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Sports in Kanyakumari

"You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy"

once said by the famous Tennis legend Arthur Ashe, first black man ever to win Wimbledon Championships, the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. Sports mean the world to a lot of people as it can be a mighty instrument for evoking patriotism, raising good spirit and ameliorating the wellness and productiveness of the country!

Sports have got the right force that takes to change the world as it is the key to instigate positive attitude in people. Kanyakumari is a territorial dominion that loves sports and promotes sporting activities at school, college and all other levels in the district. Let's get to know more about sports in Kanyakumari district along with other information.

Sports Facilities available in Kanyakumari District:

The Kanyakumari district sports authority function under the administrative ambit of the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, popularly known as SDAT. The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu is the functionary wing of Tamil Nadu Government that works for the development of sports in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Kanyakumari Sports

The Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu - SDAT's purpose is to encourage sports and fitness among youngsters across the state, using available resources provided by the government, associations, sports enthusiasts, sports foundations, sports clubs and anybody else dedicated to sports! Also, Kanyakumari is having the specialty of being one of the districts in the state of Tamil Nadu to house Sports Authority of India Centers in the district.

Sports Infrastructure and Facilities available in Kanyakumari:
  • 400m Athletics Track - Clay
  • Swimming Pool 25m*13m
  • Boxing Ring
  • Kabadi Court - Floodlight
  • Basketball Court - Concrete/Floodlight
  • Football Ground - Grassy
  • Volleyball Court - Floodlight
  • Multi Gym Hall
  • Indoor Squash Court

Arignar Anna Stadium
National Highway No. 47 (Salem- Coimbatore- Kochi- Kanyakumari), Nagercoil,
Kanyakumari District

District Level Tournaments/Competitions:
The sports authority in the district of Kanyakumari conduct district level tournaments and competitions and victors who occupy top places are offered with an incentive for a period of one year. As of now, almost three thousand sports loving people are receiving the incentives in the district

Kanyakumari District Sports Office
Name of the Officer: Theerthoose
Designation: District Sports and Youth Welfare Officer.
Mobile Number: 9940341507
Phone Number: 04652-2320 60
Email ID:
Address of the Office: District Sports Officer, SDAT District Sports Unit, Anna Stadium, Nagercoil - 629 001, Kanyakumari District

Kanyakumari District Level Sports - Advisory Committee

President / Chairman
Mr. S. Nagarajan, I.A.S.
District Collector
Phone Number: 04652-279090/279555, 9444188000/9445190166   

Vice President
Mr. N. Manivanan I.P.S
Supdt. Of Police
Phone Number: 04652-220087/220047, 9003582233

Representative of the Sports Association
Mr. A. Davidson Joselin
President – Kanyakumari Football Association
Phone Number: 04652 – 232372   

Representative of the Sports Association
Mr. S. Subash
Secretary – Kanyakumari Kabaddi Association
Phone Number: 9443808753, 04652-250618

Mr. L. Theerthoose
District Sports Officer
Phone Number: 9940341507

Sports Clubs in Kanyakumari

Sports lovers in district are fortunate that Kanyakumari is the official address for a lot of full fledged sports clubs for various sports that include Cricket, Volleyball, Football, Athletics and so on. Find below the list of sports clubs in Kanyakumari district along with their contact details.

Kanyakumari District Athletics Association
4-A, Asarimar North Street Nagercoil – 1
President: Dr. Arvind Kumar, M.D.S. - 9443379002   
Secretary: Mr. P. Raju - 9962846645   
Officer Incharge: Mr. A. Britto Joy - 9442206688/04652-235353

Kanyakumari District Association
“Janaraj” A.M. Kumara Pillai Street Ramavarmapuram, Nagercoil – 629 001
President: Mr. A. Davidson Joselin - 04652 – 232372   
Secretary: Mr. J.K. Kumar - 04652-233880
Officer Incharge: Mr. Anand A. Willson - 9443118135

Kanyakumari District Volleyball Association
Golden Cottage North Soorankudy & Post Kanyakumari Dist.   
Secretary: R. Retnapandian - 8903535800, 04652- 251744   
Officer Incharge: E.S. Raj - 9790206080/04651-273944

6/419, Hospital Road Azhagappapuram – 629 401   
President: Dr. Dunston, Alphonsa Hospital - 9442635129   
Secretary: Mr. Dickson - 9597510434   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Lathies - 9486011041

