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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