Sports and Physical Fitness Week Commences


Under the instruction of His Excellency the President on a proposal made by the Minister of Sports and the Ministry of the Sports the Government has announced “A Sports and Physical Fitness Week “  From 25th to 30th of January and the 30th January as the “Sports and Physical Fitness day” by a Special Circular.


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Sports and Physical Health Promotion Week from 25th to 30th January 2016

 

The rate of Sri Lankan school children engaged in sports is as low as 25% and when it comes to higher education the above percentage reaches low level of more than 8%. As a result of this 68% of deaths alone occur among persons below 65 years of age due to non-communicable diseases. The major factors that have contributed to this situation...


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Sri Lankan Asian Youth National Net Ball Team arrives in the Island

Sri Lanka team that won the Asian youth national Net Ball Championship led by Gayani Dissanayake in Hong Kong will receive Rs One and half million from the Sports Ministry. This title was won after 13 years. The triumphant Sri lanka team arrived in the Island in the wee hours of the morning 2015.12.23 to a Red Carpet welcome by Net Ball...


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