Journalism that propelled me into blogging

by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

My blog is a non-partisan site with diverse views. It is dedicated to the promotion of ethical journalism—a conscious decision on my part. It captures conflict, culture, events, nature, peace, people, tradition, and other subjects, in articles and photos. I travelled solo to the war zone to capture images—a first for a Tamil woman journalist in Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sri Lanka’s 207 Centimetres Tall Tamil Netball Champion

Now, we move to Sri Lanka where our Colombo correspondent, DushiYanthini Kanagasabapathipillai, takes us to meet the tallest female netball player in Asia – Tharjini Sivalingam.
She stands at 6ft 10in (that’s 207 centimetres) and she is also a Tamil.
Her sport, netball, is like basketball but you can’t run with the ball or bounce it. [click to hear & read]