Sri Lanka, Jan. 15 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said a Sports University will be established in the future and Diyagama will be upgraded into a sports complex. He made these remarks at the South Asian Games medal winners' felicitation ceremony held at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre yesterday.

The Prime Minister further said the government plans to concentrate more into sports economics because it plays a major role to sustain athletes and their developments.

"I'm very honoured and proud to deliver my speech in front of the winners who made our mother land proud," said Prime Minister Rajapaksa who was the chief guest at the ceremony held by the Ministry of Sports to felicitate the South Asian Games medal winners.

"When I ...