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IISM students at MumbaiUltra- Marathon 12 Hour Run

The Mumbai ultra- marathon is organized by the Shivaji Park Marathon club. Each year on Independence Day this ultra-marathon takes place with an aim of creating awareness about running and its importance. As a part of a live-event

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Oct 17th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s time we normalise “Women In Sports”- quips Ms. Aparna Popat!

“Women, no longer long to be in sports, they have arrived, they are not here to take space of men rather they are here to share the space.”- quips Ms.Aparna Popat (Former Indian Badminton Player) Aparna Popat,a national

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Oct 15th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Big Data & Analytics: The Future Is Here!

Improvement is fundamental for any sportsman to succeed. While there are numerous ways to find out the zones where an athlete needs to improve, one of ways to do so is with the use of big data and

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Sep 29th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Impact of Social media on Sports

Social Media has impacted every industry and it hasn’t left the sports industry untouched either. The focus on Social Media in the Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) industry has been growing rapidly in recent years. Social

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Sep 20th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is sports management a wise choice for the women?

Girl power is ruling every nook and corner of the globe, isn’t it? Whether it is a mission on mars or taking odd jobs, we are standing in the decade where the gap between men and women is

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Sep 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

CONVOCATION CEREMONY 2018- A NEW BEGINNING

As said truly, change is the only thing which is constant and no matter how difficult it is, time flies by. It’s that time of the year when we bid our PGPSM students adieu. It was time to

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Sep 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India reigns at the Asian Games 2018!

From inspiring stories like that of Swapna Barman to awestrucking performances of young , raw & ambitious teenagers, Asian Games 2018, has touched the hearts of millions for more than one reasons. With a tally of 69 medals,

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Sep 3rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercialisation Of Sports- Take A Cue From Hima Das

An ambitious child of a rice farmer who tackled every obstacle that came in her way to glory – Hima Das, has done our country proud at a young age of 18. She became the first Indian to

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Sep 1st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Entrepreneurship- Facilitating Growth!

Entrepreneurship is breeding in India. Today, thousands of youths are paving their paths towards entrepreneurship following their passion and generating profits out of it. Entrepreneurship has entered a number of realms of the economy and certainly, Sports sector

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Aug 28th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

HOW DO WE CULTIVATE A SPORTING CULTURE IN INDIA ?

Around 82% of individuals drop out of competitive sport between the age groups of 15 - 18 years, when researched further, it was found that some of the contributing factors to the dropouts are academic pressure and lack

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Aug 27th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian Athletes shine in the opening two-days at the Asian Games

The Indian contingent has made a terrific start to the Asian Games 2018 campaign. While Bajrang Punia made the country proud by clinching gold medal in Men 65 kg wrestling on Sunday; Vinesh Phogat added another feather to

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Aug 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Why indulging into sports is a key to healthy mental state?

Sports has been the backbone of a child’s development since ages. We no longer belong to an era where children had to choose between sports or academics. Today, we stand at a point where sports has become an

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Aug 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports is breaking gender barriers but, are we?

Sania Mirza, MC Mary Kom, Mithali Raj, Geet Phogat, Anjali Bhagwat and the list just doesn’t end. These eminent gems have carved their names on the pages of history that predominantly belonged to men. When a woman champions

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Aug 13th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

What kind of grassroots development should we anticipate for the future?

Gone are the days when cricket was the “only sport” that ruled the hearts of Indians. Owing to the influx of sporting leagues, we now are witnessing tremendous growth. Gradually, India is marching towards the glorious path of

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Aug 7th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

How Is Technology Revolutionizing Sports?

Technology is truly transforming the modern-day sport. From the use of controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to the invention of Hawk-eye in Cricket and Tennis, technology has made its mark firm on sports. Here are some of the

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Aug 6th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercial Sports in India Building New Avenues

Commercial Sports in India has reached new heights over the last couple of years. The rapid rise of private leagues like the Indian Premier League, the Indian Super League and Pro-Kabbadi League are setting up high benchmarks for

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Jul 31st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

SAI shortlist 734 Athletes For Khelo India Scholarship

“Padho Likhoge to banoge Nawab, Kheloge Kudoge to honge lajawab.” The ambitious Khelo India initiative took off extravagantly with an aimto create an ecosystem for the U-17 age group, and focus on investing in them to reap future

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Jul 24th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian Hockey Team holds off World Champions England with a draw

Indian women’s hockey team is an embodiment of single-minded focus and mental strength. These 18 women who have played over 1,900 matches between themselves have enough to create a halo around the Asia Cup Champions. When India walked

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Jul 23rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Hima Das Creates History !

Women in India have been struggling to break through in different wakes of life and more so in sports with a conservative approach to their participation and involvement from a very young age! But, it’s refreshing to have

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Jul 16th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Roger Federer’s hard-hitting miss at Wimbledon

Roger Federer- the man that embodies perfection! A man who had not lost a set at Wimbledon since July 8, 2016, was in for a surprise at his recent outing. Things took a curve of change, when he

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Jul 12th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Women In Sports- The Change In Making

Women are no longer asked to stay behind the four walls & are not just encouraged but also appreciated for every move they’re making towards their goals. Indian Sports is currently in a blooming phase and undergoing a

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Jul 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Asian Games 2018: India announce 524-member contingent

The Asian Games, as we all know is a much celebrated, continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The 2018 Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia 2018), officially known as the 18th

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Jul 5th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Nation?

