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  • Second Paralympic Medal Ever In Rio

    Second Paralympic Medal Ever In Rio

    The 15th Paralympic Games 2016 now being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil brought in more glory for Sri Lanka. Dinesh Priyantha Herath secured the Bronze Medal in the F 46 Men’s Javelin Throw, with a personal best performan.ce of 58.23 M. Devandra Jhahbaria of India won Gold (63.97 M) while Guo Chunliang of China bagged the Silver (59.93 M)


    The 15th Paralympic Summer Games Games Rio 2016 commenced in the after glow of the 31st Summer Olympic Games 2016 held last month. The International Paralympic Committee has confirmed that 176 Nations are participating with around 4500 Paralympians in action in 528 Events of 23 Para Sports.

  • Soggy Send Off For Rio Olympians

    The Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana Football Stadium went off in style despite an unexpected change of weather. The cold winter weather that prevailed during the day turned hostile with strong winds & driving rain. Flooding of roads & residential areas, uprooted trees, broken power lines resulting in disruption of electricity to many areas, roofs of houses blown off & injuries to some due to falling or flying objects was reported in the media. The inclement weather is prevailing even after 12 hours later.