Category Articles: Sports

Saurashtra wins its first-ever Ranji Trophy title

March 13, 2020
Saurashtra wins its first-ever Ranji Trophy title

Rajkot: Saurashtra has won its maiden Ranji Trophy title today on the back of first innings lead against Bengal in the final played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. This is Saurashtra's first-ever win in the history of India's premier domestic competition. Saurashtra had posted 425 in their first innings riding on a brilliant century from Arpit Vasavada and gritty half-centuries from Avi Barot, Vishvaraj Jadeja and Cheteshwar Pujara. They then restricted Bengal on 381, thus ...Read More

Nita Ambani features in 10 most influential women in sports

March 12, 2020
Nita Ambani features in 10 most influential women in sports

New Delhi: Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020 alongside likes of tennis superstar Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles. Sports business network, iSportconnect releasing its 'Influential Women in Sport' list for 2020 said: "After beginning with an original shortlist of 25, it has now been whittled down to a top 10 following receiving opinions from our panel of experts." The panel includ...Read More

New Motera stadium to host first set of matches in the last week of March

February 29, 2020
New Motera stadium to host first set of matches in the last week of March

Ahmedabad: Newly reconstructed largest Cricket stadium of the world at Motera in Gujarat will host first cricket matches during 26 - 30 March this year. Former Vice President of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) Shri Parimal Nathwani shared this information on micro blogging site twitter quoting the announcement made by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). 'Delighted to see cricket resume at new Motera stadium! BCCI has announced schedule of Women's Senior 1Day Challenger Trophy...Read More

Premier League and Hero ISL to develop football in India with renewed Mutual Cooperation Agreement

February 29, 2020
Premier League and Hero ISL to develop football in India with renewed Mutual Cooperation Agreement

Mumbai: Chairperson and founder of Football Sports Development Limited and Reliance Foundation, Mrs Nita Ambani, joined Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters today at the Premier League-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup to sign a new agreement that will see the Hero ISL and Premier League continue to work together to share knowledge and expertise in all areas of the elite game including governance, talent development, commercial growth, administration and wider community development. Th...Read More

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

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