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. Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa Forum…

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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. School Head Boy Chehul Chinnappa…

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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. Nanaiah, President, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru and Moovera K. Kuttappa, Chairman, Sree Cauvery…

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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. The rally was an adventure…

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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…

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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. This was one of the toughest off road competition’s held in india with emphasis laid on clearing…

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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. On the occasion of the release of the revamped logo of the club at Madikeri  I K…

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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. Aiming to break the record for the number of families participating , the event promises to hold many surprises for the participants…

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Teams from Coorg dominate 8th Palar Challenge

Two teams from Coorg battled hostile terrain and energy sapping weather to return home triumphant from the 8th Palar Challenge which was held in Cheyar near Kanchipuram. It was a 3 days team based event consisting of 6 people in 3 vehicles, there were a total of 12 teams (36 vehicles) the first days competition…

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Duo from Kodagu triumph

Vehicle number 26 (Driver) Kongettira Bopaiah  (Co Driver) Konganda Karumbaiah secured the third place in only their second rally  at the AVT Premium South India Rally, Chennai.(3rd round of Indian Rally Championship) organised by Madras motor sports club. The overall  title was won by Samir Thaper of Jct rally team driving a Mitsubishi evo 10,…

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