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India beats China as Asia’s No.1 SportsTech nation, three Indian cities in top-5

According to the report 41.1 % of India startups are focused on two sub-sectors: Fantasy and Booking and Match making.

BooknPlay joins startup Rovo to empower Sports Communities in India

As part of the acquisition, BooknPlay is teaming up to lend support to over 600 Sports venues across India as they are severely impacted by Covid-19.
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90% increase in sports viewership in last 4 years- BARC report

There has been a 90% increase in the viewership of sports in television in the last four years with most of the cricketing events getting the majority of the views.

Leeds United, Sheffield FC to aid development of sports education in India

A new partnership has been announced between Sportifan Ventures Limited and Leeds United College along with Sheffield FC Foundation.

Sports sponsorship in India grew by 17 percent in 2019: Report

According to the report, cricket was the major source of the growth. The major push came from on-ground sponsorship around India's premium T20 league, the Indian Premier League and the ICC Cricket World Cup which was held in England and Wales.

First-ever national sports seminar hopes to enrich sporting culture in India

The event was organised collectively by the NGO, Sports-A way of life and IMT, Ghaziabad.

Manika Batra becomes latest face of sports brand ASICS

Manika Batra has signed to become the face of ASICS sportswear.

PUMA opens unique tech-enabled experience store in Bengaluru

PUMA has introduced one of a kind, flagship store in Bengaluru, India.

Suzuki India launches campaign for real-life sports heroes

The campaign named ‘Swift Limitless Stories’ is created by Dentsu Impact.

Domestic sports leagues won’t help India win at world stage — Group M’s Vinit Karnik

There is a lack of clarity when it comes to what defines a sport in our country. Is it about monetising the game, or is it being competitive and trying to win medals?

Government sanctions Rs 7.87 crore for Khelo India athletes

The Sports Ministry has sanctioned a sum of Rs 7.87 crore as an out-of-pocket allowance for athletes training in 99 Khelo India academies and other centres across the country.
Fitso owners

Fitso Sports: Swimming into new territories, towards a fitter India

Fitso, which set its wheels into motion in 2015 in the heartland of Delhi-NCR has now encompassed an impressive base of 12,000 regular subscribers.

All India Gaming Federation CEO Roland Landers opens up on future of India’s gaming industry

With Olympic bodies like IOC, Olympic Association of Asia coming out in support of eSports more and more people are taking the sport seriously.
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Byju’s billionaire Raveendran urges employees to be motivated by Messi, Federer

One cannot help but be in harmony with the kind of benefits that team sports have to offer - competence, character, confidence and other components of positive growth.

Sporthood: Achieving fitness through sports in the quest of leading an active lifestyle

Sporthood was formed nearly five years ago but now boasts of having 14 sports clubs in Bangalore and 5 in Kochi with at least two new clubs scheduled to open in September.
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Sportseed: A community sowing seeds to nurture Olympic spirit among children

In an era where children are no longer enamored by the idea of playing games that do not take place via the media of virtual technology, organisations like Sportseed are working towards promoting an atmosphere for Olympic sports and providing counsel and designing custom sports programs that can be implemented in schools.

The future of Fantasy Sports in India


Thailand Open: Sindhu, Sameer reach quarterfinals along with double’s teams

PV Sindu reaches quarterfinals of Thailand Open
Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu storms into the quarter-finals of Toyota Thailand Open 1000 on Thursday after she eased past Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray 21-10, 21-12 in the Round of 32. This is going to be Sindhu's fourth quarter-final appearance in 12 tournaments she has played...