Sports do not build character, they reveal it. She’s a person who has made it happen. Erandi Rajapakshe, a sports star from University of Kelaniya who is a passionate Basketball player showed and still showing her colours in the international and national sports arena.
"Sport is a unique and powerful tool for promoting dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of every member of the human family" – Ban Ki-Moon at the IDSDP-2016. As the Third International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) yet first time in Sri Lanka, University of Jaffna took in charge of starting a new trend by celebrating this event. The day is for the sports lovers who are concerning about the sports and it followed by an awareness program of the day and with many sports activities.
Of all the special days in the world why not a day to celebrate “International Day of Sport for Development and Peace” (IDSDP)? International Olympic Committee and United Nations proclaimed together to celebrate this day on April 6 as it is the anniversary of the opening of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
MoraSpirit, the largest university network in the country, had one of their greatest compliments from the Vice Chancellor of University of Moratuwa at their Annual General Meeting 2016. Vice Chancellor, A.K.W. Jayawardhane mentioned the vision and the importance of the mission of MoraSpirit addressing the audience which consisted of the MoraSpirit members as well as the winners of the Most Popular University Sports Star contest.
It was a stunning night filled with stars. All these stars were shining brightly because all their hard work done throughout the year was paid off. Among these stars there were some special ones whose achievements made them sparkle above others and few special awards were presented to felicitate their brilliant achievements.