Argentina through to R16, Bengaluru fans elated

Argentine fans in Bengaluru are expecting the Messi-led team to lift the World Cup in Qatar, after they secured the Round of 16. Argentina’s qualification to the Round of 16 stage of the ongoing FIFA World Cup has left local Bengaluru supporters in a frenzy.  The community is now expecting La Albiceleste to lift the […]

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Bengaluru poised to host Blind Cricket World Cup final

Chinnaswamy Stadium has been tipped to host the event on Dec. 17 after talks between BCAI and KSCA. Cricket Association of Blind in India (CBAI) and Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) are set to finalise Chinnaswamy Stadium as the venue for the upcoming Blind Cricket T20 World Cup final. “We have selected Chinnaswamy as our […]

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Lack of sports facilities makes it difficult for students to excel

Government school students say they do not have adequate sports equipment and PE teachers in school. Government schools in the city lack sports facilities and faculty said school authorities. The Samagra Siksha Scheme states that every government school will receive grants of Rs.5,000 for Primary Schools, Rs. 10,000 for upper primary schools and up to […]

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Protein supplements: health risk to amateur sports persons

Lack of awareness towards protein supplements presents a health risk to amateur sports persons. The lack of proper guidance for the consumption of protein supplements by sportspersons is causing severe health problems. Studies show that less than 50 percent of people are aware of the constituents of a protein supplement. A study published in the […]

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No lodging at Kanteerava ahead of National Open Championship

Lack of funding and poorly-maintained dormitories bar the authorities from providing accommodation for 1,200 participating athletes. Lack of funding and the poor state of washrooms are a challenge for the organising committee at Kanteerava Stadium as it gears up to host the 61st edition of the National Open Athletic Championship on October 15. Babu Shetty, […]

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Ranji knockouts in Bengaluru: Karnataka players confident

Former Indian batter Gundappa Vishwanath said that playing at home ground will give extra motivation to the Karnataka state team. Karnataka state team is excited about the knockout stage of the tournament happening in Bengaluru from June 6. The BCCI announced the schedule for knockout games towards the end of April. Siddharth K.V., batter with […]

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Century Squash Bangalore Open quarterfinals commence

The players as well as the coaches lament over a lack of infrastructure for the sport in India. The room was crowded with people, lively with chatter and encouragement. Audience wereengrossed in the matches being played. All the three squash courts in the club were occupied with matches. Players were warming up and waiting around […]

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