Owing to the influx of various sporting leagues, it’s safe to say that India is booming with unexplored opportunities within the Sports Industry. We, at the International Institute of Sports Management, recently held an expert panel discussion on

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Jul 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India begin their UK tour with a comprehensive victory

India started their crucial tour of UK with an impressive 76 run win over Ireland in their opening T-20 game. The two and half month’s long tour is a perfect litmus test for Team India before the 2019

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Jun 29th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

7 things about the 2018 FIFA World Cup you didn’t know!

Entire world has come together to celebrate the grandest sporting spectacle, the FIFA World Cup. It’s only been a week and from Cristiano Ronaldo’s majestic injury time free kick against Spain to Tony Kroos’s sensational last minute free-kick

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Jun 27th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Second Edition Of The Ultimate Table Tennis League : Aiming Towards Greater Heights!

With a vision of winning an Olympic medal for India in Table Tennis by 2024, the UTT league was launched in 2017 to inspire the youth and drive the development at grassroots level. It was quite re-assuring to

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Jun 13th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sunil Chhetri Equals Messi’s Record, Leads India To Victory

India successfully swept aside Kenya at the Mumbai Sports Arena to lift the Intercontinental Cup and Sunil Chhetri, who scored twice, was the undisputed hero. Kenya huffed and puffed, put countless crosses and sprinted till they ran out

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Jun 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Will Star India’s high risk gamble at the BCCI media rights auction be worth it?

Star India bagged media rights for the international bilateral matches held at home for five years by forking out a staggering Rs 61.38 billion, on 5th April 2018.And ever since then, the industry experts have started evaluating whether

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Towards Constructing A Healthy Future!

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) The CBSE board announced a few days back that students from Classes IX to XII of CBSE schools will have to attend a mandatory health education and physical education class every

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Physical Literacy In India-No More A Novelty!

The concept of physical literacy and the value it brings to the long-term health of children has been that of a novelty in our nation. Growing up in India, Yoga and PT (Physical Training) used to form a

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Ready To Embrace Unexplored Avenues In Sports Industry?

The Hindu Business Line reported that the Indian sports industry sponsorship surpassed the US$1Billion mark in 2017. Sports in India is gaining lots of attention from the central and state governments and the public. Indian sports sponsorship is

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India ready to embrace the need of women sports managers?

Mr.Mustafa Sapatwala (Deputy Head- Academics) In a patriarchal society, women have borne the burden of socio cultural bias for thousands of years. And even today, women are generally looked down upon. Though in modern India, things seem to

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IPL Fanparks-Exploring the untapped!

There was a time years back when we yearned for our vacation, today most of us wait for the IPL season to commence as sports and entertainment have become the backbone of our society, whether we like it

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India: Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no longer! India

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

A Good Workout Down Under!!

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) As a prelude to the Asian games, the Indian contingent has earned a profitable warm up down under at Gold coast at the 21st Commonwealth games. Medals in various sports especially

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Jun 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no

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May 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Premier League: Survival of the Fittest

Kallol Maitra (MSM-1) The Premier League is the most engrossing, entertaining and enthralling league in the world. And it has its reasons. With Manchester City likely to run away with the league and a battle for the remaining

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Feb 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Unlimited Winter possibilities

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) Every winter, a large portion of the Indian subcontinent is known to experience chilly winters. The Himalayan states in the North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal get waves of

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Feb 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Khelo India- Investment in the future…..

-Mr.Pankaj Athawale, Head Corporate Relations & Senior Research Associate The ambitious project of the Hon Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally took off at an extravagant opening ceremony on the 31st January 2017. This is a positive step towards

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Feb 6th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sponsors: Hero Indian Super League

Rohan Parakh BSM 2nd year ISL League is becoming a prominent and a successful league in India after the two major leagues in India viz. IPL and Pro Kabaddi League. Backed by the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, Hero

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Jan 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

A new challenge for the Men in Blue

Manupriyam Gupta MSM-1 The Indian squad for the upcoming 4 Nations Invitational tournament 2018 (to be held from 17 Jan- 28 Jan in New Zealand) has been announced by Hockey India. Hosts New Zealand, Japan, Belgium and India

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Jan 17th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM Partners with Sportz Power as Academic Partners for India Football Forum 2017

The Star Sports India Football Forum powered by Sony Pictures Network is an annual football forum that is organised by the media company Sportzpower. It centres on Indian Football and its massive potential, especially when it has been

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Jan 3rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Innings that started a Procession

Krishnadev Roy - MSM I 24th December, 2009. While the world was busy making merry on Christmas Eve, there was someone who quietly went about his business making a name for himself. On a cold windy winter night

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Dec 28th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Telephonic Interview with Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu

Prashant Tayde - MSM I Harinder Pal Sandhu is a professional squash player who plays for India. He has achieved career-high world ranking no. 56 back in September 2015 currently he stands at no. 69. He was a

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Dec 27th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What to expect in the Essay & Personal Interaction Round of Admission Process?

Admission for the Bachelor In Sports Management course at IISM is a 3 round process comprising of: SMAT Essay Submission Personal Interaction. Post the SMAT test, selected candidates shall be provided some pointers based on which they’ll have

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Dec 22nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What to expect in the SoP & Personal Interview Round of Admission Process?

