London based Sri Lankan athlete Anuradha Indrajith Cooray has qualified for the Rio Olympics Marathon when he broke the long standing Sri Lanka national marathon record at the London Marathon on Sunday, statistician of the Athletics Association of Sri Lanka confirmed.

The Zonal Sports Meet will be conducted by the Akkaraipattu Zonal Education Office on April 27, 28 and 29 at the Central College (National School) Play Ground in Akkaraipattu .

Delay in approval of the list of athletes from the Education Ministry left youth athletes in quandary for the first Asian Youth Athletics Championship to be held in Qatar 8 May.

One of the glorious athletes in the country's athletics history, Sugath Thilakaratne, will contest for the top post of the Athletics Association (AASL) this year, which is to be held on 14 May. He has been nominated by eight Associations for the AASL Presidency. Nominations for the post closed at 12.00 p.m. on 15 April (Wednesday).

After a number of media reports and days after his appointment, Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake finally decided to inspect the worn out track at Sugathadasa Stadium yesterday, where he said he will work to lay a brand new track as soon as possible. 

Five youth athletes performed exceptionally well to achieve IAAF World Youth Championship qualifying standards at the National Youth (Under 18) qualifying trials concluded at Diyagama Stadium yesterday.

The 15th annual International Schools Athletic Competition concluded today at the Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo showcasing some of the finest athleticism among the international schools.

The second day of the International School Athletic Championships concluded with Lyceum International School –Wattala earning themselves 16 more gold medals diminishing the hopes of rest of the contenders.

The International School`s Athletic Championships 2015 commenced today at the Sugathadasa Stadium. The meet will be held for three days until the 01st of March 2015 where 25 International Schools will compete for supremacy.

The International Schools athletics Championship (ISAC) 2015 is to be held on the 27th, 28th and 1st of March at the Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo. A press conference was gathered today at the SSC to brief the media on this championship.