Volleyball

Inter-Uni 2018 | Forged by Fire, How Agni Almost Brought Volleyball Home

As an indoor volleyball court wasn’t their luxury like it was for many other universities, they opted to play on an outdoor court, not out of choice but out of lack of options. As their practice sessions often clashed with late hours of the day, providing a lighting supply to the court was the next challenge they had to overcome. After several failed attempts to sway the university administration’s attention in that direction over two years, they decided to spend out of their own pockets and buy six flashlights for the court.

UOC and SAB Conquer Volleyball Championship 2018

Another remarkable page of Inter University Games 2018 was over yesterday at University of Wayamba Indoor stadium with the announcement of Men and Women Volleyball Champions, Colombo and Sabaragamuwa respectively. Today 8 matches were held to decide the king and queen of the university volleyball arena. University of Wayamba was filled with the cheerful voices of the audience encouraging each of their fellow teams.

Volleys over net; to be continued...

The Inter-University Volleyball Games were headed toward a brilliant begin this end of the week at the Wayamba University Indoor stadium. In the midst of all the energetic masses the groups which advanced toward the triumph were good to go to be chosen for the following round

Speaking to Struggle, Victory and Dreams

"Passion is a huge prerequisite to winning. It makes you willing to jump through hoops, go through all the ups and downs and everything in between to reach your goal.” said three-time Olympic gold medalist for volleyball Kerri Walsh.

The score boards stop flipping: Moratuwa and Sabaragamuwa win gold

The American volleyball player, Ryan Miller said, “We went into that season knowing we had great individual players, but by the end of the season we knew we had a great team. Six guys working as hard as they could every time we stepped on the floor. That is the mentality you need to be champions.”

Who gets to fight for gold?

The volleyball semifinal matches for Inter University Games took place yesterday morning. Having coming out victorious from the quarter final matches held on Saturday, men and women of the semi finalist teams were excited for the next stage of the tournament.

Volleyball bumps from prelimineries to semifinals

The national sport of Sri Lanka was the show of interest at the Rajarata University Gymnasium, which held the pride of hosting the island’s national sport for this year’s Inter University Games. 28 men’s and women’s teams which contested well for two days starting from 27th July narrowed down to 16 teams beating their opponents at the preliminary rounds.

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