Admission for the Master In Sports Management course and the Post Graduate Program In Sports And Wellness Management program at IISM is a 3 round process comprising of: SMAT SoP Submission Personal Interview. Post the SMAT test, selected

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Dec 22nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi The Rising Badminton Star

Kaustav Deka, MSM - 1 It is always awe-inspiring seeing young athletes showcase their talents. One such talent, Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi, the rising superstar in the world of badminton has achieved great heights at an early age of

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Dec 18th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Ashes 2017/18: A classic in the making

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 One might run out of adjectives while describing the Ashes. The most intense Test cricket rivalry, one of the very few reasons which makes Test cricket relevant even today, kicks off on November

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Dec 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Top 5 Sportpersons with highest Brand Value

Rohan Parakh - BSM I Federer, who won in a stroll over Rafael Nadal just over a week ago in the Shanghai final, continued his top form in Basel at an event he has won seven times.Federer’s latest

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Dec 13th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM partners with CII for Sports Summit 2017 as Academic Partners

IISM has undertaken a revolutionary redesign in management education through innovative academic methodology and delivery systems for students to take the fullest advantage of the exceptionally rigorous and demanding nature of the customized curriculum. With its collaborative arrangements

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Dec 6th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Life at IISM

Gaurav Kadam - MSM I The student life at IISM continues to be filled with exciting opportunities to get involved in the world of sport in various capacities and the past month fell nothing short of delivering just

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Nov 29th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM at Sports Analytics Conference 2017

Bhadavi Bandekar - MSM 2 Analytics has become a major component in today’s Sports Industry. It is very important to understand the role that Analysts play in Sports in the entire world. The Analysts provide with new level

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Nov 27th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Life at IISM – A Broad Spectrum of Activities

Gaurav Kadam - MSM 1 Life in a management college may sound monotonous to some but at IISM that is certainly not the case. IISM provides its students opportunities to delve into various facets of professional life and

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Nov 15th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian government initiates a revolution: The National Talent Search Portal

Hardik Gagrani - MSM 1 National Sports Talent Search Portal, is a landmark revolution in the sports industry of India which shall help generate a hub of skilled sports players from different parts of the nation who’ll be

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Nov 10th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Endorsements: Which three Indian players are minting the most amount of money?

Varun Singh - MSM 1 Virat Kohli Virat Kohli has steered his way to the top after signing an INR 110-crore deal with Puma and has etched his name in the most marketable athletes list of the nation.

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Nov 9th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

India U-17 World Cup Squad: Rise of the sleeping giant!

Spandan Paul - MSM 1 The time has arrived as the largest sub-continental country is ready to embrace the world football fraternity being the host to a FIFA tournament for the first time in history. India announced their

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Nov 8th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What’s Happening In Sports

Pawan Verma - PGPSM Five Indian players in top – 20 of BWF men’s rankings For the first time in the history of men’s badminton, Indians are making their presence felt at the world stage and now comprise

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Nov 7th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

The Master of Many Trades: An Insight into the role of a Stadium Operations Manager

Rohan Parakh - BSM 2 The operations manager of a stadium plays a crucial role which involves overseeing the production of goods and/or provision of services. It is his job to ensure that an organization is running as

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Nov 3rd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Thrilla in Manila

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 Few impacted the sport of boxing the way Muhammad ‘The Greatest’ Ali did. He was one of the main reasons for popularizing the sport in the 1970s and he will always be remembered

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Nov 2nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

An insight into the sponsorships of English football

Arjun Ohri - BSM 1 Premier League, once known as the Barclay’s Premier League underwent a mega revamping of the brand and its sponsorship. The Director of PL stated that this was one of the main opportunities for

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Oct 31st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

A tete-a-tete with Suhasini Mitra: A hawk-eye view into Sports PR

Vidhi Shah – MSM 1 The Media Relations Head and Athlete Manager at PlayRight Consulting Pvt. Ltd. hangs out with the likes of Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik, footballer Sunil Chhetri and the U Mumba team as a part

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Oct 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Renaming of Wankhede Stadium – The Business Arena of the Venue

Adlee Sharon - MSM 1 Naming rights play a huge role in the business arena of sports. Be it the naming rights of tournaments, leagues or stadiums; it concerns with mammoth monetary deals. The latest prospect in India

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Oct 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Olympic medalist turns Sports Minister

Gaurav Kadam - MSM 1 September 3 will be noted in Indian sporting and political history, with the appointment of Col (Retd.) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as the Cabinet Minister with independent charge for Ministry of Youth Affairs and

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Oct 16th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Hardik Pandya – The Success Story

Himanshu Chandnani - MSM 1 Hardik Pandya is gradually turning into a role model for youngsters in India. Although fascinated by his success, few know about the hard- ships he faced in his journey to fame. Pre success

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Oct 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Insight into the role of a Team Manager Tête-à-tête with Sakar Sharma

Tarun Kaboo - MSM 1 Sakar Sharma is all but 26 years of age, diving a bit into the past, he won his first title as a team manager with the Jaipur Pink Panthers in 2014 when he

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Oct 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Olympic Task Force for the Grassroots

Varun Singh - MSM 1 In the backdrop of India’s Rio Olympic performance, the Gov- ernment of India has formed a committee by the name of Olym- pic Task Force to enhance India’s performance in the upcoming Olympics

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Oct 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

VIVO – A Game Changer?

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 When VIVO entered the Indian smartphone market in 2015, not many knew about them. Fast forward a couple of years later and VIVO has made some huge strides not only in the smartphone

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Sep 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What is Happening in Sports?

Spandan Paul - MSM 1 Bangladesh crushing Australia in Dhaka and Windies humiliating England at headingley has turned the heads of many cricket pundits. Fans are exuberant over the fact that game is defending its nature of glorious

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Sep 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Class of ’92 : The Business Side of Things

Arjun Ohri - BSM 1 Ahh, One of the best academy players ever produced by an English Club from the 1990’s were The Class of ‘92. It comprises players like David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville,

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Sep 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Top Players who turned into Sports Entrepreneurs

Gaurav Kadam – MSM 1 Sports Business in India is on the verge of becoming the next big thing with huge corporate influx due to mushrooming leagues in different sports. Indian sportspersons, after making their mark on the

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Sep 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Star Inching Towards a Monopoly?

