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Mary Kom supports 13 young athletes at IFSG – Stars of Tomorrow


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Mary Kom felecitating the young athletes at the IFSG - Stars of Tomorrow

The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG), India’s first sports gaming industry body committed to protect consumer interests through self-regulation, today launched its athlete support programme ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ (SOT). The programme has been created with an aim to identify and support India’s future sporting talent in diverse set non-mainstream sports such as Sailing, Squash, Tennis, Swimming and Golf to name a few. Athletes selected under the programme will be offered critical support towards the fulfilment of their sporting goals. 168 entries were received from across the country, and after a rigorous selection process led by GoSports, who are the ‘Implementation Partner’ of this initiative, 13 talented athletes have been selected to be a part of IFSG’s Stars of Tomorrow programme. Dream11 Foundation, the primary contributor to this programme, has pledged Rs.3 crores to support IFSG’s cause.

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Edelweiss Group signs on sprinter Hima Das to its roster of women athletes


By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

Edelweiss Group handing over Life Insurance cover of INR 1 crore , Health Insurance cover of INR 10 lakh and an investible corpus of INR 5 lakh to Edelweiss sports champions at an event in Mumbai today

Edelweiss Group, India’s leading diversified financial services conglomerate, today announced the signing of sprinter Hima Das to its roster of women athletes. With this addition, Edelweiss now supports six of India’s iconic women sports champions, including womens hockey captain Rani Rampal, shooter Heena Sidhu, paddler Manika Batra, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and gymnast Dipa Karmakar. Read more