Two National records on the opening day

The 96th National Athletic Championship commenced today (3rd) at the Sugathadasa Stadium with six finals completed on the first day of the meet. Having returned to Sugathadasa Stadium after a lapse of 4 years, it only took a few...

Title of ‘National Champion’ on offer

The National Athletic Championship marking its 96th edition, will be worked out from the 3rd to 5th of August at the Sugathadasa stadium. The National athletic championship returns to the Sugathadasa stadium after a lapse of 4 years having...

Juniors who conquered Asia to receive financial aid till 2024

The National Junior Athletes who made history clinching a record total of 11 medals at the Asian Junior Athletic Championship (AJAC) which was held in Gifu, Japan are set to receive financial funding until the 2024 Olympics. This was announced...

Sri Lanka to field its largest ever squad

Sri Lanka is set to field a squad of 185 athletes for the 18th Asian Games which will be held from the 18th of August to 3rd of September in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang. The event...

SL Men’s 4X400 team placed 8th in the World

Sri Lankan U20 Men’s 4X400 team who became the first Sri Lankan relay team to take part in a final at a World Championship ended their journey at the IAAF World U20 Championship as the 8th placed team at...

Men’s 4X400 through to U20 World Championship Final

Sri Lanka’s medal hopes at the IAAF World U20 Championship is still alive with the Men’s 4X400m team advancing to the final on provisional qualification as one of the fastest losers while the Women’s 4X400 quartet failed to qualify...

All hopes rest on Sri Lanka’s 4X400m Relay teams

Both Sri Lankan Men’s & Women’s U20 4X400m will take the field tomorrow (14th) at the IAAF World Youth Championship which is held in Tampere, Finland. Sri Lanka sent a team of 11 athletes, Sri Lanka’s biggest contingent to a...

Did the cold climes cost Aruna a place in the final?

Sri Lanka’s prime medal hope at the IAAF World U20 Championship 2018, Aruna Darshana crashed out of the Men’s 400m Semi-Finals finishing the race 5th clocking 46.75secs. Competing in the 03rd semifinal heat, alongside the young Jamaican prodigy Christopher...

Amasha bows out from 100m Semis

Junior Sri Lankan Sprint Champion, Amasha De Silva, bowed out from the women’s 100m at the IAAF World U20 Championship. Amasha ran in lane one in the first of three semifinals and finished 8th clocking 11.86secs. Twanisha Terry of...

Aruna and Amasha through to the semi-finals

Sri Lanka’s latest beacon of hope on the track, Aruna Darshana along with Junior queen of sprint Amasha De Silva took to the track today in Tampere, Finland on the second day of the IAAF World U20 Championship. Both Darshana...

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