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NEW YORK: Mastercard announced Tuesday that it is naming Magnus Carlsen, the highest-rated chess player of all time, a Mastercard Global Brand Ambassador, as it adds chess to its roster of sports sponsorships. 

Carlsen is a natural fit to join the company’s all-star lineup of ambassadors, which includes Lionel Messi, Naomi Osaka, Crystal Dunn and Dan Carter. 

Mastercard also announced it is joining Meltwater Champions Chess Tour as an official partner, effective immediately. 

Sep 16, 2021 14:09
BENGALURU: ASICS, the true sport performance brand today announced Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa as their new brand athlete. Currently ranked as number 10 worldwide, Joshna is a two-time Asian Championship – Gold Medalist. In 2014, she was the first Indian to win a gold medal in Doubles at the Commonwealth Game. Joshna has inscribed her name at the British US Open and National championships.
Sep 16, 2021 08:09
HYDERABAD: After a two-year hiatus, top level volleyball action will return to Indian screens with the launch of the Prime Volleyball League.  
Sep 15, 2021 18:09
MUMBAI: Bluesport Entertainment Private Limited, which has secured 10-year commercial rights for the still to launch Premier Handball League from the Handball Federation of India, Tuesday announced a Rs 2.4 billion investment commitment behind the game in India over the next five years. 
Sep 15, 2021 11:09
MUMBAI: Olympic sensation Neeraj Chopra’s Gold medal success on the final day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has turned the track and field star into a household name across the country.
Sep 14, 2021 07:09
LONDON: WME Sports Monday announced the hiring of baseball executives Jim Murray, Michael Stival and Billy Eppler to lead its baseball representation business as partners.
Sep 14, 2021 06:09
VIJAYNAGAR: Recognising and rewarding India’s best-ever performance at an Olympic Games, The JSW Group organised a felicitation ceremony at the Inspire Institute of Sport, in Bellary, on Saturday, that had Neeraj Chopra, Bjarang Punia, Ravi Dahiya and PR Sreejesh in attendance.  
Sep 08, 2021 15:09
MUMBAI: Tata AIA Life Insurance Wednesday announced the signing of Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on to a multi-year deal as its brand ambassador.  The association also marks the very first brand partnership to be signed by the champion javelin thrower post his historic Olympic win. 
Sep 07, 2021 19:09
NEW DELHI: The Jaquar Foundation, the CSR arm of Jaquar Group, announced their continued support to Sumit Antil, Indian Gold medalist in the javelin throw at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, for training and equipment for the next Paralympic Games in Paris in 2024.
Sep 06, 2021 15:09
NEW DELHI: The Sunfeast India Move As One - India’s largest citizen-led movement showcasing the power of the collective, effectuated an inspiring initiative on International Day of Charity on Sunday, 5 Septembe. 
Sep 06, 2021 13:09
MUMBAI: Lakshya Institute, in partnership with Dream Sports Foundation (DSF), the philanthropic arm of Dream Sports, has launched "One Dream, One Lakshya" (ODOL) to support seven promising athletes across five sports.