Ian Selley imparts training to Coorg’s budding footballers

Coorg is synonymous with hockey and the annual Kodava Hockey Festival is quite popular and a huge crowd-puller, providing a platform to budding players. In recent years, young sports enthusiasts from the district have also been showing interest in football too. As a result, many clubs have come up and have been organising tournaments to boost their interest in the game. Read More

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Coorg champ selected as National Coach by Hockey India

Ankitha Suresh has been selected as Assistant National Coach by Hockey India for the Indian Senior Women’s Hockey Team. She is now a member of coaching staff who is training senior hockey players at the ongoing National Coaching Camp till Jan. 21. Read More

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Joshna Chinappa nominated for Sportstar ACES Awards – 2020

The International Squash player Joshna Chinappa from Kodagu has been nominated for the Sportstar ACES Awards – 2020.
Joshna is nominated for the ‘Sportswoman of the Year’ award in the Racquet Sports category along with P.V. Sindhu (Badminton) and Archana Kamath (Table Tennis).
Nominees for ‘Sportsman of the Year’ award in the Racquet Sports category are G. Sathiyan (Table Tennis), G. Read More

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Barefoot Marathon held at Coorg

The 5th Edition of the Barefoot Marathon for the people of Coorg, organised under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman was held at Pollibetta in Kodagu this morning.  The Barefoot Marathon, which was a fund-raiser event was held to create oneness with mother earth. Read More

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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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Former President of Kodagu Cricket and Hockey Assn. Kumar Appachu passes away

Former sportsperson and one of the best-known hockey umpires Machimanda Kumar Appachu passed away yesterday. He was 70.
Kumar, a resident of Ammathi, was the President of Kodagu Cricket and Hockey Association. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Mysuru. He leaves behind his wife Seetha, son Koushik, a host of relatives and friends. 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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