Category: Sports

The trident of technology innovation, Industrial excellence, and technology business incubation addressed the press and media

Surat, Gujarat [India]: Mr. Haresh Calcuttawala, Co-founder of Tec-here Innovation LLP and Co-chairman of the Startup committee for  South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industries (SGCCI),  mentioned how Tec-here is going to help as a Technology Innovation partner to achieve the chamber’s aim of supporting 100+ start-ups in the next three years.

Mr. Ashish Gujarati, Vice-Chairman of SGCCI  said that the chamber will act as the hub providing one-stop solutions for all the needs of startups by helping and guiding them right from inception to validation of ideas, sourcing funds, Go-to-market strategy by expanding their horizon beyond local market along with registration of Intellectual Property.

Mr. Kalp Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer, ASHINE – SVNIT explained the importance of a Technology Business Incubator in South Gujarat. ASHINE can support 300 individuals with dedicated workspace for 30 startups at once. Moreover Pre-seed Funding of up to INR 2 Lakhs, Seed-funding of up to INR 40 Lakhs, Mid-level Pre-Series A funding up to INR 3 Cr.   Also, a FABLAB to design and create prototypes, Smart Classrooms, and Co-working space.

TEC-HERE, SGCCI and ASHINE will ensure a transparent and effective ecosystem is developed in South Gujarat.

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Launch of Samurai eSports – India’s next Gen eGaming event

Mumbai, Maharashtra [India]: The announcement event of Samurai eSports headquartered in Mumbai took place on 24th March 2021 at Hex, Mumbai.

At the event, they introduced the company’s vision and key players and creators.

The event brought into focus their maiden eGaming team which they have aptly named Rosters that are specialists with the in-game “Valiant”. Currently, the company manages the team and will mentor, guide, and prepare them for International standard eGaming Tournaments.

While this is just the beginning for this young company – they plan to expand through various formats and further are aiming to become one of the most sought-after names in the eGaming industry both nationally and internationally.

The company is founded by Atif Kazi and spearheaded by Premal Mehta as their CEO. Kazi, an eGaming enthusiast himself, has carved a niche and garnered his following within the medium in a short time and is fondly known as Samurai – hence the name of the company ‘Samurai eSports’

“My passion for eGaming has led me to create Samurai eSports and open up avenues and streams that is just the beginning for many aspiring eGamers. Our company will ensure that they are supported with the right kind of training modules that will help them ace not only their game but also will allow them to compete at national and international levels representing Samurai eSports” says Kazi.

Simar Sethi who is the captain of the Team Valorant Roaster- started playing CSGO in 2013 initially for fun with his peers, later moving on to professional CSGO competitive from 2015. He has represented India on multiple occasions in countries like Dubai, the Philippines, China, and Malaysia. He also attended an international boot camp in Serbia where Psy was matched with and against International Players like Hutji, Mir, Chopper, kUcheR, and many more.

Mehta, who shares Kazi’s passion and vision, shares his plan as CEO “Samurai ESports is here to not only support young gaming talent. As a bootstrapped company we have invested from scouting the right gaming talent to content creators to a robust production team. These teams will ensure in helping us achieve our 5-year plans, which is to create more noteworthy teams across various formats of eGaming”

Team Samurai eSport India Pvt. Ltd.

Content Creators: Mahek Syed, Saloni Pawar, Nikhil Sirohi & Shobhit Rai

Team Valiant Roster – eGaming Team SimarSethi (Captain), Tejas Kotian, Harsh Arora, Saaransh Dang & Shailesh Dalvi

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Divya Khosla Kumar back with Delhi Binny’s Brigade for TPL 3

Mumbai, Maharashtra: Tennis Premier League to have a grand third season. TPL is the contrivance of Mr. Kunal Thakkur and Mr. Mrunal Jain. Delhi Binny’s Brigade is owned by Mr. Sneh Patel, AKA Sneh Binny, and co-owned by Actor, Producer, and Director Divya Khosla Kumar. DDB is co-powered by T- Series.

Being a top national ranked player and founder of KTTFA, Mr. Kunal, also the co-founder of TPL, says, ‘” Delhi Binny’s Brigade is one of the most popular and loved team of TPL, the energy and enthusiasm of Mr. Sneh is commendable, and we wish him and his team all the best for season 3.”

Popular actor and fitness freak Mr. Mrunal Jain was always inclined towards sports. It’s his passion and dedication towards promoting sports that motivates him to grow the league every year, ” I am very happy that personalities like Mrs. Divya Khosla Kumar have come forward to support our initiative and continue to be associated with our league, we are looking forward to a bigger and more exciting season 3.”

