Sri Lankan hopes for World Athletic Championship 2019 reignited

Sri Lankan athletics hopes of earning qualification for the IAAF World Athletic Championship 2019 has been reignited, as the world governing body has decided to use the old qualification system instead of the new World ranking based system which...
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Video -“මලල ක්‍රීඩාව සඳහා යෙදූ සැලැස්මේ ප්‍රතිඵල ලැබුණේ 2018 වසරේ”

ශ්‍රී ලංකා මලල ක්‍රීඩාවේ සැලකිය යුතු ආකාරයේ වර්ධනයක් මේ වසරේ සිදු වුනා. මේ වසරේ පැවති යොවුන් ඔලිම්පික් තරගාවලියේ දී සහ ආසියානු කනිෂ්ඨ මලල ක්‍රීඩා ශූරතා තරගාවලියේ දී පදක්කම් හිමිකර ගැනීමට සමත් වීම එයට හොඳම උදාහරණ ලෙස දක්වන්න පුළුවන්. ඉතින් මේ වසරේ...

Change of IAAF qualification process narrows Sri Lanka’s chances at major events

International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF), the controlling body of world athletics has announced a major overhaul in the qualification process for the world events which include the Olympics and the World Athletic Championships. The IAAF announced the reforms...

Hiruni shines at Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

Sri Lanka’s premier marathoner and National record holder in the women’s Marathon, USA based Hiruni Wijayrathne finished the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2018 in the overall 39th place and as the second woman to cross the finish line. Hiruni clocked 2.38:34...

Kalinga Shines on the opening day of the Army meet

The 55th edition of the Sri Lanka Army Athletic Championship, which pits track and field athletes of national caliber against each other representing their respective regiments, commenced today with 5 new meet records established on the opening day itself. Sri...

Udayangi shines as Sabaragamuwa dominates Inter-University Athletics

11 new meet records were broken at the Inter University Athletics meet which was held on the 27th and 28th of October at the Sugathadasa International Stadium. University of Sabaragamuwa (SAB) dominated almost all the events and were crowned...

Aruna, Randi, Amila & Nadeesha best athletes

The 30th Edition of the National Youth Festival organized by the National Youth Service Council which was held over three days from the 26th to 28th October at the Matara Kotawila Stadium concluded today (28th) after three days of...

Aruna smashes a meet record on opening day

The annual meet is considered a bridging event between the School and National level with aspiring athletes eagerly taking part in the competition. The competitions are held in two age categories in Under 20 and over 20 with the...

The heartening story behind Sri Lanka’s first YOG medal

At the 3rd Youth Olympics Games 2018 (YOG 2018), which was held in Buenos Aires, Steeple Chaser, 17-year-old Parami Wasanthi Maristella of Kuliyapitiya Central College claimed the unbreakable record of becoming the first Sri Lankan to win a Youth...

Shelinda STUNS with new PB; Enters Top 10

Junior sprinter Shelinda Jansen, the final Sri Lankan athlete to compete at the 3rd Youth Olympic Games held in Buenos Aire, Argentina, delivered a thrilling run, clocking 24.07secs to take the win in the Heat 02 of the Women’s...

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