Hiruni pulls a National Record out of a Pandemic

Sri Lanka’s pride in the long distance and marathon events, Hiruni Wijayaratne put on a fantastic run in the Music City Distance Festival, creating a new PB and National Record in the 5000m event earlier today (16). Gold medalist at...

National Athletics schedule for the year released

The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) announced dates for the national athletics trials and the National Athletic Championships at a press briefing held at the Ramada Hotel last evening (11). Accordingly, the national trials, which will function to form...

SAG stars felicitated

The Ministry of Sports hosted an event of appreciation for the 6 athletes who performed well at the South Asian Games in Nepal last year, while also sitting for their O' level examinations. The six female athletes who excelled at...

46th National Athletic games to be postponed

The Ministry of Sports has informed all provincial sports directors in writing that the 46th National Sports Festival, the main sports event organized by the Ministry of Sports, has been postponed indefinitely. Due to the prevailing situation in the...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

“United by Emotion” to be Tokyo 2020 Games motto

The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee has revealed the official games motto: “United by Emotion”. The motto emphasizes the power of sport to bring together people from diverse backgrounds of every kind and allow them to connect and celebrate in a way...

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