Pawan Kumar – PGPSM Star India was the only bidder to gain sole rights for the IPL outbidding the rest 13 companies by an exclusive thin figure of 528.5 crores. The total bids were made in seven categories

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Sep 21st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Pro Kabaddi League Dethrones Cricket in BARC Ratings

Rohan Parakh – BSM 2 Cricket is now getting serious competition in the sporting leagues with week 32 of BARC ratings showing a remarkable rise in viewership of Pro Kabaddi league. That was in the second week of

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Sep 21st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s not the end, it’s the new beginning – Convocation 2017

Goodbyes no matter how hard, are a part of life. It was that time of the year when we at International Institute of Sports Management (IISM) had to bid adieu to our PGPSM batch students. It was time

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Jul 15th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

2017 to be a defining year in Sports & Entertainment marketing

While 2016 saw a lot of upheaval and a change of existing norms, 2017 will be the official harbinger of change in the world of Sports-tainment. Harnessing the reach of the digital medium and constantly reinventing the way

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Jun 7th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Business World

Sports in India is moving out of the closet from the once dominant “Big Daddy” – Cricket to Multi-Sporting Nation tag garnering presence in both traditional sports like Kabaddi and famous international sports like Football. India has caught

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May 10th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Business of Sports

One of the most miraculous startup stories of all times has been the continuous and rise of sports on the Indian horizon. Sports and the furtherance of its concept into business has championed the cause of producing better

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Apr 29th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sport Organisation and Administration in Indian Sports

Nelson Mandela once said, “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a

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Mar 24th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Why Sports Management is a lucrative career

Over the years, management education has gained momentum, thanks to all the varied specializations available. ports Management however, is a relatively new concept. The field opens up a range of opportunities depending on one’s interests and the organization

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Mar 9th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Are startups the key to driving the sports industry?

The recent years have seen a number of promising ventures bloom, subsequently growing to be called "unicorns", powered by billions of dollars in investments being pumped into the Indian startup ecosystem. Led by Ecommerce, the economy saw many

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Mar 2nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

How to Crack SMAT 2018?

As it is rightly said, you should always go with the flow and imbibe the changes that come along in the path!! That’s what IISM believes in as well! Like last year, this year IISM’s SMAT will be

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Feb 8th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Are you sure you know what Sports Management is?

“Are you sure you know what Sports Management is?” “Maybe you should be looking at advertising.” I was told during my interview with a Sports Management MNC that had just set up an office in India 12 years

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Dec 15th, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

Many reasons to pursue Sports Management as a career

According to the industry experts, the sports industry has grown 12 per cent year-on-year. FICCI's Vision document 2014 has estimated a total requirement of 43.7 lakh people across the industry by 2022. Also, thanks to the introduction of

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Oct 12th, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

Sachin Tendulkar, India’s Goodwill at Rio Olympics!

Rio Olympics and the whole world is in a tizzy and with India sending the contingent of 121 athletes, the largest ever in the history, we are surely sending out a powerful message to the world. Today when the Nation

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Aug 3rd, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

What to expect in the Essay & Personal Interaction Round of Admission Process?

Admission for the Bachelor In Sports Management course at IISM is a 3 round process comprising of: SMAT Essay Submission Personal Interaction. Post the SMAT test, selected candidates shall be provided some pointers based on which they’ll have

Read More

Dec 22nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What to expect in the SoP & Personal Interview Round of Admission Process?

Admission for the Master In Sports Management course and the Post Graduate Program In Sports And Wellness Management program at IISM is a 3 round process comprising of: SMAT SoP Submission Personal Interview. Post the SMAT test, selected

Read More

Dec 22nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

How to Crack SMAT 2018?

As it is rightly said, you should always go with the flow and imbibe the changes that come along in the path!! That’s what IISM believes in as well! Like last year, this year IISM’s SMAT will be

Read More

Feb 8th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM students at MumbaiUltra- Marathon 12 Hour Run

The Mumbai ultra- marathon is organized by the Shivaji Park Marathon club. Each year on Independence Day this ultra-marathon takes place with an aim of creating awareness about running and its importance. As a part of a live-event

Read More

October 17th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s time we normalise “Women In Sports”- quips Ms. Aparna Popat!

“Women, no longer long to be in sports, they have arrived, they are not here to take space of men rather they are here to share the space.”- quips Ms.Aparna Popat (Former Indian Badminton Player) Aparna Popat,a national

Read More

October 15th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

CONVOCATION CEREMONY 2018- A NEW BEGINNING

As said truly, change is the only thing which is constant and no matter how difficult it is, time flies by. It’s that time of the year when we bid our PGPSM students adieu. It was time to

Read More

September 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

HOW DO WE CULTIVATE A SPORTING CULTURE IN INDIA ?

Around 82% of individuals drop out of competitive sport between the age groups of 15 - 18 years, when researched further, it was found that some of the contributing factors to the dropouts are academic pressure and lack

Read More

August 27th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

What kind of grassroots development should we anticipate for the future?

Gone are the days when cricket was the “only sport” that ruled the hearts of Indians. Owing to the influx of sporting leagues, we now are witnessing tremendous growth. Gradually, India is marching towards the glorious path of

Read More

August 7th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Nation?

