Archive for the Sports Category

March 5, 2021

Hansini is table tennis national champion in cadets; Abiramapuram resident

Hansini is table tennis national champion in cadets; Abiramapuram resident

This year’s table tennis national champion in cadets is 11-year-old Mylaporean Hansini M. She won the cadet girls’ title at the UTT-82nd National championship held at Indore.

February 22, 2021

State kabaddi meet for junior girls at QMC campus from Feb.23

State kabaddi meet for junior girls at QMC campus from Feb.23

The 47th edition of TN state level juniors girls kabaddi championship is to take place from Feb.23 to 25 at the Queen Mary’s College campus, Mylapore. District teams from some 38 places are expected to compete here – matches are […]

January 31, 2021

Indoor TT centre to be launched at R. A. Puram playground

Indoor TT centre to be launched at R. A. Puram playground

The new sports centre built and fitted exclusively for table tennis is to be inaugurated this week at the Chennai Corporation playground on Canal Bank Road, popularly known as Alphonso ground. Built by the civic body with funds from the […]

December 29, 2020

Finally, league cricket is played at St. Bede’s ground. After 9-month break.

Finally, league cricket is played at St. Bede's ground. After 9-month break.

Cricket players and officials entered the St Bedes play ground in Mylapore over the weekend for the first time in nine months with mixed feelings. And, to play under rules for the ‘new normal’. Rules framed for games played under […]

December 21, 2020

Mylapore Club opens cricket coaching nets. Coach Aravind expects big house in January

Mylapore Club opens cricket coaching nets. Coach Aravind expects big house in January

The Mylapore Club has finally opened up its nets to cricket coaching. After the state-governed restrictions had been lifted a few months back, the Club adopted a cautious approach by opening up its canteen to take-aways alone. Slowly the club […]

December 19, 2020

TNCA league cricket set to return to St Bede’s ground

TNCA league cricket set to return to St Bede's ground

After a break of nine months, cricket will return to St Bede’s ground in Mylapoe as part of the restart of the lower division matches in the TNCA league next Friday December 25. With the outbreak of the pandemic early […]

November 13, 2020

Cricket coach Peter Fernandez recalls coaching IPL star bowler Varun

Cricket coach Peter Fernandez recalls coaching IPL star bowler Varun

Senior cricket coach Peter Fernandez, a resident of K. B. Dasan Road played a crucial role as a coach in the formative years of the current IPL star and ‘mystery’ spinner Varun Chakravarthy. Varun’s IPL show got him selected for […]

September 26, 2020

Three Mylapore Club members launch shuttle academy in R. A. Puram

Three Mylapore Club members launch shuttle academy in R. A. Puram

When S. P. Nagarajan was looking for a place where his young son could play shuttle during the pandemic, he reached out to Fire Ball Academy in R. A. Puram,  one of the oldest private shuttle academies in the city. […]

July 4, 2020

Senior cricket umpire Ramji muses on lockdown times, league matches

Senior cricket umpire Ramji muses on lockdown times, league matches

It has been quite a challenging four months of Lockdown for 74 year old TNCA umpire and committee member S Ramji. He has been in the umpiring committee for the last two decades and is the one who posts umpires […]

April 15, 2020

He was about to umpire in IPL 2020. Now, Madanagopal spends lockdown time debating cricket decisions, online

He was about to umpire in IPL 2020. Now, Madanagopal spends lockdown time debating cricket decisions, online

Six years after his previous stint as a fourth umpire, former South Zone cricketer 45 year old J. R. Madanagopal, was all set to make a re-entry into the IPL this year. The IPL call came on the back of […]

April 14, 2020

Teenager Chandomaye is bending the football in Mylapore. Dreams of being a coach.

Teenager Chandomaye is bending the football in Mylapore. Dreams of being a coach.

For 19 year old Chandomaye, a footballer the terrace of her home in Pitchu Pillai Street in Mylapore is now her training space. With videos playing on a small screen to guide her, the youngster is sweating it out daily. […]

December 9, 2019

Mylapore Club’s Anupama bags clutch of trophies in snooker, billiards tourney

Mylapore Club's Anupama bags clutch of trophies in snooker, billiards tourney

Anupama Ramachandran recently swept a clutch of trophies in snooker and billiards tournaments. This Mylapore Club player won the sub junior snooker and billiards, the junior snooker and billiards, and the titles for women snooker and for billiards in the […]

November 1, 2019

Chess training programme for children

Emmanual Chess Centre is conducting a year long chess training programme for children aged 5 to 14 years at Russian Cultural Centre, Alwarpet. A new batch starts on Nov. 2. FIDE trainer Dr. Ebenezer Joseph will lead the training session. […]

October 26, 2019

Keen to run short marathon? Join this Alwarpet group

Have you wondered if you could take a shot at a marathon? The short marathon for starters? If you are serious about it, here is an opportunity to prepare for a run two months later. A group of runners who […]

October 11, 2019

Mylapore Club hosts all-India ladies snooker tourney from Oct.13

Mylapore Club hosts all-India ladies snooker tourney from Oct.13

The Mylapore Club is organising a first of its kind all-India ladies invitation snooker tournament at the club premises between October 13 and 19. The tourney will be inaugurated on October 12 at 6:30p.m. The hosts say this is the […]

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