Sports
Apr 12 2011
KABADDI, MAYOR’S CUP 2011
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Over sixty matches were played out during the four-day Mayor’s Cup Kabaddi tournament in the city. Though Bengaluru's teams failed to lift the cup, thousands turned up to cheer them.
Mar 18 2011
Blog: Deepa's jottings
      The Government of Karnataka in association with Karnataka State Archery Association is organizing "Archery Camp" on 19th & 20th March, 2011 in the premises of Sree Kanteerava Stadium, B'lore. This is to encourage...
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Mar 11 2011
Blog: Forward Bellandur
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The 2nd ORRCA Marathon is to be held on March 19th. The event will be flagged off by Minister R Ashoka, ACP (Traffic) Praveen Sood and BMTC MD Zameer Pasha at 8.15 am at RMZ Ecospace visitor parking area on Outer Ring Road. BMTC has arranged for...
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Feb 18 2011
INDOOR ROCK CLIMBING WALL
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Children and adults at the Springfields apartments on Sarjapur Road are into adventure sports these days. With an indoor rock climbing wall installed at their premises, they don’t have to go too far.
Feb 10 2011
CYCLE TO BANGALORE TO CHAMUNDI HILLS AND BACK
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Anita Bora
Bangalore’s serious cycling enthusiasts will cover a distance of 300 kms this weekend to qualify for prestigious Paris-Brest-Paris ride that happens once in four years.
Feb 02 2011
Blog: Forward Bellandur
When I was 5 I had requested my father (ofcourse through Home Minister, my mom) for a bicycle. My father said NO with a reason 'I may end up in unnecessary accidents'. I did fasting for 1 full day (I know Gandhian way when I was 5 ;-) ) for pressurizing...
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Jan 27 2011
CAUGHT THE TENNIS FEVER?
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Bangalore's mushrooming tennis academies are making the game far more affordable sport than earlier. Be it for fun, fitness or professional training.
Jan 24 2011
7TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT
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Siri Srinivas
Scrabble is not just a board game for a lazy afternoon. It is a serious competitive mind sport. Bangalore Scrabble Club recently brought an international tournament to the city.
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Jan 12 2011
GO FOR SPORTS
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
So says Bangalorean and former swimmer-Olympian Hakimuddin Habibulla. His foundation supports and nurtures major young sports talent from around the country. A Citizen Matters exclusive.
Jan 11 2011
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Padmalatha Ravi
What some people did for fun on a Saturday! They rode, they climbed, they kayaked, they sweated, they laughed. And left nothing but footprints and wheel tracks. And took nothing but memories.
Jan 06 2011
ENDURANCE RACE: BIKING, BOULDERING, KAYAKING
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Cycle, kayak and climb boulders: A gritty race for the fittest of Bangaloreans.
Dec 21 2010
NO DOWNSIDE TO SPORTS
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
Girls from Carmel Convent school in Jayanagar make up most of Karnataka Volleyball team and won the nationals in first week of December. Sports help us concentrate on academics better. say the students
Dec 15 2010
PAYYOLI EXPRESS STOPS OVER IN BENGALURU
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
P T Usha attends the sports day at a city school. Her advice to schools - students shouldn't have to choose between academics and sports.
Dec 04 2010
WORLD DISABILITY DAY
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Pushpa Achanta
Dec 3rd was world disability day. On this occasion, we share Samarthanam Trust's efforts at making cricket accessible for the visually impaired. An interview with Chandrashekar K N, head of Samarthanam's sports desk.
Dec 03 2010
GAME BY THE GRAVES
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Navya P K
Citizens from in and around Ulsoor have been using the Lakshmipuram burial ground for the last four decades for weekend cricket matches. Here, the dead and sports lovers co-exist in harmony.
Dec 01 2010
CAREER MEETS PASSION FOR CYCLING
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Yogaraj S Mudalgi
A visit to a sports store in Bengaluru with its impressive bicycle range made Sanjay Mokla quit his sales job and pursue his life long dream of being a sports cyclist.
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Nov 21 2010
ROLLER SKATING
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Navya P K
Wheels on your feet, wind in your hair, skating is no more just a hobby. As roller skating becomes more popular as a professional sport, Bengaluru’s skaters make up for half of state’s contingent at the national level.
Oct 12 2010
GOLF ROUND UP
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Jyothi Gosala
Amitabh Poddar emerged the winner of the ninth edition of All India Signature Golf Championship.
Jul 21 2010
SQUASH WORKSHOP AT OUTER RING ROAD, BELLANDUR
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Navya P K
Shaurya Saluja, a Bellandur area resident is organising a Squash workshop, to be conducted by Satinder Bajwa, Harvard University Head Squash Coach, with proceeds going to a Squash academy that coaches rural children.
Jul 07 2010
LOCAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
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Navya P K
The first KIPSTA cup football tournament in the city saw participants shadowing the World cup matches, with a lively finals, this last Sunday.
Jun 30 2010
SLOW BUT STEADY
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Navya P K
Bangaloreans are highly excited about the current World Cup. But how does the city itself fare in the game?
Apr 20 2010
SAFETY AT CHINNASWAMY STADIUM
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Melissa Arulappan
While there was panic outside the Chinnaswamy stadium last week after explosives were found, emergency exits within the premises were locked until the match was over.
Mar 05 2010
PASSION FOR RUNNING
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Karunya Keshav
Santhosh Padmanabhan wants to integrate running as an activity into schools for underprivileged children in Bengaluru. But he didn't start off his career with this goal.
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Mar 03 2010
ROCK CLIMBING FEST
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Srikanth Parthasarathy
Turahalli Rock Climbing fest is where rock climbers get together to celebrate the place that has been fuelling their dreams as climbers.
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Mar 01 2010
Blog: Deepa's jottings
This is something I would loved to have participated in if I'd been in Bangalore....do participate! Cycle Rally - 7th March 2010 The Event: 'Go Green Bangalore' - A Cycle Rally in Bangalore on Sunday, 7th March 2010, 6.30 am. The Task: Cycling...
Feb 03 2010
BIKING WORSHOP
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Lavanya Keshavamurthy
A cycling awareness campaign was held at Salarpuria Softzone on January 22nd by Bangalore Bikers Club. Personal cycles from members of Bangalore Bikers Club were also displayed.
 
 

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