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UNODC Chief tells G20 event corruption hampers sports’ ability to be force for positive change

Keynote speech at G20 working group meeting by head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) offers wholehearted support to countries, salutes initiatives in sports to stamp out corruption VIENNA, 13 September (UN Information Service) – The Executive Director of UNODC, Yury Fedotov, welcomed today the growing commitment of governments and sports organizations

7 kinds of sports, all in one app: Rooter becomes the first platform to host a diverse range of sports after including Kabaddi and F1 in its mix of offerings

App to provide real-time updated info, trivia, insights and contests for every kind of sport New Delhi, August 1, 2017:-Rooter, the world’s first digital platform that connects, engages, and helps sports audience interact with each other on a real-time basis has added another feather to its crown of accomplishments. By including Kabaddi and F1 In


The Dream of ‘New’ India Becomes a Reality As the digital solutions to 17   problems shared by Department of Atomic Energy devised in the 36-hour ‘SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2017’ were showcased at the grand finale at WeSchool   Mumbai, 03rd April 2017:  The valedictory function of SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2017  saw the unfolding of the

International Forum for Sports and Integrity Panel II: Supporting Ethical Conduct – Anti-corruption

Remarks by the Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov:International Forum for Sports and Integrity Panel II: Supporting Ethical Conduct – Anti-corruption Lausanne, 15 February 2017 LAUSANNE/VIENNA, 15 February (UN Information Service) – For the United Nations, sports have the potential to bring the world together, to contribute to peace and development,

Myntra launches new campaign advocating Sports

Pick any sport, Myntra will do the rest! Campaign highlights Myntra’s extensive range of sportswear   Bengaluru, December 9, 2016: Myntra, India’s leading destination for fashion and lifestyle has kicked off a category focused campaign showcasing its depth and range of sports apparel and footwear. The fashion major has created a one stop destination for

Corporate funding in sports, imperative to ignite development in India: CII Summit on the Business of Sports and Entertainment

Mumbai, 21 September 2016:CII organised the 1st edition of the Summit on the Business of Sports and Entertainment, at Mumbai. The Summit saw participation from eminent sports and industry representatives. The Summit witnessed discussions on matters pertaining to Corporatization in Sports, Developing the next-gen: A focus on grassroots and the Business of Leagues A report

Sports You Know Nothing About

The world never ceases to amaze us. In the world of sports, there’s very limited knowledge that an individual has about the sports in existence. There are so many sports that you mustn’t have heard of. Here’s a list of a few such niche sports that are in existence- Octopush: Yeah you heard it correctly,


  The UK is organising a series of events to strengthen the cultural and business partnership with Kolkata. Titled ‘UK in Kolkata – Celebrating Partnership,’ the campaign will run from 7-13 February with a number of events to showcase modern UK and take forward the vibrant Kolkata-UK partnership especially in the areas of science and

Herbalife partners with Magic Bus India Foundation to support the development of 3,000 children in Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune through sports and education

Bengaluru,January 8, 2015 – Herbalife International India Pvt Ltd, a leading nutrition company today announced its partnership with the Magic Bus India Foundation to reach out to 3,000 underprivileged children across Bengaluru, Chennai and Pune to help support their development through sports and education. Indian badminton ace, Saina Nehwal and paralympian H.N Girisha inaugurated the

2014: A look back of Sports In #YearOnTwitter

2014 has been an exciting year for Indian Sports fan on Twitter. Federations, Leagues and Teams across different genres: cricket, Tennis, Football and Kabaddi have used the platform to connect with fans. As the world’s largest platform for live, public conversations, Twitter was where Indians expressed, consumed and connected with their fellow compatriots over global