The initial stage is the Auction, which will be taking place on 23rd March. Mr. Sneh Binny says,” I’m super excited for TPL Season 3. We’ve been a part of TPL since season 1, and after the incredible experience of two seasons, Season 3 seems too exciting.”

Divya Khosla Kumar, co-owner of Delhi Binny’s Brigades, says, “I am ecstatic to be associated with the team. It has been a great experience, and I am happy to promote tennis as a sport for our country. My Brigadiers are already marching towards victory.”

Many well-known celebrities from the Sports and Bollywood fraternity, including Mr. Leander Paes, Mrs. Sonali Bendre Behl, Ms. Rakul Preet Singh, Mr. Vishal Bharadwaj, Mr. Shashank Kahitan, actively participate and encourage TPL, merging it to give entertainment and glamour. The league also provides wheelchair tennis players an opportunity, evoking a feeling of inclusivity in the specially-abled. It is a league with a remarkable scope for growth and the potential to become one of the country’s top leagues.

Mr. Sneh Binny is the CEO at Binny’s Jewelry Private Limited, manufacturing and whole selling diamond jewelry across the country, and a Founding Partner of Binny’s World Ornaments LPP, prominently known as Binny’s World. The company retails contemporary diamond Jewelry and is also an authorized retailer for four major International brands.

Video Linkhttps://www.instagram.com/p/CMmEx33nHG4/

For more infohttps://delhibinnysbrigade.com/

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Kota Chambal Tigers stamp their authority over the 6th Rajwada Cricket League.

Kota, Rajasthan [India]: It looked like a placid track right from the beginning. Clearly, a lot depened on the toss. Narendra Sing Tomar, Kota Chambal Tigers skipper did not hesitate even once and decided to bat first on a track which looked like a batsmen heaven.

Kota openers provided a stupendous start of 77 runs to their team. This assisted the middle order to go and express themselves freely. Kota Chambal Tigers scored a colossal score of 196 for 5 in their stipulated 20 overs. Shahbaz khan in particular was in a murderous mood and scored 63 off 28 deliveries. The onslaught was laced with four boundaries and five towering sixes. He was ably supported by skipper Narendra Singh Tomar & Shiva Chauhan scaring 55 & 44 respectively.

The pursuit of winning the finals didn’t go well for Jaisalmer Jaguars as their batsmen failed to convert the small starts into big ones. They eventually surrendered for a mere 119 in 17 overs. Shubham was the top scorer for Jaisalmer Jaguars with 26 runs. For Kota Chambal Tigers Rajat Chaudhary, Shahbaz Khan & Deepak Dangi claimed two wickets each.

Kota Chamabal Tigers stamped their authority over the coveted trophy for the second time.

The grand final was supervised by Mr. Mohd. Rafi & Mr. Anuj Rathore.

During today’s finals, the stage was graced by the presence of bollywood icon Mr. Suniel Shetty & Mr. Sohail Khan. Other reputed guests were singer Ali Kuli Mirza, Mr. Jitu Verma (Jojo), Mrs. India World Kirti Mishra Narang & Yogi Dr. Dushyant Vyas.

Amin Pathan

Chairman – Rajwada Cricket League

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Rajwada Cricket League (R.C.L) is all set to commence on March 7th 2021.

Kota, Rajasthan [India] : The much awaited sixth edition of Rajwada Cricket League (R.C.L) is all set to commence on March 7th 2021. The action will last for seven days as the finals is listed to be played on March 13th 2021 at the renowned J.K. Pavilion International Cricket stadium, Nayapura, Kota, quoted Mr. Amin Pathan – Chairman (R.C.L.).

The league would witness the presence of several International cricketers and glamorous Bollywood personalities.

Six teams to compete for the glory

As per Mr. Amin Pathan, a total of six teams will compete to claim their authority over the prestigious cup & they have been segregated in two groups of three teams each. Group A would comprise Kota Chambal Tigers, Jodhpur Jodhana Royals, Jaipur Pinkcity & Udaipur Mewar Royals, Ajmer Meru Warriors, Jaisalmer Jaguars will complete group B. The twenty over format league will be played in accordance to all the I.C.C. guidelines & a total of two games will be played for the first six days of the league as a complete day will be dedicated to the grand finals. The time slots for the first & second games will be 9.00 AM – 12.30 PM & 1.00 PM – 4.30 PM respectively. As like former years, the fans are going to witness enthralling & fiercely fought games of cricket this year as well.

