Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* World Anti-Doping Agency grant for Sri Lanka to prevent use of illegal stimulants in sports
Tue, Nov 20, 2012, 11:02 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 20, Colombo: The World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) has provided a Rs. two million grant to Sri Lanka Sports Medical Institute to launch programs to prevent the use of doping agents.

The head of Sri Lanka's Institute of Sports Medicine professor Arjuna de Silva said the grant will be used to promote activities against the use of illegal stimulants by athletes. A special awareness programme on stimulants for school athletes will be conducted with the grant, he added.

He said that the doctors of the Institute will hold workshops for the school athletes, coaches and also the teachers in charge of cricket island wide.

The programme aims to prevent the possibility of using illegal stimulants without proper knowledge of the repercussions.

The grant is to be administered through the UNESCO.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Another Sri Lanka ruling party MP joins opposition
-- [4 hours ago]
UNP General Secretary will not crossover to government, pledges to support common candidate
-- [4 hours ago]
MDMK leader celebrates Sri Lanka's slain terrorist leader's 60th birth anniversary
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's extremist Buddhist group promotes racial and religious violence against minorities - UN report
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka annual Bank Directors' Symposium today
-- [7 hours ago]
18th SAARC Summit begins in Kathmandu
-- [7 hours ago]
Defense Ministry to acquire Lanka Cement factory premises in Kankasanthurai
Sri Lanka to invite foreign election monitors, but not UN monitors
Japan Airlines and SriLankan Airlines launch codeshare cooperation
Common candidate and opposition leader to discuss Presidential election tomorrow

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.