Sharmal and Nadir through
Junior National Tennis C’ships:
Sharmal Dissanayaka who played Yasas Dewage in a
three setter in the quarter finals of the under 18 age group won the
first set 6-2 lost the second 2-6 and made a strong come-back to win
the third set 6 4. Sharmal will meet Vimuktha De Alwis while Amresh
meets Irfan Inzam in the semi finals.
Niyarepola RCGC’s golf champ
The 89th Royal Colombo Golf Club Championship
held last Saturday and Sunday at the RCGC, witnessed a stiff battle
for golf supremacy in the final round on Sunday between, Nimal
Wettimuny and, Mangala Niyarepola.
Sam tastes victory at last
Britain’s Sam Oldham- the 17-year-old triple
junior champion finally had the sweet taste of victory on Sunday,
the eighth day of the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore . He beat
seven other competitors to take home the gold for the horizontal bar
finals in artistic gymnastics, capping an eventful week which proved
that coveted medal can sometimes prove ever so elusive.