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Sports in Telangana

Telangana, the youngest state of India is developing its sports infrastructure at various district levels. The government has decided to adopt several measures to encourage sports and develop various facilities in the state. Lav Agarwal, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of the Sports Authority of Telangana, has observed the need for a Telangana State Sports University and decided to allocate special funds for the project.

Young sportsmen from the district have earned laurels for the state at the state and national levels. The tribal youth too have great enthusiasm for sports. The stadiums have to be further equipped with requisite sports material, trained coaches and ministerial staff in the stadiums.

Sports in Adilabad District

Stadiums in Adilabad include Indira Priyadarshini Sports Complex (Adilabad), Mini Stadium (Nirmal) which is administered by Municipal Corporation, Mini Stadium (Utnoor), Mini Stadium (Kouthala) and Mini Stadium (Mancherial).

Sports Complex in Shanti Nagar, Adilabad has a swimming pool, indoor stadium and wooden badminton court. A new stadium at Asifabad has come up and needs to be furnished with required staff and sports materials so that sports persons can utilize the stadium for practicing their sport.

Swimming Pool

District Sports Authority in Adilabad   

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority,
Adilabad - 504 001
Phone: 08742225846
Fax: 08742225848
Mail: dsa.adb@rediffmail.com

Sports in Karimnagar District

Stadiums in Karimnagar include Indoor Stadium (Karimnagar), Swimming Pool (Karimnagar), Mini Stadium (Bejjanki), Mini Stadium (Metpally), Mini Stadium (Huzurabad), Mini Stadium (Jagityal),     Mini Stadium (Korutla), Mini Stadium (Husnabad), Mini Stadium (Ramagundam), Mini Stadium    (Peddapalli), Mini Stadium (Mahadevpuram), Mini Stadium (Manthani), Regional Sports School (Karimnagar), Water Sports Academy (Karimnagar) and B.R.Ambedkar Stadium (Karimnagar).                 
Stadiums in Karimnagar admit students directly for sports activities without any fee in all the games and sports except Swimming. Dr. B.R.Stadium has a basket ball court and kho-kho court.

District Sports Authority in Karimnagar

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority,
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Stadium, Karimnagar - 505 001
Phone: 087822406548
Fax: 08782263014
Mail: dsa.krmngr@rediffmail.com

Sports in Medak District

There is no stadium in this district. However, a few years ago, in 2007, the United Kingdom Sports Department, Youth Sports Trust and UNICEF joined hands for bringing sports facilities to Medak district. Physical education and sports coaches from U.K. trained children belonging to remote villages.

District Sports Authority in Medak

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority
Regional Sports Hostel,Sanga Reddy
Medak (Dist) - 502 001
Phone: 08455276010
Fax: 08455276010
Mail: dsa.mdk@rediffmail.com

Sports in Nizamabad District

There is a private and a government swimming pool in Nizamabad. Patanjali Yogashala keeps sports enthusiasts in good shape, both physically and mentally. There is also one basketball court in Nizamabad.

Stadiums in Nizamabad are Sports Complex (Kamareddy), Sports Complex (Khaleelwadi) and there is also a swimming pool in Nizamabad. The Nizamabad Sports Complex comprises of indoor stadium for wrestling along with Rajaram stadium and Wrestling Academy boys hostel.

District Sports Authority in Nizamabad

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority,
Mini Stadium Collectorate
Nizambad 503-033
Phone: 08462232001
Fax: 08462232001
Mail: dsa_nzb@rediffmail.com

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Sports in Warangal District

The Indoor Stadium in Warangal boasts of a Gymnasium and swimming pool. There is also KMC Basketball court for those interested in playing basketball.

Stadiums in Warangal are Indoor Stadium (Warangal), Mini Stadium (Eturunagaram) and Mini Stadium (Mahaboobabad).

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District Sports Authority in Warangal

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority. J.N.Stadium,Hanumakonda
Warangal - 506 006
Phone: 08702579080
Fax: 08702579080
Mail: dsa.wgl@rediffmail.com

Sports in Ranga Reddy District

There is an Athletic track and swimming pool at District Sports Academy in Saroornagar, Ranga Reddy. Play fields have been developed in Jala Vayu Vihar and the athletic track in Kismathpur too has been adequately developed.

District Sports Authority in Ranga Reddy

The District Sports Development Officer District Sports Authority,
L.B.Nagar Post,
Saroornagar, Ranga Reddy, Dist. 500-074
Phone: 04024031833
Fax: 04024031833
Mail: dsa.rr@rediffmail.com

Sports in Nalgonda District

Nalgonda boasts of a Kho Kho play field, Pavilion Building, Indoor Stadium, badmintion Court, Basketball Court and Gullaguda Stadium. There is a swimming pool in Gullaguda. Apart from these facilities, there are additional arrangements for sports activities in the Sports Complex (Miryalguda), Mini Indoor Stadium (Nakrekal), Indoor Stadium at Nalgonda, Mekala Abhinav Outdoor Stadium in Nalgonda, Swimming Pool Cat-II (Nalgonda) and Indoor Stadium at Bhongir. There is a Cement Basketball Court at Suryapet in Nalgonda.

Mini Stadium at Nakrekal and Indoor Stadium at Nakrekal is like a boon for sports persons. The Sports Complex at Nalgonda has an indoor stadium, basketball court and Gullaguda stadium. Various educational institutes organize their own sports festivals and sports events.

