Duty waiver to boost motor sports
The governing body for motor sports in Sri Lanka,
Sri Lanka Automobile Sports (SLAS) thanked the government for
granting an exemption of duty on racing cars. This duty waiver is
for purpose built single seater Formula Cars and Go Karts,
classified as motor cars, eventhough thee cars cannot be registered
nor driven on roads.
Yoshitha Rajapaksa top marksman
Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa of the Sri Lanka
Navy won the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC)
President's Medal for the Standard Division and became the winner in
the individual overall category (Standard Division) at the National
Handgun Championship – 2012 conducted by the National Rifle
Association of Sri Lanka at the Navy firing range in Welisara from
November 11 to 13.
Kingswood ‘A’ in back to back basketball victories
Kingswood College ‘A’ team turned in a fine
performance to defeat St Anthony's College in their Kandy District
school boys under 19 inter school basketball championship match
organised by the Kandy District Basketball Association and played at
St Anthony's Girls College Courts, Kandy on Wednesday.
Heshan bags karate gold
Heshan Chamindu Marasinghe from Anuradhapura won
the Gold Medal in the under-10 age category at the all island
ShotoKan Kata Karate National Championship recently. The 37th
version of the championship was held from November 6 to 9 at the
Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium Colombo.