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Friday 17 November 2017
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Category: Sports

National Karate Championship, Vavuniya’s Sathurthiya wins a Gold

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Kanenthiran Sathurthiya, a student of the Vavuniya5 /Rambaikulam MV had won a Gold in the  Karate Championships held by the Sri Lanka Karate Federation at the Sugathathasa Indoor Stadium on Sunday....

Two more medals to Heartley College

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Heartley  College has won two more medals on day before yesterday, the last day of the National Schools Athletic meet. In Under 15 section: Suseenthirakumar Mithunraj of Heartley College who...

National Level Discuss throw – Mithunraj of Heartley, win a Gold establishing a new record

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S.Mithunraj of Heartley College has won the Gold and established a new record, in the Discus Throw event of the National Level John Carbret Athletics Championship of National schools. The...

St. Patricks, Jaffna wins the under 19 and under 17 Football Cups of the FOOTSAL Tourney conducted by St.Josephs, Colombo

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In the FOOTSAL Football series conducted by the St.Joseph’s College Colombo, St.Patrick’s Jaffna won the Champion Cup in the Under 19 group. In this series conducted at the...

First National Medal in the Badminton Championship to North

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In the Badminton Championship held by the Sri Lanka Badminton Federation, Northern shuttlers won a Bronze Medal, in the Men’s Doubles event. It is notable that, in the history of Sri...

Medals to North in Schools Nationals – Herina wins a second Gold

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In Under 18 Girls  Pole vault  Herina of Mahajana won a second Gold clearing 3.10 M.earlier she  had  won a gold in High Jump clearing 1.58M.  In Boys Long Jump, S.Senthees won a Gold Medal...

Ashika wins a Gold medal again in Girls Open weight Lifting championship

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Ashika of Chundikuli Girls  won the Open Girls Weight Lifting event in the National Schools Athletic Championship with a lift of 160 Kgs and won a Gold Medal in the event. She had won Gold medals...

North sweeps the Board in under-18 Pole vault

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Northern athletes won all three medals in the under 18 Pole vault event in the National School athletic championships. Age Event Name School Achievement Place < 18 Boys Polevault A.Puvitharan...

More Gold medals to North in the National Schools sports championship

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  Age Years Weight Kgs. Event Name School Achievement Position <20 yrs.B 62 Weight Lifting U.Sujanthan Jaffna Hindu College 195 Kgs. lift Gold.     “ 77     “ S.Vishnukanth Jaffna...

More medals to North in the National Schools sports championship

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Age Weight Event Name School Acievement Position <17 94 Weight Lifting S.Sarujan Jaffna Hindu 156 Kg. Silver “ 75      ”  “ Thurkka Ramanathapuram GTM 83 Kg. Bronze...

Seven Medals to Northern Province in Boxing at National Sports Festival

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In the National level Boxing Championship, Northern Province has won a total of 7 medals, including one Silver and six bronzes. 43rd National Boxing Championships were held in the Matara Akkurall...

My Objective has  not been reached, says “Princess  of Records” Anitha

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Anitha Jegatheeswaran, who has placed her stamp in the Polevault event , says that her objective is yet to be achieved. She has distinction of  breaking the National record  for Pole Vault event 4...

Losing a semi final berth Northern Province Foot Ball team wins Bronze in 43rd National T&F Sports Festival

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The Northern Provincial Foot ball team won the Bronze in the Foot Ball series held as a part of the 43rd National Track and Field Sports Festival. It lost the chance of going into semi-finals in a...

Northern Football team out of Semi-finals at the 43rd National track and Field Sports festival

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The Northern Province Foot ball team lost the chance of reaching into the finals of the Foot Ball series held as part of 43rd National track and Field Sports festival.   In a semi final match...

8 Medals to North in the National Boxing Championship

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In the Nationmal level boxing champion ships held by the Schools Boxing Association 8 medals were won including 5 Golds, 1 silver and 2 bronzes. This Championships were held at the Mulliyawalai...

Weight Lifter ASIKA will be in Australia to represent Sri Lanka in the Common Wealth Weight Lifting for women

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Jaffna Chundikuli Girls College student Wijeyapaskar Asika will travel to Australia, to represent Sri Lanka in the Common Wealth Weight Lifting Championship to be held in Australia. The Commonwealth...

