Archive for the Sports Category

June 8, 2019

Longterm cricket coaching at St Bede’s Sports Foundation

Chennai St. Bede’s Sports Foundation is conducting a nine-months long cricket coaching camp at the St. Bede’s playground in Mylapore. The camp begins from June 8 to February 29, 2020 for boys in the age group of 6 to 19 years, states C. […]

April 18, 2019

Tamilnadu Billiards and Snooker Association has moved to Mandaveli

The Tamilnadu Billiards and Snooker Association, which functioned out of Gopalapuram, has now shifted to Devanathan Street, Mandaveli. The association was registered as a society on July 2, 1981. The founder president was G. Narasimhan, founder of The Hindu. It […]

April 1, 2019

Scale new heights at this adventure zone

Scale new heights at this adventure zone

Fit Rock Arena, an indoor bouldering gym in R. A. Puram, was started a year back by Shyam Sundar. An engineer by profession and a rock climber by passion, Shyam Sundar, initiated this concept in Chennai with his second branch […]

March 19, 2019

Local cycling team wins laurels at randonneuring competition

Local cycling team wins laurels at randonneuring competition

At the Fleche Velocio cycling competition held during the last week of February, the members of the Mylai Midhivandi Kuzhu, a Mandavelipakkam based club, became the first team in India to cycle 363 kms on a fixed gear bike. Dinesh […]

March 13, 2019

Cricket enthusiasts eagerly watch Australia-India match even as Panguni fest spirit spreads

Cricket enthusiasts eagerly watch Australia-India match even as Panguni fest spirit spreads

Cricket draws people to TV sets wherever they are. Even as the Panguni festival spirit floats around Sri Kapali Temple, cricket enthusiasts, some twenty of them were watching the fifth one-day match between Australia and India at Pixel Service Centre […]

March 12, 2019

On eve of IPL, Crowne Plaza hotel highlights CSK’s colour

On eve of IPL, Crowne Plaza hotel highlights CSK's colour

Crowne Plaza hotel on TTK Road is home of Chennai Super Kinds (CSK), the cricket team that plays in the IPL cricket league. And on the eve of the 2019 IPL season the hotel is showing off to guests and […]

March 6, 2019

Parkour gym pod, a new activity, comes to Mylapore

Parkour gym pod, a new activity, comes to Mylapore

Chennai’s first Parkour Gym offering Parkour and Calisthenics classes is now available at Mylapore. Parkour is a training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training in any given environment or terrain. In the eyes of a Parkour […]

February 14, 2019

TNCA inter-schools cricket: three local school teams in q-final

The cricket teams of three neighbourhood schools are playing in the quarters of the annual TNCA schools tourney. This tourney is for under-14 players.The winners takes the B. Somasundaram trophy. They are teams of San Thome, St. Bede’s and Chettinad […]

February 13, 2019

Kids bend it like Beckham at this football club

Kids bend it like Beckham at this football club

It is hot and sunny but that does not deter the spirit of these kids at Bamboola school’s football camp from playing their game. Clad in shorts and t-shirts with football shoes, the little ones are all geared up and […]

January 3, 2019

Mylapore Festival 2019; chess tourney

As part of Mylapore Festival 2019, Sundaram Finance will organise a chess tournament for children aged below 12 years at the Mylapore Club on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12 and 13 between 8.15am and 10.15am. The children will be grouped […]

August 28, 2018

Excelling at martial arts: Students of local karate school win prizes

Excelling at martial arts: Students of local karate school win prizes

At the district karate tournament organised by the International Shotokan Karate-Do organisation on Aug 5 in the city recently, 17 students from Mylapore based Boufuuukai Isshinryu Karate School participated in 26 events and won 20 prizes. Two, eight and ten […]

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