Kabaddi at USJ

Kabaddi is a very famous sport among men as well as women nowadays. It originated in Tamilnadu and has expanded among Asian countries. In Sri Lanka, people call it \’Chaggudu\’ in the countryside. Kabbadi is a contact team sport, played between two teams of seven players each. Players are taken out of the game if […]

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Karate at USJ

Karate is one of the most popular martial arts among many existing today. This significance has been occupied by Karate because of its vigour and the scientifically proven techniques used. Karate is not just a sport. To be precise, it is a martial art. It is believed to have its origin in the islands of

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Hockey at USJ

\”You only see obstacles when you take your eyes off the goal.\” Hockey is a sport which two teams play against each other by trying to manoeuvre a ball or a puck into the opponent\’s goal using a hockey stick .There are eleven players in a team which includes a goalkeeper, defenders, midfielders and attackers.The

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Football at USJ

A game of passion. Infact, this is the most simple definition that can be given to describe the sport ; football. Few other sports also exhibit passion to that extent as football. It is the world’s most popular ball game in numbers of participants and spectators. No sporting event besides the Summer Olympic Games can

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Elle at USJ

\”The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.\” Any person, be it an adult or a kid, is familiar with the game,\”Elle\”. This is a special game in Sri Lanka which became quite popular within the country around the 20th century. Yet there is no exact time or a particular person who is first affiliated

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Netball in USJ

Netball is a very popular sport in many commonwealth nations. It is played by two teams having seven players each. It is mainly played by women. The history of netball is followed to the early development of basketball. So, netball is considered as a game modified for women which gave rise to women\’s basketball. It

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Cricket at USJ

\”Cricket is not about losing or winning, it is about enjoying.” Cricket is considered to be the most popular sport in Sri Lanka. The cricket team of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura has beaten their competitors and is ahead of all other university teams in the country to date. The cricket team of our university

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Chess at USJ

Walking down the path of victories of J’pura sports, it is time to look up on J\’pura chess. This board game of mind games has set its markers on mother J\’pura with tremendous talents of both men’s and women’s teams of USJ. J’pura Chess has a silent history from the beginning of the University of

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Carrom at USJ

Carrom, a game that brings people together has its roots going back to the Indian subcontinent. Though the exact origin is unknown, a theory exists where it is believed that the Indian Maharajas invented the game. Due to reasons such as being a simple, unique game which demands physical dexterity and mental focus carrom is

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Boxing at USJ

\’Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.’ A self- defense training game practiced at all levels from schools, universities, national, continental and up to Olympic Games and indeed disciplines the sportsmen and sportswomen through self-control is none other than boxing. This sport bears witness to a prestigious history where the earliest

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