Whether you’re a professional sportsperson, an amateur cricket player or even a watersport enthusiast, we know how important it is to make sure you have the right gear and are kitted out correctly. And, if you’ve been wondering where you could find these essentials, be it the basic comfy footwear or advanced gear for motorsports, we’ve got you sorted. LBB rounds up sports shops in Bangalore for you to bookmark, the next time you go hunting for sports goods.

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Decathlon

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Columbia Sportswear

Olympic The Sport Shop

With five stores in the city, Olympic has indoor and outdoor sports equipment along with fitness gear. From the most basic of cricket bats to basketball boards and even skating boards, there’s enough here to get the sports enthusiast in you squealing in delight.

Find a store near you here.

Price: INR 100 upwards

Timings: 10.30am – 8pm

Check out their website here.

Decathlon

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One of the world’s largest retailers for sports goods, Decathlon is your go-to place for any kind of sports equipment, accessories and even sportswear. So, it’s not just the usual suspects like cricket, basketball and tennis gear that find a place here. From snorkelling sets to riding breeches, you’ll also spot essentials for watersports, archery and horse riding.

Find a Decathlon near you here.

Price: INR 100 upwards

Timings: 8am – 9pm {may differ for each outlet}

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Check out their website here to order online.

Planet Sports

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A comprehensive collection of sportswear and equipment from leading international brands is what you’ll find at Planet Sports. Whether you’re looking for a pair of comfy running shoes for that daily jog or some advanced motorsport accessories, this place won’t disappoint you.

Where: Outlets at 1st Floor,  Garuda Mall, Magrath Road; 1st Floor, Mantri Square, Malleswaram; 2nd Floor, Lido Mall, Ulsoor; 5, Aaradya Complex, Vanivilas Road, Basavanagudi and 1st Floor, Phoenix Marketcity, Whitefield

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 30160199 {Mantri Square outlet}

Timings: 10am – 9pm {may differ for each outlet}

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Columbia Sportswear

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Established in 1938, Columbia’s range of outdoor gear are designed for customers of all ages. Whatever may be your chosen sport, they are bound to have the perfect apparel and footwear to stock up on. So think omni-grip shoes that can take you over the roughest of terrains or storm surge pants to brave the rains. Everything to get you going, in short!

Where: F-40, UG Floor, Phoenix Market City,Mahadevpura, Whitefield

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 67266417

Timings: 10.30am – 8.30pm

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Check out their website here.

Speedo

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One of the world’s leading brands, Speedo is almost synonymous with swimwear and swim-related accessories. With swimsuits coming in different categories like competitive, health and wellness, and play and fun, they are bound to get you splashing about in the pool before long. Apart from their range of swimwear {look out for ones in bright colours}, Speedo lets you pick from accessories like goggles, swim caps, nose and ear clips and snorkeling sets, too.

Find a Speedo store near you here.

Price: INR 100 upwards

Timings: 10am – 9pm {may differ for each outlet}

Follow them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here.

Hatrick Sports

Looking for a place where you can score sport essentials for your kids, or even for yourself? Look no further than Hatrick Sports. Cricket kits, table tennis equipment, swimwear and even personalised sports items are on offer here, among others. Fitness enthusiasts, they have enough equipment to please you as well.

Where: Outlets at 74/1, Lakshmi Corner, 80 Feet Road, New Bel Road {opposite MS Ramaiah Hospital} and 2, 1st Cross, Gandhi Nagar

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 22370863 {Gandhi Nagar outlet}, 080 23419864 {New Bel Road outlet}

Timings: 10am – 8.30pm

The Sport Mall

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While it may not fit your idea of a mall, it certainly is where you’ll find solutions for all your sport-related needs. So, browse through their range of equipment, apparel and accessories and stock up all you want. While you’ll find top brands as well as budget-friendly options, we suggest you keep an eye for their sale which lets you score almost everything at a bargain!

Where: Outlets at CMR Road, HRBR Layout 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar; 10/2, 1st Floor, 24th Main Road, JP Nagar 6th Phase; 9, 31st Main Rd, Hosur Rd, Bommasandra Industrial Area Sub Layout; 45, 2nd Floor, Kavan Plaza, JP Nagar 7th Phase; Kanakapura Rd, Kumaraswamy Layout

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 39275511 {Kalyan Nagar outlet}

Timings: 10am – 9pm {may differ with each outlet}

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Sri Kadamba Sports & Fitness

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Planning to try your hand at a new sport? Head to Sri Kadamba Sports & Fitness {they have two outlets in the city} and pick out the essentials to get you going. From basic gear to sportswear, they will have you sorted with quality products of all types and brands.

Where: Naveen Complex, Bellary, 37, 1st Main Rd, Ganganagar, RT Nagar and 1st N block, Dr. Rajkumar Road, Rajajinagar

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 23334422 {RT Nagar outlet}, 080 23329911 {Rajajinagar}

Timings: 10am – 9pm

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SportXS

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Having opened their first store in Bangalore {in 2009}, SportXS currently has over 12 outlets across the country. Requisite gear for everything from adventure sports and water sports to running and golf is available here. So, don’t be surprised if you find yourselves spoiled for choice. Think products across 32 categories and over 60 brands!

Find a store near you here.

Price: INR 100 upwards

Timings: 10am – 9pm

Follow them on Facebook here.

Check out their website here to shop online.

Rakhra The Sports House

Started in 2001, the store may not look too impressive from outside. But step in and you’ll find sports goods all around you. Keeping up with trends, they have everything from dry fit t-shirts to foosball tables  and cricket bowling machines. Oh, and there’s enough of basic sports stuff like customised jerseys, punching bags and hockey sticks, too.

Where: 72/4, 16th Cross, Vyalikaval, Malleswaram, Near Chowdiah Memorial Hall

Price: INR 100 upwards

Contact: 080 23342909

Timings: Monday to Saturday, 10.30am – 8.30pm and Sunday, 10.30am – 2pm

Check out their website here.

Featured image via: Decathlon