Category Archives: BasketBall

History made: HFC clinches four-year winning streak in basketball

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BAMBALAPITIYA: (ePRESS) – Holy Family Convent (HFC) Bambalapitiya has made history in school basketball by winning the Under-20 All Island School Basketball Championship for four years in a row. In an exciting match held at the HFC courts in Bambalapitiya yesterday, HFC emerged victorious over Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena with a final score of 58-49. Led…

Masters Basketball Sri Lanka AGM Scheduled for April 10


COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – The Masters Basketball Sri Lanka (MBSL) is preparing for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, April 10, at 6PM. The meeting will take place at the Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) pavilion located on Havelock Road. Basil Silva, the General Secretary of MBSL, has extended a warm invitation to all members to participate…

Sri Lanka’s stellar start in FIBA 3X3 Asia Cup Qualifiers

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SINGAPORE, Mar 27, 11PM – Sri Lanka’s men’s 3X3 basketball team made a powerful entrance into the Qualifying Draw matches of the FIBA 3X3 Asia Cup at the Singapore Sports Hub on Wednesday. With spirited performances, they clinched two victories against Indonesia and the Northern Mariana Islands. The Sri Lankan team, consisting of Ruskshan Atapattu, Pawan…

MBSL tournament tips off with 68 teams in the game


Colombo, Feb 26, 1.15PM – The eagerly anticipated Masters Basketball League Tournament, organized by Masters Basketball Sri Lanka, is poised to begin this Sunday, March 3, at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, announced Gayath Jayasinghe, President of MBSL. A total of 68 teams, comprising both men and women players, are readying for the jump-ball, marking the…

Premila Fernando’s Triple-Threat Triumph Down Under

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MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 13, 7.15AM – Premila Fernando, the former captain of Sri Lanka’s national basketball team, has etched her name in history as the first female basketball player to grace the courts of an Australian Semi-Professional League. Currently residing in Australia, Premila has not only conquered the game as a player but has also…

Urban Youth and Jaffna District win big in basketball


Urban Youth and Jaffna District win big in basketball Urban Youth District and Jaffna District teams triumphed in the 34th National Youth Sports Festival’s basketball championship held at Nalanda College grounds in Colombo and St Joseph’s Boys College and St Joseph’s Girls College in Nugegoda. The Urban Youth men’s team clinched the title by defeating…

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