Category Articles: Sports

Engineering wise, Motera Stadium, one of our most challenging projects, it is built to last 100 years: L&T

February 24, 2020
Engineering wise, Motera Stadium, one of our most challenging projects, it is built to last 100 years: L&T

Ahmedabad: L&T Construction which built the world's largest cricket stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad today said engineering wise, this has been one of its most challenging projects. "Engineering wise, this has been one of our most challenging projects that involved the erection of 9,000+ precast elements, including some of the heaviest weighing up to 285 MT,” remarked Mr M V Satish, Whole-Time Director & Senior Executive Vice President (Buildings, Minerals & Metals), L&T. The world’s lar...Read More

Motera Stadium awarded IGBC Gold Green Building rating; becomes India’s first green rated Cricket stadium

February 20, 2020
Motera Stadium awarded IGBC Gold Green Building rating; becomes India’s first green rated Cricket stadium

Ahmedabad: The new Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad has been awarded Indian green building congress (IGBC) Green Building Gold rating. The stadium has gained this distinction of being not only the largest cricket stadium ever built in the world but also India’s first green rated cricket stadium. Sameer Sinha, Chairman, IGBC Ahmedabad Chapter and Mr Jayesh Hariyani, Co-Chair, IGBC, Ahmedabad Chapter presented IGBC plaque to Mr Parimal Nathwani, Member of Parliament a...Read More

The Sun is out! 🌞 BCCI on Motera stadium, also do watch a fresh video clip

February 19, 2020
The Sun is out! 🌞  BCCI on Motera stadium, also do watch a fresh video clip

Ahmedabad: Board of Cricket Control in India (BCC) has shared stunning pictures of Motera stadium in Ahmedabad which has been reconstructed and going to host U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week on February 24. The Sun is out! 🌞#MoteraStadium Ahmedabad, India 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/JYAC886Bd4— BCCI (@BCCI) February 19, 2020 The stadium is largest cricket stadium in the world and also among the three largest stadiums ...Read More

Glimpses of World’s largest cricket stadium at Motera in Gujarat

February 13, 2020
Glimpses of World’s largest cricket stadium at Motera in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: A video of inside glimpses of world's largest cricket stadium at Motera in Gujarat goes viral; the stadium is likely to be inaugurated in presence of U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian PM Narendra Modi on February 24. A video of inside glimpses of world's largest cricket stadium at Motera in Gujarat goes viral; the stadium is likely to be inaugurated in presence of U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian PM Narendra Modi on February 24 pic.twitter.com/fBrrzbi6jt— Des...Read More

31st Veer Savarkar All India Sea Swimming Competition held off Gujarat coast

February 05, 2020
31st Veer Savarkar All India Sea Swimming Competition held off Gujarat coast

Junagadh: Surat based Monika Nagpure and Rutvik Bhajiwala have emerged top winners in 31st Veer Savarkar Akhil Bharatiya Samudra Taran Spardha held today in Arabian sea off Gir Somnath coast of Gujarat. Monika had won this competition in previous two occasions also. She completed 16 nautical mile distance in 4.39.02 hours while Rutvik completed 16 nautical mile distance in 7.04.38 hours. Unmit Surti, Kapil Bhavsar, Darshna seller and Mehali Bhajiwala were the other winners. The competition i...Read More

Girnar ascending descending competition to be held this year with the use of latest chip based timing technology

February 05, 2020
Girnar ascending descending competition to be held this year with the use of latest chip based timing technology

Junagadh: Girnar ascending, descending competition will be held with the use of latest technology this year. Scheduled to take place on February 9, the national level competition to reach peak of Gujarat and return will see use of latest chip timing system which is also used in police recruitment, marathon run and Olympic sports. The chip will stay under chest number of each player. An expert team of engineers from Bengaluru based LS Sports will come to operate it. Same team has earlier ...Read More

Savvy Swaraj Sports Club to be inaugurated by CM Rupani on February 2 in Ahmedabad

January 31, 2020
Savvy Swaraj Sports Club to be inaugurated by CM Rupani on February 2 in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The first-of-its-kind sports club in Gujarat with multiple sporting facilities built at a cost of Rs 200 crores here will be inaugurated on February 2 by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Chairman of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India (CREDAI), apex body of Private Real Estate Developers Associations, Jaxay Shah, who is also the MD of Savvy Infrastructure that has built the Savvy Swaraj Sports Club, today told newsmen that the club has also tied up w...Read More

Parthiv Patel achieves another milestone, becomes first Gujarat cricketer to play 100 Ranji matches

January 27, 2020
Parthiv Patel achieves another milestone, becomes first Gujarat cricketer to play 100 Ranji matches

Surat/Ahmedabad: Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) has congratulated cricketer Parthiv Patel for achieving yet another mile-stone in his carrier today by becoming first Gujarat player to have played 100 Ranji Trophy matches. Parthiv, who was leading Gujarat Ranji Team since 2006, wore his 100 th Ranji cap today when he entered the ground to face Vidarbha in a Round 7 fixture of the Ranji Trophy 2019-20. The match is being played at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium, Surat. Congratu...Read More

Indian Army conducts Land Yatching expedition in Rann of Kutch

January 15, 2020
Indian Army conducts Land Yatching expedition in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: To commemorate 72nd Army Day and symbolising the spirit of adventure in the Indian Army, an eight day long Land Yatching Expedition was flagged in at Dhorodo. The expedition consists of 15 members was led by Captain Abhiraj Pathak & Lieutenant Navdeep Sharma wherein the brave sailors navigated their route of about 400 Kilometers, sailing over the barren flat lands of Rann and exploring various places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and the festive town of Dhorodo. The team set course on the vo...Read More

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