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AthleticsDec 21, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka Inaugural Relay Carnival

The inaugural Relay Carnival organized by the Masters Athletics Sri Lanka will be held on 31 January & 01 February 2015 at the Mahinda Rajapaksha International Stadium Diyagama. The MASL will be creating a record when they stage this Relay Carni…

AthleticsDec 14, 4 years ago

Sprinter Himasha Eshan shines

Sri Lanka’s Sports Oscars, the Sports 1st Mobitel Platinum Awards Night, got underway with much grandeur at the resplendent Stein Studios in Ratmalana. Sprinter Himasha Eshan from Kalutara was crowned the Best Outstation School Athlete. In his spor…

AthleticsNov 27, 4 years ago

Greenhill International School Athletes Excell at Embilipitiya

A Squad of 24 Junior athletes from Greenhill International participated in the Sir John Tarbet Junior National Meet held recently at Embilipitiya. They performed creditably well in their events. Four athletes won Merit Certificates and Sri Lanka Scho…

AthleticsNov 3, 4 years ago

Chanuka Atapattu sets record

Chanuka Atapattu of Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo set a new record in the Under-15 girls’ discus throw to give Sir John Tarbet Junior Athletics Championships a good start at Embilipitiya on Sunday. Atapattu cleared a distance of 31.57 metres to win the…

AthleticsOct 31, 4 years ago

Western Province wins 40 National Sports Festival

Western Province clinched the 40 National Sports Festival which came to an end at the North Central Sports Complex in Anuradhapura last week. The winners sealed 75 gold medals, 54 silver and 57 bronze medals make sure they win the President’s Troph…

AthleticsOct 31, 4 years ago

Asian games Gold medalist felicitated

Nirmala Dissanayake who won the 200m bronze medal at the 1962 Asian Games was felicitated with a gold medal by Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthagamage at the Sports Ministry premises recently. This was done according to a concept of President Mahin…

AthleticsOct 27, 4 years ago

The 40th National Sports Festival : Maduwanthi creates a new record

The 40th National Sports Festival commenced at the newly built North Central Province Sports Complex in Anuradhapura, the day before yesterday. The athletes had to struggle with the slippery and wet conditions of the track since from the very beginni…

AthleticsOct 22, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka seals a gold at Para Games

Anil Prasanna clinched the first Gold medal for Sri Lanka in the 200m (T42) of the 13th Asian Para Games held at Asiad Main stadium, Incheon, Korea yesterday. Prasanna clocked 25.87 seconds in the event to win the gold medal, while his teammate Upul …

AthleticsOct 21, 4 years ago

Sri Lankan in seven heaven

Sri Lanka athletes eneded with a medal haul of seven golds and one silver at the 4th Brunei Open Athletics Championship held in the Tutong Sports Complex, Brunei, concluded Sunday. Sprinter NCD Priyadarshani was the star on the last day where she had…

AthleticsOct 10, 4 years ago

Asian Para Games Set to Begin in Incheon

The 2014 Asian Para Games, also known as the Second Asian Para Games, is a parallel sports event for Asian athletes with disability to be held in Incheon South Korea. It will be opened on October 18, 2014 and will end on October 24, 2014. About 4,500…