Talent, not age should be criteria: Aparna Popat

Aparna Popat, former CWG silver medallist in badminton, spoke about Srikanth becoming World No.1 and more during her interview with The Softcopy. Bangalore, April 12 2018: India secured their first ever team Gold medal in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, when they defeated Malaysia 3-1. A combined team effort from all players ensured that […]

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Young shooters fearless: Coach Karmakar

Bangalore, April 10,2018: The Indian shooting contingent participating at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been in sparkling form, having won a handful of medals in almost all of the competing events. One of the men behind the success of these shooters is Joydeep Karmakar, who has coached a few to success, especially the […]

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Coaches not academies, is what the next generation needs: Parupalli Kashyap

In an exclusive interview to The Softcopy, the Indian shuttler speaks about what the next generation of shuttlers need Bengaluru, March 1, 2018: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has stressed on the importance to groom more coaches across the country to help the next generation of badminton players in the country. He also added that the […]

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Gaurav Gill excited about racing the finale on home turf

Indian race driver Gaurav Gill said he is hoping for a good turnout at the fifth and final round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championships, to be held in Chikamagalur from the 24th-26th November. The four earlier rounds were held in Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Malaysia. “It’s great that we are fighting out […]

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Kids to get free football coaching in Bandepalya court

A multi-functional sports court in Bandepalya, which was inaugurated on November 2, will be home to football coaching for children in the area starting next week. The court, which was built by ESPN in partnership with love.futbol and Magic Bus, will help children in that area and neighborhood to play sports, in particular, football in a safe […]

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Bengaluru to get new indoor basketball stadium in December after 8 years

After a long eight-year wait and a 49 per cent cost escalation, Bengaluru will be home to a new indoor basketball stadium in December 2017.The stadium is being built opposite the Malleswaram Ladies Association on 15th Cross Road, Malleswaram. Mr. Narasimhamurthy, the Assistant Executive Engineer at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike(BBMP), said that work on […]

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Premier Futsal league disrupts other sports at Koramangala Indoor Stadium

The Premier Futsal League that was held between the 19 to 24th September at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium saw a disruption of other sports activities like Shooting and Fencing. Kushal S.K, a Shooting coach at the Nissan Shooting Sports Academy, said that the officials from the league had kept air-conditioners outside the range, the heat […]

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