“The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else,” said Martina Navratilova. Apart from commemorating victories, sports meets also aim at imparting lessons on sportsman spirit and camaraderie to students. The Annual Athletic Sports Meet 2015 kicked off on Wednesday at the university grounds with the participation of quite a lot of new faces.

Sri Lankan young spirits in universities are ready to bring the glory to Sri Lanka at the 28th world University Games 2015.

Continuing on from where it left off yesterday, the Inter-University Carrom tournament entered its final day today at the Carrom Federation at Maharagama, which saw the commencement of the knockout stages in both the men’s and women’s categories, after yesterday’s proceedings saw the end of the preliminary rounds.

The Inter-University Games of 2015 started back in mid-May and since then, the first month of the Games has almost entirely been dedicated to outdoor sports such as Cricket and Rugby where there are huge crowds and many thrills. But now it’s time for the Games to go indoors where the crowds are no less vast and the thrills no less intense.

The Inter University Basketball Games reached its climax yesterday with J’pura women and Colombo men clenching the title this year.

Sport is a skill which can be taught to those who desire it. Those who learn well ultimately become champions. As such, it was a day which saw the crowning of yet another set of champions, as the final day of the Inter University Hockey Championship 2015, which started two days ago, got underway today at the University of Rajarata grounds, with the semifinals and finals of both the men’s and women’s categories being on the schedule.


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