Sports Other - Lankapuvath
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) A Challenge Trophy was donated by the two grandsons of Timothy de Silva, Dilhan and Harin to be given to the Best Gross Score of the Final round of the Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championship.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The 124th Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championships, conducted by the Sri Lanka Golf Union (SLGU) and held at the Victoria Golf Club turned out to be memorable for the 30 year old stylish, N Thangarajah, of Sri Lanka, when he triumphed over the others to win the 2011 title.
The year long training would be conducted for 15 selected sports in the country, Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said addressing a sports equipment distribution ceremony yesterday. Earlier training sessions were limited for 30-40 days, he added.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka and the United States will co-host a regional military airlift exercise in Sri Lanka from August 22 to 26 to strengthen disaster relief co-ordination between the US and Asia.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka ’s exotic southeast coastline, is set to welcome 96 top world surfers from 19 countries spanning Argentina , Peru , USA across the globe to New Zealand , to compete in SriLankan Airlines Pro Surfing contest held in association with Australasia ’s Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) from August 30 to September 4, 2011.
(Colombo Lankapuvath) Two Sri Lankan athletes, Chaminda Wijekoon and Christine Sonali Meril would be competing at the 13th World Athletic Championships to be held in Daegu, South Korea.
Chaminda won the bronze medal at the recent Asian Games in the 1500 m event while Christine won a bronze medal in the 400 m Hurdles in the same games.
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