34th Mercantile Athletic Championship in Diyagama

Founded in the year 1982, Mercantile Athletic Federation (MAF) has been serving the athletic enthusiast in the private sector of the nation for over three decades.The annual athletic competition organized by the MAF will be conducted for the 34th...

Nilani Rathnayake bows out of World Championships

Sri Lanka National Champion Nilani Rathnayaka competed in the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase Heats at the World Athletics Championship 2022 (Oregon 2022) earlier today (16th) in Oregon, USA. 31-year-old Rathnayaka ran in heat 1 of the event and managed to record...

Abeykoon continues good form in Ostrava

Yupun Abeykoon clocked an impressive 10.08s (-1.2m/s) to finish 5th in the Men’s 100m at the Ostrava Golden Spike – Continental Tour Gold in the Czech Republic. Abeykoon has had a massive season so far, setting new South Asian Records...

Sri Lanka at IAAF World Championships

Sri Lanka will be fielding 04 athletes for the International Association for Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championship that will be held from the 4th to 13th August in London, England. The International Association for Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championship is...

Leeds International, Panadura – ISAC 2019

Leeds International, Panadura Athletic team for the 19th edition of International Schools’ Athletic Championship (ISAC), will consist of 59 athletes who will compete in all 5 age categories. ISAC will be held from the 15th to 17th at the...

Yupun Abeykoon races to new National & South Asian 200m record

Sri Lanka’s premier sprinter Yupun Abeykoon laid claim to another national record clocking 20.37s (+0.1m/s) in 200m at the 12th Castiglione International Meeting in Groseto, Italy. Regarded as South Asia’s fastest man with a personal best of 10.15 secs in...

Asian Indoor Champs’ CANCELLED due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Asian Athletics Association (AAA) has called off the 9th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships scheduled for 12th-13th February at Hanzhou, China due to the 2019 novel coronavirus  outbreak. 7 of Sri Lanka's finest to compete at Asian Indoor Athletics Championship The 9th...
National Record

National Record for Sachini; Dilshi and Rusiru shine in the 800m

The 98th National Athletics Championship brought out it’s first National Record in the Women’s Pole Vault event. The Games were held in its usual hosting ground, the Sugathadasa Stadium. Day 2 of the Meet saw the finals of Men’s 3000m...
Commonwealth Games

National Athletic trials for Commonwealth Games 2018

The Athletic Association of Sri Lanka (AASL) will conduct trials on the 27th of January at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium to select the initial squad that is set to represent the country at the Commonwealth Games which is...

Schools sprinter Rumeshika, veteran Wijekoon make it to Asian Championship team

St. Joseph’s Balika, Kegalle sprinter Rumeshika Ratnayake and men’s 1,500 metres record holder Chaminda Wijekoon are among six new athletes included in the Sri Lanka team for the forthcoming Asian Athletics Championships.

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