Two Northern Footballers in the under 15 National Football team

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Two Tamil Footballers have secured places in the National under 15 Football team for the Under 15 Football Tournament of the South Asian Foot ball Federation to be held in Katmandu from 18th  to...

29th World Inter University Games will see two competitors from University of Jaffna

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Two Undergraduates from Jaffna University have been selected to represent Sri Lanka University team in the 29th World Inter University Games -2017 to be held in Taipei from 19th  – 30th of...

Mahajana’s Ravikumar Thanujan secures a place in the National under 15 Football team

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Ravikumar Thanujan of J/Mahajana College has secured a place in the Under – 15 National Football team for the Foot ball Tournament conducted by the South Asian Football federation (SAFF) among the...

St.Hentry’s capture National Title in Foot Ball

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The National Championship, conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Football Federation was won by the St. Hentry’s , Ilavalai, in the under 16 years age Group. In the Final match conducted at the...

North in the medals, again- Asika wins a Gold

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National Level Weight lifting championships are being held at Pollonnaruwa Stadium. In the 63 Kgs weight group V. Asika of the Chundikuli Girls School representing the North won a Gold Medal lifting...

Northern Schools sports meet – Nainatheevu Sri Ganesh tastes first Gold, Thuyalini wins colours certificate

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Thuyalini participating in the Northern Schools Track and sports meet under 12 High Jump  event  won the Gold and Colours Certificate. This is the first ever Gold won by her school Sri Ganesha...

Mahajana’s Golden Girl Anitha break her own Pole vault record twice within a week

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  In the 2nd qualifying round for the Asian Games, Mahajana’s Record breaking girl, Anitha, broke her own record of 3.45 M established at the 1st Qualifying round, within a week, by clearing...

Records established Jaffna Athletes

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Anitha improve her own record in the Selection meet for Asian Track and Field Championships Northern Athlete Anitha bettered her own record in Pole-Vault in her attempt to be selected for the Asian...

Jaffna District clinch the Provincial level Athletic Championships

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The Jaffna District won the NP Track and Field Championship 2017. The Northern Province Track and Field championship was held at the Duraiappah Stadium yesterday and day before yesterday. Scoring an...

Weight Lifter Asika of the North selected as the Best National Athlete in the Juniors Division

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V. Asika of the North was adjudged the Best junior Athlete of Sri Lanka. An event for honouring the best athletes in Sri Lanka was held at the BMICH recently. Asika has been adjudged as the Best...

Record breaking Pole Vaulter of the North, Anitha to Pole Vault in Thailand

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Anitha, the record breaking Pole-Vaulter of the North will be in Thailand to compete in the Thailand Open Championship to held 12 – 15th of next month. An eight member team is to participate in...

More Northern players will secure places in National Football Team: Chief-Coach Danistan express hope

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Days are not far for the Northern players to secure places in the National Team, said the Chief- Coach of the Football Academy , specially created for coaching Football to players of Northern...

Fast, but never furious: Marauding mannequin

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Sunil Narine looks like a mannequin under the helmet. There is absolutely no presence in him when he stands out there at the crease. As if a fan of old Telugu movies has drawn a pencil-thin moustache...

Specter of bribery cases hangs over FIFA Council elections

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The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud.The election of...

Maria Sharapova not worried about Wimbledon wild-card

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Maria Sharapova is not yet worried about whether she will be awarded a wild card for Wimbledon following her doping ban.After moving into the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, Sharapova said...

IPL 2017: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma attend RCB’s 10-year celebrations together, see pics

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma used to be pretty cagey and secretive about their reported relationship earlier. They used to meet in hush-hush and behind closely guarded doors. Now that seems to have...

Marcus Rashford gives Manchester United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals

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Marcus Rashford was decisive again, scoring from a free kick in the second half for Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.Rashford, who...

Greek tennis player handed lifetime ban for corruption

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Greek tennis player Konstantinos Mikos was banned for life on Thursday after being found guilty of four corruption offenses. A Tennis Integrity Unit investigation confirmed that Mikos offered another...

IPL 2017: Sheldon Jackson the ninth to be dismissed hit-wicket

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Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sheldon Jackson made it into the history books of IPL when he got out hit-wicket to Rising Pune Supergiant bowler Washington Sundar.  Sundar’s delivery forced Jackson to...

