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.
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.
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.