Aniqah Gaffoor’s Olympic Games end in disappointment

Aniqah Gaffoor finished 2nd in the 1st heat of the Women’s 100m Butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatic Center earlier today (24). 17-year-old Gaffoor’s coach Miguel Lopez had expressed ahead of the games that the youngster will be aiming at a...
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Abeysinghe and Gaffoor headed for the Tokyo Olympics

Matthew Abeysinghe and Aniqah Gaffoor have been selected to be in the National Pool travelling to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games, through universality slots in Swimming. The Games will be conducted from the 23rd of July  to the...

Red Bull Ride My Wave commences

Red Bull Ride My Wave is a professional surfing competition managed and judged by the Association of Surfing Professionals in Sri Lanka. The event is open to both local and international surfers who will compete to be the King...

Will not sign-off National Squad list without NSC approval – Hon. Namal Rajapakse

Sri Lanka’s youngest ever Sports Minister Hon. Namal Rajapaksha exercised his powers for the very first time as the Sports Minister taking the initiative to form the National Sports Council (NSC), which will be led by former Sri Lanka...

SAG winners honored with 85 million

With the end of a historic event comes a historic reward; For the first time in the history of Sri Lanka, Rs. 85 million was gifted among all Bronze, Silver and Gold medalists at the South Asian Games 2019,...

2020 in the Pool: Event calendar RELEASED!

With the dawn of a new decade, Sri Lanka’s swimming fraternity is buzzing with excitement over a full calendar of competition throughout 2020. From Novices to Schools to National to International, the Sri Lanka Aquatics Sports Union has finalized...

Abeysinghe in 7th heaven at SAG 2019; National Record for Sandu

Mathew Abeysinghe continued his unstoppable form at the 13th South Asian Games as he snatched 3 Golds on the final day of the Swimming leg at the International Sports Complex, Satdobato, to finish with 7 Gold medals in total.  Abeysinghe...

Akalanka Peiris flies to 3rd Record at SAG 2019

Akalanka Peiris managed to clinch yet another National Record at the 13th South Asian Games as he picked up a Silver medal in the 50m Backstroke event. Sri Lanka took home a further 5 other medals on the penultimate...

National Records fall to Akalanka Peiris and Kiran Jasinghe

Akalanka Peiris and Kiran Jasinghe took centerstage on day 3 of the Swimming leg at the South Asian Games 2019, establishing new National Records in the 100m Backstroke and the 50m Breaststroke events respectively. Sri Lanka did not manage any...

National Records for Mathew Abeysinghe & Akalanka Peiris

Mathew Abeysinghe was the man to grab the headlines once again on Day 2 of the Swimming leg of the South Asian Games as the Champion Swimmer decimated his own National Record on his way to the Gold Medal...

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