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Firoz Nilam – a meteoric rise to stardom

By Eric Motha Firoz Nilam commenced his meteoric rise to fame in 1961 on being selected for training at the Ceylon Table Tennis Association coaching camp conducted by V. Sivaraman All India Mens Singles Champion of many years reckoning   The thirteen year old student from Royal College, buoyant from …

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Whites’ Silver Streaks…

Duncan  was a record beater in every sense of the word Unforgettable ! That’s what it was – some of the most incredible achievements in Sri Lanka and world athletics that took place more than 67 years ago. Little-known Sri Lanka was then famously known for Ceylon Tea and was one of the treasured islands of …

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