Newsletter - Issue 23
State-of-the-art SubAir technology for Chinnaswamy stadium
Headlines like “Match called off” and “Match delayed due to wet outfield”, at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is a thing of the past. The KSCA has installed the state-of-the-art SubAir system at the stadium to do away with the problem of a wet outfield.
The SubAir system enables faster resumption of play within minutes after rainfall. It drains surface water 36 times faster than gravity (10,000 litres per minute).
Newsletter - Issue 23
FIFA standard football field at DPS
The Delhi Public School, Bangalore South is now a proud owner of a FIFA standard artificial turf football field from FieldTurf. The students at DPS are happy to play on this surface which is dust-free and injury free.
Newsletter - Issue 22
Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium ushers in revolutionary technology!
The Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) has decided to install the next-generation subsurface aeration and vacuum-powered drainage system from SubAir, which enables a quick restart of the game which otherwise might get cancelled/delayed due to wet outfield. The SubAir Sport System that we provide, will ensure a healthy field, ready for uninterrupted play at any time of the year.
Newsletter - Issue 21
World-class sports facilities at NPS!
National Public School (Mysore), has adorned their playground with a comprehensive spectrum of world-class sports facilities. The school now has 2 Basketball courts using SnapSports interlocking modular sports flooring, a Volleyball, Handball & Football field using FieldTurf artificial grass and a 6 lane, 200M synthetic athletic track using the Porplastic system.
Newsletter - Issue 20
FieldTurf pitch for ‘Hockey World League Final’!
Raipur gets a FIH certified global category hockey field which will have some of the best international teams like Germany, Argentina, Australia, Netherlands play on, during the upcoming ‘Hockey World League Final, 2015’. Inaugurated by the CM, this project has been successfully completed on a turnkey (supply and installation) basis for the Govt. of Chhattisgarh using FieldTurf artificial grass. Our previous Hockey installations include Ghazipur, Simdega, Hisar, Rae Bareli and for the 35th National Games.
Newsletter - Issue 19
World-class turf at GPS, Kochi!
Global Public School gifted its students a FIFA standard FieldTurf artificial grass for their playground. This maintenance-free, injury-free, multi-sports & multi-purpose ground is an absolute joy for the thousands of students at GPS and the pride of the school management.
Newsletter - 10th Anniversary Special
A celebration of innovation and excellence. Great Sports Infra is proud to have completed a successful decade of providing world-class sports infrastructure across South Asia. This remarkable journey covered some of the most prestigious, innovative and path-breaking projects. Here are the top 10 installations of these 10 years.
Newsletter - Issue 18
National Games on international platform!
We are delighted to have installed some of the largest sports facilities for the recently concluded 35th National Games, Kerala. The installations include a FIFA certified football field (with FieldTurf) covering an area of 77,000 SFT, two IAAF approved athletic tracks (with Porplastic) totaling 1,75,00 SFT and FIH certified hockey field (with FieldTurf) of over 1 lakh SFT.
Newsletter - Issue 17
The only FIFA 2-star field in India!
The corporation stadium in Thrissur, Kerala becomes the only Football field in India to currently have a FIFA 2-Star certification – the highest rating for artificial turf from FIFA. This project was meticulously planned, designed, engineered and installed by Great Sports Infra.
Newsletter - Issue 16
GSI goes international!
After several track installations in India, we are excited to have bagged two world-class athletic track projects in Mauritius. These tracks will be installed with German product Porplastic and are intended for various upcoming national and international athletic events in the country. It is another milestone for GSI to be chosen for the execution of these technique-driven projects, adhering to the strictest parameters of IAAF standard
Newsletter - Issue 15
Great Sports Infra has won four major projects to build international-standard synthetic Football & Hockey fields and two Athletic tracks for the upcoming 2014 Kerala National Games. Along with a proven track record for flawless execution, our past installations have also been awarded highest international ratings by FIFA, FIH and IAAF. FIH and IAAF. Not only does the state get world-class sports infrastructure, the event will offer
Newsletter - Issue 14
United Sikkim’s home ground, Paljor Stadium, has been voted the “BEST VENUE” by the I-League players at the Indian Football Awards 2013. This picturesque 93,500 Sft Sikkim stadium has FieldTurf® artificial grass installed since 2011, and has played host to many successful soccer tournaments and trainings. It has since been much appreciated for its beautiful-yet-resilient turf and 24/7 playability in any weather,
Newsletter - Issue 13
BRS International School, Bangalore is among the leading schools in India who are adopting the Multi-sports and Multi-purpose facility strategy. Unlike old-generation single-purpose sports surfaces, most schools are now investing in next-generation surfaces that provide multi-dimensional ROI and last years & years. BRS has installed an inter-locking, modular SnapSports® facility and an all-weather, maintenance-free FieldTurf® artificial grass field.
