Yupun Abeykoon dashes to Gold at Roma Sprint Festival

Olympian Yupun Abeykoon has once again dazzled in the 150m sprint event at the Nissolino Roma Sprint Festival 2022 with a first-place finish yesterday (12). Abeykoon clocked a 15.37sec timing to grab Gold in Rome, Italy in the Men’s 150m...

Athletics Junior Nationals postponed

The Junior National Athletics Championship commenced yesterday (9) at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo but was halted midway through the day and postponed until further notice. The Championships, being held for the 1st time in 2 years, was to go...
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Ushan Thiwanka takes gold in Lone Star Conference meet

Sri Lankan high-jumper Ushan Thiwanka continued his good form in Collegiate athletics, taking home Gold in the Men’s High Jump at the Lone Star Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships earlier today (7). Thiwanka, representing Texas A&M, cleared a mark...
Athletes on red hot form for Junior National Championship 2022

Athletes in red hot form for World Junior Championship 2022

The junior track and field athletes lit up the Sugathadasa Stadium and Diyagama Stadium with some amazing performances including 6 Junior National Records in the recently concluded Athletics meets (Junior and Senior Trials – Feb, 2nd Asian Games Trials...

AASL selects team for Commonwealth and Asian Games 2022

The Athletics Association of Sri Lanka has finalized and put forth 22 names to the National Selection Committee, for the upcoming Birmingham Commonwealth Games and 19th Asian Games, following the 100th National Athletics meet concluded earlier this month (April). The...
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Yupun sets new Asian record

In his first international meet of the year, South Asia’s fastest sprinter Yupun Abeykoon set an Asian record in 150m at the Perso Trophy 2022, held in Reiti, Italy. After kicking off the year in his motherland, Abeykoon returned to...
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400M Hurdles Champion Kaushalya Madhushani passes away

National 400-meter hurdles champion, Kaushalya Madhushani has passed away on earlier today (24) ThePapare learns. 27-year-old Madhushani was found dead in her house in Dummalasuriya, two weeks after she won the Women’s 400-meter hurdles title, with a time of 58.73 seconds at the 100th National Athletics Championship 2022 conducted in Diyagama. Read - 5 records for 5 superstar women on Day...

Final set of National champions of 2022 crowned

The final day of the 100th National Athletics Championship finally got underway today (23) at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse stadium, after hitting a bit of a snag from earlier this month. The centenary celebrations of Sri Lanka Athletics got underway...

Junior National Athletic meet brought to Colombo

The Sri Lanka Junior National Athletics meet will be held from the 9th – 12th of May at the Sugathadasa Stadium. The meet comes back to the calendar after a lapse of two long years, due to the Covid-19...
Double merriment for Nilanthi

Double merriment for Nilanthi; Day 3 Nationals washed away

The third and final day of the 100th National Athletics Championship concluded earlier today (10th April) at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium. The days’ action was cut short due to heavy rainfall, with the meet being postponed to later...

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