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How the ‘Golden Boys’ of Ruhuna conquered the Southern waters
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How the ‘Golden Boys’ of Ruhuna conquered the Southern waters

“We hardly trained together! The pool we trained in once a week was almost an hour away from the University…Training altogether was a big hassle for us!”

Studies and Sports: A day in the life of UOC Undergrads
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Studies and Sports: A day in the life of UOC Undergrads

Day or night this area of fifty acres in the heart of the city of Colombo will not go silent by cheering, words of motivation and upliftment by their athletes. Even when the fields are empty today due to the Pandemic, the echoes of cheers and words of motivation still resonate in the air.

Born with a Silver Paddle
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Born with a Silver Paddle

Erandi Warusawithana , Supuna Poornima Warusawithana, and Hiruna Warusawithana are unbeatable forces in the table tennis field. Warusawithana legacy has already begun and one day this brothers-sister trio will shine the name of this little island.

The lessons and values I gained from sports
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The lessons and values I gained from sports

Have you ever loved something so much that you could never think of a life without it? this is exactly what it is for me when it comes to sports. Sports have been a life savior for me for the past 23 years of my life and it has in fact molded me into what I am today.

Do you play to your equation?
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Do you play to your equation?

A runner knows the importance of a second, a jumper knows the importance of a meter, a football player knows the importance of 90 minutes, a freerunner knows the importance of a step and I know the importance of 8 years 2922 days.

Fifth Time Lucky: Sri Lanka’s Road to the 2014 ICC World T20 Glory
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Fifth Time Lucky: Sri Lanka’s Road to the 2014 ICC World T20 Glory

The fans, the players, the entire cricketing fraternity of Sri Lanka were fed up having witnessed their Men’s cricket team losing four straight world cup finals within just five years.

Strive for Glory
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Strive for Glory

“Adversity causes some men to break others to break records” is a famous quote which most sportsmen look up to at any stage in their sporting career.

Reliving the Final Chapter of the 1996 Cricket World Cup
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Reliving the Final Chapter of the 1996 Cricket World Cup

Hands on their heads, eyes all wide, Sri Lankans exclaimed in exasperation as Sanath Jayasuriya decided to go for another run between the wickets. Surely one couldn’t doubt the strong arms of the tall and mighty Glenn McGrath, who had then, at that fateful moment, hurled the ball across to the field

A ton of tons or a Ben Stokes?
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A ton of tons or a Ben Stokes?

A very interesting debate I quite often happen to involve with my cricket enthusiast friends is that, ‘is Virat Kohli or Ben Stokes the greater cricketer?’

The barest of all margins
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The barest of all margins

45 days and 48 matches of engrossing cricket had all come down to this equation. The eyes of the entire cricketing world were focused on a quiet corner of St John’s Wood in London, where the Mecca of cricket, Lord’s Cricket Ground had stood since 1814.