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AthleticsOct 6, 12 months ago

42nd NSF 2016 | Western Province emerge overall champions

Again Western Province topped the medals table with 113 gold, 74 silver and 67 bronze medals, while South (33 gold, 29 silver, 43 bronze medals) and Central (28 gold, 38 silver, 41 bronze medals) provinces were the second and third in the overall med…

AthleticsAug 20, 1 year ago

Unbeatable Bolt sign off with Triple-Triple

Usain bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the three sprint titles in Rio when Jamaica successfully defended the 4×100 metres relay crown on Friday. Two days before his 30th birthday, Bolt ran the anc…

AthleticsJul 17, 1 year ago

33rd Mercantile Annual Athletic Championship from 19 August

The Mercantile Athletic Federation (MAF) will conduct the 33rd Mercantile Annual Athletic Championship on 19, 20 and 21 August at the Mahinda Rajapaksha International Sports Complex, Diyagama. The Mercantile Athletic Championship is the most colorful…

AthleticsDec 20, 2 years ago

Chamali shattered a 13-year-old Sri Lanka long jump record

Chamali Priyadharshani of the Western Province set a new Sri Lanka records at the Athletics Championship of 41st National Sports Festival continued at Diyagama yesterday by recording her career best jump of 6.43m in her 5th attempt of the competition…

AthleticsDec 20, 2 years ago

Ayesha renewed own SL Record

The Uva Province athlete Ayesha Maduwanthi’s 43.18 metre hammer throw distance renewed her own Sri Lanka record on the second day at the 41st Sri Lanka National Sports Festival held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Diyagama, Homagama yesterday. Ay…

AthleticsNov 21, 2 years ago

Ministry of Sports Announces Dates for NSF XLI

All arrangements are being made to hold the 41st national sports festival at the Mahinda Rajapakse Sports complex-Diyagama from 18th to 20th December. Over fifteen hundred athletes from nine provinces are set to take part in the event, while as many …

AthleticsOct 15, 2 years ago

IOC meets with Government and NOC of Sri Lanka

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with representatives of ASOIF, ANOC and the OCA, hosted a constructive and fruitful meeting today in Lausanne with a delegation from the Government of Sri Lanka that was led by Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekara…

AthleticsOct 8, 2 years ago

Dialog Axiata powers SL Contingent for WPA Championship

The Sri Lankan Contingent for World Para Athletic Championship was powered by Dialog Axiata. The sponsorship event took place on October 07 at the Sports Ministry Auditorium in the presence of Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara and Dialog Group C…

AthleticsOct 5, 2 years ago

Cardiff Half Marathon 2015: Anuradha Cooray wins M35+ Category

37 year old Sri Lankan sprinter from Divulapitiya Gnanodya MMV and competitor at the Olympic games 2008 and 2012 , managed to become the winner of M35+ category in Cardiff Half Marathon 2015 by clocking one hour , 04 minutes and 47 seconds and to fin…

AthleticsOct 5, 2 years ago

Cardiff Half Marathon 2015: Wins for Ben Siwa and Lenah Jerotich

Uganda’s Ben Siwa ran a personal best to win the 2015 Cardiff Half Marathon. Siwa, 26, put in a dominant performance to finish in a time of one hour two minutes seven seconds on the course that will stage next year’s World Half Marathon C…