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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New indoor stadium inaugurated in Bengaluru

The initial plan  was to build only an auditorium, but in 2013, additional facilities were added to the plan. Bangalore, February 27, 2018: A 12-year-old plan  came into fruition  on Monday, with the inauguration of a first-ever indoor stadium in the Mahalaxmi layout area of the city. The main focus when the project began in […]

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It’s a lonely road for Indian kickboxers

Kickboxing in India is waiting to be recognised as an official game. Meanwhile, Indian kickboxers stumble along. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: He is a two-time silver medallist in World Championships, is a cancer survivor, and has won nine gold medals in the national games. Yet, Girish R Gowda is despondent. The Indian government is yet […]

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