Sports

Inter University swimming champs over verdant aquatic !

If you have a lane you will have a chance to be a swimming champ. Since we are fenced by one of the gorgeous ocean our country is well known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. Accordingly water is not a hurdle for our young fellows. So when they were in the water their only enemy is clock. It can be undoubtedly seen in the swimming competitions of inter university games held at University of Jayawardanapura premises today (15th of July 2017). First day swimming playoffs were held there throughout the day with full of excitement and bliss with the participation of talented university mermaids and mermen with their weapon of strongest body and element of water.

Four teams set up for one trophy !

Gamunu Rathnayake Memorial Volleyball Tournament organized by the University of Moratuwa is held in this year for the 10th time at university gymnasium. This year University of Colombo, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, and University of Sri Jayawardhanapura have been invited to play along with University of Moratuwa. The four teams hit the ground running on the first day of the tournament to get to the finals.

Colombo kicks off Inter-Uni Rugby in a dominating style

They say that Rugby is a hooligans’ game played by gentlemen. The match between University of Colombo and Eastern University showed the crowd that gentlemen can surpass the adversity of hooligans.It was a rainy day with clouds covering the sky above Peradeniya rugby turf when Colombo and Eastern Universities faced against each other to kick start their inter-uni season.

Battle of aces begun; Favourites live up to the hype !

Kelaniya, J’pura and Colombo, the pre-tournament favourites, were able to remain unbeaten on the second day of the inter university women’s tennis championship held at the Gymkhana Queens Club tennis courts, despite weather god heavily interfering for most of the morning session.

The most powerful adversary: Ruhuna, makes it home

Sometimes the adversary is not only your opposite team. Sometimes sports make us compete with things beyond our control. That is where the spirit of the games lies. The boys’ elle matches were off to a shaky start with rain pouring over Colombo. However, the University of Colombo hosted the matches where 12 teams competed against each other for gold.

 

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