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MarathonOct 7, 4 years ago

Rajasekara sets national record

Geethani Rajasekara set a national women’s marathon record when she finished second in the Colombo Open Marathon with a timing of 2.47.55 seconds. She was defeated to the first place by the strong Kenyan runner Winfridah Kwamboka who finished h…

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AthleticsSep 26, 4 years ago

Cooray eyes medal for SL

Olympic Marathon runner Anuradha Cooray has started preparation for the 17th South Asian Games in Incheon Korea. Cooray lives in England at present and in decent form after his second coming in 2008 for the international arena. “Anuradha Cooray…

Weight LiftingSep 23, 4 years ago

Vidanage fails to impress

Sri Lanka medal hope Chinthana Vidanage failed to impress as he did not finish his weightlifting 69KG event failing to lift any weight in clean and jerk method. Vidanage lifted 126 KG in Snatch method before failed in three attempts at Clean and Jerk…

AthleticsAug 22, 4 years ago

Old Josephians Sports fiesta on August 24

The Battle of the 90’s Sports Fiesta organized by St Joseph’s College’s batch of 97 will be held at the College grounds on August 24. This will now be an annual event which will be held for the purpose of facilating harmony and fellowship among…

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AthleticsAug 21, 4 years ago

Sri Lanka seeks new medals hopes from Gymnastic

Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage directed the Sri Lanka National Gymnastic Association to implement a programme to improve and expand Gymnastic Island wide from rural school level to National level, as Gymnastic has been identified as a ga…

AthleticsAug 21, 4 years ago

72 competitors recommended for Asian Games

The Committee headed by Prof. Arjuna De Silva which was appointed by Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage to inspect the standard of the Sri Lanka squad for the Asian Games in South Korea next month has recommended only 72 competitors who are …

AthleticsAug 9, 4 years ago

Silver medalist Sudesh Peiris to be awarded Rs. 03 million

The Commonwealth Games Silver medalist Sudesh Peris will be awarded Rs. 3 million by the Ministry of Sports. After welcoming the silver medalist at the Ministry of Sports on 06.08.2014 during a charming felicitation, Minister of Sports Mahindananda A…

AthleticsAug 4, 4 years ago

THANK YOU! MEDALS, MEMORIES AND A MAGICAL 11 DAYS

Glasgow 2014 has said a massive thank you to the city and its people for being the best hosts the Commonwealth could have hoped for. Over the last 11 days the city has rolled out the carpet to thousands of athletes, officials and visitors and hosted …

AthleticsAug 1, 4 years ago

Commonwealth Games 2014: Sirisena advances to next round

Sri Lanka table tennis sensation Roshan Sirisena qualified to the next stage of the men’s singles table tennis event of Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 when he defeated S. Tomlinson of Jamaica 4-1 in contest he dominated from the outset. One of Sri…

AthleticsJul 27, 4 years ago

Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony highlights

After scouring Scotland for the most passionate performers, joined the cast and crew and relive their journey towards the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony. In this exclusive video, go behind the scenes and witness the weeks of preparation and passion th…