NEW DELHI, 25th October 2018: Mr Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Program Implementation, Government of India, gave away the India Sports Awards to17 sports achievers and organisations at FICCI - TURF 2018 awards ceremony here.
The award recognised the achievements of sports achievers as well as public & private sector enterprises who have contributed immensely towards the development of sports at all levels in the country.
The following are categories of the awards and the names of the recipients:
Sports Person of the Year
Breakthrough Sports person of the year
Hima Das and Swapna Barman
Coach or support staff of the year
Life time achievement award
Best Company Promoting Sports (Public Sector)
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Best Company promoting sports (Private Sector)
Best Professional Services Company
Great Sports Infra
Sequoia Fitness and Sports Technology
Best National Sports Federation
Athletics Federation of India
Best Sports Start Up
Sport For All Sporting Services Pvt. Ltd.
Rayalaseema Development Trust
Best State Promoting Sports
Speaking on the occasion Mr Vijay Goel said that we have a lot of talent in the country but it???s important that the Government and the Federations work in sync for better development of sports. He added, "We additionally have to believe that sports are an essential part of everyone???s life."
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