Middle Distance runner, Nimali Liyanarachchi again sealed the first place of women's 800m in the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix held at Thammasat University sports complex, Bangkok yesterday.

Champion middle distance runner from Sooriyawewa Nimali Liyanarachchi delivered as expected to win the 800m, while Indunil Herath and men's 4X100m relay team finished second in the Asian Grand prix 2015, 1st leg held at National Stadium, Bangkok, yesterday.

The 85th edition of the Sir John Tarbet Athletic Championship concluded yesterday at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium setting fourteen new meet records in the three days that it was held.

The second day of the 85th Sir John Tarbet Athletic championships were concluded despite heavy showers. Eight new meet records were established today which doubled those of day one.

The schools’ athletic fest – 85th edition of the Sir John Tarbet Athletic Championship commenced yesterday at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse International Stadium – With over 3000 athletes participating for the competition four new meet records were established on day one itself. 

The oldest sporting fixture for Sri Lankan athletes is recognized as the Sir John Tarbet Athletic Championship. The 85th edition of it will unfold tomorrow at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium in Diyagama.

The national female athlete Achala Dias has tested positive for taking a banned substance during the national selection trials held recently at Diyagama.

Even though four hundred applications were issued for the selection trails of the upcoming under 18 Asian Schools Athletic Championship, only eighty athletes showed interest in turning up on the day to put themselves in the line to represent the country.  Have the best been selected?

Many a leading sportsmen and women of Sri Lanka Air Force have been compelled to undergoing nearly two and half month-long mandatory military training, which leading coaches allege would jeopardize their chances of engaging in systematic training, preparing and qualifying for a number of international events including Rio Olympics.

For the first time in the recent history, St. Benedict’s College were crowned Champions at Colombo Zonal Athletic Meet 2015 at the Sugathadasa Stadium.