Yupun Abeykoon placed 5th in Diamond League Final

Sri Lanka’s sprint sensation Yupun Abeykoon competed in the Men’s 100m Diamond League Final, which was held on the 9th of September 2022 in Zurich. 27-year-old Abeykoon was placed 5th as he registered a timing of 10.14s (-0.3m/s) in the...

Yupun Abeykoon to compete in Diamond League Final

Sri Lanka’s sprint superstar Yupun Abeykoon has received the official call-up for the Men’s 100m Diamond League Final, which is set to be held on the 8th and 9th of September 2022 in Zurich. Abeykoon, who won a Commonwealth Bronze...

Ritzbury powers Sir John Tarbat Schools Athletic Championship for the tenth year

Ritzbury, Sri Lanka’s No. 1 chocolate brand of CBL Foods International (Pvt) Ltd announced its 10th year sponsorship of the 90th Sir John Tarbat Schools Athletic Championship, in aim to uplift standards of sports in Sri Lanka whilst supporting...

Sarangi Silva and Sumedha Ranasinghe fall short in the finals

Sri Lanka’s last medal hopes in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, Sumedha Ranasinghe and Sarangi Silva participated in their respective finals, the Men’s Javelin throw and Women’s Long Jump yesterday (7). Read More : The night of dreams at...
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Sarangi Silva through to Long Jump Final

Sri Lanka’s premier long jumper Sarangi Silva managed to qualify for the Final of the Women’s Long Jump, after an impressive performance in the Qualification Round. The automatic qualification mark was set at 6.75m, but a leap of 6.42m was...
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Nethmi Poruthotage give Sri Lanka it’s 1st Wrestling medal at CWG

18-year-old Nethmi Poruthotage took the first medal on offer on the Wrestling mat earlier today, as the youngster grabbed Bronze in the Women’s Freestyle 57kg event. Poruthotage also now holds the distinction of being the youngest Sri Lankan to medal...
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Rumesh Tharanga storms into the final with new Junior National Record

Junior athletes Rumesh Tharanga and Pasindu Malshan produced head-turning performances for Sri Lanka yesterday (4) in Cali, Colombia at the World Athletics U20 Championships as both of them managed to perform personal bests in their respective events. Rumesh Tharanga -...
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Sport doesn’t matter… but it does

It’s just before 2.00 am in Sri Lanka as the athletes are introduced for the Men’s 100m Final at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. In Lane No. 2 is the fastest man in South Asia, Yupun Priyadarshana Abeykoon. The Sri Lankan...

The night of dreams at the Alexander Stadium

Sudarshana Peiris reporting from Birmingham   Yupun Abeykoon etched his name in Sri Lankan and Asian Athletics history books forever, becoming the first Asian to win a medal in 100m at the Commonwealth Games today (03rd) at the Alaxander Stadium in...

Palitha Bandara secures Silver

Sri Lanka sole representative in Para Athletics at the Commonwealth Games, Palitha Bandara managed to claim Silver in the Men’s Discus Throw F42-44/61-64. With two different impairment categories competing in the event, the results were calculated using the Raza Points...

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