Kerala offers sports facilities at par with international standards to bring in qualitative as well as quantitative advancements in the domain of sports in the State.
The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) India has developed the "Know Your Medicine" application which helps athletes and athlete support personner to check if a medicine contains any prohibited substances.Know more...
Department of sports and youth affairs , Government of Kerala conducted a 2 days Workshop on MASS SPORTS CULTURE at SAI, LNCPE, Kariyavattom , Thiruvananthapuram on 25th & 26th of September, 2023.. The workshop mainly focused on integration of sports projects in the state, micro level planning & execution.
In the Kerala State Schools Jr Hockey Championship held at Kollam from 11th-13th September, the Girls Hockey Team of G. V. Raja Sports School who are training under the coaches Shijith and Saira Banu won the first place in the under 17 girl’s Category with a 4-0 win in the finals against Kollam Sai and won 8-0 in the semi-finals against Thrissur. They were also selected as the Best Team and will be representing Kerala in the Under-17 Girl’s Category in the coming Junior Hockey National Championship to be held at Delhi.
In the Kerala State Schools Jr Hockey Championship held at Kollam from 11th-13th September, the Boys Hockey Team of G. V. Raja Sports School won the 3rd position in the Under-17 Boy’s Category.
Both Girls and Boys team of G. V. Raja Sports School won the title of Championship with 9 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals in the Kerala state sub-junior boxing championship held at YMA, Chackai, Trivandrum on the 4th and 5th of September, 2023. Taniya Biju was selected as the best Boxer and Krishna S was selected as the Scientific Boxer of the tournament respectively.
In the recently concluded District Athletics Championship-2023, G. V. Raja sports school emerged as champions wiht a total of 570 points.
The Jimmy George Sports Hub that offers sports facilities at par with international standards has taken the sports scenario in Kerala to an all new level.
The Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs (DSYA) has imbued this iconic stadium with renewed life by revamping it with state of the art facilities. Named after the legendary Volleyball player Jimmy George, this stadium holds a special place in the hearts of sports enthusiasts across the nation.
The ideal platform for sportspersons to hone their skills, the Jimmy George Sports Hub is housed at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. It was conceived to inspire both sports persons and the general public to ensure that sports and fitness becomes a part of their daily lives.