An Olympics without Bolt: Who to watch out for?
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An Olympics without Bolt: Who to watch out for?

After nearly half of the Olympics having commenced athletics finally makes its way on to the schedule with the first events of the programme starting on the 30th of July inside the Japan National Stadium. This will be the first Olympics since 2004 missing the outsized personality of Usain Bolt...

The Olympic Opening Ceremony: A Journey Through Time
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The Olympic Opening Ceremony: A Journey Through Time

The opening ceremony of the Olympics is undoubtedly one of the most awaited and stunning events of the entire Olympics. It is a chance for the host country to show off their culture to a global audience and the chance for numerous athletes to bask in the glory of being part of the Parade of Nations

Tehani Egodawela: The Sharp Shooter from Navy on a Mission for Gold
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Tehani Egodawela: The Sharp Shooter from Navy on a Mission for Gold

Rifle shooting, which is a member of the shooting family, can be taken as one of the most exciting Olympic events. Tehani Egodawela, a lady with unwavering ambition, is on her way to do Sri Lanka proud at the women’s 10m air rifle 0.177 event at Tokyo Olympics 2020.

State University Alumni at the Olympics
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State University Alumni at the Olympics

It is highly commendable that a small number of graduates from local state universities, as well as a rather distinguished personality associated with a local university who have represented Sri Lanka at the very highest level and it’s these select few Olympians who are the subject of this article.

The Invincible Icon of Sri Lankan Badminton
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The Invincible Icon of Sri Lankan Badminton

Badminton is a dynamic game where the focus, control and instant reaction matter the most to make the victory in the arena. In this exciting sport, the name Niluka Karunarathne stands on top as one of the all-time greatest personalities in Sri Lankan badminton who embellished the whole nation.

Aniqah Gaffoor: The Blooming New Hope under the Butterfly Strokes
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Aniqah Gaffoor: The Blooming New Hope under the Butterfly Strokes

Seventeen year old Aniqah Gaffoor had been making waves in the Sri Lankan pools recently. Her journey, even though in its budding stages, has already taken her to the highest level of competition: The 2021 Summer Olympics.

Matthew Abeysinghe: Taking Sri Lankan Swimming to New Heights
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Matthew Abeysinghe: Taking Sri Lankan Swimming to New Heights

Matthew Abeysinghe is a name synonymous with excellence beyond measure in the sport of swimming. As we near this year’s Tokyo Olympics, one thing is for certain: Matthew is no stranger to this caliber of competition.

Chamathsara Fernando: A Rising Star in Sri Lankan Table Tennis
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Chamathsara Fernando: A Rising Star in Sri Lankan Table Tennis

Millions of brilliant people around the world excel at different things; be it sports, academics, or anything else. However, people who excel in everything they do are seldom found. Chamathsara Fernando, the prolific table tennis player hailing from Sri Lanka, is one such personality.

Don't our Athletes deserve better?
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Don't our Athletes deserve better?

Duncan White, Olympic Silver medaliist. Nagalingam Ethiriveerasingam, Sri Lanka’s first Asian gold medallist. Lucien Rosa, another Asian champion. Of more recent vintage we have the names of Susanthika Jayasinghe, Damayanthi Darsha, Sugath Thilakaratne and Sriyani Kulawansa...

A Dream to set the Floor ablaze
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A Dream to set the Floor ablaze

Life becomes progressively graceful when it is balanced in every aspect. Gymnastics too conform to that rule; the sport is more graceful when it is well balanced as well as full of strength, flexibility, and acrobatic moves.