Owing to the influx of various sporting leagues, it’s safe to say that India is booming with unexplored opportunities within the Sports Industry. We, at the International Institute of Sports Management, recently held an expert panel discussion on

Read More

July 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India: Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no longer! India

Read More

June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no

Read More

May 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM Partners with Sportz Power as Academic Partners for India Football Forum 2017

The Star Sports India Football Forum powered by Sony Pictures Network is an annual football forum that is organised by the media company Sportzpower. It centres on Indian Football and its massive potential, especially when it has been

Read More

January 3rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM partners with CII for Sports Summit 2017 as Academic Partners

IISM has undertaken a revolutionary redesign in management education through innovative academic methodology and delivery systems for students to take the fullest advantage of the exceptionally rigorous and demanding nature of the customized curriculum. With its collaborative arrangements

Read More

December 6th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Life at IISM

Gaurav Kadam - MSM I The student life at IISM continues to be filled with exciting opportunities to get involved in the world of sport in various capacities and the past month fell nothing short of delivering just

Read More

November 29th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Life at IISM – A Broad Spectrum of Activities

Gaurav Kadam - MSM 1 Life in a management college may sound monotonous to some but at IISM that is certainly not the case. IISM provides its students opportunities to delve into various facets of professional life and

Read More

November 15th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s not the end, it’s the new beginning – Convocation 2017

Goodbyes no matter how hard, are a part of life. It was that time of the year when we at International Institute of Sports Management (IISM) had to bid adieu to our PGPSM batch students. It was time

Read More

July 15th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s time we normalise “Women In Sports”- quips Ms. Aparna Popat!

“Women, no longer long to be in sports, they have arrived, they are not here to take space of men rather they are here to share the space.”- quips Ms.Aparna Popat (Former Indian Badminton Player) Aparna Popat,a national

Read More

October 15th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Impact of Social media on Sports

Social Media has impacted every industry and it hasn’t left the sports industry untouched either. The focus on Social Media in the Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) industry has been growing rapidly in recent years. Social

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September 20th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercialisation Of Sports- Take A Cue From Hima Das

An ambitious child of a rice farmer who tackled every obstacle that came in her way to glory – Hima Das, has done our country proud at a young age of 18. She became the first Indian to

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September 1st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Entrepreneurship- Facilitating Growth!

Entrepreneurship is breeding in India. Today, thousands of youths are paving their paths towards entrepreneurship following their passion and generating profits out of it. Entrepreneurship has entered a number of realms of the economy and certainly, Sports sector

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August 28th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

HOW DO WE CULTIVATE A SPORTING CULTURE IN INDIA ?

Around 82% of individuals drop out of competitive sport between the age groups of 15 - 18 years, when researched further, it was found that some of the contributing factors to the dropouts are academic pressure and lack

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August 27th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Why indulging into sports is a key to healthy mental state?

Sports has been the backbone of a child’s development since ages. We no longer belong to an era where children had to choose between sports or academics. Today, we stand at a point where sports has become an

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August 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports is breaking gender barriers but, are we?

Sania Mirza, MC Mary Kom, Mithali Raj, Geet Phogat, Anjali Bhagwat and the list just doesn’t end. These eminent gems have carved their names on the pages of history that predominantly belonged to men. When a woman champions

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August 13th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

What kind of grassroots development should we anticipate for the future?

Gone are the days when cricket was the “only sport” that ruled the hearts of Indians. Owing to the influx of sporting leagues, we now are witnessing tremendous growth. Gradually, India is marching towards the glorious path of

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August 7th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

How Is Technology Revolutionizing Sports?

Technology is truly transforming the modern-day sport. From the use of controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to the invention of Hawk-eye in Cricket and Tennis, technology has made its mark firm on sports. Here are some of the

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August 6th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercial Sports in India Building New Avenues

Commercial Sports in India has reached new heights over the last couple of years. The rapid rise of private leagues like the Indian Premier League, the Indian Super League and Pro-Kabbadi League are setting up high benchmarks for

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July 31st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Women In Sports- The Change In Making

Women are no longer asked to stay behind the four walls & are not just encouraged but also appreciated for every move they’re making towards their goals. Indian Sports is currently in a blooming phase and undergoing a

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July 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Nation?

Owing to the influx of various sporting leagues, it’s safe to say that India is booming with unexplored opportunities within the Sports Industry. We, at the International Institute of Sports Management, recently held an expert panel discussion on

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July 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Towards Constructing A Healthy Future!

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) The CBSE board announced a few days back that students from Classes IX to XII of CBSE schools will have to attend a mandatory health education and physical education class every

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Physical Literacy In India-No More A Novelty!

The concept of physical literacy and the value it brings to the long-term health of children has been that of a novelty in our nation. Growing up in India, Yoga and PT (Physical Training) used to form a

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Ready To Embrace Unexplored Avenues In Sports Industry?

The Hindu Business Line reported that the Indian sports industry sponsorship surpassed the US$1Billion mark in 2017. Sports in India is gaining lots of attention from the central and state governments and the public. Indian sports sponsorship is

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India ready to embrace the need of women sports managers?

Mr.Mustafa Sapatwala (Deputy Head- Academics) In a patriarchal society, women have borne the burden of socio cultural bias for thousands of years. And even today, women are generally looked down upon. Though in modern India, things seem to

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India: Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no longer! India

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no

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May 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Telephonic Interview with Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu

Prashant Tayde - MSM I Harinder Pal Sandhu is a professional squash player who plays for India. He has achieved career-high world ranking no. 56 back in September 2015 currently he stands at no. 69. He was a

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December 27th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Top 5 Sportpersons with highest Brand Value

Rohan Parakh - BSM I Federer, who won in a stroll over Rafael Nadal just over a week ago in the Shanghai final, continued his top form in Basel at an event he has won seven times.Federer’s latest

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December 13th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian government initiates a revolution: The National Talent Search Portal

Hardik Gagrani - MSM 1 National Sports Talent Search Portal, is a landmark revolution in the sports industry of India which shall help generate a hub of skilled sports players from different parts of the nation who’ll be

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November 10th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Endorsements: Which three Indian players are minting the most amount of money?

