Ondaatje joins hands to help former marathoner Wimalasena Perera

Anna-Marie Ondaatje, Sri Lanka's international rhythmic gymnast who is a part of the Quint Ondaatje foundation, has partnered with the Professional Sports Journalists Association of Sri Lanka (PSJASL) to give back to their community, by helping to provide funds for legendary...

85th Anniversary of Jesse Owens’ 45-minute record spree

Jesse Owens was an American track and field athlete and four-time gold medalist in the 1936 Olympic Games. He specialized in sprints and long jump, and was recognized as “perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and...

The inception and evolution of throwing events

If you are a thrower, be it discus, javelin, shot putt or hammer, you must know that you are being taught not just a sport but some of the greatest methods of hunting and defense human beings used that...

“National Athletics Meet 2020 Probable” says Kularathne

Nearing the 90-day mark on the absence of Athletics in Sri Lanka due to the Covid-19 virus, athletes are on a slow roll, training themselves at home. With the Olympics being pushed a year and all foreseeable local meets...

Usain Bolt and partner Kasi Bennett welcome first child

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed last Monday that Usain Bolt and longtime girlfriend Kasi Bennett have welcomed their 1st child. Bolt and Bennett first announced their pregnancy back in January and at a gender reveal party where the former...

A message from Damayanthi Darsha on COVID-19

Damayanthi Darsha, an icon in Sri Lankan Athletics, has issued a heartfelt statement and request to the nation on the magnanimous threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Darsha, a dominant force back in the 90s alongside her teammate Susanthika Jayasinghe, represented...

#Supergirls ace O/L exams while competing at SAG19

December 2019 posed a true challenge to six of Sri Lanka’s rising young athletes as they sat for their Ordinary Level Examination while competing in the 13th South Asian Games in Kathmandu, Nepal.  Visit our HUB for all SAG news: South...
Olympics Tokyo 2020

The new dates for the qualifying rounds of the Olympic games Tokyo 2020 have...

Prior to this announcement, authorities from several countries had halted the Olympic qualifying tournaments, putting the health of athletes first. The International Athletics Association has decided to change the selection criteria for next year's Olympic Games. Accordingly, the period from April...

The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed to 2021 because of the...

On Monday the 30th March 2020, the international Olympic committee decided to postpone the Olympics and Paralympics by one year because of the uncontrollable spreading of the Coronavirus. Officials had been discussing the postponement of the Olympics for weeks...

2020 Presidential Awards Ceremony postponed due to COVID-19

The 2020 Presidential Awards Ceremony has been postponed due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.  “The Presidential Awards Ceremony that was to be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall on the 6th of April, 2020, will be postponed due...

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