Quiz time starts now!

Quizzers say online leagues have helped them balance time between their work and quizzes. Bengaluru: Former quizzers who had stopped attending quizzes due to professional commitments years ago, are beginning their second innings in the mind sport, all thanks to online quizzes with an Indian Premier League-like league format. Organizers say that online leagues such […]

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Indian para-athletes lament wheelchair-unfriendly training centers

In an exclusive chat with the softcopy, Paralympic silver medalist Nishad Kumar and Yogesh Khatuniya, and international badminton player Ammu Mohan share their views about para-sports in India. Para-athletes in India are not happy about the lack of wheelchair accessibility at major sports training facilities. Ammu Mohan, an international para-badminton player who bagged two gold […]

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70th All India Police Hockey Championships kicks-off at Bengaluru

Karnataka hosted the tournament after eight years. This is the fourth time Karnatakais hosting the tournament. Karnataka state Police kicked-off the 70th All India Police Hockey Championship at the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Hockey Stadium. This is the fourth time after 2013 that Karnataka state police is hosting the championship. CRPF Jalandhar beat Chandigarh by […]

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We need more sponsorship academies: Bopanna

In an exclusive chat with the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Grand Slam champion Rohan Bopanna talks about sponsorship problems that tennis players in India grapple with. Tennis players in India continue to struggle due to costly worldwide travelling for tournaments, coaching, physiotherapy, and dietary needs. There is no sponsorship from the government […]

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Karnataka paddlers meet at Bangalore

Young paddlers are excited for the fifth tournament this year, which will decide their rankings prospects for representing the state at nationals. The 23rd annual open state ranking table tennis tournament kicked off today with the under 11 category. The tournament, being held at the Malleshwaram Association will continue till December 2, 2021. A total […]

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Indian shuttlers stuck in Botswana wait for clarity

In an exclusive chat with the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Priyansh Khushwani said that the Ministry of External Affairs hasn’t contacted them, yet. It might take longer than usual for the three badminton players stuck in Botswana to return to India. The players may have to travel to another country that is […]

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KWL enables women to dribble past hurdles

Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) is the first association in India to organize an open league women’s Football tournament, but the lack of sponsors and COVID vaccination keeps some promising players at bay. Bengaluru: Karnataka State Football Association’s (KSFA) announcement to organize the third season (2021-22 season) of the Karnataka Women’s League (KWL) Super Division […]

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The game is afoot at sports academies, but slowly

In some academies, student participation decreased by more than 50 percent in comparison to pre-pandemic days. Bengaluru: Students are coming back to sports academies in the city after the second wave. But, financial constraints at home are keeping many of them away from sports.  Karnataka Institute of Cricket (KIOC), which has produced Indian cricketers such […]

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