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SwimmingOct 12, 11 months ago

SLASU Hosts South Asian Aquatic Championship 2016

Sri Lanka Aquatic Sports Union (SLASU) will host the inaugural South Asian Aquatic Championship (SAAC) from 18th – 23rd October 2016 in Colombo with the participation of seven (7) South Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ba…

SwimmingJun 26, 2 years ago

Olympic hopefuls commence training at Thanyapura

Sri Lankan Olympic hopefuls commenced a full-time one-year swimming training stint through the FINA Targeting Rio 2016 Olympic Scholarship at the Thanyapura Aquatic Training Centre in Phuket, Thailand recently. Swimmers Cherantha De Silva (Ananda Col…

SwimmingJun 4, 2 years ago

FINA to visit SL to clarify Sports Law interference in SLASU

A representative of the international federation for aquatic sports, FINA, is to visit Sri Lanka next week to meet with the Minister of Tourism and Sports to clarify the situation regarding the interfering clauses of the Sports Law and its regulation…

SwimmingMar 3, 3 years ago

Madampa and Mahamaya complete hat-trick wins at Mt. Lavinia Sea Swim 2015

Madampa Central College, Amabalangoda and Mahamaya College, Kandy completed a hat-trick of wins since 2013 when the historic 78th Annual Mount Lavinia Sea Swim 2015 concluded at the Mount Lavinia Hotel on Sunday. S. Tharindu Udayanga of Madampa Centr…

SwimmingDec 17, 3 years ago

Elite Squad coaches update knowledge

Elite Squad coaches update knowledge through FINA Advanced Swimming Coaches Clinic Thirty-nine swimming coaches belonging to leading schools and clubs engaged in training elite age group swimmers updated their knowledge on approaches to training inte…

SwimmingDec 12, 3 years ago

Ten new Sri Lankan swimming records set

Three Sri Lankan swimmers together shattered 10 Sri Lankan Short Course (25m) National Records at the 12th FINA World Championships (25m) concluded in Doha, Qatar recently. All swimmers of the six-member contingent bettered their own personal best ti…

SwimmingDec 11, 3 years ago

Sri Lankan Airlines wins TTSC 2014

Sri Lankan Airlines retained the 30th Travel Trade Sports Club Men’s & Women’s Team Swimming Championships 2014, by a huge margin at the Thurstan College Pool recently. 13 teams participated in 51 events. Sri Lankan Airlines finished with 17…

SwimmingNov 22, 3 years ago

Rankothge appointed as Sylvester’s coach

Aruna Rankothge has been appointed as the new St. Sylvester’s College rugger coach. The Sylvestrians who are keen participants of the game, have been hunting for a coach since the last couple of seasons, and now they have got one of their own forme…

SwimmingNov 22, 3 years ago

Barry brothers shine in swimming

The Wesley College Swimming Gala 2014 was held recently at the College swimming pool at Karlsruhe Gardens, Borella. The main event was graced by the renowned sportsman of Wesley, Capt. Navin De Silva as the chief guest. Challenge trophies were awarde…

SwimmingNov 21, 3 years ago

Inter-international school swimming championship 2014/15

The British School swimmers shine… The British School in Colombo grabbed nine medals including three gold medals at the just concluded Inter-International School Swimming Championships at the Sugathadasa Swimming pool on Sunday. Swimmers repres…