Sports in Puducherry

Puducherry Sports"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts"

once said by the notable American Olympic wrestler Dan Gable aka Danny Mack Gable. Sports mean a world to many people, and it can well be considered as an essential element of human development, healthiness, and fellowship and to have a liveliness of friendly contention. Sports always have a favorable touch on the development of good personality. Furthermore, regular involvement in sports heightens human's sense of accomplishment, pridefulness and nationalism.

Sports in our country go back to the ancient times with acknowledgments discovered in the Vedic literatures and Indus Valley civilization. Archaeologic diggings of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro bring out that people luxuriated in a few kinds of sporting activities and played many games employing dice, balls and so on. Puducherry, the French Riviera of the East is always fond of a lot of sports. Sports in Puducherry include both indoor games and outdoor games which include Cricket, Football, Hockey, Tennis, Badminton, Snooker, Chess, Swimming, Boxing, Taekwondo, Boating and many other well known sports.

Cricket in Puducherry

The union territory of Puducherry is fond of a lot of sports, especially the cricket! As the fact goes, the whole country is in love with the game of cricket and so is the union territory. No wonder that the game of cricket has a strong influence in Puducherry too as cricket can unquestionably be the most popular sport in the urban centre. As a question of fact, the city has it own and exclusive cricket association, that is to say, Pondicherry Cricket Association.

The Pondicherry Cricket Association is the official administrative board for the game of cricket, Pondicherry cricket team and other cricket related activities in the union territory of Puducherry. The cricket association is associated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Nevertheless, the Pondicherry Cricket Association is attached to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) as a zone association.

Important Contact Information

Name of the Association: Pondicherry Cricket Association
Address for Communication: Rajiv Gandhi School of Sports, Pondicherry - 605001
Facilities Available: Coaching classes, Technical Assistance, Playing Kit, Nets, Turf Wicket, Physical Training, Matting Wicket
Coaching Class Information:
Duration of Coaching: Throughout the year
Timings: 06:00 AM to 08:30 AM and 04:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Fees Structure: 350 INR for 45 days of cricket coaching (Summer Camp)

Taekwondo in Puducherry

Taekwondo, a celebrated Korean martial art which generally blends fighting and self-protection methods with athletics and physical exercise is an emerging sport in the union territory of Puducherry. Puducherry Taekwondo Association is the official Taekwondo sport administrative body serving the union territory. As a matter of fact, the union territory has won a lot of medallions and accolades in district, state and national level tournaments.

Important Contact Information

Puducherry Taekwondo Association
Pincode - 605004
Establishment: 1998
Inaugurated by: Master P. Staline (General Secretery of Puducherry Taekwondo Association)
Contact Number: 9894780595

Football in Puducherry

Football in PondyThe game of Football has its own share of buffs and enthusiasts in the union territory of Puducherry. In point of fact, every celebrated football leagues in the world like A League Australian Football, Bundesliga, English Football League Championship, La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Champions League and many other leagues are widely watched in television across the union territory.

Also, the Pondicherry Football Association is the official organization and governing body of football and related activities in the union territory. It is important to note that the Pondicherry football team is the official football team which represents the union territory of Puducherry in the famous Santosh Trophy (yearly Indian football tourney, which is contended by states and government establishments).

Important Contact Information

Pondicherry Football Association
Address: Pondicherry Football Association,
Anna Salai Anna Thidal (Next to Jyothy Cassettes),
Pondicherry - 605 001

President - Pondicherry Football Association
Mr A John Kumar

Secretary
Mr. S Elumalai
Phone Number: +91-9843880512, 0413-2229022
Fax: 0413-2229022
E-mail: pondyfootball@gmail.com

Other Popular Sports and Official Sports Associations in Puducherry

Rugby

Rugby in PondyPuducherry Rugby Association
Norbu Tenzing (Vice President)54, Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 60
5001
Phone Number: +91-9944537666
Email: pondy_sharkz@yahoo.com

Kabaddi

Pondicherry Kabaddi Association
Mr. G. Ariasamy (Secretary - Pondicherry Kabaddi Association)
No. 43 Murugan Koil Street, T.N. Palayam (post)
Puducherry - 605007
Phone Number: +91-9442068281, 9487520281   

