Lads in action
Jayanagar Kodava Sangha sent in images from the Rink Hockey tournament conducted last week at Jayanagar. The organizer’s had a difficult time locating a proper hockey field to host the tournament, none exists in the locality. They held the tournament with the help of a industrialist, who allowed the tournament to be organised at his private ground in locality. Read More
The lads are on a roll. Nikkin Thimmaiah, Ponanna, Kariappa and Nachappa. Image: Deccan Chronicle
Well, hockey is hard-coded in Coorg genes. Seems the Coorgs just can do without it. According to the report in Deccan Chronicle, 7 Coorgs have got together to form Coorg’s Orange Club to promote hockey among the youth. This month the club is hosting a 5-A-Side, Rink Hockey Tournament. Read More
Ajai Appachu: The first Indian to Qualify and the first Indian to reach semi-finals at World Jumping Finals
Ajai Appachu, the equestrian is literally – Riding High! If being the first Indian to qualify for the FEI World Jumping Challenge was not enough, Appachu became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals at the World Jumping Finals.
Appachu told SportStar;
“Most riders were surprised to see such high standards from India. Read More
The Palanganda team has won the Iychettira Cup. They defeated the Kaliyanda team by 2-1. Prajwal Muthanna was the star of the Palanganda team, he scored the first goal in 39th minute and the match winning second goal in the 45th minute.
Though the Kaliyanda team were awarded 11 penalty corners, they were able to convert only 1. Read More
15 Clans from Chicket, Virajpet have come together to organise 5-a-side (Rink Hockey) Tournament in Bangalore. The matches will be played from Jan 24 to 26 at the KSHA Stadium in Richmond Town. Speaking to Bangalore Mirror, K D Ganapathy said;
We are a team of 30 members from 15 different families of Chickpet in Virajpet. We call ourselves the Coorg Challengers Chickpet Association (CCCA). Read More
Iychettira Aiyn Mane
The festival will be inaugurated on April 21 and will be ending on may 13. Speaking to the Press in Madikeri, The president of the Tournament Committee Mr.I.K.Anil said the main aim of the tournament is to promote the sport of hockey and celebrate fellowship, culture and sport. Read More
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 time Karnataka played in the finals was in 1969. Read MoreRead More...
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. Read More
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 of M.D.G.C I.K. Read MoreRead More...