Presence of international cricketers & Bollywood stars

The season six of R.C.L. will be beautified by the presence of Bollywood star Suniel Shetty, Sohail Khan, Ali Kuli Mirza (singer), Shahzad Khan, Sargam, Kainaat Arora, Jo Jo. Other guest will be Faisal Sheikh (Faisu), Faiz Baloch, Rashid Khan, Zubin Shah, Amir Arab & Azhar Khan.

From the cricketing front, Kota is all set to welcome cricketing legend Mohammad Azharuddin, Mohammad Kaif, Pragyan Ojha, Pankaj Singh, Munaf Patel, Praveen Kumar as their presence on the field will boost up the participating cricketers.

Apart from this, ministers, member of parliament and member of legislative assemblies from state & central government will also grace the occasion.

J.K. Pavilion stadium all set to host R.C.L.

In order to make this a successful event, the City Development trust & other departments are leaving no stone unturned. The coordination between different departments is what will make this edition one of the grandest. Cosmetic tasks as in whitewash, grass cutting & ground levelling are in full swing. Two large LED screens will be installed which will allow the fans to catch all the on field action more defined manner. The center and practice pitches are being curated by an international curator.

R.C.L. emerging as the future of cricket

Mr. Pathan emphasized that previous editions of R.C.L. not only benefitted cricket in Rajasthan but also helped create cricketers for India. The likes of Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rahul Chahar, Salman Khan, Nathu Singh, Mahipal Lomror all have showcased their talent in the previous editions.

Huge fan base expected to watch the cricketing action

If the trend from the past seasons is to be taken into consideration, we are expecting a huge turn around during the matches quoted Mr. Pathan. The approximate seating capacity is 20,000 and we are expecting the stadium to be full, however, during these unprecedented times of Covid – 19 we are determined to follow all the administrative and medical guidelines.

The young brigade from schools, colleges and coaching institutes are expected to occupy the major seating capacity. Considering the success of previous seasons, a lot of institutions from Kota are coming forward to become a part of this event.

Rajasthani cultural shows

In order to promote Rajasthani culture, we have made arrangements to organize traditional Rajasthani dance, Sahariya dance & folk art. This will be a good exhibition and source of entertainment for all players, spectators and the invited guests.

Players selected post proper trials

Mr. Pathan confirmed that proper cricket trials were conducted in order to pick the best & deserving players. A total of 180 cricketers took part in the trial. The players were being selected keeping in mind the main expertise associated with the game of cricket i.e. bowling, batting & wicket Keeping.

Initially, the trials were conducted for the players from outside Kota & later local guys showcased their area of expertise.

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Mukesh Choudhary, the new big star in MMA professional Fight.

Jaipur, Rajasthan [India] : Mukesh Gora was born in Jaipur (Rajasthan), India and has represented India as an MMA fighter worldwide. He specializes in Wushu and Kickboxing and has won gold, silver and bronze medals over the years.

Professional MMA fighter and Jaipur lad, Mukesh Choudhary (Gora), is set to create history with his acumen for contact sports. Currently ranked 9th among South Asian Pro Welterweights, Mukesh is soon going to be counted among the top level of MMA fighters, because he never stops practicing. So far, he has won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in various competitions in Wushu and Kickboxing.

This talented young man has had 7 wins in various championships and contests. The events where Mukesh has made a name for himself include – Asia Cup Championship, South Asian Games, World Championship, Asian Championship, Super Fight League and Matrix Fight Night. Mukesh was inducted into fitness and sports from a young age and he used to practice for hours every day because he wanted to make a career for himself out of sports. His family and friends have supported him through his long journey to sports stardom and now, Mukesh is ready to take the next jump, into the international arena of MMA.

A little bit about Wushu and Kickboxing.

It’s a Chinese hard and soft and complete martial art and a contact sport. In other words, Wushu is the correct term for kung-fu because they are essentially the same.

“Wushu” is the Chinese term for martial arts. In contemporary times, Wushu has become an international sport through the International Wushu Federation (IWUF), which every two years among other competitions.

As the name suggests, it involves both kicking and boxing! It is one of the most common and popular sports among MMA players. Kickboxing is a stand-up combat sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing.

Kickboxing is practised for self-defence, general fitness or as it generally the case contact sport!

Mixed Martial arts is a well known, yet dangerous sport. And in India, it’s gained popularity over the years.