Mr. Djearamame (President - Pondicherry Kabaddi Association)
No. 3 Sivan Kovil St. Sivalingapuram, Ariyankuppam
Pondicherry - 605007
Phone Number: +91-9787400133

Tennis

Pondicherry state Tennis Association
Sukela Tennis Centre, No.4, Mahavir Nagar, Karuvadikuppam, Pondichery- 605008
Phone Number: 0413-2237445

President:
M Ramalingam (Superintendent Of Police)
18, Zamindar Gardens, Pondicherry – 605012
Phone Number: 0413-2338384

Hon. Secretary
B Ramalingam
Suleka Tennis Centre, No.4, Mahavir Nagar, Karuvadikuppam, Pondichery- 605008
Phone Number: 0413-2237445

Basketball

Puducherry Basketball Association
M.S. John Bosco (President - Puducherry Basketball Association)
Principal, Petit Seminaire Hr. Sec. School, M.G. Road
Puducherry - 6000501   

Rogathaman (Secretary - Puducherry Basketball Association)
23, IST Cross Street, Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Brindavanam, 8th Cross Extn.
Puducherry - 605013
Phone Number: 9443074955
Fax: 0413-2655101

Sports Facilities in Puducherry

The Indira Gandhi Sports Stadium, situated in Uppalam, is fundamentally a sports arena. The sports complex also serves as a multipurpose sports stadium featuring a wide range of sports and related facilities. The Indira Gandhi Sports Stadium comes under the direct administration of the Puducherry State Sports Council. The sports facility features a football and hockey playing field apart from the notable badminton court and volleyball game court. It is important to note that the Indira Gandhi Sports Stadium, Puducherry has hosted several state and national level sports events and tournaments.

Contact Information:
Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Puducherry
Dr. Ambedkar Road, Uppalam,
Puducherry - 605004

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    VIVEKANANTHAN from Cuddalore 2 Days ago

    My son interesed in archery ,i need a archery coach

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    VIVEKANANTHAN from Cuddalore 2 Days ago

    My son interesed in archery ,i need a archery coach

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    Krishna Priya from pondicherry 8 Days ago

    Need a good quality dedicated coach for my 6 yr old son in any out door sports...can any one suggest any coachers plz, detail s plz!! Thanks in advance

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    Krishna Priya from pondicherry 8 Days ago

    Need a good quality dedicated coach for my 6 yr old son in any out door sports...can any one suggest any coachers plz, detail s plz!! Thanks in advance

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    Pujari Vinay kumar from Warangal 25 Days ago

    I want to intrested to play rugby,but In our Telangana rugby games are not there, you will select me and give me a rugby coaching, I am a very strong person sir,I want show my Talent sir please take me in that rugby game sir.

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    venugopalan C from Karaikal 87 Days ago

    Would like to know about Badminton (shuttle). Any coaching, State team selection process, any association

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    Fawaz from Calicut 89 Days ago

    Boxing

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    Fawaz from Calicut 89 Days ago

    Boxing

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    Chandresh from Marakkanam 92 Days ago

    I have teams I want to play another teams

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    Chandresh from Marakkanam 92 Days ago

    I have teams I want to play another teams

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    arulmurugan from pondicherry 104 Days ago

    sir i would like to join my son in tennis class. Suggest the place in pondicherry

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    Dr K Ganesh from Puducherry 104 Days ago

    This is Dr.K.Ganesh I am from puducherry I have an Sports academy, our academy offerd aerial acrobatics courses, Indian traditional sport Mallakhamb, anti gravitational yoga and Gymnastics classes for all age groups novice to elite performers.Can u reach us 9942143793 our web :www.kshatriysportsacademy.com

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    Dr K Ganesh from Puducherry 104 Days ago

    This is Dr.K.Ganesh I am from puducherry I have an Sports academy, our academy offerd aerial acrobatics courses, Indian traditional sport Mallakhamb, anti gravitational yoga and Gymnastics classes for all age groups novice to elite performers.Can u reach us 9942143793 our web :www.kshatriysportsacademy.com

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    Srimurugan from Pondicherry 110 Days ago

