Athletics Association of Sri Lanka sent a team of seven athletes for the Macau Invitational Cities Athletics Meet which will be held over the weekend (May 10-11).

The signed shoes are worth about £20,000 and were taken from a commercial premises

Soldier Akila Channaka Feranando was able to win third medal for Sri Lanka as he finished second in the 20,000M race walking event of the Thailand open Athletics championship 2014 held at Thammasat university sports complex yesterday.

57th Junior National Championships 2014 organised by Sri Lanka Athletics Association concluded yesterday at Sugathadasa stadium Colombo.

Seevali Central athlete Akila Ravishanka’s hopes of improving on the record he established on Saturday was dashed when his starting blocks slipped back at the start of the 110 metres hurdles final (under-18), on the third day of the Junior National Athletics Championship at the Sugathadasa Stadium, yesterday.

Leading hurdler Supun Viraj Randeniya vented his frustration of not being selected for international events, by breaking the 110 metres hurdles record (under-23) for a second time in the meet, on the penultimate day of the Junior National Athletics Championship, on Sunday.

Kevin Vallathesar, a cross country champion in his age category in France is one of the three overseas based dual citizenship holders competing at the Junior National Athletics Championship starting at the Sugathdasa Stadium on Friday.

Thousands of marathoners have taken to the streets of Boston, as the city honoured three killed and more than 260 injured in a bomb attack last year.

St Peter’s College, Colombo in the Colombo South Educational Division, emerged Overall Boys Athletics Champions with 106 points and Visakha Vidyalaya with 99 points emerged Overall Girls’ Athletics Champions at the sports meet for the year 2014.

The medals that athletes will compete for at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been unveiled.