Thomas Cook hosts 5,000 students for 10 days for Khelo India School Games

Thomas Cook, India’s largest travel services company, said it was chosen as the hospitality partner for government of India’s national school games that was held as part of the ‘Khelo India’ (Play India) program last week. Without disclosing the financial details of the contract, Thomas Cook said it provided accommodation and meals for 5,000 students […]

Govt seeks sports memorabilia from citizens for first ever Sports Museum

India will establish its first National Sports Museum at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, and has appealed to citizens to contribute any memorabilia held by them for permanent display in the National Sports Museum. The contributors will be recognized and acknowledged, the ministry of youth affairs and sports said in a statement. “The aim […]

Nike starts online sales in India

US sports goods manufacturer Nike has started online retail operations in India via its portal Nike.com. India-based users can now order from the global portal and have it home delivered. Earlier, only certain markets such as Australia, Hong Kong and Indonesia were being served by the online division of the company, arguably the world’s biggest […]

Sports given infrastructure status in India

The Ministry of Finance said sports infrastructure will be included under the harmonized master list of infrastructure subsectors, easing the flow of investments and incentives to the sector. The decision was taken after a series of meetings and discussions with different agencies including RBI. This inclusion would bolster investment in sports infrastructure sector which will […]

Suresh Raina to be brand ambassador for Intex speakers

Intex Technologies, the Indian electronic products manufacturer, said it has appointed Indian cricketer Suresh Raina as brand ambassador for its speaker range of products. “Welcoming @ImRaina as the Brand Ambassador of Intex speakers. We are way too excited! Are you? Share your excitement with us!”, said the company through its twitter handle. The company has […]

Wayne Rooney launches new website

Manchester united striker and England’s captain Wayne Rooney launched his new website http://www.officialwaynerooney.com/ today. The 29 year old Rooney announced the new website launch through his Facebook page. “Thanks to Lightmaker for my new website, it looks great! Check it out here……….”, said Rooney through his Facebook page. Lightmaker is a web development firm. Rooney […]