    Hello I'm Srimurugan

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    Srimurugan from Pondicherry 110 Days ago

    Hello I'm Srimurugan

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    Shabi from Pondicherry 111 Days ago

    What are the qualifications needed to join your academy

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    Jeyavardhananfrom Puducherr 110 Days ago

    I will join the kabadi acodami

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    Jeyavardhananfrom Puducherr 110 Days ago

    I will join the kabadi acodami

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    Shabi from Pondicherry 111 Days ago

    What are the qualifications needed to join your academy

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    A Udhaya from ananthapuram 126 Days ago

    Kabaddi

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    A Udhaya from ananthapuram 126 Days ago

    Kabaddi

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    Roshni a babu from Ernakulam ,kerala 128 Days ago

    Sir I am interested to join in the pondicherry central university is there any training academies for taekwondo at pondicherry

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    Roshni a babu from Ernakulam ,kerala 128 Days ago

    Sir I am interested to join in the pondicherry central university is there any training academies for taekwondo at pondicherry

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    Dhineshkumar from Periya muthaliyar chavady 135 Days ago

    I want improve my play in volleyball

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    Dhineshkumar from Periya muthaliyar chavady 135 Days ago

    I want improve my play in volleyball

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    A karunakaran from Pondicherry 146 Days ago

    My son want t learn volleyball what is the process

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    VIGNESH from PUDUCHERRY 146 Days ago

    Dear Sir / Madam, I am interested to join archery game. shall i know the process of joining?

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    P Raguraman from Villupuram 146 Days ago

    Hi sir interested in game

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    Sri Amrithana Nishitha from Puducherry 146 Days ago

    My daughter need to join coaching for athletics in running

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    Prakash Raj from Veppur 157 Days ago

    Hi, sir I have interesting to join field hockey.i want to know that process for joining

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    A karunakaran from Pondicherry 231 Days ago

    My son want t learn volleyball what is the process

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    Prathap j from Gingee 243 Days ago

    Hai sir I am cricket interested player sir I am join ur cricket club member

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    alain from Paris 243 Days ago

    Hi all i will come to india in september and i would like to pratice basketball in pondy But i didn't find any news about basketball team in the net if someone could give me mail address where are basketball playground in pondy contact me by mail cannou.alain@gmail.comthanks

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    Aloysiousfrom PONDICHERRY 146 Days ago

    Contact me for more details 🏀

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    sathish kumar from pondyicherry 243 Days ago

    I would like to join volleyball association plz tell what is the process for joining

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    Naveenkumar from Thirubuvani 243 Days ago

    I join for cricket and pleace help me to join the cricket club

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    Suganthan from Pondicherry 243 Days ago

    I want to join in football.In Pondicherry there any best coach

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    Akash from Melmaruvathur 243 Days ago

    I want join in pudhucherry cricket club..what do ..is there any club to join and become player in ranji

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    james from puducherry 247 Days ago

    i want the details with address list of sports clubs in puducherry

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    Suriya prakash R V from Pondicherry 273 Days ago

    Sir.i would like to join in cricket club..iam a good keeper batsman...pls allow me to join

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    Suriya prakash R V from Pondicherry 273 Days ago

    Sir.i would like to join in cricket club..iam a good keeper batsman...pls allow me to join

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    Manikandab from Puducherry 348 Days ago

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    Kanwararam from Barmer (Rajasthan) 348 Days ago

    I'm a batsman for any position.I want playing from your team(puducherry).Plz you believe me& I send my video playing.I promise to you that I never disappointed you

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    Rahul Singh from Auriaya 348 Days ago

    I want join your cricket Club

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    Vinothkumar from Andipalyam 348 Days ago

    I would like to join for boxing I am very interest because It's my goal

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    S Sriram from Pondicherry 419 Days ago

    I would like to join to my son in football. Suggest where is the place in pondicherry

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    Rajalakshmi from Cuddalore 419 Days ago

    I would like to join carrom board association pl tell what is the process for joining

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    Ajith Kumar from Auroville 419 Days ago

    Kabbadi zonal finalist

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    R pugazhenthi from Thiruvannamalai 419 Days ago

    Excellent sports cricket sports authority for puducherry

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    Bruno marc from Pondicherry 419 Days ago

    My son want learn football

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    Mohamadsakil from Surat(Gujarat) 419 Days ago

    We r live in Gujarat.Is there any hostel. Facility to join cricket in poduchery?