This talented young man has over 7 wins in the various championships and contests listed below:

  • Asia Cup Championship
  • South Asian games
  • World championship
  • Asian championship
  • Super Fight League (SFL)
  • Matrix Fight Night (MFN)

A list of Mukesh Gora’s achievement at National level:

The year 2011 -6th West Zone Wushu Championship, Pune, Maharashtra | Silver|

The year 2012- Federation Cup, Rohtak, Haryana| Bronze|

The year 2012- 21st Senior National Wushu Championship, Jammu, JK |Bronze|

The year 2013- 7th West Zone Wushu Championship, Goa |Gold|

The year 2013- 22nd Senior National Wushu Championship, Jaipur, Rajasthan |Gold|

The year 2014- 23rd Senior National Wushu Championship, Patna |Silver|

The year 2015- 35th National Games, Kerala |Gold|

The year 2015 -24th   Senior National Wushu Championship, Chandigarh |Gold|

The year 2016 – 1st All India Inter-University Wushu  Championship, Patiala |Gold|

The year 2016- 25th Senior National Wushu Championship, Ranchi, Jharkhand| Gold

The year 2017- 26th  Senior National Wushu Championship, Assam Rifles, Shillong, Meghalaya |Gold|

Not only in National level, Mukesh Gora also achieved at the international level:

The year 2014 – One month of advanced training course in Wushu, China

The year 2015- 13th   World Wushu Championship, Jakarta, Indonesia |Participate|

The year 2015- 5th Pars Cup International Wushu Championship, Tehran, Iran| Silver|

The year 2016 -9th Asian Wushu Championship, Taiyuan city, Taiwan |Participate|

The year 2016 – 12th south Asian games, Shillong, India |Silver|

The year 2016- One month of advanced training course in Wushu, China

The year 2017 – One month of advanced training course in Wushu, China

The year 2017- 1st Asian Sanda cup, Guangzhou, China |Silver|

With this much experience, it is no doubt that Mukesh Gora is on his way to the top level of MMA fighters. And rightly so, he is ranked 9th out of 65 active South Asian Pro welterweights!

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BCL T20 League – Abhay Singh has Bought “Arrah Avengers”

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh [India] : Abhay Singh, who is the owner and founder of Abhay Raj International has bought a team named Arrah Avengers in BCL T20 league. The Bihar Premier League (BCL) is a very professional League for T20 Cricket Tournament organized in Bihar. BPL works with the format of a franchise-system based on the American way of hiring players and transfers. The Franchises put for auction, in which the higher won the rights of the team and became the owner, that represents each city (District or zone). It has started in Bihar to encourage the young talents to contribute their part in the field of cricket.

Hence we all know that there are many hidden talents in the nook and corner of Bihar, and to nourish as well as flourish such talents, BCL is playing a key role. Being a former cricket player Abhay Singh has been working for this for the last 5 years and he continues to work for the young cricketers and talents of Bihar. He believes that from the initiative taken by BCL, there will be enormous development and changes in Bihar.

Apart from this, he is also running his own company “Abhay Raj International (ARI-MED)” which deals with the production of sanitisers and face-mask. This is one of his contributions to the development of Bihar.

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Deccan Gladiators – Top Team of Season 4 T10 league in Abu Dhabi

New Delhi, [India] : A newfangled decennium has set in and the cricket fever is sky-high. Deccan Gladiators are all set to ride on the winning wave at the T10 League starting on 28th January in Abu Dhabi. With the change in helm this year, Gladiators will be striving to seize the trophy. They have previously proved their metal by running up to finals in the last season.

West Indian Powerhouse KIERON POLLARD, mighty all-rounder, 15 times T20 Champion, will be the captain of the Gladiators this year, replacing Shane Watson. The team is a perfect mix of experience and international talent. Openers Mohammad Shahzad, a veteran of 151 matches, and Bhanuka Rajapaksa will set the ball rolling in an explosive fashion, followed by the bankable Colin Ingram. The bowling department is well taken care of by the Iconic player, spinner Sunil Narine, the ever reliable, Imran Tahir and Sri Lankan sensation WaninduHasaranga, who bagged the “Man of The Tournament” title in 2020 for Lanka Premier League. The team is well-packed with powerful international performers.

The promoter of Deccan Gladiators Mr. Gaurav Grover believes that this short format league has a lot of potential. A cricket fanatic himself, Grover is an established young businessman and sees major profit prospects in T10.

T10 League has gained great popularity as it enters its 4th season in 2021 with the most impressive collection of talent so far. With a global audience of over 100 Million, T10 League had become the third most-watched league in the world.

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The National Esports Federation launches NET 2021 – National Esports Tournament, an annual esports event

  • The National Esports Federation launches NET 2021 – National Esports Try-outs, an annual esports event

New Delhi, [India] : The event will run competitions in 8 popular titles, FIFA, CSGO, Call of Duty, World of Warships, Rainbow Six, Apex Legends, Rocket League and Fortnite, with amateur and semi-professional players being given the opportunity to compete with professionals. The Monaco Gaming Show will also host influencers, esports figures, and esports partners.

