Sri Lanka Athletic team announced for Commonwealth Games

Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) has finalized the team that will travel to the Commonwealth Games (CWG) which will be held from the 4th to 15th February in Gold Coast, Australia. The squad of 12 athletes will include...

Nimali wins Bronze at 8th Asian Indoor

Nimali Liyanarachchi won Sri Lanka’s first medal short while ago at the 8th Asian Indoor Athletic Championship held in Teheran, Iran.Competing in the women’s 800m final, Nimali clocked a time of 2:10.83secs to secure the Bronze medal while Gayanthika...

All Sri Lankan athletes take the field on the first day

Sri Lanka will be represented by a team of 5 athletes at the 8th Asian Indoor Athletics Championship which will be held in Teheran, Iran from 01st to 03rd February 2018. The 8th edition of the Asian Indoor Championship will be held in Iran...

Three athletes secure their places for Commonwealth Games

The national athletic trials to select the squad for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in Gold Coast, Australia was worked out today (27th) at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakshe Stadium. Men’s 100m, 200m, 400m, Long Jump, Triple Jump,...
Commonwealth Games

National Athletic trials for Commonwealth Games 2018

The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) will conduct trials on the 27th of January at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium to select the initial squad that is set to represent the country at the Commonwealth Games which is...

National Cross-Country Championship in February

The 44th National Cross-Country Championship, which will be the first event of the 44th National sports festival will be held on the 18th of February at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club premises. Organized by the Department of Sports Development,...
PyeongChang 2018

Korea set to unite for the PyeongChang 2018

IOC President Thomas Bach today announced that a delegation from the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) will participate at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. President Bach said: “The Olympic Games are always...

National level athletes to receive government jobs

At an event held at the Duncan White Auditorium situated at the Ministry of Sports, 111 athletes and 38 coaches belonging to five disciplines were handed nutrition allowance The event was graced by Hon. Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara, and...

New Marathon record by Hiruni Wijerathne

Hiruni Wijerathna, the US based Sri Lankan marathoner established a new women’s marathon national record clocking 2:36:35 at the Houston Marathon concluded yesterday (15th) in Houstan, Texas. Renewing the National record books just weeks into the new year,  Hiruni managed to...

Athletes to receive handsome cash rewards

Sri Lankan athletes are set to receive cash as rewards for winning medals at international competitions. The above was revealed by the Minister of Sports Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara at a media briefing held at the Government News department auditorium,...

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