Varun Singh - MSM 1 Virat Kohli Virat Kohli has steered his way to the top after signing an INR 110-crore deal with Puma and has etched his name in the most marketable athletes list of the nation.

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November 9th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Olympic medalist turns Sports Minister

Gaurav Kadam - MSM 1 September 3 will be noted in Indian sporting and political history, with the appointment of Col (Retd.) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as the Cabinet Minister with independent charge for Ministry of Youth Affairs and

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October 16th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Top Players who turned into Sports Entrepreneurs

Gaurav Kadam – MSM 1 Sports Business in India is on the verge of becoming the next big thing with huge corporate influx due to mushrooming leagues in different sports. Indian sportspersons, after making their mark on the

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September 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

2017 to be a defining year in Sports & Entertainment marketing

While 2016 saw a lot of upheaval and a change of existing norms, 2017 will be the official harbinger of change in the world of Sports-tainment. Harnessing the reach of the digital medium and constantly reinventing the way

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June 7th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Business World

Sports in India is moving out of the closet from the once dominant “Big Daddy” – Cricket to Multi-Sporting Nation tag garnering presence in both traditional sports like Kabaddi and famous international sports like Football. India has caught

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May 10th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Business of Sports

One of the most miraculous startup stories of all times has been the continuous and rise of sports on the Indian horizon. Sports and the furtherance of its concept into business has championed the cause of producing better

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April 29th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sport Organisation and Administration in Indian Sports

Nelson Mandela once said, “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a

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March 24th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Are startups the key to driving the sports industry?

The recent years have seen a number of promising ventures bloom, subsequently growing to be called "unicorns", powered by billions of dollars in investments being pumped into the Indian startup ecosystem. Led by Ecommerce, the economy saw many

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March 2nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

IISM students at MumbaiUltra- Marathon 12 Hour Run

The Mumbai ultra- marathon is organized by the Shivaji Park Marathon club. Each year on Independence Day this ultra-marathon takes place with an aim of creating awareness about running and its importance. As a part of a live-event

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October 17th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

It’s time we normalise “Women In Sports”- quips Ms. Aparna Popat!

“Women, no longer long to be in sports, they have arrived, they are not here to take space of men rather they are here to share the space.”- quips Ms.Aparna Popat (Former Indian Badminton Player) Aparna Popat,a national

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October 15th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is sports management a wise choice for the women?

Girl power is ruling every nook and corner of the globe, isn’t it? Whether it is a mission on mars or taking odd jobs, we are standing in the decade where the gap between men and women is

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September 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Entrepreneurship- Facilitating Growth!

Entrepreneurship is breeding in India. Today, thousands of youths are paving their paths towards entrepreneurship following their passion and generating profits out of it. Entrepreneurship has entered a number of realms of the economy and certainly, Sports sector

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August 28th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports is breaking gender barriers but, are we?

Sania Mirza, MC Mary Kom, Mithali Raj, Geet Phogat, Anjali Bhagwat and the list just doesn’t end. These eminent gems have carved their names on the pages of history that predominantly belonged to men. When a woman champions

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August 13th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercial Sports in India Building New Avenues

Commercial Sports in India has reached new heights over the last couple of years. The rapid rise of private leagues like the Indian Premier League, the Indian Super League and Pro-Kabbadi League are setting up high benchmarks for

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July 31st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Women In Sports- The Change In Making

Women are no longer asked to stay behind the four walls & are not just encouraged but also appreciated for every move they’re making towards their goals. Indian Sports is currently in a blooming phase and undergoing a

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July 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India Ready To Embrace Unexplored Avenues In Sports Industry?

The Hindu Business Line reported that the Indian sports industry sponsorship surpassed the US$1Billion mark in 2017. Sports in India is gaining lots of attention from the central and state governments and the public. Indian sports sponsorship is

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Is India ready to embrace the need of women sports managers?

Mr.Mustafa Sapatwala (Deputy Head- Academics) In a patriarchal society, women have borne the burden of socio cultural bias for thousands of years. And even today, women are generally looked down upon. Though in modern India, things seem to

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IPL Fanparks-Exploring the untapped!

There was a time years back when we yearned for our vacation, today most of us wait for the IPL season to commence as sports and entertainment have become the backbone of our society, whether we like it

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India: Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no longer! India

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India Emerging As A Multi-Sporting Country!

The sports section has been somewhat dreary in India for some time now save for cricket and the recent upsurge in football leagues. The news pertaining to Kabaddi, Hockey, and Olympics has gone somewhat unnoticed – but no

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May 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Master of Many Trades: An Insight into the role of a Stadium Operations Manager

Rohan Parakh - BSM 2 The operations manager of a stadium plays a crucial role which involves overseeing the production of goods and/or provision of services. It is his job to ensure that an organization is running as

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November 3rd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

A tete-a-tete with Suhasini Mitra: A hawk-eye view into Sports PR

Vidhi Shah – MSM 1 The Media Relations Head and Athlete Manager at PlayRight Consulting Pvt. Ltd. hangs out with the likes of Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik, footballer Sunil Chhetri and the U Mumba team as a part

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October 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Insight into the role of a Team Manager Tête-à-tête with Sakar Sharma

Tarun Kaboo - MSM 1 Sakar Sharma is all but 26 years of age, diving a bit into the past, he won his first title as a team manager with the Jaipur Pink Panthers in 2014 when he

