support from fellow Sri Lankans.
SOS Children’s Villages celebrated the 35th anniversary of commencing operations in Sri Lanka presenting
S. Thomas' College proved that they are the best in business at the third edition of the Royal-Thomian Sailing Regatta which was held at the Ceylon Motor Yacht Club premises on the waters of Bolgoda Lake in Moratuwa.
OKI International School, Wattala emerged champions in the Under 15 Boys B Division segment at the Janaka Bogollagama Memorial All Island Inter Schools Badminton Team Championship 2016 concluded at the Welagedara Indoor Stadium recently.
Business Management School (BMS) continued its winning culture in studies and sports with a hat-trick of trophies in Rugby. BMS has won the 7th HARFA Tournament, the Institute Sports Extravaganza and the Plate Championship of the Malaysian University Tournament 2016.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA), Royal College and Musaeus College were the overall Champions in their respective categories at the 31st National Rowing Championship held on the Diyawanna Oya in Kotte.
13-year-old Royalist Duminda Abeywickrema stole the limelight at the 18th Classic Badminton Championship 2016 organised by the Western Province Badminton Association by emerging Boys Under 18 Singles champion while Hansima Ashirwadini of Anula Vidyalaya,
Musaeus College emerged champions in the Under-18 Girls category at the 31st National Rowing Championship held at the Diyawanna Rowing Centre in Battaramulla last weekend. Musaeus won three gold and two silver and bronze medals in the category under the captaincy of Ranuli Wickramasinghe.
A school that makes a steady progress in the schools cricket arena is Loyala College, Kochchikade in continuing from the point that they failed last season.
Having entered the knock-out stages in two consecutive years and in this year this
Many athletes of Gateway displayed their prowess at the highest level of competition in Sri Lanka by performing exceptionally well in their respective events at the Senior John Tarbet Championship held recently at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Diyagama.
Aishwaryaa Ravichandran of OKI International School, Wattala was selected to represent Sri Lanka Girls under 15 team at the Asian Junior under 15 and 17 Badminton championship 2016 to be held from October 5 to 9 in Indonesia.
Galahitiyawa Madya Maha Vidyalaya, Ganemulla known as Kannangara MV earlier was a school that missed the bus in two successive years in 2014 and 15 in the Division III Segment I quarter-finals before reaching their target destination for a berth in the higher division in the Singer Schools cricket tournament.
Amaan Hamidon and Senaya Katukurunda won six gold medals each at the Under-14 Boy's and Girls' categories respectively at the C.H. Swimming Championship held at the Anula Vidyalaya Swimming Pool in Nugegoda. Amaan and Senaya won the Under-14 championships respectively as well as the overall championship
SOS Children’s Villages celebrated the 35th anniversary of commencing operations in Sri Lanka presenting the first Balloon Carnival in Sri Lanka. Balloon Carnival took place on September 10, 2016 at the Galle Face Green, Colombo. The Carnival started with the arrival of the SOS Ambassadors, Roshan Mahanama and Pooja Umashankar at 5pm
Black Panthers led by Sudesh Priyankara emerged champions at the HRMI and GIMI Cricket Fiesta held on August 28 at the Shalika grounds in Narahenpita. The victorious team had a combination of seven male and six female players with Ranali Gunathilake contributing to the team as the vice captain.
It’s going to be the end of a drought and like the welcome rains that gives a heave of relief and happiness to the people, the hockey fraternity will be served with a peach of a tournament at a time when this beautiful game needs refreshing thoughts inspiring words and a desire to deliver.
Stag Table Tennis Academy led by Nimesh Ranchagoda and Western Province Table Tennis Association skippered by Anoushka De Silva stole the limelight by winning the Men’s ‘A’ and Women’s ‘A’ Division championships at the Western Province Inter Club League Table Tennis Team Champ[ionship