After heavy lobbying, Sri Lanka has secured further three months to put forward a comprehensive action plan to show why the Olympic Council of Asia should not strip Sri Lanka of the hosting rights of the Asian Youth Games in 2017.
High jumper Udantha Bandara and sprinter Shanika Fernando both from Gateway College Colombo were adjudged as best male and female athlete of the Inter- International School Athletics championship (ISAC) 2014 concluded at Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday.
Saumya Sooriyampola and P.H. Chamal added two more silver medals to Sri Lanka's tally while women's captain Jani Chathurangi won a bronze medal on the opening day of the athletics competition of Lusofonia Games held at GMC Sports Complex Bamboliam, India yesterday.
Central Province athlete Lional Samarajeewa and Western Province long distance runner Geethani Rajasekara won the men’s and women’s titles respectively of the National Cross Country Championship conducted at Diyagama yesterday.