District Sports Authority in Nalgonda

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority,
Mekala Abhinava Stadium
Nalgonda -505-004
Phone: 08682244501
Fax: 08682244501
Mail: dsaapnlg@ap.nic.in

Sports in Mahbubnagar District

Mahbubnagar is also known as Palamoor. For sports persons, there is Christian colony badminton court, Mahbubnagar Mini stadium, District Sports Authority Swimming Pool (Mahbubnagar) and Mahbubnagar Basketball court. NTR Mini Stadium in Achampet and Wanaparthy Stadium are other stadiums here.

Other stadiums in Mahbubnagar are Indoor stadium in Mahbubnagar, Mini Stadium in Atmakur, Mini Stadium in Shadnagar, Mini Stadium in Jadcherla, Mini Stadium in Narayanpet. Wanaparthi too has a Mini Stadium with Mahbubnagar lucky with a Sports Complex for sports persons. 

District Sports Authority in Mahbubnagar

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority,
Mahabubnagar - 509 001
Phone: 08542242322
Fax: 08542244136
Mail: dsa.mbngr@rediffmail.com

Sports in Khammam District

The Sardar Patel Stadium comprises of a shuttle court, indoor stadium and swimming pool. Well, there is also the Sardar Patel Skating Rink in Walking-trail, Khammam!

Stadiums in Khammam include Sardar Patel Stadium and Sports Complex. There is also a swimming pool in Khammam. Marrigudem has a Mini Stadium just like Wyra where there is a Mini Indoor Stadium too. Skating Rink in Wyra is a place for challenges for skating enthusiasts.

District Sports Authority in Khammam

The District Sports Development Officer
District Sports Authority
Khammam 507-001
Phone: 08742234328
Fax: 08742234328
Mail: dsa.khmm@rediffmail.com

Stadium in Hyderabad

Sports in Hyderabad District

Hyderabad seems to be the hub of sports! There is a long list of sports stadiums and state-of-the-art sports facilities in Hyderabad which are furnished below:
  • G.M.C Balayogi Athletics Stadium (Gachibowli): The stadium has good infrastructure for playing hockey and football. The seating capacity of this stadium is 30,000. It comprises of a world class synthetic track and a 4-lane synthetic practice track. There is mast lighting for day-night events too.
  • Aquatics Complex, Gachibowli: The stadium can hold 3,000 spectators. It is meant for swimming, diving and water polo along with a temperature controlled pool! Water games such as rowing, yachting, kayaking and canoeing are also held at Hussain Sagar lake. There are also five Go-Karting tracks and a Paint Ball Field in Hyderabad.
  • Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium
  • Shooting Range, University of Hyderabad, Gahibowli
  • Saroornagar Indoor Stadium: It has good arrangements for boxing, taekwondo, archery and shooting.
  • Lal Bahadur stadium sports complex, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad: Fateh Maidan stadium was the first stadium that was built in Hyderabad. It was later renamed lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium and is a cricket stadium. Many international cricket matches have been held in this stadium which has a capacity of 25,000 spectators.
  • Indoor stadium-Swarnandhra Pradesh sports complex, Gahibowli, Hyderabad
  • Indoor stadium-Kotla Vijaya Baskar Reddy campus complex, Yousufguda, Hyderabad
  • Cycling Velodrome, Osmania University campus complex, Hyderabad
  • G. Bhaskar Rao Indoor Stadium: It is a multipurpose stadium with a world class wooden flooring.
  • Shooting Range, Hyderabad Central University: It is an outdoor shooting range with facilities for 120 competitors playing simultaneously!
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (formerly known as Visaka International Stadium): It is a cricket stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. First match held here was between South Africa and India. There is also a gym and swimming pool in this stadium and it serves as home ground of Hyderabad Cricket Association.


Rajiv Gandhi Stadium

The Saroornagar Indoor Arena provides multipurpose indoor sports facilities such as Table Tennis, basketball, equestrianism, boxing, weight-lifting, gymnastics, archery and shooting. Gachibowli Hockey Stadium was built in 70 days and hosted the 2003 SAF Games. The stadium can seat 8,000 spectators at one time! It is a multipurpose stadium.

Swarnandhra Pradesh Sports Complex (Gachibowli), like G.M.C. Balayogi Stadium at Gachibowli, is basically meant for playing hockey and football. Hyderabad also has a Premiere Hockey League team - the Hyderabad Sultans who won the first Premiere Hockey League tournament in 2005 in Gachibowli Hockey Stadium. 

Sports Clubs and Sports Academies in Hyderabad

We have a sports person as the ambassador of Telangana - world class Lawn Tennis player Sania Mirza who hails from Hyderabad. It is natural for Hyderabadis to be inclined towards sports. There are many sports clubs and sports academies in Hyderabad which have been furnished below ---

  • Hyderabad Race Club located at Malakpet is a place where jockeys from all over India come for participating in sports events. Summer and winter races are hosted here. Phone: 040 2454 9492
  • Sports Coaching Foundation, Chacha Nehru Park, Mahatma Gandhi Colony, Masab Tank, Hyderabad  Phone: 093965 59440
  • Great Hyderabad Adventure Club, Hallmark Residency, Aurora Colony, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad  Phone: 077299 88784
  • 'HAXSports'  (Hyderabad Adventure and Extreme Sports Club) is a group for people who love Adventure sports. It is an NGO managed by sports enthusiasts.

Telangana has many upcoming players in the field of sports and by dint of their hard work, they will certainly prove their mettle in the state and national arena of sports!


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