The Kanyakumari District Aquatic Association
6-68E, Anjukuttuvilai Kanyakumari – 629 702   
President: Mr. H. Shajahan, Shajahans Jewellers - 9842136003   
Secretary: Mr. A. Augustin, Kanyakumari - 9894941845   
Officer Incharge: Mrs. P. Vijaya Kumari - 9442457556

Kanyakumari District Basketball Association
Cool Land , #66, Distillery Road
Opp. State Bank of Indian Main Branch
Nagercoil – 629 001   
President: Mr. T. Adolphus Gnana Sigamoni - 9894717463   
Secretary: Mr. D. Nagendran - 09865963425   
Officer Incharge: Mr. P. Dillarlal

Kanyakumari District Judo Association
32F-3, Richard Compound Asirvatham Nagar, Nagercoil – 629 003
President: I. Kezhson - 9443143141   
Secretary: Mr. R. Stephen, 4th Dan Black Belt (Karate) - 9444440075/9444441132   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Ram Thulasi - 9150700230

Kanyakumari District Kabaddi Association   
President: Mr. T. Boopathy - 9842937113/04651-237113   
Secretary: Mr. S. Subash - 9443808753/04652-250618   
Officer Incharge: Mr. M. Chandrasekaran - 9443706801/04652-266900

President: Mr. K.S. Bala Krishnan - 04652-222133   
Secretary: Er. V. Sivathanupillai - 9443127583   
Officer Incharge: Mr. A. Kumaraswamy

Kanyakumari District Weight-Lifting Association
16/95E, Ottayalvilai Kanyakumari Dist.
President: Er. V. Shivachandran - 9443177579   
Secretary: Mr. S. Paul Abraham - 9488453545   
Officer Incharge: Mr. John Ruskin - 9443213548

Kho - Kho
Kanyakumari District Kho – Kho Association   
President: Dr. Jayaseelan Franclin - 04652-225448   
Secretary: Mr. A.G. Daniel - 04652-263266   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Ammai Appapillai

Kanyakumari District Silambam Association   
President: Mr. S.M. Pillai - 9994174395   
Secretary: Mr. H. Saravana Subiah - 9842142159/04652-242159   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Ninal Chandran - 9600564600

Kanyakumari District Chess Association
Rosemary Oil Mills Asaripallam , Kanyakumari Dist.
President: Lion A. Kulathooran Pillai - 9842122003   
Secretary: Mr. Ebherame - 9994029796/04652-234558   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Sivathanu - 9944839558

Table Tennis
Kanyakumari District Table Tennis Association   
President: Mr. Kamalraj - 9443994796   
Secretary: Mr. Paul Ahia - 9865150877   
Officer Incharge: Mr. Selva Raj - 9443740964

Boxing Association
Kanyakumari District Boxing Association   
President: Mr. J.K. Kumar - 04652-223593   
Secretary: Mr. J.S. Jeba Keynes  - 04651-559104   
Officer Incharge: Mr. H. Arumai Singh - 04652-225671

Taek won Do
Kanyakumari District Tae Know Do Association   
President: Dr. J. Dinakarlal - 9443546565   
Secretary: Mr. R. Kennedy Mani Raj - 9442760705   
Officer Incharge: Mr. R. Nixon Jeyaraj - 94488938058

Sports Coaches in Kanyakumari District

S. Jayadoss - 9944091001
C. Divyanageswari - 8883873814

G. Gunasekaran - 9655869626

Jeen Prem Kumar - 9442923164

K.C. Azhivasan - 9994851769

M. Arul Bose - 9488887989
S. Latha - 9841102000

K. Vinu - 7780946746

Sports Goods Dealers in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari district houses a few sports goods dealers who provide a broad scope of merchandise which include Cricket gears, indoor games, gymnasium equipments, sports uniforms and jerseys, health and fitness equipments, kit bags, sports shoes and many other sports related equipments and products. Find below the two most popular sports goods dealers in Kanyakumari along with their location and contact details.

World Star Sports
Address: No 6/50 A 1, Opposite To NMC College, Main Road, Marthandam, Kanyakumari - 629165
Phone Number: +(91)-9443127180, 9487527180, +(91)-4651-271480, 272906

American Sports
Address: Main Road, Marthandam, Kuzhithura, Kanyakumari - 629163
Phone Number: +(91)-9443375821, +(91)-4651-272438

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    Ajesh from Thuckalay 959 Days ago

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