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October 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Top Players who turned into Sports Entrepreneurs

Gaurav Kadam – MSM 1 Sports Business in India is on the verge of becoming the next big thing with huge corporate influx due to mushrooming leagues in different sports. Indian sportspersons, after making their mark on the

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September 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

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June 7th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sports Business World

Sports in India is moving out of the closet from the once dominant “Big Daddy” – Cricket to Multi-Sporting Nation tag garnering presence in both traditional sports like Kabaddi and famous international sports like Football. India has caught

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May 10th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Business of Sports

One of the most miraculous startup stories of all times has been the continuous and rise of sports on the Indian horizon. Sports and the furtherance of its concept into business has championed the cause of producing better

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April 29th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sport Organisation and Administration in Indian Sports

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March 24th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Why Sports Management is a lucrative career

Over the years, management education has gained momentum, thanks to all the varied specializations available. ports Management however, is a relatively new concept. The field opens up a range of opportunities depending on one’s interests and the organization

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March 9th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Are you sure you know what Sports Management is?

“Are you sure you know what Sports Management is?” “Maybe you should be looking at advertising.” I was told during my interview with a Sports Management MNC that had just set up an office in India 12 years

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December 15th, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

Many reasons to pursue Sports Management as a career

According to the industry experts, the sports industry has grown 12 per cent year-on-year. FICCI's Vision document 2014 has estimated a total requirement of 43.7 lakh people across the industry by 2022. Also, thanks to the introduction of

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October 12th, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

India reigns at the Asian Games 2018!

From inspiring stories like that of Swapna Barman to awestrucking performances of young , raw & ambitious teenagers, Asian Games 2018, has touched the hearts of millions for more than one reasons. With a tally of 69 medals,

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September 3rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Commercialisation Of Sports- Take A Cue From Hima Das

An ambitious child of a rice farmer who tackled every obstacle that came in her way to glory – Hima Das, has done our country proud at a young age of 18. She became the first Indian to

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September 1st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian Athletes shine in the opening two-days at the Asian Games

The Indian contingent has made a terrific start to the Asian Games 2018 campaign. While Bajrang Punia made the country proud by clinching gold medal in Men 65 kg wrestling on Sunday; Vinesh Phogat added another feather to

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August 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

SAI shortlist 734 Athletes For Khelo India Scholarship

“Padho Likhoge to banoge Nawab, Kheloge Kudoge to honge lajawab.” The ambitious Khelo India initiative took off extravagantly with an aimto create an ecosystem for the U-17 age group, and focus on investing in them to reap future

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July 24th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Indian Hockey Team holds off World Champions England with a draw

Indian women’s hockey team is an embodiment of single-minded focus and mental strength. These 18 women who have played over 1,900 matches between themselves have enough to create a halo around the Asia Cup Champions. When India walked

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July 23rd, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Hima Das Creates History !

Women in India have been struggling to break through in different wakes of life and more so in sports with a conservative approach to their participation and involvement from a very young age! But, it’s refreshing to have

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July 16th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Roger Federer’s hard-hitting miss at Wimbledon

Roger Federer- the man that embodies perfection! A man who had not lost a set at Wimbledon since July 8, 2016, was in for a surprise at his recent outing. Things took a curve of change, when he

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July 12th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Asian Games 2018: India announce 524-member contingent

The Asian Games, as we all know is a much celebrated, continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The 2018 Asian Games (Indonesian: Pesta Olahraga Asia 2018), officially known as the 18th

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July 5th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

India begin their UK tour with a comprehensive victory

India started their crucial tour of UK with an impressive 76 run win over Ireland in their opening T-20 game. The two and half month’s long tour is a perfect litmus test for Team India before the 2019

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June 29th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

7 things about the 2018 FIFA World Cup you didn’t know!

Entire world has come together to celebrate the grandest sporting spectacle, the FIFA World Cup. It’s only been a week and from Cristiano Ronaldo’s majestic injury time free kick against Spain to Tony Kroos’s sensational last minute free-kick

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June 27th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Second Edition Of The Ultimate Table Tennis League : Aiming Towards Greater Heights!

With a vision of winning an Olympic medal for India in Table Tennis by 2024, the UTT league was launched in 2017 to inspire the youth and drive the development at grassroots level. It was quite re-assuring to

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June 13th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sunil Chhetri Equals Messi’s Record, Leads India To Victory

India successfully swept aside Kenya at the Mumbai Sports Arena to lift the Intercontinental Cup and Sunil Chhetri, who scored twice, was the undisputed hero. Kenya huffed and puffed, put countless crosses and sprinted till they ran out

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June 11th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Will Star India’s high risk gamble at the BCCI media rights auction be worth it?

Star India bagged media rights for the international bilateral matches held at home for five years by forking out a staggering Rs 61.38 billion, on 5th April 2018.And ever since then, the industry experts have started evaluating whether

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Towards Constructing A Healthy Future!

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) The CBSE board announced a few days back that students from Classes IX to XII of CBSE schools will have to attend a mandatory health education and physical education class every

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Physical Literacy In India-No More A Novelty!

The concept of physical literacy and the value it brings to the long-term health of children has been that of a novelty in our nation. Growing up in India, Yoga and PT (Physical Training) used to form a

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

IPL Fanparks-Exploring the untapped!

There was a time years back when we yearned for our vacation, today most of us wait for the IPL season to commence as sports and entertainment have become the backbone of our society, whether we like it

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

A Good Workout Down Under!!

