Uthappa shines in the Senior Nationals

Not Robin Uthappa, there is a new Kid on the Block and he goes by the name  Uthappa SK. The 20 year old SAI player was adjudged the best player in the Senior Nationals that concluded recently. A B Subbaiah’s dream team reachead the finals of the Senior National after a long haitus. The Last…

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Arjun Halappa is the new Indian Hockey Captain

Arjun on his wedding day with his wife Bhavana. Image: By Rohit  via Wikimedia Commons There is a sweet news for Hockey crazy Coorg. Local lad Arjun Halappa has been selected as the Indian Hockey team captain and he will lead the team to play in for Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia on May 5th.

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KINGFISHER TRIANGULAR Golf Tournament concludes

The Twenty fifth King Fisher Golf tournament which was played over three days in Coorg on three different courses, concluded at the Mercara Down’s Golf Course in Madikeri.  Darshan  from Chennai won the prestigious open beating I.K. Ponappa. The glittering awards ceremony and dinner  was held at the  Club Mahindra Holiday Resorts, Galeebeedu. The captain…

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Kodagu Cauvery Marathon postponed

Titto S. Biddapa, Trustee Kodagu Cauvery Marathon Trust informed that “the annual Marathon, Road Race sponsored by Kodagu Cauvery Marathon Trust and organized by Cauvery Junior College, Bhagamandala, usually conducted in November, will not be held in 2010, as Cauvery Junior College will be organizing their Golden celebrations during first week of December.

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B.V.B.Kodagu Vidyalaya runner’s up at C.B.S.E. Jr. National’s

The hockey team of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalaya participated in the South Zone Hockey Tournament organized by the C.B.S.E. Board in the under 14 category at Chennai and emerged winners in the South Zone category and were selected to participate in the National Level Hockey Tournament held at Rampur, U.P from 7th to 11th…

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Sakhamuri Cup Golf Championship 2010

I K Anil wins prestigious open The sixth edition of the “Sakhamuri Cup Golf Championship” which was conducted by Mercara Downs Golf Club (M.D.G.C.), concluded successfully on Sunday the 24th October 2010. Seventy five Golfers from Bangalore and Kodagu participated in this popular tournament. On 23rd October 2010 M.D.G.C. played against the renowned Pinseekers from…

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National Level River Rafting competition to be organised at Barapole

MLA Appachu Ranjan  said that a National level  river rafting competetion will be organised at Barapole in South Kodagu soon. Speaking after inugurating the slush fest  at Kaggodlu near Madikeri on Saturday, organised jointly by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Youth Service and Sports Department, Youth Hostel Association of India, Youth Organisations Federation,  he further added that…

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Local Lad in National Rugby squad

Madanda P  Thimmaiah has been selected to represent India in Rugby at the Commonwealth games2010 in New Delhi  Thimmaiah has completed his training with the team in Pune and is  currently touring Turkey, South africa and England with the National squad, in prepration for the Commonwealth Games.

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State level slush fest / Kesaru Gadde Oota on August 7th

The Kodagu District Youth Federation in association with the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Department of Youth Services and Sports and the Youth Hostel Association of India will conduct a state-level slush fest (Kesaru Gadde Oota) at Kaggodlu in Madikeri taluk on August 7th, stated a press release issued by the Federation. MLC M.C. Nanaiah will inaugurate…

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Bopanna-Qureshi fall

Rohan Bopanna and partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi bowed out of the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Wednesday, going down in straight sets to the Austrian-German duo of Juergen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner. The Indo-Pak men’s doubles tandem, which had surged through the earlier rounds, were halted in their tracks by the superior skills and fitness of Melzer and…

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