Palanganda win on Amar Aiyamma’s Hatrick

Palanganda family scored 4 – 2 to win the current edition of hockey festival, the Manayepanda Cup. Amar Aiyamma scored a hatrick for  his family to a comfortable victory over Mukkatira(Bonda),  yesterday. For Mukkatira, Mohan & Poonacha scored 1 each in a well fought match. Previously Aiyamma’s 4 goals against Mookonda helped the Palanganda to…

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BPCL wins Super Division Hockey League

BPCL ( Bharat Petroleum Control Corporation Limited ) has won the Super Division Hockey League which concluded yesterday. Army Red finished second and IOCL & SAI came third. BPCL scored 21 points, Army Red 18 while  IOCL and SAI finished with 13. Ashwini Nachappa presided over the closing ceremony as chief guest. She took a…

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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 The Karnataka Government has withdrawn the 2 Crore grant to the academy after certain local bodies and politicians from Coorg opposed the move accusing that Mrs.Nachappa is doing so for personal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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Len does it for Lions

Dnaindia.com |CHENNAI: Drag-flicker Len Aiyappa scored twice to steer Bangalore Lions to a 2-1 victory over Maratha Warriors in a keenly-fought match of the Premier Hockey League here on Friday. In the most fierce and interesting match of the tournament so far, which also went into the extra-time, Aiyappa scored through a penalty corner at…

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Len sprinkles petrol and sabu lights the match.Western Railway up in smoke.

Mumbai: Sabu Varkey’s thundering shot in the closing minutes brought Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) a second victory in the semifinal league and almost secured itself of a place in the title match of the 44th Bombay Gold Cup hockey tournament. BPCL defeated Western Railway 2-1 to boost its tally to six points from two…

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Sandra,Bandra or Chandigarh…Len still rules.

Hockey Bandra go down to BPCL 1-3 to be ousted from Gold Cup     Mumbai, April 20: HOCKEY Bandra’s winning run came to an abrupt end when the local outfit went down 1-3 to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. during a third round clash of the 44th edition of the Bombay Gold Cup at the BHA-Mahindra Stadium,…

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STAGE SET FOR KALLICHANDA HOCKEY FESTIVAL

Madikeri April 14, 2006 Stage is all set for the Kallichanda family hockey, the organizers said. Addressing a press conference, festival committee president Vishnu cariappa, family president K.S.Kashi and secretary K.M.Bopaiah told that count down has began for the festival to be kicked off on this 16th at Ponnampet. Four grounds are already done with…

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Coorg to get astro turf?

NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s hockey team is languishing at the bottom after finishing sixth in the recent Commonwealth Games and last in the Champions Trophy in December, 2005. However, the government is hoping to give the game a boost by creating state-of-the-art infrastructure. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will create eight new artificial…

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