Published: 24 February 2012
ThePapare.com, is a one of a kind sports website in Sri Lanka. Boasting of unprecedented coverage, live, and extraordinary reporting, the portal has become the popular go to vehicle for the sports fanatic in Sri Lanka.
ThePapare prides itself in dishing out news spontaneously and in vivid and unstinted detail. Ethical, and unbiased; striving to air both sides, taking utmost caution not to disrupt the workings of sport in the name of sensationalism. The website possesses links in every sporting unit, be it schools, clubs or national with the information umbrella even extending overseas.
Passion is at the helm of the TP modus operandi; run by a group of sports enthusiasts, some sportsmen themselves, the reporter’s zeal for sport super-exceeds that of the average media and it is possibly the essence, of ThePapare.com’s ability to deliver such robust and insightful news. The team, virtually working around the clock, make it their business to pounce on sporting news and deliver it instantly to the public. It is a lifestyle for the TP crew who would update the scores or write articles through any difficult or contorted situation. It is the intensity that has made the web abode such a compelling factor where the zeal of the writer conjugates with the craving of the reader and together they have sprung ThePapare.com into conglomerate of a different standing.
While previews, reviews, live streaming, updates, features, interviews, controversies, and specialist’s columns are some of the salient features, the flourishing forums and fan involvement is indeed the hallmark of ThePapare. The forums remain lively, knowledgeable and give the sports following a platform to air their views. A cross-section of Sri Lanka’s everybody from corporate hierarchy to sportsmen and women, administrators, coaches, schoolboys and parents visit the website regularly making it the epi-centre for sports in Sri Lanka.
Now in its plush new setting, this tingling web abode tries valiantly to breathe in life to sport, get to the heart of the matter and deliver news fresh and untainted in a homely, earthy manner. It constantly endeavours to engage the reader, saddle them to the expedition of creating a bustling information hub. Based on the concept ‘of the people, by the people, for the people’ the website has made itself a natural domain for sports integration where the fans themselves become contributors, reporters and harbingers of news.
With an average of 200,000 hits a month and a daily ballooning facebook membership which stands at over 43,000, ThePapare stands head and shoulders above the regular media in popularity. As sports enthusiasts almost always run out of time to keep abreast with their favourite sport, running to their pet portal to be updated is more than just a habit for most; it’s a life style.
The most clairvoyant aspect the crew emphasize is that they do not intend taking the journey alone and the website in their own words ‘is as much yours, as it is ours’, so the open invitation is write articles, send information, contribute and join the quest of putting Sri Lankan sports on the map
ThePapare.com is a most wholesome addiction – come get dependent
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