All Athletics News

 Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 13:44
THE 10 ATHLETES ON THE REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM (ROT) WERE WELCOMED TO THE IOC SESSION WITH A STANDING OVATION TODAY, AND TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY TO URGE COMPASSION... Read More
 Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 11:54
Sri Lanka representing the South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships in Karachi, Pakistan has bagged 14 medals including 9 Gold Medals. The team of... Read More
 Tuesday, 12 July 2016 - 9:25
Usain Bolt will defend both his Olympic 100m and 200m titles and the 4x100m relay title after being named in the Jamaica team for Rio 2016. There had... Read More
 Saturday, 09 July 2016 - 13:36
Sri Lankan Jumper Manjula Kumara was unsuccessful at his attempts to go to Rio. He failed to get the qualifying mark for the Summer Olympic Games. The... Read More
 Friday, 08 July 2016 - 10:20
Two middle distance runners Gayanthika Abeyrathne and Sanjeewa Lakmal secured a Gold Medal each in the 1,500m while long jumper Amila Jayasiri and Rumeshika... Read More
 Tuesday, 05 July 2016 - 12:04
Sri Lankan team participating at the Thailand Open Athletics Championship 2016 has secured two gold medals. The two golds are for women and men 1500m... Read More
 Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 7:20
The all-island School Relay Championship is taking place for the second day at Bogambara Stadium in Kandy. About 3700 athletes representing 354 schools... Read More
 Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 12:44
An Army captain who collapsed while running the London Marathon has died. Afghanistan veteran David Seath, 31, had a cardiac arrest three miles short... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 8:19
Jamaican sprint champion, Usain Bolt, has announced that Rio Olympics will be his last. He has won six gold medals in 100-metre, 200-metre and relays... Read More
 Saturday, 20 February 2016 - 13:52
Sri Lanka’s record breaking high jumper Manjula Kumara cleared 2.24 meters for the bronze medal at Asian Indoor Athletics Championships at the Aspire... Read More
 Friday, 12 February 2016 - 15:31
Sri Lanka's Anuradha Indrajith Cooray was denied the South Asian Games (SAG) marathon gold medal by a one second as he was beaten by an Indian Athlete. The... Read More
 Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 11:52
Himasha Heshana and Rumeshika Ratnayake, who won the South Asian Games 100m men's and women's events respectively, are the fastest man and woman in South... Read More
 Monday, 11 January 2016 - 16:57
UK Athletics has suggested world records should be reset to help achieve a "new era" of clean competition. The sport's governing body has made several... Read More
 Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 10:52
  Sri Lankans won two gold medals, a silver medal and two bronze medals on the first day at the Common Wealth Heavy Weight tournament held at Pune,... Read More
 Monday, 28 September 2015 - 20:07
Skateboarding, surfing, baseball,softball, sport climbing and karate have been recommended for inclusion at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The five new sports... Read More
 Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 13:33
Sri Lanka earned the 22nd place at the Commonwealth Youth Games this year, securing four gold medals and two bronze medals.However an incident about... Read More
 Monday, 14 September 2015 - 9:30
President Maithripala Sirisena says that an extensive transformation will be made in the sports sector. The President said so while participating at the... Read More
 Saturday, 12 September 2015 - 14:03
Justin Gatlin was crowned overall Diamond League champion in the 100m after winning the final race of this year's series in 9.98 seconds.The American,... Read More
 Saturday, 12 September 2015 - 10:12
The 29th Mahaweli Sports-meet will inaugurate from Galnewa today. 1200 sportspeople representing 13 Mahaweli zones will be participating in the meet. The... Read More
 Friday, 28 August 2015 - 8:20
Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to win the 200m and complete the sprint double at the World Championships in Beijing. Defending champion Bolt, 29, won in... Read More
 Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 14:30
The Usain Bolt v Justin Gatlin re-match is on after both men dominated their semi-finals to charge into today’s 200m final. Bolt, looking to retain... Read More
 Sunday, 23 August 2015 - 19:17
Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin by one hundredth of a second to retain the 100m title at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.Bolt had stumbled out... Read More
 Friday, 22 May 2015 - 19:23
President of the Olympic council of Asia Sheik Ahmad Al Fahad announced that the council has withdrawn the 3rd Asian Youth Games 2017 from Sri lanka due... Read More
 Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 17:14
Former Athlete Sugath Thilakaratne has been appointed as the new chairman of the Athletic Association of Sri Lanka today, during the election of the athletic... Read More
 Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 20:32
Asafa Powell ran the fastest 100 meters in the world this year, clocking 9.84 seconds at the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston.The former... Read More
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