University of Kelaniya Sports

The Defending Champions – J’pura – Or could it be someone else?

The Inter-University Basketball Games are off to a wonderful start this weekend at the Peradeniya University premises. The brothering universities around the country gathered at the Pera gymnasium to secure seats for the upcoming basketball matches. The preliminary rounds were held in four groups A, B, C and D for both men and women, and the champions of each group rose above for the quarterfinals and semifinals that coloured the gymnasium today.

Both Semis Going to be Cliffhangers

Inter University Football Championship -2017 was commenced with a glamourous opening ceremony hosted by Uva Wellassa University. Many dignitaries were present including the Vice Chancellor of UWU as the players decorated the parade representing their respective universities. At the end of day-2 University of Jaffna, University of Moratuwa, University of Peradeniya and University of Sri Jayawardanepura were able to qualify for the play-offs.

The kings and queens of IUG hockey 2017

A new day began with a new sun shine, refreshed minds and uplifted hopes. University of Peradeniya ground was much busy as it getting ready for the final day of hockey tournament of Inter University Games 2017. Hundreds of cheering voices were gathered around the ground and waiting to see the position of their universities. The hearts in the middle of the ground were beating fast for the trophy.

TWO new champions, ONE epic comeback, highlights final day

Absolute thrill, coaches were expecting it. Spectators were expecting it. Sporting gods were expecting. And the players duly delivered it. After two days of magnificent ball playing, Inter University Tennis Championship concluded crowning Colombo and Moratuwa as the new Kings and Queens.

Let the hockey sticks to hit the balls!

The sun peeped from Hanthana Hills for the second day of hockey tournament of Inter University Games 2017. Green grass on Peradeniya grounds welcomed the players and the cheering crowd. The players were refreshed with the pleasant wind, so that hopes had been increased for a great day.

Maneuvering of balls to the victory!

The sun shined after continuous days of rain and blessings the hockey players in a great manner. Little rain drops which came down speed up the heartbeats of players and the cheering crowd, but it was a rain of blessing. The dew drops on the ground of University of Peradeniya welcomed the players by kissing the shoes. Balls and the hockey sticks were ready for the battle. Thousands of footprints were kept on Peradeniya grounds to start the hockey matches of Inter University Games 2017.

Getting hit doesn’t Actual Hurt

September 7th and 8th were another two successful days for sports of the Sri Lankan Universities. Two competitors facing one another across a mat surface, fought against each other to bring glory to their own alma-maters. The Gymnasium of University of Ruhuna was brimmed with skillful players with their masterly performance and cheering gangs from different universities establishing the origination of the Inter-University Taekwondo Championship 2017.

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