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) As a prelude to the Asian games, the Indian contingent has earned a profitable warm up down under at Gold coast at the 21st Commonwealth games. Medals in various sports especially

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June 4th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Premier League: Survival of the Fittest

Kallol Maitra (MSM-1) The Premier League is the most engrossing, entertaining and enthralling league in the world. And it has its reasons. With Manchester City likely to run away with the league and a battle for the remaining

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February 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Unlimited Winter possibilities

Mr.Pankaj Athawale (Head-Corporate Relations & Sr.Research Associate) Every winter, a large portion of the Indian subcontinent is known to experience chilly winters. The Himalayan states in the North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal get waves of

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February 21st, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Khelo India- Investment in the future…..

-Mr.Pankaj Athawale, Head Corporate Relations & Senior Research Associate The ambitious project of the Hon Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally took off at an extravagant opening ceremony on the 31st January 2017. This is a positive step towards

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February 6th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

Sponsors: Hero Indian Super League

Rohan Parakh BSM 2nd year ISL League is becoming a prominent and a successful league in India after the two major leagues in India viz. IPL and Pro Kabaddi League. Backed by the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, Hero

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January 18th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

A new challenge for the Men in Blue

Manupriyam Gupta MSM-1 The Indian squad for the upcoming 4 Nations Invitational tournament 2018 (to be held from 17 Jan- 28 Jan in New Zealand) has been announced by Hockey India. Hosts New Zealand, Japan, Belgium and India

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January 17th, 2018 Blogs 0 Comments

The Innings that started a Procession

Krishnadev Roy - MSM I 24th December, 2009. While the world was busy making merry on Christmas Eve, there was someone who quietly went about his business making a name for himself. On a cold windy winter night

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December 28th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi The Rising Badminton Star

Kaustav Deka, MSM - 1 It is always awe-inspiring seeing young athletes showcase their talents. One such talent, Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi, the rising superstar in the world of badminton has achieved great heights at an early age of

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December 18th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Ashes 2017/18: A classic in the making

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 One might run out of adjectives while describing the Ashes. The most intense Test cricket rivalry, one of the very few reasons which makes Test cricket relevant even today, kicks off on November

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December 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

India U-17 World Cup Squad: Rise of the sleeping giant!

Spandan Paul - MSM 1 The time has arrived as the largest sub-continental country is ready to embrace the world football fraternity being the host to a FIFA tournament for the first time in history. India announced their

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November 8th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What’s Happening In Sports

Pawan Verma - PGPSM Five Indian players in top – 20 of BWF men’s rankings For the first time in the history of men’s badminton, Indians are making their presence felt at the world stage and now comprise

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November 7th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Thrilla in Manila

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 Few impacted the sport of boxing the way Muhammad ‘The Greatest’ Ali did. He was one of the main reasons for popularizing the sport in the 1970s and he will always be remembered

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November 2nd, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

An insight into the sponsorships of English football

Arjun Ohri - BSM 1 Premier League, once known as the Barclay’s Premier League underwent a mega revamping of the brand and its sponsorship. The Director of PL stated that this was one of the main opportunities for

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October 31st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Renaming of Wankhede Stadium – The Business Arena of the Venue

Adlee Sharon - MSM 1 Naming rights play a huge role in the business arena of sports. Be it the naming rights of tournaments, leagues or stadiums; it concerns with mammoth monetary deals. The latest prospect in India

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October 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Olympic medalist turns Sports Minister

Gaurav Kadam - MSM 1 September 3 will be noted in Indian sporting and political history, with the appointment of Col (Retd.) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as the Cabinet Minister with independent charge for Ministry of Youth Affairs and

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October 16th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Hardik Pandya – The Success Story

Himanshu Chandnani - MSM 1 Hardik Pandya is gradually turning into a role model for youngsters in India. Although fascinated by his success, few know about the hard- ships he faced in his journey to fame. Pre success

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October 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Olympic Task Force for the Grassroots

Varun Singh - MSM 1 In the backdrop of India’s Rio Olympic performance, the Gov- ernment of India has formed a committee by the name of Olym- pic Task Force to enhance India’s performance in the upcoming Olympics

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October 14th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

VIVO – A Game Changer?

Sachin Nayak - MSM 1 When VIVO entered the Indian smartphone market in 2015, not many knew about them. Fast forward a couple of years later and VIVO has made some huge strides not only in the smartphone

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September 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

What is Happening in Sports?

Spandan Paul - MSM 1 Bangladesh crushing Australia in Dhaka and Windies humiliating England at headingley has turned the heads of many cricket pundits. Fans are exuberant over the fact that game is defending its nature of glorious

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September 26th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Class of ’92 : The Business Side of Things

Arjun Ohri - BSM 1 Ahh, One of the best academy players ever produced by an English Club from the 1990’s were The Class of ‘92. It comprises players like David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville,

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September 25th, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Star Inching Towards a Monopoly?

Pawan Kumar – PGPSM Star India was the only bidder to gain sole rights for the IPL outbidding the rest 13 companies by an exclusive thin figure of 528.5 crores. The total bids were made in seven categories

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September 21st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Pro Kabaddi League Dethrones Cricket in BARC Ratings

Rohan Parakh – BSM 2 Cricket is now getting serious competition in the sporting leagues with week 32 of BARC ratings showing a remarkable rise in viewership of Pro Kabaddi league. That was in the second week of

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September 21st, 2017 Blogs 0 Comments

Sachin Tendulkar, India’s Goodwill at Rio Olympics!

Rio Olympics and the whole world is in a tizzy and with India sending the contingent of 121 athletes, the largest ever in the history, we are surely sending out a powerful message to the world. Today when the Nation

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August 3rd, 2016 Blogs 0 Comments

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