Competitors will have the opportunity to win 15,00,000 in cash prizes and full-time contracts for top 50 athletes with more than 15 professional esports teams. The registrations for the tryouts are live on the NeF website.

Apoorv Parihar, President of National Esports Federation stated: “Our objective with the NET is to produce a pure esports event that can grow exponentially every year and establish an open platform at the top of the esports scene in India. India is recognised as a major sporting country, and esports is no exception for our athletes to shine.

“We also want this project to support the development and success of young athletes and help them become tomorrow’s esports superstars. Our partnership with some of the country’s leading names will help this objective become a reality.” added the Secretary General Mr Akhilesh Datta.

The National Esports Federation was established in 2019, as a not-for-profit organization. The former’s goal is to “develop an esports structure, similar to any sport, to support esports events and to promote the detection, recruitment and development of young local and international talents.

SEC is an annual national e-sports competition where the top student e-sports gamers participate under the accreditation of the National Esports Federation (NEF), which has 83 member institutions from all around the country. SEC selects players through regional preliminaries in three divisions for school and college based on the age bracket of the athletes. The preliminary consists of the open tournament being held at local level followed by a ranked tournament for the top athletes. The open tournament that anyone can participate in as an amateur esports event and ranked teams are invited through knockout system because SEC is a spectator friendly league tournament. At the end of the year, the spectators can see the winners of respective game title in the SEC national finals.

The inaugural event will start in 2021 with a total of 8 game titles. The details will be announced around April 2021, and the first national final will be held in Noida at the NEF Xstream Arena. The total prize pool is about 10,00,000 along with athletic scholarships covering up to 80% of the college fees.

For the future post Covid-19 pandemic, we’re considering introducing a membership offering so people can join the federation to avail athlete benefits offered such as http://www.esportsfed.in.

The association also works with the media, produces its own content and is establishing links with schools and academics to help put esports on the map in India and reinforce the positive aspects of competitive gaming. The gap between esports and more traditional forms of sports is getting narrower day by day and the decision to name it a medalled sport in Asian Games 2022 has made it closer than ever. We are constantly exploring ways to better promote future Indian esports champions and highlight academic research in this field.

 

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Saina Nehwal goes out of her way to surprise her inspiring fan on Christmas

Mumbai, Maharashtra [India] : To add to the joy of giving this Christmas, an NGO named Kranti, that works towards providing shelter and empowering girls from Mumbai’s red light areas to become agents of social change, reached out to Saina Nehwal through Tring – India’s largest celebrity engagement platform. This was to surprise a 24-year-old Taniya whose life story is spine-chilling yet inspiring.

Taniya was abandoned at a young age of 9 when her mother showed up and took her home. Her mother had been sold to a red-light area by her uncle and would often leave during evenings for work. Taniya was too young to understand this and was put into a shelter home. After two years of distance, her mother came around with Taniya’s younger sister and a promise of a happy home which caused things to go downhill. Taniya’s mother left for work one evening and never returned, with fear and panic surrounding her, Taniya’s stepfather started forcing himself on her every night for 4 years. Unable to seek help from police authorities, she fled from the house and came to Kranti NGO. The NGO helped her with therapy, education and enabled her to fight her past.

She mustered the courage to rescue her younger sister and started living the life she wanted. She became a girl of dreams and became a licensed Zumba instructor by reading and inspiring herself with the works of Saina Nehwal and other such women achievers.

Kranti wanted to shower this awe-inspiring person with joy and happiness and reached out to Tring. After listening to this exceptional story of resilience and fighting spirit, the Tring team took it upon themselves to get a message from Taniya’s role model – Saina Nehwal and bring her close to her inspiration. Taniya was extremely overwhelmed and couldn’t contain her happiness to see a personalised message from the woman she admires and looks up to.

In the video, Saina Nehwal expresses her feelings of how moving and inspiring Taniya’s story is and praises the strength and courage displayed by the 24-year old and wishes her the very best for her future.

Here is Taniya’s life story that was covered by the Humans of Bombay page and the video by the former World no.1 who made Christmas a little more special by truly spreading joy in the world.

– FaceBook : https://www.facebook.com/188056068070045/posts/1591625091046462/?d=n

– Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/p/CJOIsyph6tS/

About Tring:

Tring is India’s Largest Celebrity Shoutout platform.

Make every moment special with a personalized message from your favorite celebrity.

 Website: https://www.tring.co.in/

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