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From our special correspondent in Rio


  • Sri Lanka javelin thrower Sumedha Ranasinghe, flanked by his coach Pradeep Nishantha and Director General of Sports Saman Bandara. Pic: Prasanna Adhikari
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Tuesday. – Javelin thrower Sumedha Ranasinghe will be the penultimate Sri Lankan competitor to be seen in action at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games here when he...
  • Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratne in action during his men’s singles group ‘P’ victory over Adrian Dziolko of Poland. Picture by Prasanna Adhikari of Sports Ministry
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Monday. – Sri Lanka’s undisputed national champion on 14 times, Niluka Karunaratne lived up to expectations and found the winning formula to beat Adrian...
  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sunday: Sri Lanka’s Niluka Geethani Rajasekara finished 129th out of 157 competitors while Kenyan Jelagat Jemima Sumgong bagged the gold medal at the women’s...
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