Sports are taken seriously at XLRI. The fields/courts on campus include Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Tennis and Volleyball. There is a multi-gymnasium located in the building named after Mr. S. C. Sarkar.
Indoor sports facilities are available in the students' residences.
In addition to the facilities on campus, students at XL have access to swimming pools, tennis courts, squash courts, and a synthetic athletics track through our affiliation with local clubs and other sports associations.