Sport is an activity that must be encouraged from the very beginning of a child’s development. It conditions a child from within and makes him learn some of the very important lessons of life very easily like team spirit and how to accept defeat and many more. To encourage sports is the responsibility of both government and parents. The main focus of sport enthusiasts in Tanjore like most places in Tamil Nadu is cricket but they need to look at sports beyond cricket. Tanjore has many coaching classes for various sports and some important names of coaches have been listed below:

Tanjore  Athletics- M.Ramalingam
Tanjore Basketball- K.Babu
Tanjore Football – I. John Sahayaraj
Tanjore Volleyball- S.Antony Athirstaraj
Tanjore Weightlifting-T.Senthil Kumar
Tanjore Hockey- R.Anabalagan
Tanjore Swimming-S.Ranjith Kumar
Srinivaasan Tennis Academy

These coaches are associated with Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu and are very excellent in their respective fields.
Tanjore District Taekwondo Association
Ariyalur Sendurai Taekwondo Classes
Phoenix Cricket Centre
Cricket Coaching Class in Chennai
Erode Karate School Karate Master Balachandran
Stadiums in Tanjore:

Tanjore houses many stadiums that provide the grounds to play and practice for various sports events. There are indoor as well as outdoor stadiums. Government has sanctioned good amount of money for the maintenance and development of these stadiums. The various stadiums of Tanjore are as follows:

Palace Ground
Thilagar Thidal
Police Parade Ground
Annai Sathya Stadium
Government ITI Ground
TMC Cricket and Football Ground
TMC Basketball Court