World’s only Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta on Dec.8

The 5th Edition of the world’s only Barefoot Marathon for the people of Coorg will take place at Pollibetta in Kodagu on Dec.8, under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman.
The category-wise prize money is as follows: 42-km: Rs.42,000 – 1st place and Rs.30,000 – 2nd place; 21-km: Rs.21,000 – 1st place and Rs.12,000 – 2nd place; 10-km: Rs. Read More

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Shooting: Coorg girl qualifies for Nationals

Harshel Kaveri, a member of Ashwini Sports Foundation – Karumbaiah Academy for Learning & Sports (KALS), Kodagu, has qualified for Nationals in Shooting with a score of 377/400 at the 29th All India G.V. Mavalankar Shooting Championship-2019  held at Ahmedabad from Sept.13 to 29. Read More

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Coorg Hockey Championship and Champions League Trophy Tournaments begin

Kodava family Coorg Hockey Championship and Kodava Champions League Trophy Tournaments, organised by ‘Hockey Coorg’ commenced at Kakotuparambu Government Primary School Grounds yesterday. Earlier to that, special puja was performed at Kalabhyrava Temple.
Former International Hockey Karnataka General Secretary Dr. A. Subbaiah inaugurated the Tourney by lighting the traditional lamp. Read More

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Rifle Shooting Range inaugurated at Coorg Public School

M.M. Thimmaiah, President of Kodagu Academy for Education and Culture (KAEC), inaugurated the Rifle Shooting Range at Coorg Public School (COPS) in Gonikoppal by cutting the ribbon. School Trust Vice-President M.N. Belliappa, Secretary K.A. Poonacha and Treasurer K.A. Subbaiah were also present along with coach Dhirender Singh and COPS Principal Benny Kuriakose. Read More

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Nellakki Kodava Koota wins Throwball Tourney for 10th consecutive year

The Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club, Mysuru, conducted an Inter-Kodava Association Games and Adengada Seethamma & Achaiah Memorial Throwball Tournament recently at Sree Cauvery School Grounds in Kuvempunagar.
Adengada Tara Aiyamma of Neela Estate, Devanoor village, Balele, South Kodagu, who was the chief guest, inaugurated the event. Balyamanda M. Read More

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Jagat Najappa & Chethan Chengappa win RAINFOREST CHALLENGE INDIA 2018

International car Rallyist Maletira Jagat Nanjappa and his co-driver Uddapanda Chetan Changappa, both from Coorg, have emerged as the winners of the prestigious ‘Rain Forest Challengers India – 2018’ rally held at Goa recently.
The rally was held in narrow forest terrain located between Caficum and Dona Paula in Goa. Read More

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Yet Another Hockey Talent From Kodagu

Nestled in the Western Ghats, in the south-west corner of Karnataka and bordered by Kerala on one side, the little district known as Coorg or Kodagu, is the heartland of Indian hockey.

For the inhabitants of this district, which has churned out more than 50 international hockey players, the game is inextricably woven into the fabric of their everyday existence. Read More

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Nani & Bop’s shine at Thar off road challenge

Image: Nanaiah(left), Bopanna(right)
Ichettira Nanaiah  and Malayanda Bopanna placed second in the Thar Off Road challenge held at Kanoor on 13-12-2014. This off road event was organised by V5 offroaders coorg.
Bopanna also got the best spotter award. Read More

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Centenary Celebrations of Mercara Downs Golf Club to tee off today

Mercara Downs Golf Club, (MDGC) one of the oldest Golf Clubs in the country will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on December 12th & 13th 2014. Spread over two days, the celebrations will be presented by Cycle Pure Agarbattis. Read More

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Kuppanda Clan gears up for the hockey festival, Releases brochure

Press release by Kuppanda family
The iconic Kodava Hockey Festival to be hosted by the Kuppanda Family (Nangala) in 2015, is gearing of to the BIGGEST festival in the District has ever Experienced. Read More

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