Lack of Infrastructure, a Problem for Karnataka Athletes

Bengaluru, with a huge population, has only one stadium available to athletes. The Karnataka State Athletic Association has not been able to provide players who can compete at an international level. Bengaluru, Nov. 22, 2018 By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, with a huge population, has only one stadium available to athletes. The Karnataka State Athletic Association […]

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India Miles Away From Being a Leading Sporting Nation

India won 69 medals in the recently concluded Asian games, held in Jakarta and Palembang, surpassing its previous best record made in the 2010 Asiad at Guangzhou, China, and equaled the gold medal tally of 15 from the first ever Asian Games held in New Delhi, India. The country of more than 1.2 billion is […]

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Bangalore becomes microflight fliers’ nest

Adventure enthusiasts are heading to Bangalore for aero sports, given the varied forms of activities provided in the city. Bangalore, April 13, 2018: Microflight fliers flock to Bangalore as the city gains popularity as the hub of aerosports in the country. States like Rajasthan and Gujarat provide activities like ballooning and paramotoring but Bangalore successfully […]

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Talent, not age should be criteria: Aparna Popat

Aparna Popat, former CWG silver medallist in badminton, spoke about Srikanth becoming World No.1 and more during her interview with The Softcopy. Bangalore, April 12 2018: India secured their first ever team Gold medal in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, when they defeated Malaysia 3-1. A combined team effort from all players ensured that […]

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Why India needs a basketball league for its growth: Experts weigh in

Bangalore, March 22, 2018: These are exciting times for Indian basketball. Both the men’s and the women’s teams have had a good last 12 months on the court, particularly the latter, which has done exceedingly well both in the junior as well as the senior level competitions. Last year the women’s team won The International […]

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ISL: long queues and lathi charge, let the games begin!

With hundreds lining up to grab their tickets, the scene at Kanteerva Stadium turns chaotic Bangalore, March 15, 2018: Come Saturday, the city will see what people are calling the Cauvery Derby between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC for the Indian Super League in football. But, a battle for tickets has already started at the […]

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Coaches not academies, is what the next generation needs: Parupalli Kashyap

In an exclusive interview to The Softcopy, the Indian shuttler speaks about what the next generation of shuttlers need Bengaluru, March 1, 2018: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has stressed on the importance to groom more coaches across the country to help the next generation of badminton players in the country. He also added that the […]

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