Sports

The Colors night of the University was held with much glamour, excitement and enjoyment on the 19th May 2016 at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo awarding the exemplary sports men and women of Japura. The chief guest for the evening was Prof. Sampath Amaratunga, Vice Chancellor of the University. This year’s event recognized 318 Color’s holders...
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Joining hands with the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation, the first ever 3 x 3 Inter University Basketball tournament was organized by the Basketball Association of Japura marking two exciting days in the university sports calendar. This was held on the 7th and 8th of May 2016 at the University courts, bringing together many a basketball...
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After their exciting win in the recently concluded South Asian Games 2016, Chameera Ginige and Erandi Warusawithana brings J’pura more pride at being selected for the National table Tennis Team that represents Sri Lanka at the World Team Table Tennis Championship 2016. The event will be held in Malaysia from 28th February to 6th March....
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In its history of 20 years, the the Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC) witnessed the best performance by a Sri Lankan team, as they won the 2nd place at the team event,  in this year’s GACC held at University of Malaya from 21st to 27th January.  And this achievement becomes even special as this victorious...
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University of Sri Jayewardenepura
J’pura’s very own Chameera Ginige and Erandi Warusawithana, who represented the Sri Lanka National Table Tennis team at the ongoing South Asian Games 2016, were able to make a victorious contribution to their respective teams. Both Sri Lankan Men and Women’s Table Tennis teams emerged winners, as the Men’s team won the Silver medal while...
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    This year’s South Asian Games continue with the contribution of five sports stars from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Apart from Chameera Ginige and Erandi Warusawithana who represent the national Table Tennis team, three others are also included in the Sri Lankan squad. Charith Perera (Basket Ball), Sumedha Ranasinghe  (Javelin throw)  and Kavindi...
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SOUTH ASIAN GAMES – 2016
Two players from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura will take part in this year’s South Asian Games scheduled from 5th to 16th February. Chameera Ginige will represent the Sri Lanka Men’s Table Tennis team, while Erandi Dilushika Warusawithana joins the Women’s Table Tennis team.
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New gym
Adding to the sporty spirit of the university which has been soaring high during the past year, the new gymnasium was opened by chief guest Vice Chancellor Prof.Sampath Amaratunge on 13th January 2016. The gymnasium has been a long standing need to the university, especially with the growing interest and the recent victories in the...
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Chameera Ginige, the current Sri Lankan rank no.4 open single men’s player in Table Tennis, has been selected to represent Sri Lanka in Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships due to be held in India from 16th – 21st December 2015. Chameera is a 3rd year student in Sports Science and Management. He has participated in a...
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For the first time in Sri Lankan sports history an athlete has qualified for the Olympics in Javelin Throw. Sumedha Ranasinghe, an undergraduate in Sports Management at the Sri Jayewardenepura University, performed an amazing throw of 83.04 m to qualify for the glorious games. His throw equally shattered the previous national record, and surpasses attempt...
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