Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000 metres at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in a new European record time of 13 minutes 9.16 seconds.
With four Super Bowl victories in his previous six appearances, Tom Brady had already carved himself onto the Mount Rushmore of quarterback icons.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will be chasing history as they attempt to stop the Atlanta Falcons from claiming their first Super Bowl crown Sunday.
Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will square off on May 6 in one of the biggest fights in Mexican boxing history, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.
MDS Fencing Club came out on top when they emerged overall champion of the 5th National Fencing Championship which concluded at the MAS Royal Arena in Reid Avenue on Thursday.
Royal College Colombo and Visakha Vidyalaya Colombo emerged Boys and Girls champions respectively in the inaugural School National Fencing Championship worked off at the MAS Royal Arena Auditorium in Reid Avenue on Wednesday.
Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps towered over the 2016 Rio Games, capping an era of sustained excellence that promises to reverberate through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond.
Chad le Clos, rebounding from what he considered a disappointing Rio Olympics, won his second gold of the Short Course Swimming World Championships with a world record-setting victory in the 100m butterfly.
Combined Sports Club Katana and Vijaya Sports Club Koswadiya annexed the Open Men’s and Women’s title respectively in the Dialog President’s Gold Cup Volleyball Tournament which concluded at the National Youth Services Council Indoor Stadium in Maharagama yesterday.
Army pugilists retained the National Boxing title when they emerged men’s champion while MAS Unichela Panadura a cluster of MAS Holdings too retained the women’s title at the 90th ABA Men’s and Women’s Boxing Championship concluded at the Royal MAS Arena boxing on Monday.
Killer Whale Aquatic Club (KWAC) and Sirimavo Bandaranayake Balika Vidyalaya (SBBV) emerged Men’s and Women’s overall champions at the National Aquatic Championship which concluded at the Sugathadasa Swimming Pool on Tuesday.
American Football has slowly but steadily registered itself as a sport in Sri Lanka, despite the fact that it needs many improvements.
Ranjith Jayawardena, is representing Sri Lanka at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series which started yesterday at the Titanic Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey.
The 22nd Inter-International Schools’ Swimming Championships, hosted by Asian International School (AIS) Colombo, will be held on November 5 and 6 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool.
The ongoing Badminton Nationals have been thrown into disarray after few quarter-final matches scheduled for yesterday (27) were postponed for today (28), after the organisers had run out of shuttles, the Daily Mirror reliably learns.
Sri Lankan swimmers bagged six more gold medals to finish with a tally of 13 golds on day two of the first ever South Asian Aquatic Championship which is in progress at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium Swimming Pool Complex on Thursday.
Maris Stella College Negombo and A. Rathnayake MV Walala retained the Boys’ and Girls’ titles respectively at the All-Island National School Games Athletic Championships which concluded at the Bogambara Stadium in Kandy yesterday.
Mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey is poised to return to the Octagon on December 30, taking on UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes.
Tyson Fury’s troubled 11th month reign as world heavyweight champion came to an end on Thursday when the British boxer announced he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles “to fully focus on his medical treatment and recovery”.
Mohammad Mifran and Nimali Liyanarachchi were named Best Athlete Men’s and Women’s respectively at the 42nd National Sports Festival which concluded at the Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna yesterday.