Kodagu will soon get sports package: Gill

(PTI) Madikeri:  Kodagu district in Karnataka will soon a get sports packages from the Centre, according to Union Sports and Youth service minister M S Gill. He was speaking after inaugurating ‘Ashwin Pratishtana’ in Kals school started by national running champion Ashwini Nachappa and her husband Datha Karumbaiah in Gonikoppal. He said it would make…

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Super Division Hockey League kick starts at Madikeri

For the first time, the Super Division Hockey League is being played in Coorg. The matches will be played  on the synthetic turf at the SAI ground at Madikeri. The league was inaugurated by MLC Nanaiah yesterday. A total of 14 teams from IOCL, BPCL, Fortis, Army XI Red, Canara Bank, KSP, Army XI Green, MEG, ASC, IAF,…

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Government Cancels 2 Crore Grant to Ashwini Nachappa’s sports academy

Ashwini Nachappa’s plan to start a athlectics academy in Coorg has met a set-back. The Karnataka Government has withdrawn the 2 Crore grant to the academy after certain local bodies and politicians from Coorg opposed the move accusing that Mrs.Nachappa is doing so for personal gains. K.G.Bopaiah, the assembly speaker from Coorg had even “threathend…

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