West Indies collapse late on Day 4 to leave second Test against Pakistan on knife-edge

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Yasir Shah spun Pakistan back into the second test when he picked up six wickets to leave West Indies reeling on day four in Barbados on Wednesday.Shai Hope came within 10 runs of his maiden test...

Carles Puyol to launch FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket sales this month

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Spain’s football World Cup winner Carles Puyol will be in India this month to launch the sale of tickets for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be played in six cities in October. Puyol will be...

West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq makes 99 again, Pakistan in strong position against West Indies

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Pakistan captain  Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed for 99, a week after he was left stranded on the same score, as his side took an 81-run first innings lead during the second test against West Indies in...

Sepp Blatter never met US investigators, says lawyer

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has not spoken to United States prosecutors in Switzerland, his US-based lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday. Blatter told international news agency reporters last month...

Recovering from knife attack, Petra Kvitova back at practice

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is back at practice, less than six months after being attacked by a knife-wielding intruder. Kvitova posted a photo on Instagram on Tuesday showing herself...

BCCI ready to escalate; may pull out of all ICC events

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The BCCI is in the process of revoking the 2014 ICC Members Participation Agreement (MPA) and a letter in this regard is likely to be sent to the global body as early as on Tuesday. The seemingly...

Future tense for I-League Champions Aizawl FC

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“Money,” Robert Royte gasped, “you can’t ignore. But you also can’t sell beauty of football.” Royte, a politician-cum-businessman, owns Aizawl FC. On Sunday, the Mizo side became...

Lewis Hamilton says inspired by Serena Williams’ response to Ilie Nastase

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Triple Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has hailed Serena Williams as an inspiration after the world’s top female tennis player hit back at comments made by former men’s number one Ilie...

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting

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Brazil were hit hardest today by FIFA for homophobic chanting by its supporters during World Cup qualifying, with Argentina and Mexico also fined. Nine football associations were punished in all by...

All three places grabbed by the North in under 18 Pole-Vault

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More medals were won by the Northern Athletes in the National Youth Sports Festival, now in progress at the Mahindha Rajapakse Stadium, in Diyagama. Shown below are the details: Age Gp. Event Name...

I’m ready to sell my ‘pyjama’ to buy MS Dhoni, says KKR co-owner Shah Rukh Khan

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MS Dhoni may be well past his prime, as is seen from his dismal run with the bat in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League, but the former Indian captain remains one of the biggest...

Maria Sharapova to be handed wildcard for French Open qualifying, claims report

FILE - This is a Monday, March 7, 2016 file photo showing tennis star Maria Sharapova speakings about her failed drug test at the Australia Open during a news conference in Los Angeles. Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School while she serves a two-year doping ban. Representatives for Harvard and Sharapova didn't immediately comment Monday, June 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Maria Sharapova, who is set to make a comeback after 15 months of ban, faces a set back as Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT) organisers have refused to give her a direct entry into the main...

Ajax’s home stadium to be named after Johan Cruyff

-FILE- In this Friday Dec. 7, 2012 image football legend Johan Cruyff puts his Golden Ball award on a display as he officially opens the exhibit entitled Johan & Ik (Johan & Me) at the Amsterdam Museum. On the day Johan Cruyff would have turned 70, his home city has agreed to name Ajax's stadium after the Dutch football legend. Amsterdam Municipality says it has agreed with the stadium and Ajax to change the name of the Amsterdam Arena to the Johan Cruijff Arena, using the Dutch spelling of the Ajax and Barcelona star, who died last year.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

On the day Johan Cruyff would have turned 70, his home city has agreed to name Ajax’s stadium after the Dutch football great. Amsterdam Municipality says it has agreed with the stadium and Ajax to...

Napthaly Joison , a Record in Pole Vault

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Napthaly Joison of Arunothaya, Alaveddy Pole vaulted to a height of 4.61 meter establishing a new Record in the under 20 group of the  National youth Sports meet held at Mahindha Rajapakse Stadium...

When Wankhede stadium sung Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar

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There is no lack of wishes that are poring in for Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday but on wish was special. During the Mumbai Indians match against Rising Pune Supergiant, the Wankhede stadium...