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Friday, February 26, 2021



Kambala jockey Nishant Shetty said to have 'beaten' Srinivasa Gowda's 'record'

February 18, 2020 4:15 pm

Shetty covered 143m in 13.68 seconds, reportedly at the Soorya-Chandra Jodukare Kambala at Venoor, which would mean he was 0.04 seconds faster than Gowda over 100 metres.

Comparing kambala racer Srinivasa Gowda with Usain Bolt is unfair to both

February 18, 2020 10:08 am

The notion that India is only 100m away from an Olympic sprint gold medal is insulting the dash and the challenges it represents for the athletes.

'Faster than Bolt' Kambala jockey says he won't go for athletics trials

February 18, 2020 10:04 pm

Srinivasa Gowda, the Kambala jockey who was pushed to instant stardom last week, says he will not take part in the SAI trials the government has invited him for and that he will focus on his own sport instead.

Supreme Court refuses interim stay on Kambala

February 13, 2018 2:36 am

To pave the way for the festival, the state cabinet had on January 28 last year decided to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, (Central Act 59 of 1960), which was enacted to prevent infliction of unnecessary cruelty and suffering on animals.

SC declines interim stay on Kambala buffalo race in Karnataka

February 12, 2018 1:59 pm

Last year on January 28, the state cabinet had decided to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act,(Central Act 59 of 1960). The act was enacted to prevent the infliction of unnecessary cruelty and suffering on animals

President Pranab Mukherjee clears ordinance allowing 'Kambala', Yeddyurappa welcomes decision

July 03, 2017 11:42 pm

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice in June had cleared the bill and sent it to the President for his approval. On February 13, Karnataka state government passed the Bill to exempt kambala from the ambit of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.


A race like no other: The story of Kambala

March 09, 2020 5:00 pm

A centuries-old tradition of buffalo racing in coastal Karnataka and parts of Kerala, kambala has new ambitions and a shining new mascot in Srinivasa 'Bolt' Gowda.