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    pro shooter billiards and snooker lounge from pondiucherry 579 Days ago

    billiards and snooker coach at puducherry

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    Sasi from Puducherry 579 Days ago

    Sir I would like to join my son in batmiton class. Suggest t place for that in Puducherry.

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    Lokmanfrom Rohtak 348 Days ago

    You need wrestling coach LOKMAN Haryana 9718445607

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    Lokmanfrom Rohtak 348 Days ago

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    Tharafrom Puducherry 243 Days ago

    Guruvalaya badminton academy

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    Gayathri from Puducherry 595 Days ago

    I would like to join in puducherry Hockey association club

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    Prabu from Puducherry 595 Days ago

    Sir I would like to join my daughter in batminton class. She already going to batminton class.we r poor family. So, I unable to pay the fees. She will very eager in this class. So, how to join indragandhi stadium in puducherry. Thank you sir.

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    Tharafrom Puducherry 243 Days ago

    Sir Pls contact Guruvalaya badminton academy Ganapathy Sir. He is a very good coach and has produced national players.He is also very sympathetic towards the economical background of the students. If ur child really has the interes, he will surely take him under his guidance.

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    Chandrasekaran from Pondicherry 595 Days ago

    Hi I'm a carrom fanatic. I want to teach and play carrom in Pondicherry. I want carrom also to be a part of games in Pondicherry. What should I do ?

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    ajruddin from mathura 763 Days ago

    Please sir one chance

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    B selvam from pondicherry 916 Days ago

    I would like to join your cricket club

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    Jeyaraj from Puducherry 929 Days ago

    All sports

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    Devanathan from Panruti 931 Days ago

    I would like to join your cricket club. How can I reach you? What is the procedure?

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    Jayachandran from Pondicherry 992 Days ago

    We are running boxing kickboxing Wushu training school since 1992. We produce many boxers including national and international medalist from our pondicherry state. We giving also real self defense classes for ladies and also fitness training

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    Harikrishnafrom Puducherry 959 Days ago

    Sir, I would like to join in your boxing class. I dont know how to reach you, can you provide me the details.

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    Kumaranfrom Puducherry 749 Days ago

    Sir,I would like to join your kick boxing class.so please give me chanes sir

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    dassaradanfrom puducherry 348 Days ago

    Sir, i need your contact number, kindly be sent the same to the above e mail id.

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    vignesh from Pondicherry 992 Days ago

    can I join your association

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    Tanishq jain from puducherry 1001 Days ago

    I would like to join in the best football club..... I have already played in many match's. Like inter school... Regional level and so on......

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    A karthikeyan from Puducherry 1004 Days ago

    Nice choah

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    Srinivasan from Pondicherry 1098 Days ago

    Most important sport Badminton is not listed here.Many national and international(to some extent) players hail from Puducherry.

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    Mohamed afridi from Sayalkudi 1241 Days ago

    No comment

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    Mohamed afridi from Sayalkudi 1241 Days ago

    No comment

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    amit negi from pondicherry 1272 Days ago

    Football coaching in pondicherry

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    Vinoth from Puducherry 1298 Days ago

    Good

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    venkatesh from pondicherry 1553 Days ago

    Baby care center from 3 month onwards. Good playschool and prenursery at Moolakulam. More details at www.firststepdaycarenursery.com. Cell.9585521100

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    Puducherryonline.in Expert 1588 Days ago

    You can learn boxing in: Pondicherry School Of Boxing & Wushu No 469 1st Floor, M G Road, Muthialpet, Pondicherry - 605003, Near Renuka Theatre Near Bharatidasan Govt Girls College Phone: +(91)-9786396119, 9345410750, 9626330818

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    thangaraj from pondicherry 1588 Days ago

    I m 27 year old any possibilities to learn boxing

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    Omprakashfrom Ganganagar 419 Days ago

    So iam playing of ranjit tournament in penducherry team

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