Roshan Dammika breaks 24-year-old National record, TWICE!

Roshan Dammika made a stunning comeback to the track with a National Record in the Men’s hurdles while Amasha De Silva ran a personal best in the Women’s 200m. All this and more at the National Athletics Championship, stage...

Susanthika re-appointed as Senior Advisor to Sports Ministry

The Cabinet has approved the proposal to appoint Sri Lankan Olympic athlete Susanthika Jayasinghe as a Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Sports. A proposal on the appointment was submitted to the Cabinet by Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa. පැරාලිම්පික් වීරයින් ක්‍රීඩා...

21 years since Susanthika Jayasinghe made history at the Olympics

Sydney 2000. The Olympic Games saw one American, two Bahamians, a Jamaican, a Ukrainian, two Australians and a sole Asian contender in the Women’s 200m final. Sri Lanka was already content with an athlete qualifying for an OLYMPIC FINAL, but...

Susanthika Jayasinghe tests positive for Covid-19

Olympic Silver Medalist Susanthika Jayasinghe has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, Lankadeepa News reported earlier today. (14) Jayasinghe (47) had reportedly conducted a PCR test after feeling under the weather during the past week. Along with Jayasinghe, her two...
Yupun Abeykoon

Yupun Abeykoon clocks 10.25 in Zurich Finals

Running in his second Diamond League, Yupun Abeykoon didn’t have the best day in Zurich, as he finished 9th in the Men’s 100m Final. Abeykoon started well in Lane 1 but fell away from the rest midway through the race.  Read...

Yupun Abeykoon to run at Zurich Diamond League

2020 Olympian Yupun Abeykoon is all set to compete in the Men’s 100m Final at the Zurich Diamond League this Thursday (9). Abeykoon’s phenomenal performances over 2020 and 2021 saw him qualifying for the Men’s 100m at the Olympic Games...

Maduranga Subasinghe misses out on 400m Final

Maduranga Subasinghe was unable to progress beyond the 1st Round of the Men’s 400m T47 event held earlier today. Sri Lanka’s fastest man in the event managed to secure 4th place in the 2nd heat with a timing of 51.08s...

Kumudu Priyanka bows out with a personal best

Kumudu Priynaka, Sri Lanka’s only female participant of the 2020 Paralympic Games currently ongoing in Tokyo, bowed out of the games today after being placed 9th in the Women’s Long Jump –T47 event where she recorded a personal best...

SLC to reward Paralympic medalists

Sri Lanka Cricket have announced that the organization have come forward to reward Paralympic Medalists Dinesh Priyantha and Dulan Kodithuwakku. Sri Lanka Cricket’s executive committee has decided to award Dinesh Priyantha Herath, who won a Gold medal in the Men’s...

Kumudu Priyanka makes her Paralympic debut

Kumudu Priynaka, Sri Lanka’s only female participant of the 2020 Paralympic Games currently ongoing in Tokyo, made her debut in the Paralympic arena featuring in the Women’s 100m T47 competition.  Priyanka competed in heat 01 in the first round of...

Most Read