“I think excelling in either academics or sports alone is not enough. There should be a balance” - Madhawee Weeratunge
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“I think excelling in either academics or sports alone is not enough. There should be a balance” - Madhawee Weeratunge

Excelling in either sports or academics is strenuous task. Anyone can set about in either of these fields, but it takes exceptional people to stand out of the crowd and excel. This article is about a woman named Madhawee Weeratunge who has transcended to the top of both sports and academics.

Conqueress of the goal rings in Ruhuna – Chamika Samarasinghe
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Conqueress of the goal rings in Ruhuna – Chamika Samarasinghe

In Sri Lanka, balancing sports and education is something many fear of doing. Even out of the few who do balance, a considerable number of students compromise on one

FISU world university mind games online - Adapting to the new normal
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FISU world university mind games online - Adapting to the new normal

In a world where everyone has had to adapt to the new normal that is the world with Covid-19, chess has shifted from an over-the-board encounter to the internet. This was true in the case of the FISU World University Championship Mind Sports.

"When it Comes to Javelin Throwing, I rarely Came Home without Winning Something"—Ahinsa Jayamini
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"When it Comes to Javelin Throwing, I rarely Came Home without Winning Something"—Ahinsa Jayamini

Piyumi Ahinsa Jayamini is an exceptional athlete who displayed her talents in multiple sports including elle, netball, volleyball, basketball, and athletics. Her forte lies in javelin throw, where she succeeded in adorning herself with numerous victories in the field of athletics.

Analysis into UVPA's Sports Woes
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Analysis into UVPA's Sports Woes

The University of Visual and Performing Arts hasn’t had quite an easy journey in the domain of sports. In most inter-university competitions, they have failed to move past the last place. MoraSpirit decided to investigate further into the reasons of UVPA's sports woes.

Eleven years of Excellence: The MoraSpirit Initiative
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Eleven years of Excellence: The MoraSpirit Initiative

Today, on the 25th of September 2020, Moraspirit celebrates 11 years of continued excellence and achievement in the university sports arena.

#LetsIDUS: The Hashtag that unites us all!
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#LetsIDUS: The Hashtag that unites us all!

For the first time in Sri Lanka, the International Day of University Sport, better known as IDUS, was celebrated on the 20th of September at the University of Kelaniya premises.

"Balancing rackets and university": An interview with Yasitha Rangana De Silva
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"Balancing rackets and university": An interview with Yasitha Rangana De Silva

Us at Moraspirit had the privilege to interview one of the finest sportsman University of Colombo has ever produced. He has excelled in both academic and sports, leaving the best example for the rest of the undergraduates.

Hasindhi Lokuge—The Champion of the Courts
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Hasindhi Lokuge—The Champion of the Courts

She was lucky enough to discover her passion at a very young age. She represented Sri Lanka at the World University Games 2019 held in Italy and was a member of the championship-winning tennis team at SLUG 2019. She is Hasindi Lokuge who is an undergraduate of the University of Kelaniya.

FISU: Empowering University Sports Globally!
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FISU: Empowering University Sports Globally!

The International University Sports Federation, better known as FISU, is an organisation established to uplift University Sports worldwide, provide volunteering opportunities for University students worldwide and organise global events.