Newsletter - Issue 12
Complementing its world-class infrastructure, TISB has completed a sports infra program by installing a FIFA standard FieldTurf® artificial grass football field, and FIBA standard SnapSports® (Interlocking, modular sports flooring) for its Tennis, Basketball and other sports. These maintenance-free, multi-sports & multi-purpose grounds and courts are an absolute joy for the thousand students at TISB and the pride of the school management.
Newsletter - Issue 11
After the CBSE Inter-school tournament, now it’s the 10th Fr. Devasia Memorial Basketball tournament to use the revolutionary SnapSports surface. Players, Coaches, Administrators, FIBA officials were all ecstatic with the world-class surface. These multi-sport surfaces are certified for Tennis, Handball, Volleyball, Futsal, Badminton etc. They are ideal for non-sports use as well.
Newsletter - Issue 10
Cricket fans will recall the IPL-5 match between KKR Vs DC which was cancelled because of knee-deepwater logging at Eden Gardens. Many matches areregularly delayed or cancelled due to poor drainage,causing problems for the organizers, spectators, sponsors and TV audiences. SubAir®, a proven, vacuum–powered, sub-surface drainage system rapidly evacuates massive amounts of water
Special Issue - Messi on FieldTurf
For the first time ever, India is hosting an official FIFA match! Two of the world’s best teams – Argentina and Venezuela, will face each other on 2nd September. The iconic Salt Lake stadium – with FieldTurf’s next-generation artificial turf as the playing surface – is the perfect setting for such a historic match. Lionel Messi – the world’s best foorballer today – will be captaining the Argentine team.
Newsletter - Issue 09
FieldTurf Scores a Hat-Trick with 3 Synthetic Turf Football Fields in India:
FieldTurf, the world leader in artificial grass, has completed 3 prestigious foot-ball field projects in Shillong, Aizawl and Lunglei. Our past installations – in – cluding the FIFA 2-Star rated field at Salt Lake stadium – and the positive feed – back from players and administrators helped clinch these deals.
Newsletter - Issue 08
Synthetic Athletict Tracks from Poplastic (Germany) are known for their superior quality and are now availble in india. they have hundreds of installations world-wide and have achieved IAAF Class-1 Certification. Great Sports Infra collaborates with this tracks leader to promote the products in the growing sports market of Indian Sub-continent. The range includes IAAF and Non-IAAF surfaces.
Newsletter - Issue 07
Great Sports Infra launches new web site: Grear Sports Infra launches its new website – www.geatspotsinfra.com it provides comprehensive information on GSI’s new prooduct lines: Inter-locking modular sports flooring from SnapSports®, sports field conditioning systems from SubAir® and sythetic tracks from Porplastic.
Newsletter - Issue 06
FieldTurf India is all set to install their 4th artificial grass football field shortly. After the prestigious Chowgule College (Goa), Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata) and the recent Mizoram stadium, Sikkim’s Paljor stadium is set to be transformed into a world-class football stadium. FIH – the international governing body for Hockey – has tested and approved the FieldTurf hockey field at Pt.
Newsletter - Issue 05
The FieldTurf installation at the prestigious Salt Lak stadium was awarded FIFA 2-star certificate — the highest rating given by FIFA for any synthetic turf installation. Salt Lake stadium is the first stadium to achieve this feat in the entire SAARC region. FieldTurf was installed in August 2009 and was in constant use for various I-league matches and other tournaments
Newsletter - Issue 04
After the prestigious Chowgule College and Salt Lake stadium projects, FieldTurf has been awarded the contract to install a world class synthetic turf football field in Aizawl, Mizoram. Preparatory works are underway and the project is scheduled for completion in December. This will provide the highly talented,football-loving people of Mizoram its 1st synthetic turf facility to practice.
Newsletter - Issue 03
Rani Rampal, the promising hockey forward of Indian women Hockey has been provided a sponsorship of Rs. 60,000 p.a. by FieldTurf Tarkett India, under the Corporate-Athlete Adoption program of GoSports Foundation.FieldTurf Tarkett India has chosen to adopt Rani in recognition of her achievements as well as her economic need.
Newsletter - Issue 02
FieldTurf Tarkett India has bagged a prestigious deal to install a global category artificial hockey turf for the Pt. Motilal Nehru Sports Stadium. The UP Government chose the same variety used at the Athens Olympics in 2004. By the end of summer, Hockey enthusiasts in the region will be able to practice and compete on this world-class turf
Newsletter - Issue 01
After the first artificial grass (FieldTurf) football ground in India at Chowgule College (Goa) in 2005, the world’s 2nd largest stadium (Salt Lake, Kolkata) has installed a FIFA standards football ground from FieldTurf. The IFA Shield Semis and Finals were played on this and telecast LIVE on ESPN. Various I-League matches are currently in progress.