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Tuesday 22 May 2018
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Category: Sports

Vavuniya athlete wins a Bronze in the South Asian Track & Field Meet

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S.Kinthusan of Vavuniya Tamil MV, representing Sri Lankan Team in the 5000 meter event of the Track & Field Meet for South Asian Youths,  won the bronze in that event. The event was held in...

More Medals won by Northern Athletes

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Northern Athletes have won more medals in the National Level Youth Athletics meet held at the Sugathadasa stadium,yesterday. Age group Event Name School/Club Achievement Place <23 Hammer Throwing...

Anitha in another record breaking jump

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Northern Under 18 students sweep the board in pole vault Anitha representing Jaffna District Athletic Association beat her own record of last year in under 23 Pole Vault event of the National level...

Students of Kokkuvil Hindu  win in International Chess tournament

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Three students of Kokkuvil Hindu travelled to Nepal to Participate in the Katmandu Open International GM Chess Tournament. Jude Dorrison, Ajithkumar and Sivathanujan who had travelled abroad for an...

St. Patrick’s crowned in the National level Football series

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St. Patricks College, Jaffna has won the ‘Plate’ Cup in the National level Foot Ball series in the under 16 group. In this final match held at Colombo, St. Henry’s College was...

Asika wins Gold in the Northern Province Weight Lifting Championship

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V. Asika of Jaffna District won a Gold in the under 63 Women’s group in the Weight Lifting Championships conducted by the Department of Sports of the NPC. These championships were held at the...

Jaffna Central wins the ‘Thrilling to the last’  “ 112th Battle of the North”

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The 112th Battle of the North saw Jaffna Central winning by one wicket. This Match started on Thursday at the Central College grounds. Winning the toss, Central elected to Field. 1st Innings of...

St. Patrick’s, Jaffna Provincial Champions in < 20 Foot Ball

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St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna won the Champion Cup in the under 20 Football tournament conducted at Provincial level by the Jaffna District Spots Federation. In the final match conducted at the...

3 Students  from North secure places in National Weight Lifting Team

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3 Tamils from North have secured places in the National weight lifting Team. One Girl Athlete and two boys have secured these places. Asika of Chundikuli Girls’ College , Jaffna, Vishnukanth of...

National Girls Football – Mahajana wins in an all-North Final beating Pandetharippu Girls School

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For the first time in the History of National School girls Football competitions, two team from North have entered the Final and matched their skills. This tournament was held by the Sri Lanka...

Mahajana wins Bronze in ‘ Samaposa’ National level Football Championship

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In the National Level “Samaposa” Foot ball championships, for girls, Mahajana College Thellipalai had won the Bronze. This match was played in the City League grounds, day before...

Pandatharippu Girls School wins the crown in National level Samaposa Football championship

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In the under 14 series of the Samaposa Football championship, the Pandatharippu Girls school won the championship Cup. The Final of this series was held at the City League ground day before...

Vavuniya capture five Medals in the National level WUSO  Boxing

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In a WUSO boxing championship held  at National Level Boxers from Vavuniya have won Five medals including a Gold. In WUSO Boxing Championships conducted in Kandy on 12,13 and 14th of this month, 7...

Asian Level Weight Lifting – Pandiankulam student in achievement

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Tharsika Theverasa of the Pandiankulam MV has a won a Gold in the Asian Level Weight Lifting Championship held in Malaysia and brought honours to the School, District and the country. Tharsika who...

Passaiyoor St.Antony’s in medal haul in National Weight Lifting

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The Passaiyoor St.Antony’s Girls MV has won several medals in the National Level Weight Lifting championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Federation. The championships are being...

 “Sports Star of the North” Vijayabaskar Asika breaks the Record in National Weight Lifting.

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In the Weight Lifting series conducted by the National Weight Lifting Federation, Vijayabaskar Asika of the Chundikuli Girls College Jaffna, broke the existing record in the women’s division and...

Kantharupan of Point Pedro Self Defence Centre win a Gold in National Championship

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The Point Pedro Self Defence Centre has won a gold medal in the National Karate Championship conducted by The Sri Lanka Karate Federation. Kantharupan representing the Point Pedro Self Defence...

Angel International, Manipy fails in its bid to capture Cup in National Schools Basket Ball Championship

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Although the Angel International School, Manipay went up to the final in the National Schools Basket Ball Championship, it failed in its bid to capture the Championship Cup. In the final of the...

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...