• National Institute of Sports Science (NISS) is the premier institute of sports education in Sri Lanka. It was established under the provisions of the sports law No. 25, 1973 and named “Sports School" with its inauguration in 1978 under the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Sports. It was reorganized in 1996 under the provisions of an Act of Parliament, which amended the original sports law and renamed as the National Institute of Sports Science.

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  • 500 Officers of the Sports Service will be provided with a special sports training.

    According to the concept of the Minister of sports, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekra, a special sports training workshop has been organized targeting to uplift the skills and attitudes of the officers of the sports service under the Ministry of Sports.

    This workshop is intended for the Sports Directors, District Sports Officers, Coaches and Sports Officers who are attached by the Department of Sports Development and who are serving under the Provincial Sports Ministries and will be  held  on 18th to 19th December,    2016 and 20th to 21st December,  2016 as 2-Day Residential Workshops for 02 batches at the Training Center of the Special Task Force of Police Department, Katukurunds, Kalutara.

    500 sports officers will be participated for these workshops and the sessions will be conducted by the elite of the sports field and Senior Coaches of the island.

    Therefore all the officers of the sports service who are attached to all the centers and Divisional Secretariats offices are kindly requested to make arrangements in order to submit their detail to their relevant officer in charge as the details of the relevant participants should be furnished in the prescribed form sent to the Provincial Secretaries.   Their detail should be reached to the Director, National Institute of Sports Science, 100/7, Independence Avenue, Colombo 07 on or before   14th December, 2016 and also to fax to the No 0112674033.


    Coaches Accreditation
    Programme – Taekwondo

    Target group : Taekwondo Coaches in Sri Lanka
    Course duration : 3 Months
    Teaching methods : Face to face class room learning and Practical Training
    Evaluation : 3.00 hour Written Examination & Practical Test Attendance for
    The lectures : : must be 80% to sit for the examination
    Course Fee : Rs. 5000.00
    Commencement : 04th of December 2016 Inauguration
    Ceremony : 24th November 2016











Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara
T.P.No : 0112-688404
Fax : 0112-688403
Hon.H.M.M. Harees
Deputy Minister of Sports
T.P No  :  011-2688404  
Fax  :   011-2688403

Dr. D. M. R. B. Dissanayake,  SECRETARY
T.P.No  :  011-2688836
Fax : 0112-2688836

Mr. Sajith Jayalal
T.P No  :  011-2684921  
Fax  :   011-2667709 sajithniss@gmail.com