Bengalurians fly high in ‘Fit India Movement’

The founder of the ‘Indian Runner’ confirmed 98 out of 500 participants are from Bengaluru in November’s fitness event. Ritam Chatterjee Indian Runner, which is a part of Fit India Movement, will see 500 athletes from the city in the November’s event.   “We divide running events into five categories. 2 KM, 5 KM, 10 […]

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Bengaluru Blasters’ co-owner summoned by CCB

Bengaluru Police formed SIT to investigate match-fixing scandal in KPL By Arghyadeep Dutta In a recent update to Karnataka Premiere League match-fixing scandal, CCB summoned Bengaluru Blasters’ co-owner, Venkateshwara Rao, today along with the manager of Mysuru Warriors. He was spotted outside Central Crime Branch, Bengaluru, as confirmed by an investigation officer of CCB. There’s […]

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In a fix for match-fixing

By Labani Mahanandy The Karnataka Premiere League players were forced for match-fixing as they were “honey-trapped”, says Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police. One day after the Bangalore Police issued notice to both Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and Karnataka Premiere League (KPL) franchises, the seven suspected players confessed of being “honey-trapped” during the investigation. Bhaskar […]

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First Kabbadi, now Kho Kho – From eccentric to mainstream

Announcement of new IPL-styled Kho-Kho league gives hope for a comeback of the traditional sport. By Riddhiman Roy To herald a new era of Kho Kho, Karnataka Kho-Kho Federation of India (KKFI) announced ‘The Ultimate Kho Kho League’ on April 2, 2019. This move is going to provide exposure and popularity to the sport, says […]

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Olympics entry, a distant dream for Nepalese Volleyball team

Nepal’s Volleyball team needs better training facilities Ritam Chatterjee The chief coach of Nepal admits that lack of training facilities, for the players for their national sport, is not helping players improve their strength due to which they have to come to Bangalore to train for the upcoming volleyball events. The Nepalese volleyball national players […]

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Bengaluru’s running out of well-maintained running tracks

Ill-maintained 400 meter tracks of Kanteerva Stadium poses injury risks for athletes. Bibek Baidya Bangalore, November 19, 2019The 400 meter synthetic track in Kanteerva Stadium is riddled with potholes. Years of negligence has resulted in erosion of the layers of the synthetic tracks in the stadium. This makes it difficult for athletes to practice. Mani, […]

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Football for Blind Suffers due to Lack of Funds

Special football for blind people costs around Rs. 3,000 and normal football costs Rs. 250. By Aiswarya Sriram Bangalore, April 12, 2019. Indian Blind Football Federation has organized the fourth edition of the National Blind Football Tournament. A total of 18 matches will be held in Bangalore’s Bullring Fever Pitch Yeshwantpur Stadium. In the tournament, 16 […]

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