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JSPL Foundation celebrates National Sports Day-2021

TBB BUREAU ANGUL, AUG 30, 2021 JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL), celebrated National Sports Day-2021 at various youth clubs in the local areas on Sunday. To mark the occasion, the Foundation organised different sensitisation sessions for the youths and provided Indoor gym equipment to three youth clubs, namely Kalinga Club of Jarada, Baba ...

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National Sports Day: OSL hails Odisha’s decision to extend sponsorship to Indian Hockey Teams

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 29, 2021 On the occasion of National Sports Day on Sunday, Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) lauded Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as well as the Odisha Government for the judicious decision to further extend the official sponsorship of both the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams for 10 more years till 2033.  Odisha, as the prime sponsor, ...

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Amway India ropes in Olympian Mirabai Chanu as its brand ambassador

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, AUG 17, 2021 Direct selling company Amway India on Tuesday said it has appointed in Olympian Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as its brand ambassador. The association with Chanu is in line with Amway’s focus on consolidating its health and nutrition category, especially targeting women and youth in the country, it added. L-R:_Anshu Budhraja, CEO Amway India; Olympian Saikhom ...

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Odisha CM felicitates hockey players from state for putting on spectacular show at Tokyo Olympics

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 11, 2021 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik felicitated the hockey players from the State who were part of the Indian Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, at a function in Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday. Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas were part of the Indian Hockey ...

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Odisha FC sign Spanish defender Hector Rodas

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 11, 2021 Odisha FC on Wednesday announced the signing of Spanish centre-back Hector Rodas ahead of the eighth season of the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL). The 33-year-old from Valencia started his youth career with Levante before making his senior debut for their reserve team and eventually played for the first team in 2009. He ...

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Teenagers Jeeva, Ekka from Reliance Foundation Odisha Athletics HPC catch attention at Jr Federation Cup

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 9, 2021 After an impressive performance at the recently held Junior Federation Cup at Sangrur in Punjab earlier this month, 110m hurdler Graceson Jeeva, who trains at the Reliance Foundation Odisha Athletics High Performance Centre (HPC) in Bhubaneswar, is in contention for a spot in the Indian team for the World Athletics U-20 championships in Kenya ...

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Go First announces free travel for all Indian Olympic medal winners

TBB BUREAU MUMBAI, AUG 8, 2021            Go First on Sunday offered free travel to all six Indian athletes and the men’s hockey team who won medals at the Tokyo Olympics.            Go First, previously known as GoAir, stated it would give free tickets to them for the next five years. Regional carrier Star Air, which connects 13 cities ...

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Odisha FC signs Nikhil Raj on loan from Kickstart FC

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, AUG 5, 2021 Odisha FC has reached an agreement with Kickstart FC over a loan deal of young Indian midfielder Nikhil Raj who will now play for the Bhubaneswar-based side during the upcoming eighth edition of the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL). The 20-year-old has been a part of the Karnataka team in two editions of ...

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